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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Easily startled: Easily startled = increased startle response. This symptom is sometimes seen with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Dr. Joan Kinlan
51 years experience Psychiatry
Have quick response: Some people are very reactive and it helps to change your life a little and to focus on being very healthy. Take time for yourself and exercise every ... Read More
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Well: Do you sleep well? How is your stress level? Is this causing problems. Sweating a lot. A low dose bblocker can help the conversion of mental stress ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Just is: Many people with this disorder, now Autism Spectrum Disorder, have hypersensitivity to environmental stimuli. The reason is unclear.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Jumpy: Possible causes are medical illnesses, medications or anxiety. Consult her primary care doctor for evaluation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
Sleep study: The only way to know for sure is with a sleep study. Besides the conditions you list, other signs of sleep apnea are: morning headaches, poor memory, ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some thoughts...: There are many signs that may suggest depression, such as: feelings of sadness or hopelessness, angry outbursts or irritability, loss of interest in ... Read More
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Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get help: The degree of anxiety that you are describing would benefit from professional help, especially if you are suffering from PTSD. A combination of,psych ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms. However, just reading some of the description makes me wonder if you are a combat veteran or if you have had a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Startling easily: Startling easily = increased startle response (such as may be seen in Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Breathe: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfo ... Read More
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