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Is Ocd Just Being A Bad Worrier
Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more
Feels like something crawling on my skin blood work normal? should I worry any more have bad OCD about health or just forget about it
No worries.: If your blood work and physical exam were normal and you don't live in the tropics or visited the tropics recently, then it's very unlikely that something is physical wrong. However, you state you have bad OCD and that in and of itself should be addressed. There are therapies that can help alleviate your OCD and associated anxiety about your health. ...Read more
Hi there was on Mirtazepine for Anxiety ocd but just come of now because getting fat but stomach bad get ibs think must help that?
Anxiety, IBS: Mirtazepine is for Depression. It is not specific medication for Anxiety or OCD. It has side effect of weight gain. It is likely that your IBS is due to stresses causing Anxiety. See Gastroenterologist for IBS. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis of Anxiety, Depression or OCD. Discuss medications for Anxiety-Lorazepam or Alprazolam.Have Therapy to cope with stresses. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation ...Read more
See a Psychiatrist: OCD is a chronic mental disorder consisting of either OBSESSIONS (persistent, repetitive thoughts possibly involving germs, cleanliness, contamination or order) or COMPULSIONS (repetitive acts such as rechecking locks over and over, cleaning or washing excessively or bedtime/morning rituals). However it is treatable in most cases. Psychotherapy (CBT) or medications (SSRIs) are often useful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OCD: Ocd medicines control and decrease symptoms, but do not "cure" the disorder. Ocd is usually well controlled when the right treatment is in place, but symptoms can often return when the medicine is stopped .Ssri's, which stands for "selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors", or tca's, which stands for "tricyclics" can help. Behavior therapy in conjunction with meds will help the best. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lots of good ideas: Go to the national ocd site. There are many highly effective treatments for ocd, some related to medications but many involving cognitive behavioral approaches. It is a highly treatable disorder, but it can be chronic and tends to wax and wane over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Some ocd sufferers have issues with control and are highly anxious when anything or anyone threatens to alter their world. This is not easy to deal with because treatment is also tough in these cases. However, if treatment gains are made, often people relax and are much more easy going and open to trust authority. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thoughts take charge: when we lay down for sleep we are not active enough to stop or distract yourself from Intrusive thoughts. This is when the obsessive thoughts can be bothersome to you. It is caused by an active mind and laying still to try to sleep. Helping yourself with relaxation music, reading, or other relaxing unwinding activity will help. All the best ...Read more
Exercising 2-3 hours a day. 1 hour spin class. 1 hour weights/conditioning 30-60 min swim. I have OCD and maybe eating issue. Is it bad? How to stop?
See a psychiatrist: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a serious but treatable condition. If you are doing everything that you say above in one workout, that is too much and at some point more exercise is counterproductive, especially with your health problems. See your primary care physician about the safety of your workout routine. You would benefit from diagnosis and treatment, SSRI medications and CBT often help. ...Read more
Is this OCD? If i get something in my head I have to do it. Eat something, do really anything. Even bad. Why is this? How can I stop these thoughts?
IF you have OCD: You need the help of a mental health professional to manage this. Please see one for proper diagnosis and treatment. There are strategies you can learn to help. If someone offers medication that is fine but please let a therapist hep also. We all have a touch of this but when it interferes w/function or comfort it needs treatment. Some clinical psychologists specialize in OCD. Peace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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