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Doctor insights on: Being Calm

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What is the best anti-depression and calmative drug?

What is the best anti-depression and calmative drug?

It depends: It depends on other signs and symptoms you have which may fulfill the diagnostic criteria for a mental disorder, in the case of major depression, there are probably 30 different drugs and one is not necessarily the best. If after a careful one hour examination with me, I thought you had major depression and anxiety, one of the favorite drugs I like to prescribe is called nortriptyline. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 analgesic /calmative tablets while on 30mg Duromine for severe period pain?

Can I take 2 analgesic /calmative tablets while on 30mg Duromine for severe period pain?

What tablets: You will have to tell us the name of the analgesic/calmative tablets before we can tell you if there is a drug interaction with the duromine. Thanks ...Read more

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I have been prescribed duramine today for weight loss and I'm worried about the side effects can u take a calmative like dolaseds to help with sleep?

I have been prescribed duramine today for weight loss and I'm worried about the side effects can u take a calmative like dolaseds to help with sleep?

Increasing drugs: Sets a bad pattern. For that matter, drugs for weight loss set a bad pattern and
REBOUND WEIGHT is found in nearly everyone on weight pills
finding what is making one obese and dealing with it by
AVOIDING, SUBSTITUTING or TRANSCENDING (changing overall context) would be better
http://www. Amazon. Com/dp/0692496157/
a book on this. ...Read more

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Can severe astigmatism cause loss of energy, not being calm, intense focus problems, dim life and heavy body feeling? Every task seems so hard.

Can severe astigmatism cause loss of energy, not being calm, intense focus problems, dim life and heavy body feeling? Every task seems so hard.

Not directly: Severe astigmatism will only cause these problems if you are having really bad vision and the bad vision leads to difficulties managing every day tasks, leading to reactive depression. ...Read more

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He is having a sickle cell blood and urine test and he smokes marijuana, will they detect it? He is being calm about it but he is my best friend.

He is having a sickle cell blood and urine test and he smokes marijuana, will they detect it? He is being calm about it but he is my best friend.

It will show: If he is a current user the urine test will show it. The drug attaches to fat cells in the tissue and gradually leaks out in pee over an extended period. Regular or heavy use can show up in pee for a month or more. He may be passive about the issue as a symptom of long term use. ...Read more

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Is it possible that, thinking of killing myself so calmly, being more withdrew, getting irritated easily, and overthinking everything is a condition?

Is it possible that, thinking of killing myself so calmly, being more withdrew, getting irritated easily, and overthinking everything is a condition?

Yes, it sounds like: Major depression. Get yourself to the ER immediately where a mental health counselor can evaluate you and get you proper treatment. DO IT IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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What can help me calm down?

What can help me calm down?

Exercises: Both mental and physical exercises might help you. Breathing exercises are especially helpful to a lot of people. Look into yoga for good breathing exercises. Resolve any problems in your life that may be increasing your anxiety or causing worries. ...Read more

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Why do I have problems staying calm?

Why do I have problems staying calm?

Recognizing Control: I am reminded of the serenity prayer often recited at 12-step meetings, "god grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference". Attributed to theologian reinhold niebuhr. It is difficult to remain calm when one tries to control something uncontrollable. Take a deep look inside and see what you can and can't control. ...Read more

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What can calm down hidrenitis supprati?

What can calm down hidrenitis supprati?

Antibiotics: This depends on extent and individual case. Oral antibiotics depending on bacteroa pedant can help as well as anti-inflammatory cream such as Elidel (pimecrolimus) or pro topic ointment. If possible the area needs to be removed in part or in whole.Laser or even liposuction can be used to remove the damaged inflammd glands. ...Read more

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How can I calm myself before an interview?

How can I calm myself before an interview?

Propranolol can help: Performance anxiety of any type is often easily treated with 20 mg of Propranolol a couple hours prior to the anxiety provoking "performance". It is used in the business, entertainment and sports worlds on a fairly regular basis. Test how one responds to the medication prior to taking on the performance to be sure you tolerate it. ...Read more

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Any good way to stay calm when I get angry?

Any good way to stay calm when I get angry?

Calm: One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for. ...Read more

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How can I calm down without the use of meds.

How can I calm down without the use of meds.

Be Calm: Many things help to calm us. Exercise relaxes muscles, aids blood flow, and improves body image as does yoga. Keeping awareness grounded in the present helps because anxiety exists mainly in apprehensions about the future. Facing unpleasantness directly, talking to calm people, fixing broken things, and following routines all create a sense of well-being. ...Read more

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How can I calm myself down? My kid enrages me.

