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How Do You Feel About Teens Shaving Down There
Personal: If it makes you feel better about yourself and you are safe with what you are doing and are not obscessed with it, then do your thing. Watch for nicking and cutting and skin rash and infections. If it is you, then be you. Don't worry about it and don't sweat it. It is personal, plain and simple. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 16 and want to start shaving down there but i'm just wondering, how fast do your pubes grow back?
Why do I feel so down all the time.. Want to stop cutting but can't/ suicidal thoughts. Help please?
It is imperative: That you obtain professional help. If you have a suicide plan that you are going to carry out then you need to be seen now at your nearest emergency room. A friend or relative could drive you or you can call 911 for emergency services. If you aren't in therapy - you need to be. Dialectic behavioral therapy could be particularly effective. Don't lose hope. Things can get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feel worthless & unwanted, as if nothing's going my way. What are some effective things I can do to alleviate these feelings. I'm about to lose it.
How do I get over this feeling of shame, regret that I get after I do anything to help others who don't appreciate it?
Therapy may help: It is unusual to feel shame when others don't "appreciate" help you've offered. If this is a longstanding pattern, it probably has roots from your childhood. Therapy to understand why this pattern repeats itself can lead to freeing you up either help folk who do appreciate it or accept that not everyone can accept what you have to offer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the symptoms of depression and what can be done to counteract them without medicine? Is there a main reason i feel so shut down and seek to keep people away so i don't hurt them with my words. They seem to hurt anyways. What can I do to know if m
? define diet ?: If a teen is overweight s/he is obviously going down a path that is bad for their health. Rather than a "diet", that teen needs to adopt a different way of eating/ activity that might help drop some weight but would definitely be better for their life. The low carb life has been looked at in teens and found to be safe. Learning about food density and portion control can help the most. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Really desprate to grow taller. I really want to grow about 5inches more anyone know tips on making it happen and - how long will it take?
Confusing question: The age listed on your demographic has you middle aged so if that is true you won't get taller.If you are younger and asking on someones account, it depends on genetic factors.A male is expected to reach the average of his parents height + 2.5 inches. There are no magic diets, exercise or drugs to make you taller than your genes permit. ...Read more
How do you know if you suffer from anxiety or depression? I tend to feel down but I remind myself I'm strong, so how do I know if thats not enough?
Nice question: Often can get by oneself or even professionals. There are DEFINITIONS that I could recite to you but I think a more practical way to help you is to ask, "How are you performing at home with family, friends, neighbors, etc?" And next, "how about work? Are you still hitting the mark according to your boss, coworkers, clients?" If you are compromised or feel compromised in either situation seek help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age do girls stop growing? And does getting there period have anything to do with it? Thank you for your time doctors :)
What to do if I have so much hatred for my parents!, I am actually think about harming them in there sleep?
Please get help now.: The ages listed aren't always for the person writing in - so i don't know if you are a minor or an adult. If you are actively thinking about killing them now ; have thought of a method, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services ; they can provide transport. If you kill them - it will ruin your life, take their life and hurt all the people. ...Read more
I think about suicide all the time, but i don't want to die. Why is this happening? I come up with ways to do and scare myself beyond belief
Psychological Eval: There are many possible reasons why you are having suicidal thoughts. The important things is that you should have the opportunity to speak with a mental health professional . Treatment does work . Talking with a mental health professional is the first step in dealing with this problem. ...Read more
I know someone who has 1st level short term memory loss & I would really like to help them remember more things than they do. Ways to do that? Thanks.
Are you able to make yourself passout? How do I know if it's fake or real? How long people usually pass out?
Yes: It is possible to make oneself pass out, however it is not advisable as this is commonly the result of depriving your brain of oxygen. The reason we pass out is to protect the brain from a lack of oxygen as we would fall to the ground and blood moves easily to the brain without the effects of gravity. Depending on the bodies position it may last from a few seconds to a minute or so. ...Read more
How do you cure over active thinking, overthinking, or paranoia? How can you get over things that you know are just in your head?
See your doctor: although most people would probably say that you need to see a mental health professional right off the bat I always like to refer people first to their primary doctors to get a good physical exam and some basic labs and chemistries. Conditions such as hyperthyroidism and poor sleep hygiene can often be significant contributing factors to the emotions and behaviors you are describing. ...Read more
What to do if I do not know how I'm going to live at this height forever. what other options are there to grow?
Accept Yourself.: If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if one enters puberty late, they will usually also complete it late. Our height is largely determined by genetics (our parents' height). If you are healthy (no unusual causes for stunted growth/ smaller stature) then there is not a way to become taller ...Read more
I'm scared of injections. I need a list of ways to get through them. I feel so embarrassed about this fear but i just can't help it :(?
Consider Cognitive: Behavior therapy, hypnosis and desensitization treatments with a psychologist. It can be very effective and will only take a few sessions. You do not need to suffer with this phobia. Good luck, feel free to ask more questions about these procedures. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How can i get over the nerves of talking to my gyn about masturbating? I need to tell him because my symptoms but im too embarrassed!
Why ask gyn?: this is something you don't have to ask about , unless there is a problem? whta are your symptoms? ...Read more
I easily forget things and im only 16. What can I avoid or medications for here please? I don't want to lose memories when i grow old
Memory: Daily aerobic exercise will help your memory and increase your ability to concentrate and focus. Also a good diet and proper sleep make a big difference, try to adhere to these three aspects of your life and see if your memory improves. Also check out the articles on memory and focus on the soundmindz.Org website. Best. ...Read more
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