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8 yr history depression. Is my monotonous flat voice answering phones making my family business lose business?
It certainly could : I hope you are receiving good treatment from a psychologist and psychiatrist and that your depression will remit. Your flat voice could well make customers not interested in your business, and they may mistake this with a lack of courtesy and certainly a lack of enthusiasm for the business. I wish you well. Maybe you can get someone else to be receptionist while you heal? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Docs, could a mental illness skip two/three generations, say from grandparents to great grand kids?
11grade sexual harassment=depression & food to cope; now 1st yr college kickbox/lexapro/therapy i turn down guys and despise men except dad & bro why?
See PCP first.: The 11th grade sexual harassment need to be processed through therapy . Kickbox training gave you the power to fend off anymore sexual harassment but you're still angry . The Lexapro (escitalopram) help with the depression ( ptsd). See your pcp to refer to a psychiatrist or therapist. ...Read more
Age 23,anxiety at college,parents still care like a 2 years old kid,My family members respect me even elders,was at bad school,not ok in social,cause?
Counseling: Report to the campus counseling center. Depression in college is very common because of all the changes that ollege students have to go through adjusting from the impact of moving from their small towns or big cities or wherever else to college life, and stepping toward autonomy. It often represents too much change into short period of time. Counseling likely will be of benefit. ...Read more
Abused by teacher in '80s. School never believed me/my parents. Abuser now sunday school teacher at church. How can I be credible in warning church?
Health issues,chronic stress 7+yrs (financial/family/legal - abusive ex) ongoing.V resilient in past,suddenly overwhelmed. Prx propranolol. What now?
Mental health: Sounds like you are having a difficult time. Propranolol is used for anxiety, especially for stage fright, but it sounds like you may need to consider counseling and discussing with your doctor a different type of medication like an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). You are not a "weak" person for asking for help or for using a medication to help you through this. ...Read more
Gambling dependency: People get into gambling, whether live or online, and get "hooked" on it, much like getting hooked on alcohol or drugs. There is denial of the problem often, and unwillingness to seek help. It sometimes indicates other deep-seated emotional issues, but not always. See your doctor or mental health professional. Gamblers anonymous (ga) can be found in your phone book. Get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Terminal illness and husband self destructing, emotionally hurting 3 teenage daughters. Advice please, i'm desperate?
In tough spot!: Consider seeing an acupuncturist and chinese medicine practitioner for the one with the terminal illness. It is amazing what can happen. The girls and father need counseling! he may be hurting so badly that he is taking it out on those he loves and does not see the damage he is causing. Our prayers are with you. Talk to your church pastor if you go and have one... ...Read more
I wana lose weight. I live at home, we don't always eat healthy & work schedule is random, I can't find exercise buddies. I'm getting depressed. Help.?
Reclaiming control: Sounds like you are frustrated with parts of your situation beyond your control due to other people's choices. Focus on aspects you can control, and try to find ways to incorporate at least one activity of your own choice each day: exercise, a healthy meal, learning something new, going somewhere fun. As you do more for you, asserting your choices in food & activity will come easier, too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Iam Ramakrishna I had married my Sister In Law(my mother's, brother's daughter). So, Is there any problems in our upcoming baby? (its a lov marrige)
Maybe: This is common in many parts of the world and most do fine.However, it is estimated we all carry genes for some metabolic problems/defects and these pass in us because they are balanced by normal genes.If you have babies with a close relative there is a somewhat higher risk of a problem showing one of those defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In genera is it (healthy, good, ok) to donate plasma? At plasma center on 104 west 3rd ave 99201 spokane wa? I am 20 years old m, healthy w/exactions
Plasma donation: Donation of your plasma is neither healthy nor unhealthy but you help many people for doing so! ...Read more
24-yr Female 5'5" 195lb. I graduated high school 2010 at 125, graduated college/stopped athletics 2014 at 185. What's healthy weight to lose?
WEIGHT WOES: First, you are not alone. Based on your data provided, your body mass index (BMI) is 32.4 (obesity class 1). Your BMI target is 18-25.5. Solutions are multi factorial, involving psyche, balanced diet/food choices exercise. Let's work together to map out a solution and to find local resources that can assist. Please send a formal inbox consult so we can get started. ...Read more
Is it normal to have mid life crisis symptoms nowadays? I kinda recall jerry lee lewis' song middle aged crazy
Yes: Yes people still can have mid-life crises. ...Read more
Behavior is common: Many people with dementia are confused and have trouble understanding what people say to them so this can lead to agitation or aggression with personal cares. There are behavioral interventions that can often lesson this but if there is significant aggression, medications may be needed. A geriatric psychiatrist can help you, if one is available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Portion control: portion control and better food choices. A sugar layden fat layden dessert is OK as a treat rarely. A fresh fruit is a healthier choice and less likely to lead to obesity. Its a matter of portion and frequency of poor choices. We need to educate ourselves and our children. Also less time on the couch and more in activity is helpful as well. Limit TV to 2 hours a day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
He needs to : Be evaluated - especially if temp is over 104. ...Read more
Simple is best: The 10yo's past experience with pets or bugs gives them a basic understanding of the physical reality of death. Since their thinking processes won't begin to embrace advanced thinking until well into the teens, you need to stay with simple. Instead of trying to provide an elaborate discussion of heaven or eternal love, provide an open invitation to ask questions. Kids will come back again & again. ...Read more