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Stress Is Making Me Sick
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Psychotherapy: No one can give you an explanation without a lot more information about what exactly is going on, what it means to you, and how it is affecting you. It sounds like you are confused by the reactions you are having and would like to better understand (and overcome) them. That is what psychotherapy is for. Talk to a mental health professional and get some meaningful answers. ...Read more
Possibly ill or depr: It would be helpful to have a complete physical to be sure all is ok. You may be under severe stress or worried about someone who is. It would probably help to talk to a friend. It is possible you have an anxiety or depressive disorder but i would rule out the others first. ...Read more
Stress makes me sick;4xs in 2mo, its embarrassing, not a hypochondriac.Last2mo has been very chaotic&stressful.Trying to eliminate stress, tips?
If you know : Stress is making you sick, you are in many ways ahead of the game. Realizing that you are overly stressed is the 1st step to overcoming the problems. Take a look at your life, figure out what you can eliminate to reduce stress. Find ways to simplify things or get help from others. Learn stress management techniques. Talk to a therapist, start exercising are a few things to get started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feeling overwhelmed with bills. Lots of stress. What medicine is good and won't make me tired or drowsy?
Deep breathing...: No medicine will solve your problems. Analysing the causes, setting out to solve problems, making a plan ..These will help you. ...Read more
Anxiety: from studies. We can all get anxious when we know we are being tested on something, e.g., the material you study. Focus on learning more than on test scores. Does some self-help management techniques such as the Relaxation Response. www.relaxationresponse.org See a mental health pro if this interferes w/quality of life. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can depression make everything amplified ? Whats easy for people is extremely hard for me and the hot weather is way hotter for me as im realizing tht
Gloomy outlook: Depression is like a constant dark shadow in one's life, changing one's outlook on everything and making so many things more difficult, especially if it is not yet in remission. Also some of your medications may be adding to your heat intolerance, but your depression will make that feel yet more burdensome. ...Read more
Menstrual migraine: Migraines around the time of the period are relatively common. If by making you sick you mean nausea/vomiting, this also goes with the menstrual migraine diagnosis. There are many different ways for treating this. If you only get headaches with your period, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents can be particularly helpful. If you get other headaches, triptans work well. A neurologist can help. ...Read more
People can help: While no individual advice can be given here - self-perceptions, suicidal feelings, and a sense that one cannot change things (helplessness) are common signs of depression or low-self esteem. There are many things that can help one feel better about themselves, and working with a psychologist to achieve some goals, ruling out depression and consulting with a physician would be ways to start. ...Read more
PMS makes me tired, cranky and sometimes feel like like crying. Which hormones are responsible for PMS and how/why do they make me feel this way?
I feel that ritalin (methylphenidate) makes me angry very fast ! is it normal ? And how to control my anger ?
Sleeping issues and dizzy spells. How do I change this? Bad mind set keeps me awake, not sure if skipping meals is making me more dizzy than usual?
Keep a sleep log for: a visit with your pediatrician. For delayed-onset sleep, hypnogogia (hallucinations or peculiar sensory experiences during transition to sleep) &/or daytime drowsiness, you need a sleep study for medical diagnosis, a psychologist for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy & a psychiatrist for diagnosis, as you may have anxiety/depression. Do not skip meals. Do not drive till you're sleeping well. ...Read more
Feeling very fatigue physically sick and mentally drain i'm not sick like flu cold or anything but physical activity makes me more fatigue what's wron
Re-evaluate: Look at the basics: getting 7 1/2 to 8 hours sleep, eating 6 equal healthy meals with 6 fresh vegetables and 1 fruit a day at least, getting frequent short burst of exercise through the day (pretend jump roping), .Do you look pale? Is your iron level sufficient? Are you getting enough vit d from sunshine? Are you well hydrated? If these are not the problem see a physician for a thorough check up. ...Read more
I've been drinking a lot of alcohol lately more than usual and now im scared to stop incase it makes me ill? Will it make me ill
I would need more : Information to know. Are you living at home? You are old enough to live on your own ; you may be unhappy still living at home. Is there mold in the house? It is not clear if there is a physical illness or that you simply are emotionally sick from living with them. ...Read more
I think everyone hates me, family, coworkers and lack of friends. New job is so negative and Is making me feel terrible about myself and depressed.
?: im sorry to hear you are so miserable. Only you can make your situation better. Everyone deserves to be happy, but happiness comes from within. It may sound to simple, but all you need to do is change your perception. Focus on finding at least one positive aspect in your life and you will be amazed at what happens you are a valuable human being and YOU have a purpose for being alive. ...Read more
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