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Are there any benefits of crying?

Are there any benefits of crying?

Crying can be: emotionally cathartic. Studies show that v tension & negative affect occur during crying. Crying may suppress contentious behavior. Crying may also serve to ^ empathy in others & to solidify interpersonal bonds. Many people feel better both physically & emotionally after crying. However, this is not always the case across cultures & situations. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more


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What are the effects of crying too much?

What are the effects of crying too much?

No medical: Effects except prolonged sadness and a runny nose. Better to ask why is the individual "crying too much". Unfortunately, we never run out of tears. ...Read more

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Why does my baby cry?

Why does my baby cry?

Something to say..: Babies cry to communicate. It may be a need - i'm hungry, cold, wet, gassy. Or it may be to get your attention, especially as they begin to realize there are people who love and hug them when they "communicate" with an attention getting cry. It's their way of sending you a signal, because they haven't mastered the phrase "change my diaper, it's full of poo" or "mommy i love you and i need a hug". ...Read more

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How come i cry so much?

I don't know you -: So i can't even make a guess at this. However, you might consider getting therapy to explore this further especially if you feel down very often. ...Read more

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Is crying good for health?

Crying can be : Emotionally cathartic. Studies show that v tension ; negative affect occur during crying. Crying may suppress contentious behavior. Crying may also serve to ^ empathy in others ; to solidify interpersonal bonds. This is addressed in: http://www.Academia.Edu/457235/when_is_crying_cathartic_an_international_study. ...Read more

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Why is my baby crying so much?

Why is my baby crying so much?

Many reasons: Without knowing a whole lot more about your situation, i can't guess why your baby is crying. Sometimes there is a genuine medical problem, sometimes it's more a matter of an anxious personality, and sometimes it's just blowing off steam. Visit your pediatrician to go over the situation in depth so you can get a good answer to your question. ...Read more

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Why would a baby cry non stop?

Why would a baby cry non stop?

Persistent crying: In the first 6 weeks of life, colic is common; this fussing is often difficult to soothe by holding or cuddling, but will pass. There is no specific treatment. In older infants, persistent crying is usually due to something wrong, examples include, scratching the eyeball with a fingernail, getting a piece of hair or thread tightening around a toe, internal GI problems including constipation, etc. ...Read more

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I cry every day. How can I get help?

Depression: It sounds as if you are depressed. If you are having thoughts of self harm or need immediate help Call the toll-free, 24-hour hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1- 800-273-TALK . ...Read more

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Why do I cry when iam upset or mad?

Each of us is : Somewhat unique in how we deal with stressors. Crying is cathartic. Expectations in our society have been perpetuated that it is not ok for females to act angry.Thus when catharsis is needed a woman may cry instead of expressing anger. Likewise, the stereotype for men was that they shouldn't cry - thus anger was a more acceptable option for males. The crying allows to express feelings. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying in teen common?

Uncontrollable crying in teen common?

Not very common: But not abnormal. Teenage is a time of marked surges of hormones and emotions may be difficult to control. ...Read more

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How to stop crying yourself to sleep?

How to stop crying yourself to sleep?

Sleep: If you are crying when going to sleep it is possible that you have depression. This can be a serious medical illness and you need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal for males to want to cry?

Is it normal for males to want to cry?

Absolutely: Men often cry. It is a normal response to sadness. Although, us men, try to hold it in. It's okay to cry. ...Read more

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My baby hardly cry is there a problem?

My baby hardly cry is there a problem?

No.: Not if you baby is otherwise healthy. Count your blessings! ...Read more

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What will happen if i let my baby cry?

What will happen if i let my baby cry?

Depends how old?: Children under the age of 12-15 mo really can't "cry it out". That said, you can let them cry 5-10 minutes before checking them out. At first, when under 2-4 mo, you should be there fairly quickly, within 5 min or so. Don't fall out of the shower, but come as soon as you can. Babies lack object permanence, so when you're gone they get upset. For older babies, they should see you every 20 min or so. ...Read more

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Why do you feel better after you cry ?

Not everyone does: But, if you do - that's good. It can release pent up pressure and the change in breathing can clear out old air, improving your oxygen levels. In any case, if it works, do it. If it is needed too often tho you might want a good supportive therapist to work through some of the issues and improve your life skills. It can be a good investment for your future. Best! ...Read more

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Why do you get a headache after crying?

Why do you get a headache after crying?

Headache and crying: It may be due to the emotional stress that caused the crying or it may be related to the muscle contractions that occur as you cry. I would suspect it to be benign especially if it doesn't happen all the time or is mild. Good luck. ...Read more

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