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Going Die Soon
I keep feeling a sense of impending doom. I have a strong sense that I'm going to die soon and I won't live to be old. Is this purely psychological?
Impending doom is a: symptom suggesting depression and/or anxiety. Work with a therapist to develop anxiety management strategies, self-confidence, and healthy living skills. If you are having physical symptoms consider review with your physician to eliminate medical conditions. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
I feel as if im going to die soon in a mundane way im not sick or behave recklessly nor am i suicidal i don't fear it im acceptive of it what's wrong?
Perhaps nothing: Perhaps you are experiencing a period of mental development. Frontal lobes mature in some people at your age. Abstract thinking and capacity for wisdom, not merely knowledge, begins to bloom. It was the reason wisdom teeth got that name. If these feelings & thoughts are too powerful, it may help to talk with a therapist. Art & literature may also be a way to express or share these things. Peace! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to die through the nocebo effect if someone keeps thinking that they are going to die soon ?
Yes: Our thoughts and beliefs have a very powerful effect on health. Just as placebos have been shown to be strong enough to cure cancer, nocebos can apparently be fatal at times. How healthy we think we are may affect our health as strongly as how healthy we really are! see http://www.Theatlantic.Com/health/archive/2011/09/the-dark-side-of-the-placebo-effect-when-intense-belief-kills/245065/. ...Read more
I think I am going to die soon: I have lost 30 lbs without trying and i can't gain weight. I feel sick all the time. I am not depressed. Am i sick?
Am i dying or is it anxiety? My gut feeling tells me i'm going 2 die soon. Going on for 1 month. Flashbacks everyday. 1st bad memories now it's random
Ask for help: Sometimes problems seem like they are impossible to solve or manage for many different reasons. You just feel that something is definitely wrong. In your question you have presented warning signs for mental health issues. It is considered real medical condition and you have the right to get help. Just ask your pcp for a referral to psychiatrist. ...Read more
My husband has esld He has been sleeping 18 plus hrs a day, yawns continuously and has problems walking. Is he going to die soon? I am so scared
Encephalopathy?: He sounds pretty sick, and his ammonia level may be so high as to contribute to the presentation you've documented. This can be treated, but it requires confirmatory testing first. Many other conditions can also cause his problems however--some unrelated to the liver. Please get him to the doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Bp measured at 158/128, 20 years old weigh 192. Prescribed lisinopril 10 mgs. Is this a good BP med/am i going to die soon because of this high bp?
Recovering from depersonalization/derealization make you fear reality? And make you feel emotionally numb and feel like your going to die soon?
It certainly can: While the experience is common it is important to identify some constants that are positives in your life to keep you aligned and alive. ...Read more
From what?: I am sorry but although it is clear that something is definitely wrong, i don't know any more than that. Don't know if you are suffering from physical pain, emotional anguish or fear of an illness. I do hope that you are getting help for your situation. Take care. ...Read more
I am sorry to hear: That your grandfather is sick. It is always best to get this information from the medical team. If you are a minor - please ask your parents to see if they can obtain more information. Take care. ...Read more
Maybe not.: People are placed on ventilators for several reasons. Some patients are too sleepy to breathe (as in an overdose of medications), and are supported briefly on ventilators. However, they are also used for severe lung and heart diseases when breathing fails. Sometimes the underlying disease is treatable, and sometimes not. Really depends on why the person is on the machine. Talk to the doctor. ...Read more
Predicting Death: I am not sure why you brought this to us. If you fear that your health will be harmed by this plan then do not go through with it. You cannot expect medical professionals to in any way SUPPORT this dangerous and unnecessary 'fast'. Your body already has organs and systems in it that 'cleanse' the body. These are the liver, the kidneys and the lymph system. You do not need anything more. ...Read more
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