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How Do They Treat Ptsd
A weave : Probably the highest efficacy for both complex & simple ptsd is cognitive processing therapy ( a form of cbt). Many people with moderate to severe ptsd require meds. Ssri's are usually a base. Atypical antipsychotics for severe dissassociation. Prazosin or other meds for insomnia, nightmares. Emdr is good for simple ptsd. Various types of desensitization (ie video based) are cutting edge. Group. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
IUI or ICSI mostly: Abnormal semen analysis needs a second test 1-2 months later for confirmation, ideally through a fertility clinic. Hormonal testing may identify treatable problems, and tablets may improve sperm; very rarely hormone shots. Mild to medium low sperm count is often treated with intrauterine inseminations (iui). Severe sperm problems need ivf with icsi (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) or donor sperm. ...Read more
Multimodal: After a complete evaluation, doctors generally treat anxiety with a combination of psychotherapy and medications as needed. Some also recommend mindfulness meditation, breathing exercises, and physical disciplines such as tai chi and yoga (which also have a spiritual component). All these can work together to help the person dealing with anxiety. ...Read more
Reality distortion: Depersonalization is the feeling that you are not personally involved in your current situation or that you are not personally present in your environment. Treatment depends on the cause. In a psychotic syndrome antipsychotic medications may be used. If related to a traumatic situation may be part of a therapeutic strategy. Please consult a psychiatrist and/or therapist for evaluation. ...Read more
Depends on cause: If you did not have symptoms of ADHD as a child, have not had a brain injury or infection, you do not have ADHD. Start with your doctor to determine if you have a disorder mimicing ADHD, like hyperthyroidism, anxiety disorder or depression. You can seek an evaluation with a neurologist or psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psychiatry: Most psychiatrists & many family doctors are able to diagnose and treat adhd in adults. It is best to ask specifically about the doctor's experience when making an appointment. Neurologists also treat as do nurse practitioners in many states. The experience of the practitioner is important. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Surgery: Encephalocele means that part of the brain is outside the skull, usually enclosed in a sac. Neurosurgery first determines what brain structures are involved with an mri, then will proceed to repair the encephalocele. Usually that part of the brain is removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different types: There are different categories of antidepressants based on the chemicals they affect in the brain. Ssri's work on serotonin - zoloft, prozac, paxil, lexapro, celexa. Snri's like effexor, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) and Cymbalta work on both serotonin and norepinephrine. Wellbutrin works on Dopamine levels. See this link for a complete list http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/antidepressants/hq01069. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Listening & Talking: Therapists treat patients after doing an evaluation of the presenting problems and agreeing on a treatment plan with the patient. Though the specific techniques vary somewhat, depending on theoretical orientation, the treatment typically consists of oral discussion with the patient. Through such discussions ("talk therapy") patients gain awareness, learn new skills, and learn to function better. ...Read more
Meditation and ...: Complementary and alternative medicine doctors (or non-doctors) treat depression with multiple modalities including: meditation, diet, tai-chi, exercise, all of which show some benefit. Others use treatments with no demonstrated value such as blood irradiation, colonic cleansing . . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on if the insomnia is due to stress, psychiatric disorder, a primary sleep disorder, another medical condition, medications or poor sleep hygiene. The best treatment is addressing the reasons for the insomnia. Chronic insomnia is best treated with a behavioral program called cbt. Medications are usually indicated for short term use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At midnight you can: breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you ONLY have anxiety when you have been sleeping then talk to your doctor about seeing a Sleep medicine specialist and a sleep study (polysomnogram). ...Read more
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