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Is there any way of reducing stress related skin symptoms such

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Is there any way of reducing stress related skin symptoms such as facial flushing and enlarged temple veins?
Hello from JA

Do you mean anxiety or someting else?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

The symptoms seem to be anxiety related.

Hello again.
First you do need a physical work up.
There are medical conditions that can cause these symptoms, such as hyperthyrodism, and pheochromacytoma.

If it comes from anxiety, you have to treat the anxiety.

If it is an anxiety disorder, cognitive behavioral therapy and/or an SSRI medication such as zoloft or celexa are indicated strategies.

I want to emphasize that you need a diagnosis for treatment and ruling out physical causes is important.

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