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How can I control fear over being hungry?

How can I control fear over being hungry?

Depends: Is the fear real or is it psychological called a phobia. If food is readily available then one should seek medical help concerning the unrealistic fear or phobia. There are many causes of this and it is always best to start with a thorough physical examination and then discuss your fears with your doctor. ...Read more

Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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How do I get over my irrational fear of losing control even when im not mad?

Psychotherapy: Identify your thought processes and bodily sx. Even if you're not mad, your body still experiencing something. Find a mental health professional to help you through the process. Consider medication if there's a need. ...Read more

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How can I calm my fear stressors when I am being harrassed by drug dealers at home and how can I readjust when I'm not in danger?

What do you mean by : "harassed by Deug dealers" ? Dod you use recreational drug? How do they know where you live? I think you can call the police to help with harassment. This is not arrival question more of a legal and harassment question. So please ask appropriate party. Talk to your neighbor, friends, family. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of gaining weight when pregnant I can't lose?

How can I get over my fear of gaining weight when pregnant I can't lose?

Easily: First, eat properly and exercise daily, have a plan of nutrition and exercise in pregnancy and after pregnancy. However, weight gain can also be genetic. If your mother/aunts/sisters developed large weight gains you might be prone as well. ...Read more

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How can I stop being stressed out?

How can I stop being stressed out?

Stress: Unfortunately, stress is part of our daily life,and more so doing our economy. I would suggest to enroll in yoga, you can learn relaxation techniques. However if your problem is more serious you should consult with a therapist or psych. ...Read more

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How do I stop myself from being anxious and moody all the time?

How do I stop myself from being anxious and moody all the time?

Take care of you: Eat healthy, exercise regularly, get on/keep a daily routine & a consistent sleep schedule. Engage in activities you enjoy, spend time with good people & spend time helping others. If you are religious seek support from your community. See a physician to see if a medical issue explains your symptoms & if not, see a therapist who can help you adopt an accurate, realistic, & helpful perspective. ...Read more

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How can I control my eating habits when others around me are indulging?

How can I control my eating habits when others around me are indulging?

Good question: I used to have problems with this. Once i started taking my favorite nutrient supplement and eliminated my cravings i find no problem in avoiding bad foods and it doesn't bother me when others are eating it in front of me. I take Alpha sun from simplexity health check my website www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight while i'm constantly hungry? I am 22 and not overweight, i'm just afraid that if i don't change my eating behavior, i will be.

How can I lose weight while i'm constantly  hungry? I am 22 and not overweight, i'm just afraid that if i don't change my eating behavior, i will be.

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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How can I control myself from getting mad and losing my temper?

How can I control myself from getting mad and losing my temper?

Many: Several areas have niger management classes where you can and should enroll in if you've identified it o be a problem. Try these tips provided by the mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/anger-management/mh00102. ...Read more

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How can I start preventing myself from rage over things I can't control?

How can I start preventing myself from rage over things I can't control?

Counselling: Find a counsellor you trust and can work with. He/she can give you tools to help you overcome your anger issues. ...Read more

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How do I get over my irrational fear of losing control even when im not the one at risk, my elderly parent is?

Losing control: Is the "risk" one of actually losing control or just being afraid of losing control. Watching an elderly parent fail slowly over time does tend to make one very aware of control issues, as there is basically no control over this. Is your parent "afraid" or just you? At the heart of most of these control issues is a fear of death and disease that we usually don't want to think about. Talk about it. ...Read more

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All the time i found myself feared from everything as well as I am losing weight rapidly....:( how to overcome my fobia?

All the time i found myself feared from everything as well as I am losing weight rapidly....:(  how to overcome my fobia?

Phobia and weight: Sorry to hear. Feelings of "constant worry", plus three other symptoms of other manifestations of anxiety, would qualify you for the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder. Some times when people are really anxious they lose their appetite, and, as a result, they lose weight. Two strategies: 1) get the anxiety treated. 2) rule out a condition called pheochromocytoma. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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How can I help with depression & stress over not being able to conceive? Im depressed n stressed please help! I can't even stop grinding my teeth!

How can I help with depression & stress over not being able to conceive? Im depressed n stressed please help! I can't even stop grinding my teeth!

Education !!: Like dr chenette, i believe that if you understand your problem, you have realistic expectations for success and then a treatment plan that you can trust, you will feel much better. His advice is spot on. ...Read more

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What can I do to control my anxiety attacks?They happen at work; being over stressed out.Hard time breathing, fever like feelings, flustered and upset

What can I do to control my anxiety attacks?They happen at work; being over stressed out.Hard time breathing, fever like feelings, flustered and upset

This sounds acute.: Find a therapist and/or a psychiatrist to knock down the symptoms fast and get some control. Then, buckle down and begin to do the harder work of figuring out why you have panic. Sounds like something at work is your current trigger. There's more. Here's a reference: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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How do I get over a fear of losing control?

How do I get over a fear of losing control?

See below: Identify things you can control and deal with that. Work on letting go and acceptance of things you cannot control. Psychotherapy might help you guide through the process. Identifying thoughts and situation that are leading to that fear will also be helpful. ...Read more

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I recently developed an irrational fear of being stalked, tortured, and killed. It makes me afraid to be alone at home. How can I get help?

I recently developed an irrational fear of being stalked, tortured, and killed. It makes me afraid to be alone at home. How can I get help?

Beliefs matter: I would recommend making an appointment with a psychiatrist to discuss your irrational fear in detail and to get some help in relieving it. The psychiatrist would do a complete mental health exam and determine what is the basis for this fear and any other issues that might go with it. Then, a treatment plan would be organized to provide symptom relief and to address any underlying issues. ...Read more

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How do I deal with being over emotional and depressed during my period?

How do I deal with being over emotional and depressed during my period?

Diet and exercise: Try to avoid the junk food cravings high in salt and calories. Fluctuations in blood sugar from your diet can cause an increase in irritability. Exercise releases natural hormones that help relax you and may also decrease mood swings. ...Read more

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I am unable to control my anger, i usually say abusive words when i get angry. How can I control this?

I am unable to control my anger, i usually say abusive words when i get angry. How can I control this?

Abusive actions: Anger is a normal human emotion. However, some people become angry over seemingly trivial things. The intensity of their anger may be excessive for the situation. If this is the case it is important to check out the cause. How anger is expressed behaviorally is very important. If expressed aggressively or w violence – that could be problematic. Passive- agressive expression of anger does not help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of health anxiety? How can I stop being paranoid about my health? It is so easy now to diagnose oneself over the internet..

How can I get rid of health anxiety? How can I stop being paranoid about my health? It is so easy now to diagnose oneself over the internet..

See a doctor: Best thing to do is see you primary care doctor for a physical exam, and to address any concerns you may have. She can give you reassurance if everything checks out ok. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from needing to eat the food I'm craving? If I don't eat it, I get in bad mood and very irritable

How can I stop myself from needing to eat the food I'm craving? If I don't eat it, I get in bad mood and very irritable

Modify diet: Eat an apple before or after a meal to help keep you full faster and longer, or between meals to help keep blood sugar balanced.It will help you avoid the blood sugar “crash” that leaves you craving more food. Take green tea in between meals. Decrease you carbs and sugars and increase your protein intake. You'll see your cravings disappear! ...Read more

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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more