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My anxiety has gotten really bad to the point that I can't control myself, is alprazolam a good medication to help me? If so how should I take a 2mg

My anxiety has gotten really bad to the point that I can't control myself, is alprazolam a good medication to help me? If so how should I take a 2mg

Sounds like you akre: Sounds like you already have alprazolam? This is a highly addicting medication. So before you go further you should see your doctor right away. Do not self medicate yourself. Go get your medical help now ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Is nortryptyline a good medicine for derealization caused by migraines and also anxiety? How long do I have to be on it to know whether it helps?

Is nortryptyline a good medicine for derealization caused by migraines and also anxiety? How long do I have to be on it to know whether it helps?

Anxiety: It has a good chance of helping with anxiety. If your derealization is related to your anxiety, it has a good chance of helping with that as well. But it is dose dependent. You may need to be on it for a few weeks to know -- again, dose dependent. It is possible that yoo will get no significant side effects, but discuss this with your prescriber. ...Read more

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I take clomipramine 150mg, it is causing me bad memory, is it a good idea to lower it and add on luvox for ocd? If yes what dose for both?

I take clomipramine 150mg, it is causing me bad memory, is it a good idea to lower it and add on luvox for ocd? If yes what dose for both?

Follow with Psychiat: It is very difficult for us to advice you about changes in your treartment for OCD.you are taking Clomipramine for ocd.And you are having problem with your memory.There are other choices like fluoxetine,luvox (fluvoxamine),or sertraline along with counseling.I suggest you follow up with your Psychiatrist for change in your meds and continue counselling ...Read more

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How to figure out if I am over drinking tea? Also is it bad for my health?

How to figure out if I am over drinking tea? Also is it bad for my health?

Generally,: It is recommended that you drink 5 cups or less of green tea per day. Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, liver damage, trouble breathing, dizziness, fever, confusion, hallucinations, diuresis, seizures, loss of consciousness & even death. ...Read more

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How to do you handle the phsycological withdrawl of coming of clonazapham for anxiety. I talked to my provider. That didnt help. How long does it last?

How to do you handle the phsycological withdrawl of coming of clonazapham for anxiety. I talked to my provider. That didnt help. How long does it last?

Wean slowly: the best way is to prevent withdrawal by slowly weaning off the clonazepam. You should not decrease the dosage more than 10% every 2 -4 weeks as tolerated. the psychological dependence will be lessened with this approach as well. Abruptly stopping it does not give one the chance to see that they can live, exist with out it. ...Read more

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Taking dexazone when tired i get better. Along this i cant sleep all night, seems it is a tough drug. Can you please explain what it does to my body?

Taking  dexazone when tired i get  better. Along this i cant sleep all night, seems it is a tough drug. Can you please explain what it does to my body?

Many side eff: Steroids like Dexamethasone are potent medications which have a list of side effects which is the size of a small novel. Exactly how it works is probably not well undrstood, but it acts on the RXR steroid receptor and affects DNA. It has most effects on the immune system. Talk to the prescribing doctor about what you are experiencing & see if continued treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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I don't get how weed takes away your pain. for me if I smoke it seems to intensify the pain and only make me forget about it faster. but it never really helps the pain much. is this weird?

I don't get how weed takes away your pain. for me if I smoke it seems to intensify the pain and only make me forget about it faster. but it never really helps the pain much. is this weird?

Not wierd: Everyone responds to substances differently. For some people, especially with cancer pain associated with nausea, marijuana is helpful. Not for others. Excessive recreational use definitely has some potential side effects that are not healthy so avoid excessive use. ...Read more

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I am wondering if medical marijuana would be a good idea. I have very bad anxiety and I am on medication for it but it doesn't seem to really help?

I am wondering if medical marijuana would be a good idea. I have very bad anxiety and I am on medication for it but it doesn't seem to really help?

No: Marijuana is not a good treat, ENT for anxiety, especially in a young person. It frequently actually increases anxiety, and paranoia. Heavy use has been associated with increased risk of psychosis. ...Read more

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How can you determine how bad anxitey is? Im on Xanax (alprazolam) .5mg and i don't seem to be helping. Is there a websit to learn more about all this anxiety

How can you determine how bad anxitey is? Im on Xanax (alprazolam) .5mg and i don't seem to be helping. Is there a websit to learn more about all this anxiety

NIMH: The national institute of mental health has a web site full of information about anxiety disorders: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.Shtml also here's another good resource: http://www.Helpguide.Org/mental/anxiety_types_symptoms_treatment.Htm xanax (alprazolam) alone will most likely not solve your problem. Please consider seeing a psychiatrist, and psychotherapy also. ...Read more

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How will i benefit from seeing a psychiatrist more for anxiety? What will we do, and how does it help the anxiety? What can I expect when i see one?

