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It depends....: In itself, pornography is neither good nor bad. This is a personal decision each person must make for him/herself. Generally it's a good idea not to overdo it, and beware that some people get addicted and spend more time than they want. Also, don't be misled about what to expect during your own sexual experiences with partners. ...Read more
Depends: Hi Sri, some people are just wired to enjoy this kind of arousal. In principle, you can become addicted to almost anything, and it is unhealthy if becomes the primary coping mechanism and is accompanied by compulsion/dependency. If concerned, I suggest the individual consult a mental health provider for full eval. If it has become an addiction, it can be reversed with treatment. Take care ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What might b good way 2 approach spouse addiction 2 internet(OBSESSED w news&posting on political msg boards)w/o making him defensive&angry?PLZ HELP!
Alanon? Therapy?: Many discover that there is little we can do to change others. It is hard enough to change ourselves! You can find possible support at an Alanon meeting or from a psychotherapist. Then, you might find the voice to use to invite spouse to help you with your problem. I know this sounds backward. It's not. Best wishes. ...Read more
Whether watching porno movies is dangerous for human mentality and his/her physics? Could it cause him/her get addicted? What's your advise?
Porn movies: These movies focus on sexual acts, used for sexual excitement and release. Some watch these repetitively, compulsively, and daily -- yes it's possible to become addicted. They also misrepresent authentic human relationships. If you expect real women or men to behave the way those in porn movies do, you'll end up disappointed. You could hold others and yourself to impossible standards. ...Read more
Can you advise for approaching disrespectful, dangerous, unprofessional hospital after obscene situation.?
Not sure I understan: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
The taboo is less: than it was in the past. Thanks in part to app like healthtap where people can ask questions about all kinds of medical and psychological issues. Feel free to ask any questions you may have felt self conscious about before and find out more about mental health and illness. ...Read more
Who's the person?: I'm not sure if this is a serious question. You only need two people to perform IVF. If you add a third person then it must be a carrier (Surrogacy) and that is not unethical. If you mean you are mixing the sperm of two men and then fertilizing the egg, then this is opinion. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. ...Read more
Will not hurt: And Chick Fil-A encourages this instead of hamburgers. Would prefer organic, free range, and cage-free chickens, and best to avoid chemicals, antibiotics, and hormonal feeds. ...Read more
Sweet potatoe: It is a much healthier choice.Get a more detailed answer ›
It's not taboo here!: Depending on the culture, just about anything that's not a 'light, breezy, it's just fine' attitude can be 'taboo'. I think it's fear. Humans are easily threatened and don't like having that exposed. So, when we mention troubling feelings, thoughts and behaviors - many get scared and react badly. Now, let's move on. Healthtap is a wonderful place to 'talk' openly about all health issues. Shoot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This not joke plz don't laugh, do u think bipolar can be a demonic influence or spiritual warfare over ones sanity for their soul?
Of course not: HealthTap is the last place you should expect a yes answer to your question. What you're expressing was the common belief for most of human history & still is among some. But you're fortunate enough to live in the Age of Enlightenment, when ancient superstition has neen replaced by modern knowledge. Yet so much of the human race still seems marooned in the Dark Ages. Please don't be 1 of them. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
I want to ask a psychiatrist that can two true lovers find abusive language pleasurable during sex?
Variable tastes: People can be stimulated sexually by all kinds of fantasies and activities. If you and your sexual partner agree on what's pleasurable, then it can be part of your relationship together. Abusive language does not qualify as loving though. Especially when directed at each other. ...Read more
Generally not: Tough love usually does not work as a sole intervention to deal with addiction. This requires a multifaceted approach in order to have some reasonable chance of success. The part of tough love that involves not giving into all of the unreasonable demands of the addicted person, and protecting yourself and family from the transgressions that an addict may engage in do often seem appropriate. ...Read more
Cross-addiction: Many people w one addiction have multiple addictions. Any substance or behavior that activates the pleasure circuits in the brain can be addictive & is it is not safe for someone in recovery from any addiction to play w other commonly addictive substances or behaviors. Kind of like a water leak, which will find its way to the water table even if it has to go miles out of its way to get there. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers