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Can I Relax At Panceatic
Concerned. I go to bed at 12-1am most nights. Apparently melatonin levels are higher at night and arificial light lower them. Will I get cancer?
Not due to this: Going to bed at 1 am is not a cause of cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Anti-anxiety meds: Have you tried any sleeping or anti anxiety medications? You may want to ask your doctor if you are a candidate for these medications. There are some natural agents which may help sleeping ...Particularly valerian root and melatonin. Tart cherry juice is supposed to have high levels of melatonin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What home treatments can l do do for anxiety? I occasionally take 5mg of endep at night to relax. Anxiety worse at night
Night routine: You can improve falling asleep by removing tv and computer from your bedroom. Stop use of these two items at least 30 min before sleep. Decrease your caffeine intake, avoid caffeine in the evening. Alcohol also inhibits sleep. Have a routine such as a warm bath or shower, soft music, light reading before going to bed. Avoid daytime naps. If these techniques do not help, see your doctor. ...Read more
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
Diagnosed with breast cancer at 23 and had a double mastectomy at 25. What can I do to prevent my panick attacks?
Normal: You should realize that you have lowered your risk to as low as possible. You risk for a future breast cancer is not 0% but it as close as you can get. I recommend professional psychiatric help so that you can get to the root of these thoughts so you can go on to live a fabulously, healthy, fulfilling life. I hope your cancer team offered reconstruction . Good luck and enjoy survivorship! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sob at rest and with exertion, c reactive 67.1, low spo2 at 93 amd 88 when i went to sleep. what can this be. im so scared.
Sleep Hygiene & CBT: Trouble falling asleep is common. A recent review by the Agency for Health Policy Research ( health think tank) reported that the most effective treatments over time , with the least side effects were sleep hygiene ( ex; developing good sleep habits) and cognitive behavior therapy which has a specific focus on negative thought patterns and distortions. Medications if added should be temporary ...Read more
I can not sleep at night, at all! I'm always over thinking of the bad experiences I pass through. Could you help me in controlling my life please?
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon. ...Read more
I am very stress due to neighbour dispute, cannot sleep well at night. This kind of problem already two years. Any doctor can help?
If the dispute can: Be mediated - great. If not - take good care of you. To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga or exercise program. ...Read more
I cannot seem to sleep at a normal hour, regardless of how tired i am. After lots of persistent thinking and thoughts i can only sleep at 2-5am. Sugg?
Falling asleep: You say you have persistent thoughts at bedtime, this is not the time to review in your mind, set time prior to bed with a journal and write about those thoughts, further, the time you awaken, your exercise regimen, when you eat all effect your sleep onset, as does lighting, for example if you read under a bright light at night it could delay sleep onset. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello sirs how can I control my thoughts at night during sleep to prevent anxiety. I have meditation but wasn't able to control them?
Sleep Hygiene: Shutting down your brain at night is easy for some, but difficult for others. If you already use meditation, try pmr (progressive muscle relaxation).I recommend a 20 minute guided pmr--many are found on itunes, such as one by dr. Beth salcedo. In addition, there are many books out there written about how to have good "sleep hygiene"--the art of getting good rest. ...Read more
Rapid heart rate at times without exerting myself and when I do a light workout a well. Hard to catch my breath at times. Please help!
see details: There are several possible causes some of which are normal such as poor conditioning or overdoing it. If you be concerned have a cardiologist evaluate you to make sure there is not a more serious problem. ...Read more
I am 54 and a colon cancer surviver and i honestly try to eat healthy but stomach hurts continuously...What can I do?
Was told this week that my pelvic muscles are too tight. Is there anything i can do at home to help relax them? I'm too afraid to get physio for it.
Hot baths: With or without salts and relaxing herbs. ...Read more
Hi what brain diseases can cause mental conditions? I feel like i can't think properly at times and at other times I am unable to read anything mental
SPECIFIC ITEMS: There are numerous diseases of the brain, but I am not certain that you possess any of them, and may in fact need help in the psychiatric realm. Granted you could have a migraine issue or even temporal lobe epilepsy, but suggest you get a thorough evaluation by your primary doc first and exclude thyroid problems, anemias, and nutritional deficiencies. Also, best to fully avoid recreational drugs. ...Read more
CBT/ACT/Mindfulness: 1st learn more! see what is anxiety by anxiety disorders assn of bc http://bit.Ly/xueau5 everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4 stressful ;/or dangerous situations. It may cause u 2 experience sensations u dislike (sweating, racing heart) but these won't hurt u ; won't last 4ever. 2nd try cbt -http://bit.Ly/xzbqnz; acthttp://bit.Ly/ztwlvz; mindfulness meditat http://bit.Ly/wdsdnu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having a severe vagus nerve issue. palpitations, bowel issues. only when I sit or try to relax do they start. would like to know how to calm this?
Palpitations bowel: you need a thorough history and physical examination assessment with judicious testing to establish a mechanism and subsequent management, the vagus nerve serves an extensive territory and is primarily simply a complex "electrical wiring system " that simply conveys messages. Good luck ...Read more
Breathing relaxes: One of the simplest methods is to learn to do deep breathing, using your abdominal muscles. You might also want to check out www.Heartmath.Com and their emwave biofeedback program. As you bring your heart rate and breathing into coherence (alignment), you will experience relaxation & a calming of the autonomic nervous system. Stress is a major cause of disease - learning to control it is vital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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