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Q. How to manage OCD without medications? My mind always repeats some words.

Answered by
Ananth Shanmugam
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Oct 15, 2014 and last reviewed on: Jan 20, 2022

Dear doctor,

How to manage OCD without any medications? I got a word in my mind and it repeats every time in my mind. What is the practical way to rectify it?

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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

In my experience, it is close to impossible to control OCD behaviors without medications.

It is due to a biochemical imbalance in your brain that needs to be corrected and that requires a course of psychiatric medications, which are safe and easily tolerated.

Consult a psychiatrist online for further help --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/psychiatrist


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