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I Stay Up So Much Because Of Work How Can Find Time To Relax My Body And Mind
Write down problems: Before you go to bed, write down your problems, how you hope to approach them tomorrow. Leave all of your issues on that piece of paper, knowing that you will address them at some other point, freeing yourself up now to go to sleep. Pick up a book, let your mind wander to a more comfortable place, and as you lie down reading, you will eventually drift off to sleep. Or have a timed musical piece. ...Read more
To what extend is caffeine dangerous to the body and how doest it work?, because I am addicted to coke and it helps me to stay awake and study.
Caffeine is safe: Most studies show no detrimental or even beneficial effect of moderate caffeine intake ~ 2-4 cups coffee per day. High doses may cause problems altho data limited. Coke causes problems with sugar (non diet Coke) or high intake of artificial sweetener's that may have unrecognized toxicity. Also plastic components in containers could be toxic. As a fellow diet Coke addict just keep intake moderate. ...Read more
Do antipsychotics take away will power. I find that I cant to basic things. i feel very overwhelmed and my body is so weak especially at the knees.
Klonopin (clonazepam) effects: I understand your distress. Thank you for informing use of Klonopin (clonazepam). Klonopin (clonazepam) is used to treat Seizure disorders or Panic disorder, it may cause depression, apathy, anxiety. “taking away will power” is likely due to Klonopin (clonazepam). “my body is so weak” is likely due to antipsychotic medication. Discuss with Psychiatrist Diagnosis, medication side effects; gradual withdrawal of Klonopin (clonazepam); and Therapy ...Read more
It all boils down to: Clean diet, adequate rest, activity (exercise) and stress minimization. Improvement in any or all of these will improve brain function and overall fitness. Regular vigorous activity improves well being which improves mental acuity. Following any holistic exercise regimen will do the trick. Stable sleep patterns and meditation will boost awareness & overall brain function. ...Read more
Is it very unhealthy to sleep in the day and work and night?
Does it matter to our body what time we go to sleep and why?
Circadian rhythms: Our bodies have rhythms that need to be maintained for optimal health. Sleep/wake cycles are timed off of sunlight so sleeping at night is always best. But that rhythm can be changed. What is important is to be consistent. If you work at night you need to try to always sleep during the day. Don't switch to night sleeping on your days off. ...Read more
I often find myself over-thinking even about very simple and daily routines, it affects me so much that sometimes i just give up and go to sleep. Why?
Very common stuff: Stress and anxiety are a part of everyday life. We all deal with stress differently and our stress levels vary widely. It is normal to analyze big decisions like relationships and career issues. If you are over-thinking about ordinary things such as what movie to watch or what to have for dinner counseling may help. A trusted family member, partner or friend may help too. ...Read more
Why is it in my mind i can see myself easily doing good things the way i want to do them, but in reality when it come time to act on them i clam up?
Perfectionism?: Folks who are perfectionists are often procrastinators. Since it feels like they can never do something perfectly they keep putting it off. Try to remember that your are loved/accepted for who you are, not for what you do--the paycheck mentality of our world. ...Read more
What is the best way to arrange naps, so I don't have to sleep too much overall and still energetic?
Naps: Try to restrict naps to less than 30 minutes. Consider drinking coffee prior to your nap. The coffee can take 45 min to kick in and you may feel even more awake after your nap. Be sure to set an alarm and get up as soon as it rings. You might want to try using an app such as "Power Nap" to help you. ...Read more
Hello, i would like to learn the best and right way to lose weight stay fit and healthy. also, i want to stop being so stressed all the time.
See below: Those are great questions but they only give us 400 characters and it's impossible to answer 4 major questions in that space. But I invite you to go to my profile and look at some of the thousands of answers I've written, many of which address weight loss, overall health and stress reduction. You can also visit my blog at www.drrandybaker.com for articles on staying healthy. ...Read more
I need to have some dentist work done, the dentist is going to give me some of these pills. how long does it stay in my body and my breastmilk?
No clue: Without knowing what medication you are being given, it is impossible to answer your question. Call and ask your dentist. ...Read more
What psychiatry problem makes your body tense all the time and makes u suffer anxiety all the time. Makes you feel sick and afraid all the time. I tend to stress a lotfor no reason. And im stay home a lot.?
Anxiety attack: You could be experiencing symptoms of a panic attack, and your pain could be related - the brain is pretty powerful - but you should definitely make sure it isn't something else beforehand, you should consult with a physician who knows you to get a response more tailored to your situation. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Uh, never...?: The vomiting reflex is controlled by two units in the brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from the GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Thus, vomiting apparatus responds to a variety of GI & brain inputs. ...Read more
Can you tell me some good ways to keep your motivation high to work out during times of laziness, and hard times?
Friends and family tell me to ignore my pain and get on with my life. They act as if i'm making it up. Is there anything I can do to make things easier on all of us?
Pain and others: Those who care about you may not know what to do to help with your pain. Pain as many emotions is sometimes discouraged from expression in families, in work/athletics sites, and in society in general. "you are simply trying to get attention." the pain is real and should be meaningfully assessed by your md. A cause for it will be typically found and then you can be relieved of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for mirtazapine to get out of system first in morning. It makes me really sick and headache and then i can't stop wanting to eat?
Half life: 20-40 hrs: This means that the drug is "active" (having the effects - both desired and undesired) for that long a time. So, if you take it every day, it is never "out of your system". Talk with the prescribing doctor if you want to try something different - never stop medications on your own, as some have to be tapered off and you need to be monitored. Good luck. ...Read more
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and that means bellies will be getting stuffed. How can I resist all that food i love so much in order to cut down my weight?
Moderation, pacing: You are not going to lose weight by not eating much tomorrow- we gain or lose weight by our behavior over months and years. I advise you enjoy your holiday but the most fattening foods are sugars ; starches, so eat more turkey ; green beans ; yams less potatoes, stuffing ; pie. Drinking 2 cups of water 20 min. Before you eat will help. Fill a moderate-size plate and wait 1/2 hour before seconds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I improve the strength of my legs? I've been sitting too much and want them to look good again
PT / Personal Traine: Hello: first you require a medical evaluation by a podiatrist and then a prescription to have a either a physical therapist or a personal trainer help you depending on your examination findings. Mark reed, dpm diplomat of the american board of podiatric surgery website: http://www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more
When depression has your thinking slowed down to where you have to stay all night to complete work others do in a day, how sever is this?
Possible: Sometimes, clinical depression can cause cognitive slowing, difficulties making decisions, and feeling easily overwhelmed, resulting in dysfunction at home or at work. It is important to get clinical depression treated appropriately by seeing a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on reason: Many find caffeine helps, but morning exercise is healthier. It is important to find a correctable reason for morning fatigue, such as not enough sleep or poor quality of sleep. If you wake up from a deep stage of sleep, the mind can be slow for hours. Avoiding caffeine after noon, avoiding evening alcohol, avoiding naps in the day, & sleeping in a quiet, dark room, are some ways to improve sleep. ...Read more
I lost the will to study, and when i come to study i just get bored and throw the books away, what is happening and how to get over that and study?
Speak with someone: Is studying the only thing you have lost interest in or is that just part of a bigger loss of interest. Do you have trouble focusing on things other than school? Do you have any swings in your mood or trouble sleeping? If you answered yes to any of the other questions you should discuss this with your primary. If school is the only issue you may just have an itch to move on with your studies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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