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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
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