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Doctor insights on: Cyanide And Happiness Explosm

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In today's life human has wide threat of dangerous things like free radicals and other toxic elements in body, how to prevent or wash them out?

In today's life human has wide threat of dangerous things like free radicals and other toxic elements in body, how to prevent or wash them out?

Free radicals are: Atoms or groups of atoms with an odd (unpaired) number of electrons and can be formed when oxygen interacts with certain molecules. Antioxidants (vitamins c and e, carotenoids, phytochemicals from plants) scavenge or neutralize free radicals. Fruits and vegetables are important sources of vitamin c and carotenoids. Whole grains and high quality vegetable oils are major sources of vitamin e. ...Read more

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Is depression always connected to emotions eg(i'm sad that my cat died i become depressed) or experiences; eg(i witness the death of my mother)

Is depression always connected to emotions eg(i'm sad that my cat died i become depressed) or experiences; eg(i witness the death of my mother)

Absolutely-common: May also be related yo hormonal changes'-at your ages you may need to learn to master the sense of losses--which is part of life experience. ...Read more

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How do creativity and imagination create a genius?

How do creativity and imagination create a genius?

Aristotle, Feynman..: "the most important...Sign of genius [is]... The intuitive perception of similarity in dissimilars"--aristotle "imagination, but imagination in a strait jacket"--feynman in other words: play with connections that others don't or dismiss; then lots of ruthless hard work to cut away the overgrowth. ...Read more

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Has a victim of bullying ever snapped and killed the bully in revenge?

Has a victim of bullying ever snapped and killed the bully in revenge?

Yes: This has been known to happen when people are bullied to the point that they see no escape and begin having difficulty thinking about the consequences of their actions. If you are being bullied it is vital that you talk to someone you trust about what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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M South Indian.Since reality and imagination gets merged in schizophrenia this mental disorder is worse and dangerous than ocd right?

M South Indian.Since reality and imagination gets merged in schizophrenia this mental disorder is worse and dangerous than ocd right?

Unique conditions : Both are caused by physiological mechanisms, and each exist on a continuum of mild to severe. The truth is neither is technically worse than the other, although stereotypes about schizophrenia may make us think otherwise. Many people receive effective treatment and function well with either condition. However severe OCD can be just as disruptive to life as severe schizophrenia. ...Read more

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I love extreme sport.Racing, fighting, surfing that require the feeling of rush, but i also love free dive that require calmness, is coffee good for me?

I love extreme sport.Racing, fighting, surfing that require the feeling of rush, but i also love free dive that require calmness, is coffee good for me?

Good for you!: Almost everybody drinks coffee or some other form of caffeine, and as the world's most popular drug (by far) it seems amazingly safe. Don't overdo it, try to withdraw on quiet days when you can -- helps you catch up on rest. I was never a fighter but love to free-dive -- please be careful in all you do. ...Read more

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How might one escape escapism and find motivation in the real world?

Heres an exercise: I use this often with clients. Write a short (5 items) list of your best qualities or strengths. Don't minimize them or make them into negatives. We naturally gravitate toward activities and people that maximize our strengths. You should be able to see things in the world that motivate you from simple to complex, superficial to deeply meaningful. Then choose one and point yourself toward it. ...Read more

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How should someone handle their partner's PTSD/panic attacks&bipolar mood swings&occasional self-harm setbacks? Esp in serious long-term relationships

How should someone handle their partner's PTSD/panic attacks&bipolar mood swings&occasional self-harm setbacks? Esp in serious long-term relationships

Get support: A person's emotional problems can be just as stressful as physical illness in a relationship. Suggest you see a mental health professional for guidance and support. Be sure to make time for yourself. Connect with others for help. Look into NAMI or local support groups: http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers . I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have phases of euphoria and sadness, feelings of low self esteem, tiredness, Panic attacks in arguments and phases of self harm since I was a child.

I have phases of euphoria and sadness, feelings of low self esteem, tiredness, Panic attacks in arguments and phases of self harm since I was a child.

You need to seek a: Mental health counselor to seek why you are going through this extreme mood in such a degree. Sounds like Bipolar but to be sure get an assessment so that proper diagnosis and treatment can be rendered. ...Read more

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Is masturbating dangerous for.Health.And.Our merrid life? Does it effects our sexual timing and our organ?

