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Of course, yes: Every family is different but relationships can always be strengthened and renewed. Furthermore, therapy may not be necessary depending on whether parent(s) and kids are able to communicate clearly and effectively. People, especially kids, are very resilient. It will not always be easy but it will be worth it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Eat less, exercise: more. Counting calories... but mainly seeing where you are messing up. Might be helpful https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet It is like an addiction, and we tend to eat on the basis of triggers like boredom, anger, habit... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure: Keep accountable. Weigh yourself once a week so you know where you are. We like to lie to ourselves about how much we are eating once we get to our goal weight. Wear fitted clothes so you can feel when you are gaining weight. Have an eating plan for each day. Exercise at least 5 days a week. Make goals and rewards for yourself even if you don't have more to lose. It is a battle! ...Read more
Used to have eating problem. struggling again. My husband doesn't know my past but is worried and making me eat. I'm battling making myself sick. ?
Recurrence of eating: disorders in later adult life is often associated with depression & anxiety. In your other query to HT, you revealed depression over your son's illness. You reported anorexia, restricting calories to 700/day & now bulimia,, both of which endanger your health & life. Tell your GP & your husband at the same time during an office visit. Seek referral to a team of specialists in eating disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its a nasty battle for me tto get through every day. Hysterical wars of extreme emotion highs and lows changing by the minute, or the trigger. Can I ever be normal? Or should I just die?
Mental Health: What you describe is normal for some people who have various types of mental illness - anxiety, depression bipolar disorder type 1 or 2, or hormones that need adjusting. Given that they are extreme swings, you would best treated by a psychiatrist. Medication to restore chemical brain balance can give you access to a life without the super highs and super lows of your emotions. Life is worth it! ...Read more
Anxiety: I understand your intense anxiety. Do not become victim of anxiety. Make commitment to yourself to be Captain of your thoughts, feelings and actions. Anxiety can be overwhelming and interfere with your school, work, relationships and hobbies. Believe in healing powers of your body and mind. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy and medication. Use Music, Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, and Yoga. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep a routine: Have a bedtime routine. Remember babies learn by association, so if the last thing he remembers is being rocked to sleep, that is what he will expect as this is what he knows. Place the baby in his crib when he is sleepy and avoid rocking or feeding right before you put him to sleep. Help him develop self soothing skills. Be patient, he is just learning and it will take a bit of time. ...Read more
Can you tell me how to help my wife cope & live a productive life while battling debilitating migraines?
Migraine treatment: Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more
What to do if I have a friend who has been battling with speech disorder and I wish I could help him with some cure. any help please?
My 11 mnth old will not lay flat on his back at all, he screams & fights it until he wins the battle. I have to change diaper while he stands. ?
Could the battle over who knows best about taking care of family occur in part, because of me, but also sisters pent up sibling rivalry and jealously?
Yes...: Families are so interesting ...And complex. Old wounds, perceived wounds, guilt, jealousy, etc can all affect such a situation. If you refer to aging parents then hopefully they handled a lot with medical power of attorney so there should not be a lot of fighting. Family meetings/counseling could help air things out and lead to healing. Everyone hopefully has the best interest of family at heart. ...Read more
Have battled with migraines 4 years keep them for days- weeks. All they ever do is up my medicine every month. But i'm keeping migraines bad. What 2do?
Many options: Good question, as medication should be a last resort! practice sound "sleep hygiene." try relaxation techniques & consider 5-htp, magnesium, valerian and other natural remedies. For much more info see http://www.Psychologytoday.Com/blog/owning-pink/201106/how-treat-insomnia-naturally & http://altmedicine.About.Com/cs/conditionsitoq/a/insomnia.Htm & http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02037/sleep-aid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minoxidil (Rogaine): Rogaine (minoxidil) (otc) can sometimes gain substantial volume, but it will almost always minimize further hair loss. This is a topical treatment, and does have to be continued to maintain its results. Propecia (finasteride) is another medication which is often very helpful, but needs a prescription. Seek consultation with a qualified hair transplant surgeon in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer