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Anxiety Aromatherapy Candle
"Aromatherapy is used in a wide range of settings -- from health spas to hospitals -- to treat a variety of conditions. In general, it seems to relieve pain, improve mood, and promote a sense of relaxation. Several clinical studies suggest that when essential oils (particularly rose, lavender, and frankincense) were used by qualified midwives, pregnant women felt less anxiety and fear, had a stronger sense of well-being, and had less need for pain medications during delivery. Many women also report that peppermint oil relieves nausea and ...Read more
Gad, bingeed. W/ therap, realized binge to deaden unbearable adrenaline, when breathing, medita. Not work. Other non-med ways to subdue adrenaline?
What to do:: There are a # of ways to address your adrenailine release/ anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. Have you been checked to rule out medical causes for adrenaline release? ...Read more
Herbal remedies: can help. Others are Valerian Root, and small doses of Melatonin (very small during the day as this is usually used at night to help fall asleep). The cause of anxiety is worth investigating, because anxiety itself is a symptom of other dynamics, physical or mental. Here's a reference: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more
Nerves too sensitized to take a shower or exercise, messages, listen to music. These activities spur acute panic attacks. No phobias. Is this depression
Panic: Most people who experience panic attacks are hypersensitive to sensations/activities/food & drinks that mimic panic sensations such as hot showers, caffeine, vigorous exercise etc. This is more symptomatic of anxiety and panic, not depression. Cognitive behavioral therapy is meant to break the association between thoughts, panic (fear response), and physical sensations that we all experience. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i drink yogi honey lavender stress relief tea that contains chamomile,lemon balm ,and lavender with 1mg of ativan tonight?
Yes: That tea will have benefits in terms of helping you to relax, and, of course, the Ativan will also help you to relax. Both the tea and Ativan may make you sleepy so you'll be more sleepy and relaxed if you take the tea and Ativan together than Ativan alone, but it is safe to take both. But maybe if you take the tea you could get by with 0.5 mg of Ativan. The tea is healthier for you than Ativan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Music therapy may aid in relaxation and decreased anxiety. It may also help a person with anxiety and trouble with sleep onset be able to get proper rest. Proper rest and decrease in anxiety symptoms will aid depression. Also, with depression treatment, you should make time for yourself to do enjoyable activities, such as music, if you like it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking Temazepam for insomnia. Is it safe to also drink a herbal tea containing Passion Flower, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Linden Flowers beforehand?
Extreme sensitivity to repetitive noises like loud bass. Cant sleep with it even quiet. Panic attacks and anxiety feelings. Cause/diagnosis/treatment?
Bodily reaction: Your may be responding in an exaggerated manner, but most people have a somewhat negative reaction to obnoxious bass sounds when they're wanting to sleep. Our bodies respond with a sympathetic nervous system reaction, which includes rapid heart beat and anxiety. Sleep in a quiet room or try earplugs. ...Read more
Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?
U r adding irritants: to your already inflamed airways, better avoid those irritants till you sort out what kind of inflammation you have, whether allergic or non-allergic chronic inflammation, meanwhile use saline nasal washes often. See an allergist/Immunologist for evaluation, check aaaai.org, or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
Safe to take GNC Natra Sleep with zoloft (sertraline)? Natra sleep has Passion flower, lemon balm, valerian root, chamomile, and L- Theanine in it. Safe?
I take a sleep aid at night. Valerian root, lemon balm, l-theanine, hops, chamomile, passion flower & melatonin. Do any of these thin my blood?
No: Panic attacks can be part of several different conditions, including panic disorder and major depression. Tea and mints does not heal panic attacks -- but you can, with help. Cognitive behavioral and other psychotherapies can be very useful. Medications such as ssri antidepressants can prevent panic episodes. See your family doc for a physical; psychiatrist for help w/meds; therapist also. ...Read more
Can I have a tea for migraines with these ingredients; Rosemary, Valerian root, Uva Ursi, Ginger, Basil, Lemon peel, Tilo. W lexapro, buspar, (buspirone)Welbutrin?
See a neurologist: You can try the tea, but track whether it worsens or improves your headache by keeping a daily headache log (timing, severity, duration, frequency, characteristics). Take the log to a neurologist. There are both over the counter and prescription remedies that might be suggested to you by a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/migraine.html ...Read more
Help (not cure): I'm so glad you used the word 'help' that I want to be as affirmative as possible. I've never heard of this Tx but it could have a useful placebo effect and many medical procedures take advantage of this. If there are no dangers and it will not deprive you of money needed for other things - see what it does. Remember that there are other options. It's NOT recognized as a Tx so be careful. Best! ...Read more
Forrest Gump !: I'll paraphrase the tom hanks character : "stress is as stress does". We cannot escape stress. It's part of daily life for young, old, rich or poor. Managing the things that stress us : deadlines, duties and relationships, requires willful actions and good habits. Sometimes we need professional help, specially if anxiety gets the best of our sleep and relationships. Aromatherapy is good too ! ...Read more
Anxiety panic attacks nothing feels real i'm constantly dissociated depression never in a good mood always uncomfortable mentally?
Mental health: Please consult a psychiatrist as there may be behavioral therapy and/or medications that would help. Your symptoms are due to chemical imbalance in the brain and are not a moral failing. You deserve to feel better, but you have to take the first step by contacting a doctor for an evaluation. Wish you good health! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more