Masturbation: Nope. It is a normal and common part of the human experience and is often part of one's sexual life with or without a partner. But, all men you know masturbate or have masturbated. Most humans, men and women also masturbate even if they are in relationship or married. There is nothing from a medical perspective to tell you this is wrong or dangerous or unhealthy. ...Read more

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Sexual abuse and repressed memories? Are repressed memories real, and how would one know?

Sexual abuse and repressed memories?  Are repressed memories real, and how would one know?

Yes and no: There is no single answer to cover every situation. While memories of trauma may surface years later. The problem with old memories is that they can be affected and changed by time, attitudes, other memories, and other events. A competent therapist will help you process trauma, reduce symptoms and increase strengths. The accuracy of old memories is the subject of the repressed memory debate. ...Read more

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I want to completely eliminate emotions such as anger, love, hatred, disappointment, empathy and sexual attraction. How can I achieve that?

I want to completely eliminate emotions such as anger, love, hatred, disappointment, empathy and sexual attraction. How can I achieve that?

All part of life: These emotions are a normal part of human life. I would ask you why you want to eliminate these feelings? Some people don't want these feelings because of past trauma or being hurt deeply by someone they trusted. If that is the case for you, i suggest talk therapy as a path to healing. You can find help here: http://www.Rainn.Org/get-help please do that for yourself. Be well, . ...Read more

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Acutane dilemma intense fear of the horrific possible side effects. Acne has destroyed myself esteem i've tried every thing. Any positive insight?

Acutane dilemma intense fear of the horrific possible side effects. Acne has destroyed myself esteem i've tried every thing. Any positive insight?

Truly sympathize: I truly sympathize with you. This can be very depressing. Acutane, although, sounding bad from the side effect side, may not be that bad in your case. Those i've known on it did actually pretty well. I've seen good results with laser treatments. The major downside, though, is the cost. If it is affordable, try a few sessions. ...Read more

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Obsessive fear of death in a supposedly healthy 26 year old. Can it ever get better? How to stop fear of death?

Obsessive fear of death in a supposedly healthy 26 year old. Can it ever get better? How to stop fear of death?

Counseling and exam : Perhaps a good physical exam with some blood work might provide reassurance that you are indeed healthy. Counselling might help you find the source of your worries about death and dying. Perhaps a recent death of someone close or someone who died around your age might have triggered this fear. There is always help that can make things better. Do not get discouraged! ...Read more

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Can exercising really bring more confidence, energy, and happiness?

Can exercising really bring more confidence, energy, and happiness?

I believe so: Many people believe that endorphins can be released with exercise if so then it certainly would be reasonable to get more happiness and confidence from exercise also regular exercise will likely boost energy and metabolism. ...Read more

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Is there a link between difficulty handling powerful emotions and eating disorders? When i encounter powerful emotions, i often resort to purging.

Is there a link between difficulty handling powerful emotions and eating disorders? When i encounter powerful emotions, i often resort to purging.

Yes, there is: Yes, mind, emotions, and body are all interwoven and affect each other. There are many possible "powerful emotions." this is why it's essential to be working with a psychologist and psychiatrist who are skilled in eating disorders, if you habitually purge or restrict your food, etc. These professionals can help you learn to deal with your emotions in much healthier ways. ...Read more

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I'm having intrusive thoughts which i cannot fight; they are violent, include death and suffering of the people i love and they keep coming to my mind?

I'm having intrusive thoughts which i cannot fight; they are violent, include death and suffering of the people i love and they keep coming to my mind?

Please go to: Your doctor and tell him/her. Tell your parents or other trusted person. You probably need medication for your situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I get savage irrational rage & full-body dysesthesia when eating food high in aspartic, glutamic, & arachidonic acid. Why? Nmda receptor dysfunction?

I get savage irrational rage & full-body dysesthesia when eating food high in aspartic, glutamic, & arachidonic acid.  Why? Nmda receptor dysfunction?

MSG: We don't know. There is disagreement with such reactions but I have seen msg sensitivities and it can close to what you are describing. For more info go to http://inkchromatography.Wordpress.Com/2012/05/01/the-msg-files-part-iv-chinese-restaurant-syndrome-2/. ...Read more