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Dr. Sharmila Shankar

BAMS, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition

Ayurveda, Bangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Sharmila Shankar is one of the best Ayurvedas in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Ayurveda for 17 years. She is a BAMS, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition . You can consult Dr. Sharmila Shankar at Ayushya Ayurcare in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sharmila Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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BAMS - Government Ayurvedic Medical College) Bangalore, Karnataka, - 2000
Diploma in Clinical Nutrition - Natural Healing Institute, Encinitas, California, USA, - 2002
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English
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Association of Ayurvedic professionals of North America (AAPNA)
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM)
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM)

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I am suffering bacterial infection in stamouch may ulcers.Which treatment will cure this?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Inod if u use surgery ur sytomach will be shorten. They will cut ur stomach. But ulcer is caused due to deficienyof protention mechanism. There fore u have to intake high proten diet along with homoeo medicines. I do not know ur condition. But dionot expect a cure in allopathy. Ur deficiency will not be altered. Pl tell ur financial conditions and working environment.
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Hello sir / madam I have anxiety disorder and phobia panic attack. How to control the my anxiety. I have one child. I consulted hear psychiatrist here given some medicins. But I got some side effects. It's medicine name is. Paroxithin. How to cure my anxiety please help me doctors. I cont live like this. I want to do something for my child future. He was just 16 months kid.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hello sir / madam I have anxiety disorder and phobia panic attack. How to control the my anxiety. I have one child. I...
The medicine is a very good one for anxiety and panic, sad you could not tolerate it. You kindly consult him again and get a different medicine, usually a person gets good symptom control after few visits and the anxiety and panic can be brought under control.
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While peeing my urine comes out in two streams. What is the reason of this problem?

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
While peeing my urine comes out in two streams.
What is the reason of this problem?
Bifurcated stream of urine could possibly be due to urethral stricture, which is one of the commonest causes. It is possible that the scarring could be blocking the outlet causing the stream to split and deviate, thus causing the other discomfort. It could also be due to a condition called prostatism, in which an enlarged prostate gland compresses on the urethra causing bifurcation of urine. Consult a urologist for the same.
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Sir I am 19 years old so their is no growth of mustache and beard, so please tell me any medicines to grow mustache and beard very faster, no need any home remedies.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Sir I am 19 years old so their is no growth of mustache and beard, so please tell me any medicines to grow mustache a...
Make a mixture of argan oil, jojoba oil, sesame oil and olive oil and massage your beard and moustache daily to grow and maintain black and smooth hair.
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I have been having these uncomfortable ticklish feeling on my right and left hips. Te feeling is inside my body like some one is tickling from inside. I have this for two years now am not able to find out what is this about? Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have been having these uncomfortable ticklish feeling on my right and left hips. Te feeling is inside my body like ...
Please do a MRI of the lumbar spine as this could be due to nerve problem. Also do morning exercise/treadmill - this will help you.
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Is Taking protien powder for bodybuilding safe, and what if I discontinue it after a while.Please tell.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Is Taking protien powder for bodybuilding safe, and what if I discontinue it after a while.Please tell.
Hi. Take protein powder for 3 months. But before checkup protein levels in body if low level then take it. Otherwise not helpful.
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I have holes on my face for pimple problems .how can I recover my face skin or make it plan and white.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I have holes on my face for pimple problems .how can I recover my face skin or make it plan and white.
To reduce pimples and open pores - 1. Use glycolic acid cream daily. 2. Use Sunscreen daily. 3. At bedtime use Yuguard daily.
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Hi my question How to maintain weight by healthy food I have a problem If I get tensed my weight and my body increases in short time.

