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Cutting Emotional Reason
Could you tell me if I'm not cutting for emotional reasons, only for the physical feeling, why is it bad?
Cutting skin & more: Self inflicted mutilation by cutting is one way that some people cope. It is not a healthy coping mechanism. People may cut themselves because they feel emotionally numb & it allows them to feel something - even if only a physical sensation. Some cut to distract from anxiety, depression or stress. If you are cutting for the physical feeling, then you are cuttting for emotional reasons - to >. ...Read more
Can you tell me, if I am not cutting for emotional reasons, only for the physical feeling, why is it bad?
Probably not: Self injury is like a lot of symptoms/behaviors: it needs to be evaluated for the severity/etiology etc. What a counselor would next do about them depends a lot on the history. I hope you would feel ok to disclose this to a therapist; I also hope the counselor would be neutral/response and find out more about it. ...Read more
I feel that I escape from emotional situations by kidding I don't know the reason and how to stop that?
Emotional: Situations can be hard to addresses. It is not is not uncommon to kid in order to avoid the wound underneath. You may need a spiritual director or therapist who can guide you through the steps to stop kidding and address the issue. If you want to discuss this further please consult with me. ...Read more
Alcohol: Many of my patients are surprised to find out the alcohol, which makes them feel better, is in fact a depressant. This drug can make one feel despair and increase or complicate their mental health. Those among us who get in trouble with emotions often learn that we cannot drink safely--even though our friends can. If you can do it, I would recommend that you start with not drinking for 30 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 43 female and feel emotional all the time. I have no reason to, my life is going well. Why do I feel like crying all the time? Thanks xxx
Depression: You are likely depressed and should talk to your doctor or even consult a psychiatrist about this especially if you have trouble sleeping and have lost interest in things you had enjoyed in the past. Don't wait. ...Read more
I get anxious and emotional at night without any reason. Had to drop exams prev bcs of this. I cant go to the doc. Any other tips to ease anxiousness?
Anxiety: Would be interested to know why anxious just at night? And why not able to go to the doc? If possible would recommend eval with mental heal specialist, possibly even by health tap. Some suggestions include self help books for anxiety such as "the anxiety and worry workbook" by David Clark and Aaron Beck - based on cognitive behavioral therapy. Also consider meditation or progressive relaxation. ...Read more
I'm feeling very emotional like sad and crying for no reason I don't know why I'm eating less but nothing is going on with my life I just feel sad?
Could b depression: However many possible causes--psychiatrist best trained to make the DX & prescribe proper rx. ...Read more
Had my period last week im feeling so emotional for no reason I've never had this problem after my period its always a week before what's wrong with me?
My period is usually heavy but was really light an lasted 3 days for some reason, I am really tired all the time an am so emotional, please help?
What psychological and emotional damage is there to a 4 month old separated from its mother for no reason my ex has our son won't give him back he's been away from me for a week and he's never ever been away from me since birth.
There: There is not enough contextual information to make a definitive comment. It is clear, however, that in the absence of judicial rulings regarding custody or visitation, if the mother and biological father are not willing or capable of communicating in a reasonable manner or can not reach some form of agreement regarding the care and custody of the infant son, that this is not a good thing. If the parents have an unhealthy relationship or they fight over their child, it is likely to negatively impact the child. ...Read more
Is it normal to cry for no reason while you are on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)? Sometimes I get randomly emotional
Why when I have sex & im getting alot of pleasure my eyes starts to get watery like if im going to cry but yet I have no type of emotional reason.
Is extreme emotional discomfort w/ periods and need for contraceptives a valid reason to ask an OB/GYN for a BC pill that eliminates periods?
Yes, certainly: It is. Find a caring GYN and discuss with him/her. ...Read more
Can an emotional breakdown be the reason for severe headache, pain in right shoulder right thigh, lost focus, blurred vision to a sensitive man (35)?
Unlikely: May need eye examination and probable work up for systemic muscular skeletal and vascular disorder prior to assigning every problem to emotional problems. ...Read more
Is it normal for a doctor to prescribe Prozac for mood swings and high emotions during menopause I am going through menopause and am very emotional and have mood swings sometimes I feel like crying for no reason I jump at people these things are not norma
Work with your doc: Menopause usually occurs around age 52. As you are a lot younger, you may have experienced menopause through surgery (hysterectomy) or other medical reason. Sometimes, it is helpful to use antidepressants as women adjust to the changes of menopause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer