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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
#1 Rule is don't: Cram for exam. Study in blocks of time beginning early on. #2 don't do all -nighters. #3. Don't go too heavy on that caffeine. #4.Breath in slowly ; d ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Focus..: Personally i wouldn't suggest any drugs out of fear that trying something new during the exam may compromise performance. Do study of course, give you ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Preparation: To avoid anxiety before an exam, you have to know your subject matter, be well rested and avoid stimulants like caffeine, nicotine. Or adderal -like m ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
Only too many: All I have to say, is that I have treated a lot of MD's and medical students, and most of the are committed to their medical career or respective wor ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Different question.: Your question should be, "Can I find sufficient treatment and inner resources so that my anxiety doesn't interfere with responsible medical judgment?" ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
See MD: Suggest you get help for your OCD and ADHD before making the big decision to stay or leave medicine. You're not the only med student to struggle this ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Holmberg
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Talk to your doc: Anxiety is treated with medications, cognitive-behavioral therapy, exercise, mindfulness (yoga, meditation) and some homeopathic tx. Take a few minut ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Medical marijuana: Your own physician is the one to consult first. There are particular conditions that may meet ma criteria, but depression and anxiety are not among t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience Psychiatry
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone or sternum. The condit ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bring someone: Bring someone you know, a trusted friend or family member. The doctor, if he or she is competent will have no problem with your bringing someone, if t ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Pressure monitoring: Your students would likely understand that fluids like water flow down hill. In the body, the heart pumps the blood and creates a pressure that helps ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Interferes with life: Everyone experiences anxiety at various points in their lives. Anxiety becomes a mental health disorder when it is characterized by feelings of worry, ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anxiety is common: Anxiety is a common problem for humans both young and old. The best treatment for anxiety is learning how to breath through or manage the anxiety with ... Read More
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