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Are there alternative treatments for situational phobias?

Alternative and complementary treatments available to treat situational phobias include acupuncture, yoga, and herbal remedies. Some people also participate in art or dance therapy to help them relax. Before undertaking a complementary or alternative treatment program, individuals should discuss the treatment with their doctors to be sure that treatments do not interfere or negatively interact with each other.

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