How will i benefit from seeing a psychiatrist more for anxiety? What will we do, and how does it help the anxiety? What can I expect when i see one?

Talk and medicines: A psychiatrist can talk and use medicines to help with anxiety. It may be that medicines can help but being able to talk can help too. Many psychiatrists use mainly medicines but some can see some patients for individual psychotherapy. You may benefit from seeing both a therapist and a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist will attempt to ask you what it is like to be you! hope this helps! stay safe! ...Read more

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How do I get help to not stop smoking marijuana cause it helps my depression and anxiety?

How do I get help to not stop smoking marijuana cause it helps my depression and anxiety?

Marijuana: Treating the depression/anxiety with psychotropic medications plus cognitive therapy, is more beneficial in the long-run than self-medicating to treat symptoms. Schedule appointment with mental health professional. U will be glad u did. ...Read more

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What can cause me to be asexual all my life? is it true that aspergets can do that? i have symptoms of it and i pass it when i take an online test

Complicated: The drive and choice to be sexually active is very personal and complicated and Aspberger's has the potential to make the decision even more complicated by adding in the likely difficulty to be socially understood. ...Read more

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I have a problem where i overthink to much and it blocks what I know and how I act sometimes because I start to get anxiety from it please help me ?

Common problem: Many of us spend a lot of time in our heads. (What if .., and then worrying). I find it among my patients, friends and at times myself. People who are anxiety prone, do this even more. What helps is shifting back to the present moment. Learning mindfulness meditation or other tools to stay in the present. There is a vicious cycle between our anxious thoughts and feelings. Therapists can help. ...Read more

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This is really embarrassing to ask, but i will since this is anonymous. My ass hole has been really burning and itching a lot... What can this be? I can't afford the doctors visit so wondering if there is a over counter drug that could recomend for me to

This is really embarrassing to ask, but i will since this is anonymous. My ass hole has been really burning and itching a lot... What can this be? I can't afford the doctors visit so wondering if there is a over counter drug that could recomend for me to

Rectal : Rectal itching, or pruritus ani is cause by several things. Local irritation from any cause (excess moisture, poor hygiene) can trigger itching. It can be caused by candida, a skin fungus. Often it is associated with pinworms. Rarely it is a symptom of psoriatis. Proper hygiene and cleansing is necessary. Mild topical astringents or steroids can provide relear. Specific antifungal or antiparasitic therapy is necessary. Don't be embarassed to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am taking citalopram for anxiety and depression.I find it exextremely difficult to ejaculate. What is the cause and how can I remedy this?

I am taking citalopram for anxiety and depression.I find it exextremely difficult to ejaculate. What is the cause and how can I remedy this?

Taper and stop med: It may be a side effect of the antidepressant. If it is, the only effective treatment is to taper and stop this med. There are always other medications one can use in its place. Discuss this issue with the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more

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I love smoking joints somehow it does help me reduce my stress for the day. Is it okay if I do it once in a while?

I love smoking joints somehow it does help me reduce my stress for the day. Is it okay if I do it once in a while?

Joint: Short-term effects are noticeable, but in the long run & with continued use, it will start to become a habit & affects u physically as well as emotionally/intellectually. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Hyrdoxyzine for anxiety and smoke a high CBD low THC strain of weed?

Is it okay to take Hyrdoxyzine for anxiety and smoke a high CBD low THC strain of weed?

Yes: But do realize that hydroxyzine and pot can both lead to drowsiness and you will need to take precaution when operating machinery or driving a car with this combination. ...Read more

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Can cbd oils be helpful? If so what are the main benefits? Can it calm anxiety? Also I'm talking about only cbd and not thc.

Hopeless at present: there just isn't good data on it in humans at present. In animal models and preliminary results it seems MOST promising to treat psychosis. No psychosis, no relevance. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22729452 yeah, maybe. seems safe. ...Read more

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I was reading that THC is not a CNS depressant. Is there any research on taking some sort of THC for anxiety while taking xyrem at night?

I was reading that THC is not a CNS   depressant. Is there any research on taking some sort of THC for anxiety while taking xyrem at night?

THC: THC is a CNS depressant regardless of what you have read. The combination with Xyrem may be fatal due to increased CNS and respiratory depression THC can also cause increased anxiety ...Read more

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Can secondhand smoke exposure to marijuana smoke delay thc withdrawal as well as intensify the anxiety im experiencing from quitting.

