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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Low Self Esteem

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What therapy techniques might a psychologist use for acne related self esteem issues?

What therapy techniques might a psychologist use for acne related self esteem issues?

Look beyondyour skin: Hard to assess how severe the acne is as you have also listed OCD as a problem, suggesting that you may amplify the condition in your mind.But a therapist would first make sure that a dermatologist is on board w you.Next, a thorough assessment of what you want out of life and how you are going about getting it would help you to put the focus back on achieving the goals that are meaningful to you. ...Read more

Dr. Amy Jones
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Low Self Esteem (Definition)

are four major components of S/E. They are Basic Worth, Competence, Ego Strength (Assertiveness and Thick Skinnedness) and Self-Acceptance. Any one of them can add or subtract from ...Read more


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What herbal supplements or treatments for irritability, anger and anxiety actually work?

What herbal supplements or treatments for irritability, anger and anxiety actually work?

Address it directly: These need to be worked through rather than trying to quiet the symptoms with a supplement. If these are problematic for you, seeking professional help is more likely to make a real change for the better (rather than the bandaid'ing approach). Take care. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for self harm scars in public?

What are effective treatments for self harm scars in public?

Camoflaging scars: Scars may be difficult to explain, but there are methods to camouflage them so you can focus on more positive topics of conversation. Carboxytherapy, microneedling, tissue expansion, surgical tissue rearrangement, etc. Are the medical methods that involve some recovery. Body makeup, strategic jewelry, and clothing are simpler, but sometimes inconvenient methods. ...Read more

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Is there alternative methods to treating depression without dealing with quacks and drugs?

Is there alternative methods to treating depression without dealing with  quacks and drugs?

Yes.: Seek an expert mental health professional who takes the time to hear you & to begin to know you clinically. Listen to him/her. Engage. If that professional communicates effectively with you, work with him/her. Expertly managed psycho-active meds may be crucial, but it is a comprehensive process not just a prescription that will determine your response/recovery. ...Read more

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Inadequacy, inferiority, low self esteem, what to do?

Inadequacy, inferiority, low self esteem, what to do?

Now you get it!: Welcome to being human! Those of us (narcissists) who fail to have the courage to recognize our imperfections fail to ever have the chance to grow or live in reality. Once you can tolerate sadness, then you do something about it. Psychotherapy, particularly with a skilled therapist (psychodynamic therapist), can be immensely helpful as can healthy relationships in general. Dont foget your faith. ...Read more

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Depression, insomnia, now hearing voices, (nothing advising harm of self or others) he refuses to consider medication. Any natural and safe solutions?

Depression, insomnia, now hearing voices, (nothing advising harm of self or others) he refuses to consider medication. Any natural and safe solutions?

I believe in: Natural approaches to treat depression. But with the severity of these symptoms - really must recommend psychiatric evaluation with probably need for psychotropic medications. ...Read more

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Is there a natural and (preferably) vegan way to treat mental health illnesses (depression etc)?

Depression treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), journaling and light therapy. Vitamins can also be helpful such as a b complex, vitamin d and omega 3. ...Read more

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Any advice for self medication of severe depression?

Any advice for self medication of severe depression?

Yes DONT!!: Severe depression should be treated by a psychiatrist. Self medication is a very bad idea. ...Read more

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What's the best drug for melancholic depression. Specially to boost energy, motivation, positivity, etc. Raising serotonin alone hasn't worked. Thanks?

What's the best drug for melancholic depression. Specially to boost energy, motivation, positivity, etc. Raising serotonin alone hasn't worked. Thanks?

Nutrition: Good lifestyle choices are more effective than drugs. Try reducing carbohydrates, take a fish oil supplement, take a vitamin d supplement, and a high dose magnesium supplement(unless you have kidney disease then ask your doctor about magnesium). ...Read more

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What can be done for a teen with really low self esteem?

What can be done for a teen with  really low self esteem?

Low Self Esteem: Uncovering the origin of this teen;s low self esteem is very important, usually there are some fictional views of oneself that need to be assessed and re-addressed with the fresh eyes of others and particularly of a adolescent psychologist. Empathy is very important in listening and understanding his plight. Recommend therapy if his mood does not lift. Best. ...Read more

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Insurance doesn't cover medications for low testosterone is there any over-the-counter treatment for low testosterone?

Insurance doesn't cover medications for low testosterone is there any over-the-counter treatment for low testosterone?

Cost: Over the counter products are not effective.The best way to replace low testosterone is either with testosterone gel or as intramuscular injections.Both of these need to be prescribed by your doctor.You do have the option of paying for it out of pocket if your insurance does not cover it.In this case the intramuscular injection is cheaper. ...Read more

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Would 330 ng/dl of total testosterone be low enough to have trouble thinking clearly plus other problems with mind for example low self esteem?

Would 330 ng/dl of total testosterone be low enough to have trouble thinking clearly plus other problems with mind for example low self esteem?

Good Question: Your T level is below the average range for age 18 which is ~600-800 ng/dl. The problem we currently have is that clinical research hasn’t yet determined threshold levels for when symptoms of low T begin appearing, compounded by the problem that there likely is great variation among individuals. I would recommend eval. by an endocrinologist and a discussion whether a trial of TRT is reasonable ?? ...Read more

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Can a therapist help with low self esteem?

Yes: Psychotherapy is for helping with abnormally low self esteem or self worth. I recommend starting with someone soon. Take care ...Read more

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Which herbal tea for increasing mental and/or physical engeryis considered the best?

Hyson green tea: It is not magic! however hyson green tea can help with focus related to it's caffiene content. ...Read more

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Is it common for someone losing weight to have improved self worth and confidence?

Is it common for someone losing weight to have improved self worth and confidence?

Weight Loss: Yes it is quite common and admirable if you have made the effort to take better care of yourself. However remember you were a valuable person when weighted more, but of course self care promotes self esteem. Best. ...Read more

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What are good herbal supplements for irritability, anger and anxiety?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What are good herbal supplements for irritability, anger and anxiety?

Anxiety: Not sure about how good, mixed results are reported. You can try vallerian or kava kava. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can treat a patient who self harms, doesn't eat, can't sleep, and has low self-esteem and anxiety?

What kind of doctor can treat a patient who self harms, doesn't eat, can't sleep, and has low self-esteem and anxiety?

Self harm: Individuals who engage in self-harm, with sleeping difficulties, eating difficulties, low self-esteem and anxiety should be seen by a psychiatrist immediately to determine if they are in imminent danger and if they need medication. After the initial assessment, therapy would strongly be recommended. ...Read more

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Can truehope empowerplus (a vitamin product) be used for depression or bipolar disorder?

Can truehope empowerplus (a vitamin product) be used for depression or bipolar disorder?

That's the claim: Although i don't have a lot of clinical experience with empower+, I do have some. A few clients attempted to use this product and discontinued their mood stabilizing med. The result was not favorable with two requiring psych hospitalization. None of my clients remained on it. The longest someone stayed with it was 3 months. ...Read more

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Are there any good positive self talk phrases to replace negative self talk i've developed from having stress, anxiety, and depression for years?

Dr. Timothy Re Dr. Re
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Are there any good positive self talk phrases to replace negative self talk i've developed from having stress, anxiety, and depression for years?

Many: Positive self talk can be very powerful when it reminds you to see things objectively and brings to mind your specific strengths and skills when you have faced difficult situations in past. Avoid overly generalized or placating statements which are easily dismissed. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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