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Doctor insights on: Dealing With Miscarriage Grief

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Can a psychiatrist deal with social anxiety ?

Can a psychiatrist deal with social anxiety ?

Yes: Psychiatrists provide evaluation and treatment of anxiety disorders including social anxiety. Treatment will likely include use of medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Grief (Definition)

Grief is a normal reaction to a major loss, and is full of unhappiness and emotional pain. Events causing grief include the end of a significant personal relationship, the death of a loved one, or another traumatic life-changing event. Each person feels grief in his own way, but there are common stages to grieving. The process begins with recognizing a loss and continues over time until a person ...Read more


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Post partum depression or just feelings of overwhelmed parent?

Post partum depression or just feelings of overwhelmed parent?

Either: Being a parent can be overwhelming especially of a newborn . Talk to your doctor and trusted family and friends to make sure you are not having postpartum depression . It is important to be treated for this condition ...Read more

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How to cope with intense grief and bereavement?

How to cope with intense grief and bereavement?

Don't stop reaching out.: Don't stop reaching out. Trying to ignore your pain or keep it from surfacing just makes it harder in the long run. For true healing, it is necessary to face your grief & actively deal with it. Grief is a roller coaster. Don't let anyone tell you how to feel. Care for your physical health. Express yourself creatively in writing, song or art. Join a support group, find a counselor, keep trying. ...Read more

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I'm dealing with drug abuse and trouble coping during pregnancy?

I'm dealing with drug abuse and trouble coping during pregnancy?

Medical assisted tx: Is it trouble coping with the drug abuse during pregnancy or with the pregnancy itself? Opiate dependent pregnant women can be very safely and successfully treated with Methadone or Buprenorphine. Plus counseling and cognitive behavior therapy. Please visit your OB/GYN and ask for a referral or help finding an addiction specialist. ...Read more

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My counsellor is leaving. new job.I have trauma and unresolved grief. Still in first stage no coping strategies yet. Regret trusting. vulnerable. Help

My counsellor is leaving. new job.I have trauma and unresolved grief. Still in first stage no coping strategies yet. Regret trusting. vulnerable. Help

Find the trust.: It's difficult when a trusted counselor or therapist is no longer able to work with you. That trust, that relationship, that rapport that has developed needs to be transferred to another, starting all over again. You need to find that trust, that rapport with another counselor. And you will. ...Read more

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Depression. Early child-40yo. Mod to severe, suicidal ideation. No luck with too MANY meds. Hospitalized x 4. Pretending recovery. What now? Hopeless

Depression. Early child-40yo. Mod to severe, suicidal ideation. No luck with too MANY meds. Hospitalized  x 4. Pretending recovery. What now? Hopeless

Complex: Cannot give you an answer to an open question on this limited platform, please seek help from whomever health professional you trust ASAP, goodluck ...Read more

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Any tips for dealing emotionally with total hearing loss?

Any tips for dealing emotionally with total hearing loss?

Find support: Groups like the hearing loss association of america and self help for hard of hearing people can provide emotional support for those with hearing loss. Depression can be a common result of hearing loss and isolation, so please also consult a mental health professional. ...Read more

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4yrs anxiety.Gp suspects ocd&bipolar.Returning to therapy w/a new psychologist.Very anxious about dealing with these issues&seeing someone new? Help?

4yrs anxiety.Gp suspects ocd&bipolar.Returning to therapy w/a new psychologist.Very anxious about dealing with these issues&seeing someone new? Help?

New start: I agree with dr. Cohen, it is very important that you get on the right medication if you have ocd and bipolar. It is normal to be anxious about starting with someone new, especially if you have tried with someone who missed your diagnosis in the past. If you do get on the right medication you have a much better chance of dealing with these issues and having a better life. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have separation anxiety disorder (which is a form of anxiety with dealing with anxiety, how to deal?

I have separation anxiety disorder (which is a form of anxiety with dealing with anxiety, how to deal?

Anxiety Disorder: It is important to understand how your sensitivity developed and how to go about lessening your fear. Confide in those close to you to see if you uncover the origin and begin taking small steps forward. If you cannot consult a mental health professional who will likely be able to help you. Best. ...Read more

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Dealing with atrial fibrillation at 21 years old. Any tips to deal with this?

Dealing with atrial fibrillation at 21 years old. Any tips to deal with this?

Find out why: At 21, you're in the lowest risk segment of the population. A thorough workup should be done to determine why you have this. Then, you should pick your treatment carefully. If you opt for ablation, seek out a specialist not only familiar with pulmonary vein isolation, but also the latest developments in afib ablations (rotor-based treatments). If they don't know what i'm talking about, move on. ...Read more

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Dealing with lupus an constatnly dealing with dizzy spells lately?

Dealing with lupus an constatnly dealing with dizzy spells lately?

Vestibular testing: Need to sort out, as could be due to lupus cerebritis, a medication reaction, or co-morbidity. Work closely with your doctor, but also see otolaryngologist, and perhaps due audiological and vestibular testing. ...Read more

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Please share a myth about coping with disease outbreaks.

Please share a myth about coping with disease outbreaks.

We know enough: It may be a common belief that doctors and scientists already know all of the infectious diseases. But the stories of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Ebola tell a different story. We need to guard against underfunding disease surveillance systems and disease research that can give us every advantage in detecting and treating newly evolving diseases. ...Read more

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I need some help dealing with emotional abuse. Help?

I need some help dealing with emotional abuse. Help?

Find a therapist: And work on all the emotional abuse you were exposed to. Make sure trauma is an area they specialize in. Ask about emdr since it can help sipped up the process, but be ready to work in therapy for a considerable amount of time. ...Read more

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Having problems with flashbacks from PTSD. Any good tips?

Having problems with flashbacks from PTSD. Any good tips?

Self care: In addition to the suggestions about getting formal evaluation and treatment it is important that good self care be used as well as possible during periods of heightened PTSD symptoms - this includes good nutrition, getting as good of sleep as possible, and any activity that is comfortable. ...Read more

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How to deal with depression, stress, or pregnancy?

How to deal with depression, stress, or pregnancy?

Stress: Consult your doctor first to rule out any medical concerns and then consult a psychologist if stress persists, individual therapy could be very helpful. Best. ...Read more

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Coping with depression a lot, need some advice!?

Coping with depression a lot, need some advice!?

Start w a medical: Eval to rule out physical causes for your symptoms. A good psychiatric eval is in order. 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, exercise. ...Read more

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Please share a myth about coping with tornadoes.

Please share a myth about coping with tornadoes.

Refuge under bridge: During a tornado being under a bridge offers no protection and is dangerous ...Read more

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Please share a myth about coping with wildfires.

Please share a myth about coping with wildfires.

Wildfire myth: That wild fires nowadays are larger than in the past, in fact they were much larger in the 18th century. Of course they are a very newsworthy item & thus get lots of publicity. ...Read more

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Dealing with having a chronic illness?

Dealing with having a chronic illness?

Seek and explore: Be open to meeting others, learning from them. Only you can decide what helps you feel better, and complementary treatments vary--from guided visualization, hypnotherapy, acupunture, chi gung, mind-body medicine, psychotherapy, support groups, etc. Be gentle with yourself and take it easy. Mostly, don't give up. While a cure may not be possible, feeling better is! ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more