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How can I prevent being drugged?

How can I prevent being drugged?

Be cautious: If what you are referring to is a party/ bar-like setting, bring your own drinks and never let them out of your sight. Or when using cans/bottles keep your thumb over the opening. Unless you are being forced to consume pills or use needles, drinks are one of the most common ways for this to occur and you are your best defense. ...Read more

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How can I prevent being underweight?

How can I prevent being underweight?

Why do you ask?: If you're losing weight and don't know why, your physician needs to work you up for tumor and malabsorption / maldigestion. "Healthy weight" charts are subscience -- many elite aerobic athletes are "underweight" but feel fine. If this is you, great. If you're wanting to muscle up, resistance training and eating sensibly when you're hungry. Look at the person, not the number. ...Read more

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How can I stop being so paranoid?

How can I stop being so paranoid?

Find a good: therapist. It may be difficult to trust him/her but make and act of faith and continue on. Your doc or state psychological association can help w/referral. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from getting anxious?

How can I prevent myself from getting anxious?

Anxiety: There is effective treatment for anxiety. Treatment with psychotherapy and medication can be very helpful. Cosult a psychiatrist or psychologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can prevent myself getting sick?

Can you tell me how i can prevent myself getting sick?

Healthy lifestyle: May keep you healthy i.e. Reducing stress, eating healthy, exercise, avoiding drugs, smoking or excessive alcohol and following your doctors recommendation for preventive medical care. Even after all this one can still get sick. Good luck ...Read more

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How can I stop being so self-critical?

Critical of others: Think about being patient all of the time. Consider that every action that others take is unique to their experience. And think carefully before you criticize others. ...Read more

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How can I stop being a hypochndriac?

How can I stop being a hypochndriac?

CBT: Find other things to fill your life besides worrying. Find activities that have meaning, that are pleasurable and that allow you express yourself. If you stay busy with worthwhile pursuits you won't have much time to fret. Cognitive behavioral therapy would be an excellent form of treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop being bulimic?

Professional Help: You must seek out a qualified professional who can help you deal with this very dangerous illness. Medications and psychotherapy are critical. You also must be dedicated to stopping the behaviors and working hard to overcome this illness and dealing with the underlying forces which led to the behavior. Please get the help you need. ...Read more

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How can I stop being anorexic?

How can I stop being anorexic?

Anorexia: Help is available. Start with a therapist with experience in eating disorders. Wish u well. ...Read more

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How can I stop being sooo impulsive?

How can I stop being sooo impulsive?

Seek help: Without knowing why you are being impuslive, it's impossible to offer a concrete solution. Seek out professional help to better understand when you are impulsive, what leads to the behavior, and what you might be able to do about it. If alcohol or drugs are typically part of the picture, stopping may be a key first step towards dealing with the problem. ...Read more

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How can I stop being perverted?

How can I stop being perverted?

Talk with your Dr.: Sexuality takes many forms, and no two people have the same turn-ons. The internet has made it possible for people with the same curious likes to meet up -- this may even be a good thing. If you have an unwanted compulsion (maybe being an exhibitionist, or wanting to love someone who's clearly off-limits), medication and cbt can often work wonders -- tell it all; your secret is safe. ...Read more

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How can I stop being addicted to vomiting?

How can I stop being addicted to vomiting?

Great Question!: That you equate your vomiting to a form of addiction puts you in a league few others dare to go. Good for you! Comprehensive medical and psychiatric care which includes addiction behavioral expertise is indicated. There are substances/medicines which might help in the process but expert support is indicated, particularly given how savvy you are already! Eating disorder expertise essential? ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from depression?

How can I prevent myself from depression?

Lifestyle helps: It's debatable whether someone who has a high risk of depression can completely prevent it but there are things that would likely help. Consider: regular exercise, healthy eating, connecting socially to family and friends, finding creative outlets e.g. Art, spirituality, and finding a rewarding job. An interesting, easy to read book on this may be the how of happiness by sonja lyubomirsky. ...Read more

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How can I prevent sex from being stressful?

How can I prevent sex from being stressful?

At 16 you may not: B ready 2 B having intimate realtions. If U feel stressed about having sex, don't have it. Being intimate should B reserved 4 loving relations between consenting adults. Wait at least until U R 18. If UR already sexually active and feeling stressed consider speaking with a therapist, parent or clergy about Ur concerns. They will help you make decisions about your relationships. ...Read more

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How can I stop being constipated?

How can I stop being constipated?

Relieve the : Constipation and avoid allowing it to recur. Eat high fiber not to exceed 25 grams per day, and drink 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated/non alcoholic fluid daily, more if you exercise for more than 30 minutes per day. ...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 can I stop being depressed so much?

How can I stop being depressed so much?

It depends: It depends on how severe and frequent your symptoms are. If you have only mild, infrequent difficulties, things like exercise, meditation, and mindfulness practice might help somewhat. Picking up a consumer-oriented cognitive behavioral workbook, available at any large bookstore, could help as well. For longer standing and more severe problems, you should consult with a mental health professional. ...Read more

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How can I stop being a hypochondriac?

How can I stop being a hypochondriac?

Get help: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is often the most effective approach to treating hypochondria. Psychoeducation and exposure therapy have been used as well as treatment with antidepressant medications when warranted. ...Read more

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