An article in ADDitude Magazine states that lifestyle changes, along with medication, may help reduce obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms and help provide patients with added coping mechanisms for some of the most difficult symptoms. One simple change that a person could make is by changing diet to reflect an all-around balanced diet, while also limiting caffeine and alcohol intake. Meditation and stress relief can also be helpful in calming obsessive thoughts. To read this article in its entirety, click here.