Help for anxiety today typically comes in the form of cognitive behavioral therapy, which teaches patients how to change their negative thinking and reactions to anxiety-inducing situations, and medications such as antidepressants, beta blockers, and benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium. However, some practitioners are looking to more natural and holistic ways to cope with anxiety. In her new book, “Anxiety 101: The Holistic Approach to Managing Your Anxiety & Taking Back Your Life,” Dr. Eudene Harry maintains that a healthy diet supplemented by certain vitamins and herbs is just one of the things that can be done to help relieve anxiety. “Patients need to know that other options exist,” she states.
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