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Dealing with the anxiety of having heart failure

If you are having a hard time dealing with the anxiety of heart failure, check out this article by one of our advocates who shares what she has in her coping toolbox: https://heart-failure.net/living/anxiety-coping/.

❤️ Best, Amani (@Heart-Failure.net team)

  1. Hi,
    If you are having a hard time dealing with the anxiety of heart failure so you have to do Relaxation exercises, biofeedback, and meditation are other pill-free techniques for managing anxiety. Many people find relief by taking antidepressant medicines, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline (Zoloft). There are so many online remedies for depression, anxiety. One of them is called expressive therapy for depression. If anyone is feeling sad then follow the link.

    <a href="http://www.healthline.com/health/depression/expressive-therapy#Overview1"> Expressive Therapy For Depression </a>

    1. Thanks for sharing with our community. How long have you been managing heart failure and anxiety? ❤️ Best, Amani (Heart-Failure.net team)

      1. Best ways to defeat the anxiety is through relaxation. yes, it can be done through meditation, exercising, going for a small walk, spending time with family. If you have intense anxiety, try to consult a medical professional for help.

        1. Great suggestions. I particularly favor walking, a simple but powerful form of exercise. Just being outside and paying attention to what's around me sooths anxiety. The natural world is a great healer!

      2. great advice! Thank you for sharing with our community. ❤️ Best, Amani (Heart-Failure.net team)

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