How can I calm myself down? My kid enrages me.

Every parent!: I have two singles and a set of non-dentical twins. Yes, I've felt enraged with some activities, but if brought up right, this should be rare. If you believe you have rage issues, then you should talk with a family counselor and see a psychiatrist! ...Read more

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How can you stay calm in emergency situations?

How can you stay calm in emergency situations?

Be prepared: Knowledge dispels fear. Take a basic first aid class. Take CPR training. If you live in an area prone to natural disasters make a plan in advance for what to do. While not every situation will be the same, if you have the proper knowledge you will be able to apply it to the situation as needed. ...Read more

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How can you calm yourself when fearful or upset?

How can you calm yourself when fearful or upset?

Deep breathing: If you do not have any medical condition or treatment altering your breathing. Take three deep breaths, one after the other, slowly with a complete exhalation that should last two times longer than the inhalation time. It is efficient. The only challenge is to remember to to it! Be patient with yourself. As for any new learning process, it might take some time before it becomes a reflex habit. ...Read more

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What are suggested ways to calm chocolate cravings?

What are suggested ways to calm chocolate cravings?

See below: Have a small piece -- better than eating whole bar at once. Try to go with dark chocolate. Also, you might want to keep the chocolate in a freezer -- it will definitely take you longer to eat, curbing some of the cravings. You also might want to look at what triggers your cravings -- what triggered your cravings and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does anyone have any ides of how to calm your rage?

Does anyone have any ides of how to calm your rage?

See below: Know your triggers, what sets you off, do deep breathing, relaxation. Be aware of mind-body connection --your body knows when you get angry. Keep a diary -- what happened, what thoughts were in your head, how you handled your rage. Best of all, if you feel, it's hard to control your rage-- seek help -- talk to a counselor or a therapist to help you figure out ways of dealing with rage. ...Read more

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How can I calm myself, regarding my older brother?

Is he abusive?: If so, get out of the problem relationship by whatever means. If not, try not to make his problems your problems. Talking with a profesional about your own feelings might be helpful. ...Read more

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How to calm an aggressive or violent person with hd?

How to calm an aggressive or violent person with hd?

You need help: You should speak to a neurologist and then to a psychopharmacologist to get help. ...Read more

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What's the best way to calm yourself and truly relax?

What's the best way to calm yourself and truly relax?

Meditation and...: We are all individuals so the answer is not the same for everyone, but meditation is a well-proven way to relax. This involves slow deep breathing while focusing your mind on sounds or an image. Other useful techniques include exercise, yoga, and trying to live in the moment (be here now). A nice guide to relaxation techniques is at www. Mindtools. Com/stress/relaxationtechniques/intropage. Htm. ...Read more

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How can I stay calm and positive while taking a test?

Study.: Be prepared for the test. Study. Be confident in your knowledge. Practice. Just be prepared. Best thing you can do. ...Read more

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What are ways to keep myself calm when I get so angry?

What are ways to keep myself calm when I get so angry?

Options: Count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dealing with anger. ...Read more

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What inanimate objects make you calm when you see them?

What inanimate objects make you calm when you see them?

Learned Association: You can learn to calm yourself with many different types of objects. Don't limit yourself to visual stimuli; you can use sounds, especially music, scents, tastes, or tactile sensations, like holding a polished rock. To teach yourself to associate calm with these things, focus on them while you are feeling calm and relaxed. Then when you are upset, you can use the objects to help you feel calm. ...Read more

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How to calm coughing in a child without using medication?

How to calm coughing in a child without using medication?

Environment: Dust free environment, change pillow cases twice a week, no pets in bedroom, change bed sheets once a week, remove rugs in bedroom, ventilate bedroom clean air filters. Try slowing breathing rate down by blowing out like you blowing out a candle to lengthen time of exhaling air. Check with pediatrician. ...Read more

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How can I calm myself down when I'm so nervous and scared?

How can I calm myself down when I'm so nervous and scared?

Breath... ahhh.....: 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 discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Anxiety is no fun BUT it is treatable. ...Read more

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Can there be anything that can help me calm down my nerves?

Can there be anything that can help me calm down my nerves?

Of Course!: There is a greg deal that can be done but if it is longstanding and significant you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to help relax and calm myself?

What are some things I can do to help relax and calm myself?

Relaxing: There are many things to do to relax. You can listen to music or play musical instruments -- especially with others; walk outside; garden; do expressive arts of some kind like painting, etc; play with pets; exercise like running; do yoga or tai chi; meditate; laugh with friends; breathing exercises; therapeutic writing; read novels, etc. Just a few ideas! ...Read more