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Love Sickness Symptoms
What are the symptoms of & treatments for hypochondriasis? Can hypochondriasis be the result of losing a loved one to a serious illness?
CBT. Can worsen it.: CBT combines cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy. Cognitive therapy attempts to modify the patient’s dysfunctional thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes (eg, good health is a symptom-free state). Behavioral therapy focuses upon modifying the patient’s problematic behavioral responses (eg, avoidant behaviors) to either environmental stimuli or dysfunctional thoughts. Grief can worsen it ...Read more
Is it possible to have anxiety disorder and not know it? Have physical symptoms (tachycardia, sleep issues) but am mentally clear, happy, love life.
See below: Have you talked to your primary care doctor? Before diagnosing any mental illness, e.g. Anxiety, depression, physical causes need to be ruled out. I would recommend talking to your primary care doctor first to do a full work up and then, move based on findings. Meanwhile, practice relaxation, stress management, sleep hygiene. Good luck! ...Read more
Altitude sickness: Acute altitude sickness may be associated with any combination of the following symptoms: fatigue, headache, dizziness, insomnia, shortness of breath during exertion, nausea, decreased appetite, swelling of extremities. Altitude sickness develops when the rate of ascent into higher altitudes outpaces the body's ability to adjust to those altitudes. ...Read more
Trypanosomiasis: Usually carried by an infected tsetse flies (rare mother infant transmission), this occurs in some sub-saharan african countries. The first stage is fever, headaches, joint pains and itching. When the parasite crosses into the central nervous system, there is confusion, clumsiness, and disturbed sleep. Untreated, it is eventually fatal. Most recent cases have been in democratic republic of congo. ...Read more
Morning sickness: Ginger products may help -- soda, candies, or tea. You can use store bought ginger tea bags or can make this from natural ginger with honey: http://tinyurl. Com/77v8yfd sometimes smelling lemon will help. Peppermint candies help some women. Crackers or toast can help. Mint tea. Vitamin b6 -- 10-25 mg 3 times/day, no more than 75 mg/day. Talk with your doctor before using this supplement. ...Read more
Don't count the time: Naphthalene has a bad smell. Human toxicity is not always correlated with intensity of the smell. Moth balls can be merely irritating for some people or can have instant toxic effects on others. This is not predictable in advance unless you have prior voc or chemical sensitivity. Best try to avoid them always. ...Read more
Is it normal to lose morning sickness at 8 weeks? I was sick from 6 weeks to 8 weeks and now symptoms vanished.
Pregnancy: Normal to subside towards end of first trimester ...Read more
Is it normal to not have morning sickness at 5w6d?? I feel like I should have symptoms by now but I don't have many!
OK: OK, some people don'tGet a more detailed answer ›
A chilling cold feeling at night, then after that a very warm or hot feeling replace. What symptoms of sickness is it?
Go see a doc: Sometime a blood infection can do this, like a bad urinary infection. That could lead to sepsis. Go see your doc. ...Read more
I'd love to see some relatives in europe... But I am worried that abroad I am more likely to be sick. The best way to avoid sickness abroad?
Traveling: I am a bit surprised by your question. You are a healthy nineteen year old wanting to travel to europe which is overall a more healthy place than the U.S. What specifically would you be concerned with? There are no epidemics of infectious diseases in any european country that a traveler would be exposed to. ...Read more
I'm sick with weird symptoms that started when I was little & now every time (once a year) im sick & no matter what sickness I feel sunburn everywhere?
Discuss with Dr.: There isn't enough space in these short answer questions to get the details required to assess your issue. My best advice is to discuss exactly what symptoms you are noticing with a physician (local or here on Healthtap Prime via virtual consult) so they can get a complete history and better be able to determine the cause of what you are experiencing. ...Read more
Good question: Many humans have experienced this situation. It could be helpful to make a list of all the qualities that attract you to these potential lovers, and notice any patterns in them or how the relationship goes. Many times we fall in love with people who seem to embody qualities we want in ourselves. Take steps towards developing these qualities, and become the kind of person you keep "falling" for. ...Read more
Mountain sickness: Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Initially, there may be dizziness, lightheadedness, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, rapid pulse, and shortness of breath w/exertion. Later there can be chest tightness, blue skin discoloration (cyanosis), confusion, cough, coughing up blood, withdrawal from social interaction, and shortness of breath @ rest. Worst stage is coma and death. ...Read more
Heard there's a bad sickness in children Goin stopin that is worse in ones with respiratory problems what is it n what are the symptoms?
Enterovirus: I believe you are referring to the Enterovirus strain that seemed to cause significant respiratory issues in asthma patients all over the country with many hospitalizations, and some deaths due to respiratory issues. In some cases there have been a series of pediatric patients that presented with neurological symptoms of muscular weakness/paralysis and it is thought to be attributed to this virus ...Read more
I am 13 weeks and now experiencing symptoms. I've already had 2 Dr visits and everything is ok but why am I feeling the morning sickness now?!
May indeed last beyond the classic First Trimester!
It s not abnormal as long as you general health is good and you have been checked out by your OB!
and Good Luck
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Pls can u advice what is the treatment for love sickness, [serious question]if loss of loved one causes sickness in body and incapacity to function?
Grief reaction: I am assuming that you are experiencing a grief reaction: the overwhelming sadness that comes from the loss of a loved one. Yes, grief can be incapacitating. It can be terribly painful - both in body and mind. Take the very best care of yourself in both areas: get good food to eat even if you don't feel hungry, exercise, write, read, get counseling support, or join a grief support group. Good luck. ...Read more
Lovesickness: "lovesickness" may be quite intense, especially if the person you're interested in isn't interested in you. Sleep, appetite, and interest in other activities beyond the object of affection may be poor -- but suicidal ideation is not usually part of lovesickness. Here's a popular run-down on lovesickness: http://tinyurl. Com/mos74hm. ...Read more
Hi, Thank you for your question.
Sorry about your termination. There might be tissue left inside...
Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions.
Dr. M ...Read more
African Sleeping: People w Trypanosoma Brucei infection may develop a chancre in area of Tsetse fly bite. Other possible sxs: anemia, headache, fatigue, itching, fever, weight loss, swollen lymph nodes, enlarged spleen & pain of muscles & joints. They may sleep during the day but be unable to sleep at night. This may lead to confusion, changes in behavior, coma or death. ...Read more
Nausea with or: Without vomiting.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I had morning sickness a lot now I don't really have any symptoms is this bad? I'm worried. Is my baby OK?
If you have morning: Sickness you probably still have viable fetus. Consult to your Obstetrician about this. ...Read more
"morning sickness" can happen anytime of the day? Can you describe the feeling? What causes it? When will a pregnant experiences this symptoms?
Pregnancy: Yes "morning sickness" can occur at any time of day. It is more prominent in the morning. Italso is more prominent in the first trimester. Symptoms usually include queasiness followed by nausea and possibly vomiting. Try getting something in your stomach like crackers before the nausea begins. Good luck! ...Read more