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Hi my question How to maintain weight by healthy food I have a problem If I get tensed my weight and my body increase...
Raisins are rich in essential fatty acids that help with weight gain. Plus, raisins provide important nutrients to the body. • Eat about one-fifth cup of dried raisins throughout the day for about a month. This is one of the easiest ways to gain weight. • Alternatively, soak one-fifth cup of raisins and five to six dried figs in water overnight. The following day, eat them in two parts. Follow this routine for about a month.
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Hi Doctor, yesterday I took hcg 10000 injection around 3 pm after that I did test on ovulation kit to see is it positive but yesterday & today both day it has given a negative result does it mean I am not ovulating after hcg injection also?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi Doctor, yesterday I took hcg 10000 injection around 3 pm after that I did test on ovulation kit to see is it posit...
Hello, Ovulation kit detects LH surge and not ovulation. He confirmation of ovulation can be obtained with a transvaginal ultrasound only.
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My wife have to attend Marriage and marriage is between MC for example marriage is on 30 November and her previous MC date is 28 September. Is there are any medicine for done MC before Date.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
My wife have to attend Marriage and marriage is between MC for example marriage is on 30 November and her previous MC...
Hello, As its already 25th now she is actually late already to start any medications, but she can try to use progesterones meprate 10 mg twice a day from today and daily till as long as she wishes to delay her menses.
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My gum is bleeding when brushing and tooth cavity and swelling on gum please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My gum is bleeding when brushing and tooth cavity and swelling on gum please help.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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My friend suffering form a lot of stomach pain at the time of periods what to do at the time she is crying a lot with the pain.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
My friend suffering form a lot of stomach pain at the time of periods what to do at the time she is crying a lot with...
Hi, Give her cap. Gynovedan 1 cap three times a day from 1st day of the cycle to the 3rd day of the cycle and tab. Uteract 2tabs twice a day for 2-3 months.
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My hair started greying a bit. Can you suggest me some tabs to control premature greying. Thanks.

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General Physician,
My hair started greying a bit. Can you suggest me some tabs to control premature greying. Thanks.
Bring the water to boil, and add the instant coffee to it. Place the henna powder in a bowl, and slowly add the coffee to it. Stir constantly to avoid lumps. Apply the mixture to your hair and keep it on for three to four hours. Rinse with warm water and a mild shampoo.
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I'm a short runner! And stamina and energy are main requirements for a runner in field. But I get tired quickly and loose stamina easily. How can it be cured and overcome!

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I'm a short runner! And stamina and energy are main requirements for a runner in field. But I get tired quickly and l...
Dear, if you tired very fast and have less stamina. Then you will definitely get more stamina by following these very useful tips. * you should take proper balanced diet first. That means you have to take vegetables, milk, chapattis or rice, butter / cream, cereals (daals) or cheese every day. Very important thing, do not miss or skip your meals at any cost and take meals on time * drink atleast 2 litres of water daily. * proper 6-8 hours sleep is very important. If your sleep is less than 6 hours, then you feel tired very early. So complete your sleep. * do breathing execises daily in morning & evening. Just sit down in peaceful place, close your eyes, take deep and long breaths in and out. Do it atleast for 10-15 minutes daily. You can also do pranayams like anulom vilom for better results. *take a walk, in first walk normally for 10-15 minutes for 15 days. Then slowly walk fast and slowly start running. You can do it on treadmill also. * you can take ashvagandha churn of baidyanath 1 teaspoon with milk daily for 2 months atleast to get your strength back. * check out your haemoglobin level in 3 months, if it is low you get tired early. So get treatment of low haemoglobin (anemia). * avoid all fast foods and habit of smoking or drinking.
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I am having hair loss problem from last three months I have consult the doctor but its not control so please suggested the complete solution of my hair loss.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having hair loss problem from last three months I have consult the doctor but its not control so please suggeste...
Hi,Male-pattern hair loss, also known as androgenic alopecia.Men typically present with hairline recession at the temples and vertex balding. So they can try Homoeopathic medication that is based on constitution and work wonders. 1. Take Acid phos. 200, 5 drops , morning empty stomach, once in week. 2.wiesbaden 200, 5 drops , daily morning empty stomach. 3.Natrum mur 6x, 4-4 tabs once a day. 4. Apply Arnica hair growth oil (B &T) on your hair and scalp, thrice in a week. 5.Wash hair with Arnica montana herbal shampoo (SBL) 6.Drink minimum 10 glasses of water per day. 7.Take 10 ml amla juice mixed with half cup of water, at daily night . 8.Add more proteins to your daily diet and eat walnuts for good hair. good bye and take care
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Sir. Continuous cough from past one week, especially in nights very high and not able to sleep also. Throughout pain, headache from past 3days. Nights it is become difficult to breath also because of high cough and cold effect. Whole night only coughing and no sleeping. Please suggest the best. Thank you.

