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Kaushal Nanavati, MD, medical director of integrative therapy at Upstate
Kaushal Nanavati, MD, medical director of integrative therapy at Upstate

Ways to manage stress during times of crisis

In case you're feeling anxious during the coronavirus pandemic, it may help to understand how to manage anxiety. Kaushal Nanavati, MD, is a doctor of family medicine and serves as director of integrative medicine at Upstate. He talks about the benefit of taking a deep breath and asking, "What can I do at this moment?" when things seem overwhelming. He also addresses how to take care of yourself and keep calm during this stressful time.

Note: If you are running a fever along with a cough or shortness of breath and are concerned about possible coronavirus infection, contact your primary care doctor. If do not have a primary care doctor or are uninsured, call the Upstate COVID-19 hotline at 315-464-3979, and someone will tell you whether you should be tested. The number will be staffed from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. For questions about the disease, call the New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 888-364-3065. Click here for COVID-19 information from Upstate.

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