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My head go's numb when i get excited(mad, intense conversation, physical activity). How do I prevent this?
Be calm: Simple answer right? Learn how to relax and your head won't go numb (hopefully). ...Read more
Brainwashed myself to think i can't carry a conversation. I lost all my social skills and I use to have very good ss and problem/s skills. Help plz!?
One approach to help: You re-group & figure out what started all this is to tell your primary care doctor about & get checked out for any medical/neurological cause. If none, (s)he'll refer to a psychologist. If you psyched yourself out, you may benefit from hypnotherapy & learning self-hypnosis to psych yourself back in, because your prosocial & coping skills are still there. Cognitive-behavioral therapy helps, too. ...Read more
I listened to loud music and played in a loud band as a kid. Now I have difficulty hearing conversations in moderatly noisy rooms. Can i heal this?
Nerves don't fix: The damage you do to the fine hearing mechanism from barotrauma is not like a laceration that will heal if you stitch it.Once you injure nerve cells, they are not forgiving. Chances of any improvement other than by selective amplification (hearing aids) is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Focus on them: Everyone wants to talk about themselves and will befriend someone who encourages them to express themselves. Show interest in them. Ask questions about them, their interests, their thoughts. Later you can choose if you wish to stay friends. ...Read more
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How to not get bored at work place especially since superficial conversation with coworkers gets tiring?
Counseling: Boredom may be a signal it's time to consider moving on. Begin thinking of where you'd prefer to be, use your imagination, and picture where you might be more challenged in a work setting. It might help to talk to someone objective like a career counselor or therapist depending on how unhappy you are. Counseling even short-term may help you out of a "bored at work" rut. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've developed an odd chin spasm. It's worse when I am nervous. It starts to happen frequently, especially when I'm having a conversation. What is it?
A Tricky Twitch: Twitches like that (called "ticks," or "twitches," or "myoclonus") are usually, as you guessed, due to stress, pain or tension. They usually go away. Rarely do they progress. They are difficult to get rid of, short of getting your head together (meditation, biofeedback,etc). Drugs rarely needed (although frequently desired). If it lasts more than a month or so, I'd suggest seeing a neurologist ...Read more
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