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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 in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...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