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Sharpening The Mind
Both play a part.: Nicotine is definitely physiologicaly addicting. Smokers experience withdrawal symptoms and cravings as nicotine is eliminated from the body. Smokers also have very strong habits that involve hands, mouth, breathing, etc. At certain times and in response to certain triggers. Effective programs to stop smoking address the psychological as well as the physiological aspects of this addiction. ...Read more
No such brain region: There really aren't 'automatic' or intrusive thoughts. We are in control over thinking, despite how it may seem at times. We process information constantly and may react to our environment quite suddenly, but not automatically nor do we think intrusively. Our patterns can become more rapid over time with repeated use and practice. ...Read more
Is snapping of the fingers, focusing on objects with eyes, following simple motor commands, and agitation part of a minimally conscious state?
Most of it: Agitation is not part of the diagnostic criteria but the other behaviors you are describing are. Diagnostic criteria include: following simple commands, gestural or verbal yes/no responses (regardless of accuracy), intelligible verbalization, and purposeful behavior (e.g., appropriate smiling or crying, reaching for objects, pursuit eye movement). ...Read more
Treating grief: Dealing with the grief from a broken heart is always tough. Be sure you eat properly and get enough rest as that helps you be able to cope. Do something you enjoy for 30 minutes a day. Talk to friends and family you care about. Exercising daily also can help. Sometimes talking to a counselor helps fastest. See your doc, too, to make sure you have no physical problems as well.No alcohol/drugs ...Read more
What part of the brain is responsable for interoir imagening?The imagination you can see when closing your eyes day dreaming.
Unknown.: I don't think anyone knows the answer to that question. It probably involves the visual cortex and the parietal association cortices, as well as some frontal input. Short answer? All of it. ...Read more
Theorized unlimited : Though computer lingo has been used to describe or even equate to brain function the term RAM is not medically relevant nor can quantity of memory be measured by usual methods we do with machines. The only "limits" in terms of learning & remembering data is age & health status. An alive & healthy brain has infinite capacity to learn & store new information, Questions? www.healthtap/dr-saghafi ...Read more
Cut to feel better?: For some it can make real the pain they feel internally - pain they cannot put words to. The cutting also can be with the expectation that the pain or anguish will abate or end with the action. There has been suggestion that endorphins are released - causing the temporary calming that allegedly follows. Naltrexone has not been that promising though in controlling self-injurious acts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to capture the talks of others in seconds and how to improve mind power without any confusion in just minutes?
?: I'm sorry, is your post a question or the beginning of an infomercial? ...Read more
Breathing deeply &: 1 sit down and take deep breaths over at least 5 minutes 2laugh as much as you can, as laughing is the best remedy 3when a stressful situation arise focus on resolving it rather than keep thinking and stressing over it 4exercise any kind of pleasure giving activities like dancing 5meditation 6 music sing, play , listen, learn it is very relaxing 7yoga may also be helpful 8 support from friend/family. ...Read more
Negative thoughts: Nature fills up any vacuum. Check in briefly w/negative issues daily and at other times remind yourself that you will check in again the next day. Then fill up the vacuum the negative thought you reject leaves w/a healthier thought such as a happy memory or event. If function and comfort level are impacted by these thoughts please see professional help. Peace and good health. ...Read more