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How Do You Cope With Such An Intensely Painful Issue Like A Dying Baby
Love: With the help of a loving family. If religion is important, this can help enormously but it must be sincere. It will take a long time to adjust but you will always remember it through life. Believing in god and life after death is good. ...Read more
Stress and worries like exams time, or having a problem that threatens you, how do they effect a person?
Get help: It's normal to feel anxious before exams, but it's not necessarily good for you. Stress hormones are released, which if present over a long time, can make a person more vulnerable to illness. Download a guided imagery/hypnotherapy cd for exams to help relax you. For a problem that threatens you, find someone who can help you feel more protected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, can this forum help people who is sufferring from depression?, if so, I have a problem, i'd like to discuss with a professional
Yes: There is no replacement for a consultation in person and evaluation with a mental health professional. A thorough checkup, maybe labs, therapy and meds might be started if you consult a psychiatrist in your area. However, this website can help with questions about depression and other mental health issues. Feel free to ask. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi, i suffer from dysthymia and i wonder..
Is there a great way to cope with it? Like an exercise or mindset?
Exercise does help!: Exercise does help -- some studies have shown that aerobic exercise is as effective as antidepressants. For many depressed/dysthymic people, it's difficult to get out of bed and into gym clothes to work out. If you can find an accountability or workout buddy, it may help a lot -- you can inspire and encourage each other. Ignore the preceding ad, but see what i mean: http://tinyurl.Com/n7mrpam. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can you get diagnose with a disorder such as depression without parent permission ? If so what age and where? Im doing this for school but would also like an answer for my own benefit. And would like to know because certain disorders run strongly in both
Play therapy: A child therapist wants to first build a rapport with the child and make him or her know that this is a safe place to come and talk. Developing a trusting relationship with the child is the first order of business. If the child does not eventually feel good and safe with the therapist, it's time to find a new one. Take care, . ...Read more
How do I deal with unpleasant experiences without getting upset? What to do with a painful past without getting angry or having a negative reaction?
Anger management: This is often very difficult. Most people experience this problem to some degree. There are a number of techniques, some of which work for some people while other techniques may work well for other people. Anger management therapy is a good idea. It can help you to deal with the painful past, and discover what is most helpful for you to avoid negative reactions and feelings. see: http://www.helpguide.org/articles/emotional-health/anger-management.htm ...Read more
Emotional support: True terminal cancer is unrelated to the size of a tumor. Rather byproducts such as tumor necrosis factor cause symptoms of anorexia and cachexia with muscle loss and inability to function. End organ failure ensues with liver and kidney function rapidly diminishing causing inability to ambulate properly. This is seen in metastatic pancreatic cancer and advanced metastatic lesions to liver ...Read more
What to do if I'm feeling like I have a problem with anxiety. I've been having a hard time explaining how What to do if I'm feeling and i'd love insight from people diagnosed?
I would like to know if anyone lives with a spouse with erectile disorder and how they cope. Can it be treated?
Accept yourself: Accepting yourself as you are will go a long way towards allowing yourself to change. Feelings of shame can make it hard to open yourself to getting help -- yet without help, your condition will deteriorate and further harm your life. Work in dynamically-oriented psychotherapy with a trustworthy therapist committed to your healing. On your own: eat healthily, and exercise & rest consistently. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it possible to develop depression without any bereavement or loss in your life? I can't describe how I feel other than being depressed.
Yes: How long you've felt depressed? Is it a new symptom or not? Start with medical eval to rule out any physical reasons for your feelings. Also, look at your environment and focus on your thought to help you become more aware of your feelings. By increasing awareness, you might be able to find triggers for your depression. Good Luck and be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a person's creativity get affected? I can't be creative like an average person? Can meditation help this?
It can be: By a number of ailments. It's important to review this with your physician, if you don't have an organic abnormality/problem with your body, there is an off chance that problems like ADHD could be at play. Remember, these types of diagnosis require an in depth evaluation by a care provider. But are you sure that you're not as creative as the average person, you may be underestimating yourself. ...Read more
After recovering from anxiety can you develop a terminal disease ? I feel like i will and i'm paranoid please respond asap! please i need comfort.
I'd like to reassure: And, probability is on my side. You are not likely to develop a terminal illness 'because' you get over an anxiety disorder. In fact, you will significantly lengthen your life and improve its quality. People can get into an idea that for a good, there's a bad. It's just a superstition. You'll not pay a price. Do recover. Talk to a cbt / ret therapist. They can help a lot. Be comforted. Really. ...Read more
I have a hard time taking care of my aging mother. She is 64 with a lot of health ailments. She is also difficult as a person to deal with. Can someone like this be left alone?
Very tough,: Be compassionate but make it clear you know they need help and expect them to get it. Help them, find a therapist and look for the right one. Talk to some people to see who people like. Call 3-6 as some doctors are full and wont call back. The ones who can take you will call back. Try this site or psychologytoday.com. good luck. Noone should suffer in this day and age with grief. Very common. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a bowel movement during anal penetration? I'd like to try it with my partner but i'm worried something like this can happen. Any tips or advice?
Can be involuntary: If there is stool in your rectum, some might be released during anal sex. However, the anus is made more for things to go out than for things to come in -- especially vigorously as with sex. If planning to do this, please be gentle and use lubricant. Your partner wearing a condom might ease your mind about the stool issues. ...Read more
Help please! when someone is an alcoholic do they usually have another underlining mental illness as well?
Not necessarily: About a quarter of people with alcoholism have underlying depression, about 10% also have anxiety disorders, and about 5% may have bipolar disorder. People who didn't start out with a problem may develop mental health issues BECAUSE of their drinking as well. All in all, about half to 2/3 of people with alcohol problems have other psychological issues. ...Read more
What diseases/disorders are associated with an inability to produce enough endorphins? How would you treat a problem like that?
Theoretical: You may want to say what your symptoms are rather than worrying about theories of endorphin which in many cases are just theories. ...Read more
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