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I feel anxiety and fear of persons?

I feel anxiety and fear of persons?

These types of : Symptoms can be treated. I would encourage a comprehensive evaluation by a psychiatrist or a clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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


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How can I beat anxiety and fear over a family situation?

How can I beat anxiety and fear over a family situation?

Mind Body Medicine: You might consult a psychologist who can teach you stress management techniques. These are non-drug interventions such as the relaxation response (see herbert benson's book), clinical hypnosis, breathing, etc. There is good data to support the effectiveness of behavioral medicine/mind body medicine. The very best to you. ...Read more

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I have anxiety disorder / fear of getting ill, what to do?

Have you had a : Formal psychiatric evaluation. This is a great place to start (if not already done). Cognitive behavioral therapy can be effective for treatment of anxiety and unrealistic fears of illness. Sometimes psychiatric medications are also indicated. ...Read more

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How do you get over anxiety and fears that control your life without medication?

How do you get over anxiety and fears that control your life without medication?

Psychotherapy : I would recommend psychotherapy. Ask your primary care physician for a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to help you with whatever bothers you. There's nothing that says you have to take medications, but I would strongly urge you to consider psychotherapy. ...Read more

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I feel stressed and worried during examination. I solve my mathematical problems easily during class but during exam, i feel anxiety and fear.Solution?

I feel stressed and worried during examination. I solve my mathematical problems easily during class but during exam, i feel anxiety and fear.Solution?

Manage anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high anxiety, sleep fears?

What to do if I have high anxiety, sleep fears?

Build a new routine: and stick to it. Don't take naps. Turn off all lights (including LEDs from phone or TV clocks). Use relaxation techniques. Meet with a psychologist who specializes in hypnosis. they can help you overcome your fears. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Dp anxiety/panic fear of losing control of body?

Dp anxiety/panic fear of losing control of body?

What's the question?: I'd like to help, but i'm not sure what your question is. ...Read more

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What is relationship anxiety i fear I am going to emotionally hurt him all time which is awful. Been together 7years. I also have generalised anxiety?

Anxiety: Your anxiety probably leads you to fear affecting your partner in ways that may be unrealistic. Try using the free anti anxiety app for education, updated articles and video's to help you manage your anxiety and your relationship. Best. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce anxiety feelings/fears. I get more scared to sleep at night, i don't take medication. I seriously want to end this routine :(?

What can I do to reduce anxiety feelings/fears. I get more scared to sleep at night, i don't take medication. I seriously want to end this routine :(?

A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Help anxiety/panic/fear of losing control of body?

Lose the control...: Fear of loss of control underlies all phobias, most anxiety or panic attacks, and limits one's potential as an ever-evolving human being. Learn relaxation technique that works for you that blocks the primitive 'flight respon'', then let rational win over irrational. Flying: the pilot will get u there. Bridges: it will hold up your car. Talking in front of audience: picture them naked. Lose & live. ...Read more

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I suffer anxiety&irrational fear such as being a pedophile/gay.I kno im not.Its irrational.Im scared 2 see psych 4 fear they take my child. Should i b?

I suffer anxiety&irrational fear such as being a pedophile/gay.I kno im not.Its irrational.Im scared 2 see psych 4 fear they take my child. Should i b?

This can sometimes: Occur with obsessive compulsive disorder. I would be very clear in how you describe your symptoms. If you are not attracted to children sexually - that is not pedophilia. So the issue would be fear of being a pedophile or being homosexual. ...Read more

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Does anxiety or fear causes low grade fever ?

Does anxiety or fear causes low grade fever ?

No: Not noticeably, the "fight-or-flight" Adrenalin rush does not usually noticeably change temperature. ...Read more

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I'm about to go to work at a restaurant and its about 90 degrees out, i'm having anxiety about fear of being too hot what can I do?Ice on head? Water?

I'm about to go to work at a restaurant and its about 90 degrees out, i'm having anxiety about fear of being too hot what can I do?Ice on head? Water?

Know (T)hy Dration!: The brain is really good at keeping our body temperature within a very narrow range. When the air temp is high, the brain cools the body using sweat. Of course, for this cooling system to work optimally, it's especially important to drink plenty of water. It sounds like knowing about dehydration -its signs & symptoms- as well as how specifically to prevent it might help: http://bit.Ly/12mh9lu. ...Read more

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Three years ago I had tingling in my face. Mri came back normal. Tingling has returned and causing me anxiety and fear. Should I be concerned ?

Three years ago I had tingling in my face. Mri came back normal. Tingling has returned and causing me anxiety and fear. Should I be concerned ?

Suggest: Would not hurt to re-contact original doctor to discuss possible interventions. There are many relatively benign causes for facial tingling, and if that is all you experience, would not fear an ominous process. Helps to have a thorough exam and comfort from your physician. ...Read more

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Had surgery, dilaudid for 6 days caused hallucinations in hospital. 3 months later still having intense anxiety and fear. Can dilaudid do this?

No, however: The hospital stay with mentation changes likely caused a PTSD like reaction that might have now resulted in feelings as described triggered by frightening memories as well as lack of memories for specific periods of time. ...Read more

Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more