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Natural Treatments for OCD
« on: February 12, 2014, 10:42:49 PM »
I'm just wondering if anyone has had success using natural treatments for their OCD??  My OCD is almost completely obsessions so I don't think exposure therapy would work.  But has anyone had success using herbs and/or supplements?? 
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Re: Natural Treatments for OCD
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2014, 09:14:48 AM »
I cannot say I have. Except if you count that I've taken b complex and magnesium for my general anxiety and it helped a bit. I also use essential oils (vaporizer, baths etc.), do yoga and cbt. My ocd (pure o) tendencies are worse with elevated anxiety and better when I'm calm. So I guess I could say all of that helps me  :winking0008:.
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Re: Natural Treatments for OCD
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 10:59:46 PM »
Believe it or not, Vitamin D supplements and Magnesium have played a huge roll in the lessening of my anxiety- I really recommend Vitamin D pills/gummies and magnesium oil spray, they've worked wonders on my pure obsessional OCD!
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Re: Natural Treatments for OCD
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2014, 11:55:01 PM »
Yes, a Chinese Herb called "Anchor the Heart and Calm the Spirit" (or something similar to that) has helped me with my pure o. I am also taking Lexapro, but the herb helps my anxiety. I take it along with getting accupuncture on a weekly basis.
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