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Doctor insights on: Emotionally Numb Thyroid

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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How to become emotionally numb?

How to become emotionally numb?

Emotional numbness.: I am somewhat baffled as to why you would ask this question. Most people do not want to become emotionally numb. The only way that i know for certain to become emotionally numb is to go through severe trauma and develop post traumatic stress disorder. I don't recommend it as the other symptoms are devastating. ...Read more

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What to do if I am emotionally numb, I can't sleep anymore?

What to do if I am emotionally numb, I can't sleep anymore?

Get evaluated: the first step is getting evaluated. please see a therapist or psychiatrist, this is what they do. in the meantime you could do some symptom report scales, fill them out and bring them to your evaluation: PHQ-9 and Zung SAS. sometimes emotional numbing is associated with PTSD and hx of trauma, look at national center for ptsd if needed. ...Read more

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My anti depressants make me feel emotionally numb. How do I counteract this effect?

My anti depressants make me feel emotionally numb. How do I counteract this effect?

Speak with your doc: You may need to taper off this medication and try another medication if your experiencing this as a side effect. Alternatively, this may be a component of depression and you may need a higher dose. You should discuss with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Horny either i was wondering if it's the weed that is making me emotionally numb, and when will this numbness go away?

Horny either i was wondering if it's the weed that is making me emotionally numb, and when will this numbness go away?

Yes, weed: Weed can certainly make you feel emotionally numb. That can be one of its long-term effects. You might stop using and see whether your emotional life recovers. Depending on how long and intensely you've been using, it might require many months' sobriety to see a difference. ...Read more

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I've been off anti depressants for years, but I'm emotionally numb sence being on them.any seggestions on what I can do?

Therapy or meds: If antidepressants helped you in the past and now you think start feeling the same way as prior to previous treatment, then, restarting the same type of antidepressant that was used before is always an option, sometimes a few cognitive behavioral therapies might resolve a full blown depression relapse. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop feeling emotionally numb?

Can you tell me how to stop feeling emotionally numb?

Explore the numbness: Numbness as an emotional and psychological concern can be varied and nuanced in its experience from person to person and even the same person at various times in life. Suggest exploring further with trusted friends and family, and considering evaluation with an experienced therapist. ...Read more

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I suffer from deperosnalization. Is it normal to feel inhuman and being scared of the outside world? And being emotionally numb along with senses

I suffer from deperosnalization. Is it normal to feel inhuman and being scared of the outside world? And being emotionally numb along with senses

No, not normal: No, it's not normal to feel inhuman and scared of the outside world -- but many people do have these painful experiences. A psychiatrist or psychologist could help you with them. Best wishes. ...Read more