What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Anxiety, Phobias, and Panic Attacks: The All-Natural Program That Can Help You Conquer Your Fears

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Grand Central Publishing, May 30, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 304 pages
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Prozac, Zoloft, Xanax and Paxil. Insomnia,headaches, loss of libido, fatigue and memory loss. These are just afew of the prescription medicines that millions of people are takingfor anxiety - and a few of their side effects. Those who choose not totake medication may experience paralysing fear, palpitations,diarrhoea and more. In fact one in five A & E visits to UShospitals are related to anxiety.Now there is a simple, all-natural solution! Douglas Hunt offers hisproven, 5-step holistic program for controlling anxiety, panic andphobias through a combination of lifestyle changes and nutritionalsupplements. This groundbreaking programme offers new treatments forthe paralyzing conditions of anxiety, panic attacks and phobias thatare afflicting millions across the world.
 

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Contents

Preface
Part 1
Chapter 1
UNDERSTANDING ANXIETY DISORDERS
ANXIETY KNOWS NO BARRIERS
MY PROBLEMS WITH DRUG THERAPY
THE MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM BEFORE DRUG THERAPY
MY 5STEP HOLISTIC PROGRAM
DR HUNTS HOLISTIC RX
VITAMINS AND MINERALS
ANTIOXIDANTS
B VITAMINS
BIOFLAVONOIDS
BOTANICALS
AMINO ACIDS
OTHER NATURAL THERAPIES

NOW LETS GET STARTED
Chapter 2
UNDERSTANDING ANXIETY DISORDERS
GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER GAD
PHOBIAS
SOCIAL PHOBIA
AGORAPHOBIA
PANIC DISORDER
OBSESSIVECOMPULSIVE DISORDER OCD
Chapter 3
ACUTE STRESS REACTION
ADJUSTMENT DISORDER
POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER PTSD
HELP IS AVAILABLE
Chapter 4
GET BACK TO NATURE
WHY MY APPROACH IS DIFFERENT
MULTIFACETED NATURAL APPROACH
HOW TO USE MY 5STEP HOLISTIC PROGRAM
Part 2
Chapter 5
YOUR PERSONAL MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTATION
GETTING AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS
ANXIETY AND TESTING
ALTERNATIVE CARE TESTING
TESTING IS THE FIRST STEP TO LIVING ANXIETYFREE
Chapter 6
MAKE A SAFE ASSESSMENT
Chapter 7
NUTRITIONAL FACTORS AND ANXIETY
VITAMINS MINERALS AND ENERGY
IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION LOW ENERGY
EATING FOR ENERGY
Chapter 8
WHY SLEEP?
THE STAGES OF SLEEP
HOW SLEEP PROCESSES MEMORIES
THE BENEFITS OF GOOD SLEEP
GOOD SLEEP BAD SLEEP NO SLEEP
RESOLVING SLEEP PROBLEMS
SAY GOODBYE TO PANICKY NIGHTS
HORMONES FOR SLEEP
GET CALMING SLEEP
DR HUNTS HOLISTIC RX FOR SLEEP PROBLEMS
Chapter 9
EXERCISE AND ANXIETY
USE DYNAMIC TENSION
GET REGULAR EXERCISE TO DESTRESS
EXERCISE TO DESTRESS
Chapter 10
Glossary
Resources
References
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Douglas Hunt is an associate professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he has served as the director of composition and helped launch an innovative writing-across-the-curriculum program. As both a teacher and an administrator, he has focused on undergraduate education and has edited several anthologies and guides for undergraduate English studies.

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