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How To Deal With Difficult Children
This could B interes: I will hold the comedy/sarcasm! joint the rest of us! i wold recommend you go to some parenting classes. You can get some good tips on issues dealing with rearing children. Find an older man/woman/couple who your respect and get some mentoring from them. Speak with your relatives, close friend and clergy. Grandparents are a must. Relief valve! best to you! you can do it. Keep calm! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aap.org has a good: Book on raising your teen. The norm is push-pull, striving for independence & self-expression but still needing clear limits with immediate & delayed reinforcers for " good"behavior & consequences for unsafe or " bad" behavior. A parent who engages with an oppositional teen by arguing, yelling is giving negative attention & reinforcing the behavior. " giving in" also reinforces a behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autism: The autistic spectrum has many different presentations. Talk to your pediatrician, medications can help, in some cases, especially for the anxiety and meltdowns. There are also classes on how to work with these children. The school system will help, also. Special Ed teachers are specially trained. Try to keep to a schedule, change is very difficult. Get yourself some support, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronophobia: I would suggest seeing a psychologist who works with people with phobias. One technique very effective for phobias is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing(EMDR). Chronophobia(fear of time) is often known as "Prison Neurosis" due to its prevalence in prison populations. It can occur after natural disasters when daily routine is interrupted, older adults, or those with terminal illness ...Read more
Join the Tourette : Syndrome Association of Texas:Texas Chapter 281-238-8096 e-mail: TouretteTexas@aol.com website: http://www.tourettetexas.org/ & learn all you can about your disorder, local providers & your legal rights under the ADA. If you can, have your primary physician or TS specialist refer you for a neuropsychological evaluation, individual & family therapy. Knowledge is powerful. ...Read more
Anxiety: There are multiple treatment approaches available. However, the most widely researched and used treatments include: psychotherapy and medications. The majority of the research studies done showed that the combination of medications (antidepressants) and therapy (the most widely used one is cognitive-behavioral therapy) works the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Piles = Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins). 1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in. 2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow 3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more
Difficult: Be fair. It is usually best not to shout back. In a family situation, a good pastor or friend may help resolve underlying problems, but people are often not reasonable. Study them carefully and try not to trigger them. In a work situation, many countries will require an employer to protect you from an unfair hostile work situation. Document each outburst. Verbal abuse is abuse & often illegal. ...Read more
Different symptoms: PCOS affects different people in different ways. There are different ways of responding to it depending upon your symptoms. Menstrual irregularity, obesity, infertility, excess hair growth, acne..... Each may benefit from a different treatment. Most people with PCOS don't need any treatment, however! ...Read more
Exposure Therapy!: If u learn 2 avoid what u fear & u have many fears, your life can get very restricted. Facing your fears using systematic method -esp Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy- is powerful. Watch a skilled anxiety expert guide someone face her fears (exposure), while helping her become aware of AND change the thoughts feeding the avoidance behaviors (cognitive therapy component): http://youtu.be/wE5F-FjbTRk ...Read more
Cold Tips: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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