General Physician, Hyderabad
Sir.
Continuous cough from past one week, especially in nights very high and not able to sleep also. Throughout pain,...
1. Take steam inhalation 2. Take cough syrup. Ascoril expectorant twice daily 3. Take dolo tablet 1 tab twice daily 4. Take lot of fluids 5. Take rest if you start getting fever please see doctor to eamine your chest and give you antibiotics. Take care.
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Snoring and hence not able to sleep continuously even for an hour. The body weight is high and hence no peace of mind, not able to have focus on any work. Being a widower and a father of 5 years old, there is absolute lack of peace.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
Snoring and hence not able to sleep continuously even for an hour. The body weight is high and hence no peace of mind...
Obesity can directly cause snoring problem and difficulty to breathe. You need to exercise a lot and control your diet. Make friends and spend time with them. If you need to speak with someone personally, you can always contact me. Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings.
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5 Pleasing, Enjoyable Foods That Are Surprisingly Bad for You

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
5 Pleasing, Enjoyable Foods That Are Surprisingly Bad for You

The first thought that comes to your mind when you see a chocolate pastry or a strawberry cheesecake is an immediate urge to eat it. However, these foods are filled with excessive calories and unhealthy fats that do not contribute positively to your health in any manner whatsoever. Basically, you need to control those taste buds in order to remain healthy.

Here are 5 common foods that may be enjoyable but are surprisingly bad for you:

