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Can you reach a point of calmness and apathy towards chaos?

Can you reach a point of calmness and apathy towards chaos?

Sure: It's called "not giving a sh.. Anymore. Been there, done that. Is it wromg , bad or good? It depends how it affects you an those that you should care about... ...Read more

Apathy (Definition)

This is the patient who presents with an inability to care about him/herself, or much of ...Read more


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Is feeling apathy towards any suggestion of an activity considered a personality disorder?

Is feeling apathy towards any suggestion of an activity considered a personality disorder?

Not Necessarily: More information would be needed to give a definitive answer. However, apathy can arise for many diffferent reasons, some of which may be personality disorders. There would be some concern about possible depression. It would also be important to make sure that your overall physical health is good. ...Read more

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How do you get a non-fda test done without seeing a m.D.? Services, laws, shortcuts? In what field should I look toward? Not interested in fda/m.D.'s

How do you get a non-fda test done without seeing a m.D.? Services, laws, shortcuts? In what field should I look toward? Not interested in fda/m.D.'s

Depends: What is the type of test that you are interested in trying. The fda approves medical tests, especially those on prescription but also has a hand in some over the counter and industrial testing not needing a prescription. So the best thing is to be specific about the testing you are interested for the best answer to this question. ...Read more

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My penis is curved towards left.Could i be able to have childrens ... I mean can my sperm still reaches the correct position to fertilize the egg ?

My penis is curved towards left.Could i be able to  have childrens  ... I mean can my sperm still reaches the correct position to fertilize the egg ?

Yes,...: Some deviation in which direction the penis points at erection will not affect your ability to inseminate your female sexual partner as long as she is functionally and anatomically sound, and the quality of the sperms in the semen is normal. Remember: almost every man's penis at erection will point to a different direction or with some curvature; none is born perfect. ...Read more

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At what age should a baby be reaching out for their parents to pick them up? Or reaching towards them? My 6 mo. old reaches for food & toys but notus

At what age should a baby be reaching out for their parents to pick them up? Or reaching towards them? My 6 mo. old reaches for food  & toys but notus

6- mo.-olds learn : some things " by accident". When he reaches up with his hands & looks at your face, respond by smiling & picking him up. He should repeat the behavior, an early sign of social communication. He should regard your face, babble interactively, roll a ball back toward you & show stranger anxiety. Use the screens on first signs.org. If concerned, use www.mofirststeps.com/UI/Referral/ReferralOnline.aspx ...Read more

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Should people with apathy seek help ?

Should people with apathy seek help ?

Depends: Apathy can be due to many things (eg lack of motivation, lack of interest, boredom, etc). If apathy is serious such that it interferes with function, work, relationships, or other aspects of ones life, than perhaps it may useful to talk to a psychiatrist to evaluate the nature of the apathy and any related symptoms. ...Read more

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Can someone have apathy from childhood without knowing it?

Need more info: Apathy is a current feeling. Hard to say whether something from childhood might make one more or less prone to feeling it. Possibly, early events might make one more prone, e.g., being raised with high expectations of success only to find oneself in a dead-end job with few prospects or, conversely, being abused and neglected, & therefore having trouble risking getting excited about current life. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe apathy - how to treat it?

Depends on the: cause. Do you have a hormonal imbalance, a depressive disorder, medical condition, a vitamin or mineral deficiency etc? This needs to be medically evaluated to get to the bottom of things. Once the cause (s) is better understood - a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Apathy regarding sex relationships--irresponsible?

See your primary: Care dr. Who can arrange to have various hormone levels checked. Then be referred to an endocrinologist or psychiatrist who specializes in such problems, depending upon results of your hormone levels. This is assuming you want to do something about it. ...Read more

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What is it? I have apathy. The following also describes me: Poor concentration

What is it? I have apathy. The following also describes me: Poor concentration

Possible depression: It could be early signs of depression, it could be anxiety or it could be that you're having too much on your plate. Apathy, lack of energy and poor concentration are generally tied to depression. Depression can happen from weather changes, lack of sleep, lack of exercise etc. ...Read more

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The correct work decribes me is apathy ? what symtoms and causes and treatment ?

Apathy: there are different degrees of apathy and the duration counts too. If is occasional and mild then a daily practice of gratitude, meditation to calm the mind and to have clearer awareness, adequate sleep and some aerobic exercise can all help. Otherwise speaking with a professional - counselor, physician, social worker, psychologist, life coach - can be very helpful. ...Read more

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My beard is growing faster and stronger then my mustache why ? I think my mustache is non active and Apathy

You are just 18 yo: This will all change over time. You are just starting. Be patient and let your body work. All will even up for you in time ...Read more

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I feel like apathy.i feel no love for anyone,no emotions,esp lost the feeling of loving girls.Can daily exercise balance my emotions n make me normal.

Probably not: While it might help your general health, the issue is more likely between your ears than in your muscles.You need to find an unrelated counselor to talk to and explore the ource of your apathy. If you do not, it is likely to get worse and lead to a bad outcome. ...Read more

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Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 50mg helped with all my symptoms beyond belief. Two months it stopped working creating complete apathy. 100mg no help.Tried 8 different ads.Y?

Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 50mg helped with all my symptoms beyond belief. Two months it stopped working creating complete apathy. 100mg no help.Tried 8 different ads.Y?

Try a similar med: Pristiq is in a med class called snri; 2 other meds are in this class--cymbalta and effexor. They may effect a more sustained response. If not, then trying a med in a completely different class might be suggested--such meds could include remeron, viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) wellbutrin. Your dr may also consider supplementing an antidepressant with another med to potentiate full effect. ...Read more

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Is depression associated with apathy?

It can be: Apathy can be one of a group of,symptoms which point to,depression. This would involve losing interest in things that you used to care about, not finding excitement in activities or,people, indifferent,toward your work, etc. Talk with a counselor to,figure out why this,is happening and whether it is part of a depression which can be treated. ...Read more

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Social withdrawal and apathy, am I depressed?

Social withdrawal and apathy, am I depressed?

Maybe...: Especially if you're also feeling blue, down in the dumps & sad (for at least couple weeks), and your sleep & appetite is somewhat disturbed. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Where does my apathy come from?

Tough to answer: This sounds like a question where we'd really need to get to know you in a sit down type scenario. What's going on? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Apathy?

Apathy: This is the patient who presents with an inability to care about him/herself, or much of anything or anyone else. ...Read more

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