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I have aspergers. Are there any herbs for clearing my racing thoughts?

I have aspergers. Are there any herbs for clearing my racing thoughts?

No: I would see a psychiatrist who is familiar with asperger's who can then provide you with the best options for managing the racing thoughts. ...Read more

Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Racing Mind (Definition)

Racing mind is a symptom in which a person's thoughts move very fast, often jumping from one subject to another. It can be due to a psychiatric illness, drug abuse, ...Read more


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Are racing thoughts a symptom of aspergers/high functioning autism? What should I do?

Are racing thoughts a symptom of aspergers/high functioning autism? What should I do?

Seek evaluation: Racing thoughts is most commonly associated with bipolar disorder -a serious mood problem. I would recommend consulting a psychiatrist .It would also be wise to clean up your diet -consider the feingold diet.Also use of essential fatty acids is a good choice-fish oil. ...Read more

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What are considered racing thoughts?

The DSM V says...: its "A state in which the mind uncontrollably brings up random thoughts and memories and switches between them very quickly. Sometimes the thoughts are related, with one thought leading to another, other times they are completely random. A person experiencing an episode of racing thoughts has no control over them and is unable to focus on a single topic or to sleep." ...Read more

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How would you consider as "racing thoughts"?

How would you consider as "racing thoughts"?

What can help: It is best to seek professional treatment since these symptoms can be part of many psychological conditions. Perhaps depression or anxiety or another diagnosis. You may need to change certain simple habits or get counseling or try medication. ...Read more

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Can Hydroxyzine help stop racing thoughts?

Can Hydroxyzine help stop racing thoughts?

Hydroxyzine effects: I understand your concern. Racing thoughts can be overwhelming, affect clarity of mind, affect concentration on specific tasks and affect functioning. They can be symptom of Anxiety. Hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. It can decrease racing thoughts, not stop racing thoughts. See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, side effects of medications, dose; and Therapy for stress. ...Read more

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How can I calm my racing thoughts before bed?

How can I calm my racing thoughts before bed?

Sleep hygiene: Do all your brainstorming/"worrying" well in advance of bedtime, say, in the afternoon. Don't leave any stone untouched, when it comes to these thoughts. Make a list of things to do, people to call, decisions to make, etc. In the evening before bed allow yourself to be "off duty." go to bed sleepy or stay up. Good tips here: http://healthysleep.Med.Harvard.Edu/healthy/getting/overcoming/tips. ...Read more

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What do you do when your mind has racing thoughts?

What do you do when your mind has racing thoughts?

Anxiety relief: We all get over-wound with stress sometimes, and gentle, soothing self-care can help a lot. Too much caffeine, nicotine & processed sugary foods, and not enough exercise, sunlight, sleep & quiet time to take care of ourselves can all trigger anxiety. Try listening to music you love or playing a video game to engage other parts of your brain. If none of this works, ask your family doc for help. ...Read more

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I am having what I call racing thoughts please help?

I am having what I call racing thoughts please help?

See below: What's the emotional feel of it all? Are u worries about stuff? Any specific themes to ur racing thoughts? Or is ur mind just racing meaninglessly? Try deep breathing, mindfulness relaxation, tapping (the free 2012 tapping world summit is up & running now; google it... U'll be glad u did!) why not talk to therapist; they'll help u r/o some important diagnoses and think of individualized options.Gl. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if migraines can cause racing thoughts?

Can you tell me if migraines can cause racing thoughts?

Physical symptoms: Can get the mind to wonder and worry over what may be wrong and if the symptoms will interfere w/future plans and events. If you obsess outside of migraine time please see your doc. If you have not been treated for your headaches please see him/her also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can racing thoughts be a sign of late stages of syphillis?

Can racing thoughts be a sign of late stages of syphillis?

Yes: Neurosyphilis (tertiary phase)can present as delirium, mania, paranoia, personality changes, cognitive changes, psychosis or dementia. Symptoms of presenile dementia can include:depression, confusion, memory loss ; impaired judgment. Encephalitis can present in the quaternary phase. ...Read more

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