  1. Chocolate cookie: A chocolate cookie is something that you would love to eat anytime. These cookies are delicious to eat and thus, very difficult to stay away from. They contain calories in large amounts which are mainly from simple carbohydrates. They tend to raise your blood sugar immediately, thus leading to fat accumulation.
  2. Ice cream: Ice cream is a type of food that is high in calorie content and fat. Most of the calories are from simple sugar and saturated fat that raise your risk of heart disease. Ice cream is also known to add to your kilos in no time at all.
  3. Biryani: Biryani is a commonly consumed dish because of its flavor and taste. It is made up of rice, spices and hydrogenated vegetable fats, thus making it very high in terms of calories. It also contains unhealthy fats that raise your bad cholesterol levels and up your risk of heart diseases due to plaque buildup in your arteries. You should not consume it if you have a stomach ulcer as it may aggravate the condition.
  4. Coffee: Coffee contains caffeine which, if consumed in large amounts, can be toxic for your body. Too much coffee might also mess up your sleep cycle and may result in insomnia. Too much of coffee is also proven to raise your bad cholesterol levels.
  5. Tea: Consumption of tea increases your chances of stomach ulcers and liver complications. One of the constituents of tea, tannic acid, ups the risk of anemia. It is recommended not to drink tea immediately after a meal.
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Sometimes my anxiety level rises high and I also begin to sweat how can I keep my anxiety levels under control? I've heard magnesium supplements can help one in keeping it low. Please advice.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sometimes my anxiety level rises high and I also begin to sweat how can I keep my anxiety levels under control? I've ...
YOu can help it by meditation and yoga .Anxiety is a very normal emotion, which gives rise to feelings of nervousness every now and then. An anxiety disorder is a serious medical condition in which people experience a high degree of distress and mental trauma, which causes difficulties in leading a normal life. People suffering from this medical condition experience high levels of anxiety and nervousness almost all the time. Here are the symptoms that indicate you're suffering from anxiety disorder. 1. Excessive worry - This condition persists if you worry about the day to day activities a bit too much on a regular basis. It is identified when you start taking too much stress about very petty things, which tends to affect you in an adverse manner. A noticeable sign of excessive worry can be too much fatigue. 2. Sleep problems - Problems falling asleep at the right time and problems in maintaining a sound sleep are two signs that indicate you have an anxiety disorder. 3. Irrational fears - This symptom is not generalized; instead, it is specific and subjective in relation to a particular thing or situation. The fears that are experienced under this category are sudden and unexpected in nature and there is no fixed rationale behind these fears. 4. Muscle tension - Muscle discomfort and pain is one of the leading physiological causes of an anxiety disorder. The pain felt is chronic and pervasive, and is very common among people facing situations of anxiety. If you are exposed to constant periods of anxiety, you will experience fatigue, muscle pains and unwillingness to work. 5. Chronic indigestion - Problems related to the digestive system are also a sign of anxiety disorder. In this case, you may face constant digestive problems accompanied by a common disorder called IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). IBS refers to an anxiety situation in the digestive tract, which is characterized by stomach aches, cramping, bloating, gas, constipation, and/or diarrhea. Apart from the above-mentioned symptoms, other symptoms of an anxiety disorder include stage fright, self- consciousness, panic attacks, memory flashbacks, perfectionism, compulsive behaviors, self- doubt, and such others. Symptoms vary depending on the type of anxiety disorder, but general symptoms include: •Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness. •Problems sleeping. •Cold or sweaty hands and/or feet. •Shortness of breath. •Heart palpitations. •An inability to be still and calm. •Dry mouth. •Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet. “Anxiety is a normal, predictable part of life. However, “people with an anxiety disorder are essentially phobic about the feeling state of anxiety.” And they’ll go to great lengths to avoid it. Some people experience generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), excessive anxiety about real-life concerns, such as money, relationships, health and academics, Others struggle with society anxiety, and worry about being evaluated or embarrassing themselves, he said. People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) might become preoccupied with symmetry or potential contamination. “The bottom line is that people can experience anxiety, and anxiety disorders, related to just about anything. Most of these steps contribute to a healthy and fulfilling life, overall. For instance, “making some basic lifestyle changes can do wonders for someone coping with elevated anxiety,” Take these steps from today. 1. Take a deep breath. “Deep diaphragmatic breathing triggers our relaxation response, switching from our fight-or-flight response of the sympathetic nervous system, to the relaxed, balanced response of our parasympathetic nervous system,” according to, clinical psychologists. Who have suggested the following exercise, which you can repeat several times: Inhale slowly to a count of four, starting at your belly and then moving into your chest. Gently hold your breath for four counts. Then slowly exhale to four counts. 