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I have been living with my brother throughout the Pandemic,

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I have been living with my brother throughout the Pandemic, we both suffer from anxtey, inherited from our father. My brother has been selfish, he has been terrified of dying from Covid, he is terrified living alone, I have been anxious, but j have had to act like a parent to calm my brothers Anxiety, I have experienced the worst year, as I had no one to support living with my manic brother. I think I might have PTSD
JA: How long have you had anxiety? Do you have a cough, fever, or shortness of breath?
Customer: I have had Anxiety all my life,no cough, fever
JA: Got it. Where are you located? How widespread is COVID-19 in your area?
Customer: Don't know , I am living in temporary accommodation as we are both shielding
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Psychologist should know?
Customer: As I said my father suffered from Anxiety, I developed it quite young. It has affected my whole life

I am sorry for what you are undergoing.

PTSD can be managed by;

1) Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and operant-behavioral therapy (OBT); done by a psychologist.

2) Relaxation training and biofeedback.

3) Hypnosis

4) Acupuncture and acupressure

5) Yoga

6) Meditation

7) Group sporting activities

8) St. John's wort

9) Melatonin
10) Valerian root

Please feel free for your follow-up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.

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