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What's the battle's sign?

What's the battle's sign?

Mastoid ecchymosis: It is an indication of injury to middle cranial fossa due to trauma and the blood may track along the course of the the posterior auricular artery casing mastoid ecchymosis ...Read more

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Can you ever reunite kids separated in a custody battle?

Can you ever reunite kids separated in a custody battle?

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 more

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Hey David..it is us..Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan..are you reachable ?

Finding a doc here: To find a specific doctor here, you can look at his profile page. He may have a Concierge Practice as well, but you will be charged to message him through that system. His profile might give his location and a even an office phone number or a link to his practice. Doctors participate in this forum, whenever they have time, and for some, that is not very often. Hope you reach him! ...Read more

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Iv been battling with my weight for years no matter what i do or try i cant loose it ?

Iv been battling with my weight for years no matter what i do or try i cant loose it ?

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 more

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Can you tell me any tips for keeping weight off without feeling like i'm battling the scale?

Can you tell me any tips for keeping weight off without feeling like i'm battling the scale?

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

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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. ?

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 more

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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?

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

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How can i battle anxiety?

How can i battle anxiety?

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 more

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How to battle insomnia without medication?

How to battle insomnia without medication?

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 more

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