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How can I overcome my aquaphobia?

How can I overcome my aquaphobia?

Therapy: Please remember that phobias are irrational fears and not a sign of weakness. You should seek counseling. Phobias are treatable. ...Read more

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What are the diagnosis of aquaphobia?

What are the diagnosis of aquaphobia?

Aquaphobia is an : anxiety disorder, an abnormal & persistent fear of water with anxiety even when knowing water in an ocean, lake, creek, or even a bathtub poses no imminent threat. It often begins in childhood after a bad experience. Exposure Therapy is the mainstay of treatment See http://psychcentral.com/lib/what-is-exposure-therapy/0001640. ...Read more

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What is aquaphobia?

What is aquaphobia?

Fear a body of water: Aquaphobia is an overwhelming fear of a body of water, such as being afraid walking next to the water, of falling into the water, of having to swim in the water, or of drowning in the water. ...Read more

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What's the difference between Aquaphobia and hydrophobia? I'm quite confused with the two.

What's the difference between Aquaphobia and hydrophobia? I'm quite confused with the two.

Both "aqua" and: "hydro" mean water. A ;phobia is an irrational fear. Both terms mean the same thing. Please see a mental health professional to help you sort this out. He/she may use systematic desensitization to treat the phobic response. Peace and good health. A the water tap associated with this response suggests, you can control it more than you think. ...Read more

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How can I overcome devestation?

Pretty broad plea!: Sounds like your ego/self-esteem, have taken a hit... But, whatever the cause, it will help to talk to a therapist. It's hard to get through a life without getting hurt, but there's no rule that says you have to suffer alone! so much depends on your perspective; which is, of course, shaped by your experiences. You have no control over most of those, either...But if you're still here, you've won! ...Read more

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How do you overcome insecurites?

Insecurities: You already started the process. You acknowledge its existence. Cognitive therapy is a well-established form of treatment that can help you with this condition. I prefer the term eclectic therapy as it encompasses all kinds of interventions. ...Read more

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How can I overcome overtiredness?

How can I overcome overtiredness?

Get a check up: First of all make an appontment with your doctor and have a complete check up to find if there is a medical condition causing your extreme tiredness if one is found get it treated and you will be ok if no medical reason found then make sure you get 7to8 hours of good night sleep avoid too strenuous exercises for some time eat healthy cut down on carbs dont smoke and drink in moderation relax&laugh. ...Read more

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How to overcome inferiority complex?

See below: Often some aspect of one's life or a personal feature is troubling to indivuduals - avoiding these aspects strengthens an inferiority complex. Facing and working on these unpleasant feelings can help improve the complex. ...Read more

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How to overcome anxiety?

How to overcome anxiety?

Mindfulness: Try reading a book on mindfulness. It is very helpful. ...Read more

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How to overcome anxiety?

Need good evaluation: Start with a good evaluation by pcp and then an eval by a mental health professional. Cbt can be very helpful. Take an inventory of life stressors and determine how you can address them in more adaptive ways. Reduce stimulants in diet. Better sleep, exercise, yoga, good nutrition & meditation can help. Meds such as ssri's, benzos, and Buspar (buspirone) can help. Review med options with doc. ...Read more

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To overcome frustration?

To overcome frustration?

Frustration: Frustration is really just a momentary emotional experience. We feel uncomfortable and want something to change. Rather than seeking some way to not feel that emotional state, just sit and let the frustration be as it is. Don't tell a story about it, just let it be and see how it resolves all on its own without doing anything. The biggest problem with frustration is trying to get away from it. ...Read more

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How to overcome shyness?

How to overcome shyness?

No simple way: This is an issue that may be a problem . Comes from number of things. If self image is poor then shyness is not easy to overcome. Need to feel good about yourself. ARE you shy around anyone or just women. You can practice what to say to other in from of mirror. Get ideas from parent or good friend. Then practice in mirror. Note then going out with people you trust and engage in social areas helps ...Read more

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How to overcome lonliness?

How to overcome lonliness?

Dr Byrnes got it!: Vounteering is a wonderful suggestion. Once we are out of school, retired, or just not working, many of us get lonely because we are, in fact, alone. No one should be alone all the time. I suggest: joining a church, a community center, or even an aa or al-anon fellowship if appropriate. Volunteer at: a library, a soup kitchen, a volunteer ambulance, a shelter, you name it! ...Read more

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How to overcome akathisia?

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How to overcome akathisia?

Akathisia: Benzodiazepines, Inderal, Anticholinergic agents, gradual tapering of the antipsychotic medication, Vitamin B6, Neurontin, Periactin, N-acetyl cysteine. ...Read more

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How do I overcome anxiety?

How do I overcome anxiety?

Many options: Counseling (esp. Cognitive behavioral therapy) ; a self-treatment called eft can help (http://www.Eftuniverse.Com/). Many herbs help, including tulsi (holy basil), ashwagandha, valerian ; passionflower. Magnesium ; b vitamins often help, as can l-tryptophan ; l-theanine. Homeopathy ; bach flowers can help. Avoid sugar, caffeine ; unhealthy foods. Exercise can be very helpful, as is meditation. ...Read more

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How is vaginismus overcome?

How is vaginismus overcome?

Discuss with doc: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How to overcome hot flushes?

How to overcome hot flushes?

TIme: Most resolve over time. Hrt will postpone them. Low dose Clonidine can suppress them in many women. Some respond favorably to ssri's. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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How can i overcome diabetes?

How can i overcome diabetes?

Diabetes: If you have type 1 diabetes it is difficult to overcome and you must control your blood sugar every day. If you have type 2 diabetes you can and should get rid of it. Check your blood sugar before breakfast and before lunch. Document all food and liquid intake for breakfast and anything between breakfast and lunch. Aim to have both pre-breakfast and pre-lunch values very close to each other. ...Read more

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Stomac pain how to overcome?

Stomac pain how to overcome?

Depends: It depends greatly on what is causing the stomach pains. You need a doctor to do a thorough history and physical in person; this is not something we can advise on reasonably on this forum. ...Read more