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Im feeling suicidal?

Im feeling suicidal?

What to do.: Get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. I am glad that you wrote in. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Im feeling very tired no energy. Feeling sick.

Im feeling very tired no energy. Feeling sick.

See physician: Numerous possible reasons, may be as simple as fatigue or a virus but if persists, it needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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Can anxiety kinda make you feel nausea carsick feeling?

Can anxiety kinda make you feel nausea carsick feeling?

Yes it can: First make sure that there is nothing physically wrong, then consider psychotherapy to help sort out why you are anxious and how to reduce your stress and anxiety. ...Read more

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Please bruised feeling in. chest nauseas dizzy weak. feeling?

Please bruised feeling in. chest nauseas dizzy weak. feeling?

Should check heart: A person with bruising aches at the chest or left shoulder can see her doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one has chest symptoms and has nausea, or some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, she may be having a heart attack, and can go to the ER by ambulance. ...Read more

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What can I do if im feeling anxious all the time?

Get a psych eval: .Anxiety can be related to several things including depression, anxiety disorders, add, addiction, medical conditions such as thyroid disorder, dietary such as caffeine use, psychological stressors. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness) and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological str...

I am experiencing  feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness)  and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological str...

See doctor: Depression is a common illness. It is due to chemical imbalance in the brain and is not a moral failing. There are effective treatments and you should see a doctor for an evaluation and prescription. Do not let the depression keep you from seeing a doctor. Wish you good health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am experiencing restlessness, feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness, feeling smothered) and irritability. What should I do?

I am experiencing  restlessness, feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness, feeling smothered)  and irritability. What should I do?

Anxiety/depression: You have all the classic symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression. This is very common, and it is very important you see your doctor as soon as possible. Getting help to treat your issues can be very beneficial, including therapy, counseling, and possible medications. The simple fact that you are discussing your feelings now is a first step, so make the call to see the Doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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After mistrusted feel tired?

Not sure: I am guessing you meant to say after a miscairrage you are tired. If that is correct i think that can occur if you are anemic or emotionally drained. Hope i guessed correctly. ...Read more

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Feeling bloated and breathlessness?

Feeling bloated and breathlessness?

Short of breath: Lots of potential causes. Just swallowing too much air can cause distension in your abdomen(bloating)and that can be associated with breathlessness from interfering with diaphragmatic motion. Having said that something else could be wrong, see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Electric shock feeling at heart often for last 2 years. No other symptoms - ECG and tmt are normal. Am anxious, please clarify any treatment or test?

Electric shock feeling at heart often for last 2 years. No other symptoms - ECG and tmt are normal. Am anxious, please clarify any treatment or test?

Undue Worry...: As a general rule doctors treat symptoms and do not treat test results. Regardless of what the symtpoms are, if overall comfortable with no chest pain or shortness, yes you are more anxious than anything. Ativan (lorazepam) helps... ...Read more

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Chest pain. Feeling sick. Being sick. Cold sweat. Dizzy. Feeling light headed. Wheezing. Coughing. Shortness of breath feeling a bad sensation?

Chest pain. Feeling sick. Being sick. Cold sweat. Dizzy. Feeling light headed. Wheezing. Coughing. Shortness of breath feeling a bad sensation?

Cough: This is likely the common cold. Give it time and it will resolve. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) and get plenty of rest. Do not forget about drinking enough fluid. If you are wheezing you may need to see your doctor and get a chest x-ray to rule out a pneumonia. The doctor can also give you a bronchodilator to make your breathing easier and open up the bronchi of the lungs. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning feeling lightheaded and dizzy. Feel really sleepy too. Feel sick too.Mild temperature.

Woke up this morning feeling lightheaded and dizzy. Feel really sleepy too. Feel sick too.Mild temperature.

Flu?: It sounds like you could have the flu. But without talking to you directly and taking a history i cannot diagnose anything. If it is the flu, get bed rest and drink fluids. Beyond that you should speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm tired of being depressed and feeling anxious and panicky. Any advice?

I'm tired of being depressed and feeling anxious and panicky. Any advice?

See below: Have you seen your primary care doctor to rule out any medical issues that might be causing your sx? For depression and anxiety: practice relaxation, mediation, guided imagery (you can google it); keep a diary of the events when you happen to be anxious/depressed: what happened; thoughts you had; what helped;where did it feel in your body; establish small achievable goals. Good luck! ...Read more

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Anxious and jobless- can seem to get rid of the feeling of depression!? Help plz!

Anxious and jobless- can seem to get rid of the feeling of depression!? Help plz!

See your doctor: See your doctor about your complaints, so that evaluation can be done and you can get help. One can have a true depression overlie a life situation, and in this case treatment is needed. There are certain things that can exacerbate anxiety and depression, and your doctor can advise you about those. You can also consider using some of your "out of work" time for volunteering -- this can help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , paranoid behavior and feeling depressed. What medications could help?

I am experiencing  feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , paranoid behavior and feeling depressed. What medications could help?

Anxious & Depressed: Medication is not the only way to treat your symptoms. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn strategies to deal w/your situation. Cognitive therapy (working w/your "self-talk" is one such way. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Feeling PANICKY can't breathe can't calm down heart racing unreality anger spouts of suicidal thoughts exhausted tired body aches mind scattered ovrw?

Feeling PANICKY can't breathe can't calm down heart racing unreality anger spouts of suicidal thoughts  exhausted tired body aches mind scattered ovrw?

Seek help: Any time you have suicidal thoughts or urges it warrants getting some assistance. It is not normal to think about harming yourself, and this can be a symptom of depression. Get a consultation with a trusted provider. Treatment is available. ...Read more

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Could racing thoughts feel scary and demonic?

Could racing thoughts feel scary and demonic?

Seek help.: If you have racing thoughts that you believe are scary or demonic, you should seek mental health help asap. Sometimes people who have psychosis may have scary delusions or thoughts. People w/ obsessive-compulsive d/o can have scary, disturbing, intrusive thoughts. Regardless, if you are fearful you may harm yourself or someone else, you should seek professional help asap. ...Read more