Can secondhand smoke exposure to marijuana smoke delay thc withdrawal  as well as intensify the anxiety im experiencing from quitting.

Marijuana s/e: Depending on the frequency and extent of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke, some research suggests you will have some of it's harmful effects. You're getting marijuana into your system by inhaling it secondhand with likely effects based on how you've reacted to it in the past. See: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285202.php#rate-this-article I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will Medical Marijuana CBD strain with no THC help for anxiety/depression caused by lymphoma and chemotherapy treatment? No luck with ssri and benzos

Will Medical Marijuana CBD strain with no THC help for anxiety/depression caused by lymphoma and chemotherapy treatment? No luck with ssri and benzos

It could : Dear Cesar: yes, CBD could help with anxiety although THC could also help with mild depressive symptoms. There are no clear guidelines here and you will have to try different mixes. There is a brand called care by design (CBD) that makes sprays with different percentages of CBD/THC. I usually recommend my patients to try both CBD and THC and see what works for them. All the best, Ariel. ...Read more

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Is smoking THC after having a coronary stent system (paclitaxel-eluting) bad?

Is smoking THC after having a coronary stent system (paclitaxel-eluting) bad?

Smoking in CAD: Secondary prevention guidelines emphasize smoking cessation for good reason. One's chance of a future cardiac event is worsened by continuing to smoke. Since someone with a stent already knows that they are at higher future risk (they are compared with someone without CAD history) then doing everything possible to reduce thy risk (like quitting smoking) is important. ...Read more

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Could you clear ones system of THC in 21 days?

Could you clear ones system of THC in 21 days?

Thc in your system: After stopping intake/use/exposure to cannabis, it can be found in your system for up to one month later. After this month, you will start to feel the difference in your head and your experience! ...Read more

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Could it be possible THC to leave your system in 2 weeks?

Depends: Light use could easily disappear within 2 weeks. Heavier or chronic use will lead to THC storage in your body fat that will gradually leave the body over time. It could take a month or more. ...Read more

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Could THC stay longer in the blood or urine?

Could THC stay longer in the blood or urine?

THC: Single use Marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular Use Marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days. Single use Marijuana might be detected in urine for 1 to 7 days (or more) and regular marijuana use can be detected in urine for 7 to 100 days (longer periods have been reported though). ...Read more

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Expert opinion please: could thc/weed show up on a blood test ( 14 )?

Expert opinion please: could thc/weed show up on a blood test ( 14 )?

Yes: If a blood or urine test for drugs of abuse is ordered, thc will be detected. ...Read more

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My vision feels slightly off for the past 10 days. I smoked bho THC oil. I have quit sense then. 10 days now. No THC could this be from withdraws?

THC: THC can cause significant vision changes & can contribute to permanent including vision loss in rare cases (ie, blood vessel occlusion). See eyeMD for full refraction, dilated exam to be sure all is ok. ...Read more

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Expert opinion please: could THC or tobacco show up in a blood test?

Expert opinion please: could THC or tobacco show up in a blood test?

Yes: Thc does not leave the body quickly. Depending on the total dose you exposed yourself to and how fast your body metabolizes it, it could easily be there three days later. Your blood can also show if you smoke. Both of these tests have to be ordered specifically. A specific toxicology screen must be ordered, otherwise they will not show up. ...Read more

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I am 5'7', 235 pounds and I was wondering how could I natural assist my body in cleansing THC from my blood and urine?

I am 5'7', 235 pounds and I was wondering how could I natural assist my body in cleansing THC from my blood and urine?

Nothing but time: THC attaches to fat cells in the human body & gradually leaks out when/if you quit using. Any herms/teas/supplements you may read about on line are worthless. Very light use may clear in a week. Heavy or chronic use may take months. ...Read more

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How to get THC out in 30 days?

How to get THC out in 30 days?

Stop using: Make sure you don't use marijuana anymore. Whether your test is positive in 30 days depends on how often you've been using marijuana. ...Read more

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How can I clean my system of thc?

How can I clean my system of thc?

By stopping use.: There is no thc cleanse. It may stay in your system for months if you are a regular user. ...Read more

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How long would THC stay in system?

For testing purposes: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use marijuana can be detected 12 to 24 hours in blood. Regular use marijuana can be detected for 2 to 7 days in blood.Marijuana regular use detected in hair for months. Single use might not be picked up in hair. ...Read more

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How to get THC out of your system?

How to get THC out of your system?

Don't smoke weed: That and wait about two weeks. Pretty simple. If you are taking "marinol", a drug used treat nausea, that will show up as thc too. ...Read more