2. Get active. “One of the most important things one can do [to cope with anxiety] is to get regular cardiovascular exercise,” For instance, a brisk 30- to 60-minute walk “releases endorphins that lead to a reduction in anxiety.” You can start today by taking a walk. Or create a list of physical activities that you enjoy, and put them on your schedule for the week. Other options include: running, rowing, rollerblading, hiking, biking, dancing, swimming, surfing, step aerobics, kickboxing and sports such as soccer, tennis and basketball. 3. Sleep well. Not getting enough sleep can trigger anxiety. If you’re having trouble sleeping, tonight, engage in a relaxing activity before bedtime, such as taking a warm bath, listening to soothing music or taking several deep breaths. And, if you’re like many people with anxiety whose brains start buzzing right before bed, jot down your worries earlier in the day for 10 to 15 minutes, or try a mental exercise like thinking of fruits with the same letter. 4. Challenge an anxious thought. “We all have moments wherein we unintentionally increase or maintain our own worry by thinking unhelpful thoughts. These thoughts are often unrealistic, inaccurate, or, to some extent, unreasonable,” Thankfully, we can change these thoughts. The first step is to identify them. Consider how a specific thought affects your feelings and behaviours. Is it helpful or unhelpful? These are the types of thoughts you want to challenge. Therefore it is suggested asking yourself: “Is this worry realistic?” “Is this really likely to happen?” “If the worst possible outcome happens, what would be so bad about that?” “Could I handle that?” “What might I do?” “If something bad happens, what might that mean about me?” “Is this really true or does it just seem that wa Then, “reframe or correct that thought to make it more accurate, realistic and more adaptive.” Here’s one example: “I would feel embarrassed if I tripped on the stage, but that’s just a feeling; it wouldn’t last forever, and I would get through it.” 5. Say an encouraging statement. Positive, accurate statements can help to put things into perspective. See these examples: “Anxiety is just a feeling, like any other feeling.” and “This feels bad, but I can use some strategies to [cope with] it.” 6. Stay connected to others. “Social support is vital to managing stress,” Today, call a loved one, schedule a Skype date or go to lunch with a close friend. “Talking with others can do a world of good.” Another option is to get together and engage in an activity that improves your anxiety, such as taking a walk, sitting on the beach or going to a yoga class. 7. Avoid caffeine. Managing anxiety is as much about what you do as what you don’t do. And there are some substances that exacerbate anxiety. Caffeine is one of those substances. As said, “The last thing people with anxiety need is a substance that makes them feel more amped up, which is exactly what caffeine does.” 8. Avoid mind-altering substances. “While drugs and alcohol might help to reduce anxiety in the short term, they often do just the opposite in the long term,” Even the short-term effect can be harmful. Experts have treated countless clients whose first panic attack occurred while they were taking drugs such as marijuana, ecstasy or LSD. “Panic attacks are bad enough if you are straight and sober, so imagine how bad they are if you are high, and can’t get un-high until the drug wears off.” 9. Do something you enjoy. Engaging in enjoyable activities helps to soothe your anxiety. For instance, today, you might take a walk, listen to music or read a book, 10. Take a break. It’s also helpful to build breaks into your day. As it is said, this might be a “simple change of pace or scenery, enjoying a hobby, or switching ‘to-do’ tasks.” “Breaking from concerted effort can be refreshing.” 11. Problem-solve. It is suggested considering how you can address the stressors that are causing your anxiety. Today, make a list of these stressors and next to each one, jot down one or two solutions. 12. Pick up a book. There are many valuable resources on anxiety, which teach you effective coping skills. Some recommended are Dying of Embarrassment for people with social anxiety; The BDD Workbook for body dysmorphic disorder; The Imp of the Mind and The OCD Workbook for obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is suggested Stop Obsessing for adults with OCD (and Up and Down the Worry Hill for kids with OCD). For people with panic attacks, it is suggested Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks. For a general overview of cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety, 13. Engage in calming practices. “Meditation, yoga, or other calming practices can help minimize anxiety in both the short and long term.” Sign up for a yoga class or watch a yoga video online. (Curvy Yoga is a wonderful and sizes.) Meditate right now for just three minutes resource for yoga for all shapes 14. Contact a therapist. “Sometimes anxiety can be difficult to manage without professional help,” Many organizations include databases of providers who specialize in anxiety (along with helpful information). 15. Accept your anxiety. “If you really want to effectively manage your anxiety, the key is to accept it,” This might sound counterintuitive. But anxiety, “in and of itself,” isn’t the real problem. Instead, it’s our attempts at controlling and eliminating it, he said. “Not accepting these unwanted inner experiences is the actual source of so much of our self-induced suffering.” Accepting anxiety doesn’t mean “resign[ing] ourselves to a life of anxious misery. It simply means that we are better off recognizing and fully accepting the existence of anxiety and other uncomfortable emotional states that are inevitable, but transitory,” So if you experience anxiety today, simply observe it. “Think of it like a wave of the ocean; allow it to come in, experience it, and ride it out.” Anxiety can feel overwhelming. It can feel like chains around your feet, weighing you down. But by taking small steps – like the ones above – you can minimize your anxiety and cope effectively.
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