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Why do I feel like I have no feelings or emotions?

Why do I feel like I have no feelings or emotions?

Trauma?: One symptom of post-trauma stress disorder is numbing or feeling like one doesn't have any feelings. Another possibility is that growing up you did not receive the psychological space to have feelings as a child and consequently you don't know what you are feeling. This can also be a side effect of medication or being in shock from a loss of a loved one/ grief. Some ideas to consider. ...Read more

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What can help my feelings of misery?

What can help my feelings of misery?

Misery: First, we need to know why, when, and under what circumstances you feel this way. Misery is another way of saying "i'm depressed.". I recommend speaking with your doctor or a mental health expert. ...Read more

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Frightening thoughts and feelings, help?

Frightening thoughts and feelings, help?

Anxiety: I recommend seeing a psychologist/psychiatrist for a proper diagnostic evaluation. Frightening thoughts and feelings are symptoms of several anxiety disorders. All of which can be treated with therapy and/or medication if warranted. ...Read more

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What causes crawley feelings on the skin?

What causes crawley feelings on the skin?

Many but: On most instances, I would first try to treat it as dry skin by applying moisturizing lotion regularly especially immediately after bathing while avoiding scented or antibacterial soap. If this fails to work after a couple of weeks, I would start looking for a psychologic or neurologic issue. ...Read more

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Are feelings of doom natural with anxiety?

Are feelings of doom natural with anxiety?

Could be: Yes. Anxiety is comprised of thoughts of uncontrollability and unpredictability of future events. Anxiety as a process prepares us for future threat (in moderation). Related to anxiety is panic, which is the clinical manifestation of fear. Panic is coupled with thoughts and feelings of impending doom, and danger, so that one has to "be on the look out.". ...Read more

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Why do you get shock feelings on your neck?

Why do you get shock feelings on your neck?

Facet joints: You may be placing increased force on the neck joints (also known as facets). This can irritate the medial branch nerves of the joint which will trigger a 'shock-like' pain in the neck and/or back of head. ...Read more

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What to do if I have mixed feelings on anal?

What to do if I have mixed feelings on anal?

It's a matter of: Choice...go with your gut. My personal recommendation is to avoid if possible. Too much risk of pain, muscle damage bleeding an infection, possible ultimate anal incontinence. This should give you some justification for avoiding. Besides the anus was designed as an exit not an entrance. ...Read more

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What are good ways to overcome bad feelings?

What are good ways to overcome bad feelings?

Psychotherapy: Please consider finding a psychologist or other therapist to work through and resolve your bad feelings. You can find a psychologist close to you here: locator. Apa. Org

you don't have to suffer alone. Take care, . ...Read more

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Will it help me to solve the guilty feelings?

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Will it help me to solve the guilty feelings?

Guilt: Sounds like u need a psychotherapist for supportive work. ...Read more

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Frightening thoughts and feelings, need help?

Frightening thoughts and feelings, need help?

Get referral: No individual advice, but deep breathing techniques will decrease intense anxiety for most. There's even apps for that, unwanted and frightening thoughts can be indicants of an anxiety disorder, such as an obsessive-compulsive disorder, or simply a stress reaction. Medical issues, drugs, and medications should be assessed. Cognitive behavioral therapy by a psychologist is often very effective. ...Read more

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Feelings of guilt after drinking, is this normal?

Guilt: Most people who drink reasonably do not feel guilty when they drink, it is more consistent with people who drink too much. Attending an aa meeting can give you an accurate, helpful assessment of your drinking. Attend a meeting in your area and ask for help. Best. ...Read more

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How are grooming and feelings in general related?

How are grooming and feelings in general related?

Impairment: When someone is very depressed or has very poor self- esteem, they may not attend to basic grooming. However, when someone is not impaired and self-esteem is intact they normally take care of hygiene and grooming. ...Read more

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Please explain what do suicidal feelings feel like?

Please explain what do suicidal feelings feel like?

Suicidal feelings: Suicidal feelings are very painful, because the person has temporarily lost hope of anything ever improving or the possibility of feeling better. The person may feel extremely angry at others and at the self. This may all be preceded by severe depression, but there can be other causes also. If you're having such feelings, please tell your doctor asap, go to an emergency room, or call 911. ...Read more

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What does puberty do to a boy's emotions and feelings?

What does puberty do to a boy's emotions and feelings?

Sexuality: At puberty, a lot of an adolescent boy's emotions focus on sexual feelings that are new, pleasurable, and yet confusing at the same time. He may be moody and withdrawn at times. He may have a strong need for independence even though he's not truly ready to live life on his own. It takes great parental patience to deal with these issues and help the body to pass through the milestones. ...Read more

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How can I fight off these constant feelings of despair?

How can I fight off these constant feelings of despair?

Therapy & meds.: Despair suggests intense discomfort. A combination of therapy and meds may be needed. Ur family doctor or psychiatrist can manage u mediation-wise. Also have them (or a friend) recommend a good therapist. Psychotherapy is a wonderful process to address such feelings, explore what they're about as well as explore ways to cope and address underlying issues! Get in therapy; you'll be glad you did.. ...Read more

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What could I do to best deal with strong feelings of anger?

What could I do to best deal with strong feelings of anger?

If this has become a: Significant problem, please get professional mental health assistance. One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not >>. ...Read more

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With ocs is it normal to have guilty feelings when you eat?

Perhaps: I believe you are speaking about obsessive-compulsive disorder which is often part of an eating disorder where guilt about eating leads to serious weight loss; known as anorexia involving avoidance of food.
I would strongly suggest being evaluated by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What could cause me to switch between happy and sad feelings?

What could cause me to switch between happy and sad feelings?

Is it a problem?: Answer these: 1. Are your highs too high or are your lows too low? 2. Do the highs, lows, or switching cause you problems or discomfort? 3 do you switch moods for no apparent reason? 4. Have you been "switching" moods for more than a month? 5. Is the switching related to any medications or substances you are taking? If any are "yes, " see a physician and a psychologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me feelings you get when snorting cocaine?

Can you please tell me feelings you get when snorting cocaine?

Its a stimulant: So it feels like an "upper" or other chemical that intensely raises ones energy, thoughts, behavior to an extreme level. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Feelings of despair?

What is the definition or description of: Feelings of despair?

Despair: ...means without hope, a sense of doom or bleakness about one's circumstances. If this feeling persists, a person may become depressed. Eg. I lost my job, how will I pay my bills? I despair. ...Read more

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What could have caused my friend to have no emotional feelings?

That depends: I don't know the answer to that question. However there are some people who don't reacte much one way or the other. It doesn't mean that there is something wrong- it is just their personality. ...Read more

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Why do I have these feelings of deja vu when meeting someone new?

Why do I have these feelings of deja vu when meeting someone new?

Double perception: When you're meeting someone new, you focus on them. But your subconscious is still perceiving the rest of the world. During your introduction at some point, your focus becomes less defined, and you begin to consciously perceive the rest of the world the way you normally would, but since there are memories of those perceptions recently laid down in your subconscious mind, they seem familiar. ...Read more

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What are some of the best ways to overcome feelings of inferiority?

Belief in yourself: It is easier to be more assertive when one feels good about oneself. Feelings of inferiority sometimes result from different experiences of life or could be part of one's personality. Psychotherapy will be helpful to figure this out and learn the tools needed to overcome it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Uncontrolable sexual feelings everyday then how to control that....?

Uncontrolable sexual feelings everyday then how to control that....?

Depends: If your sexual feelings are causing impairment in your job or social relationships, or if they are truly "uncontrollable, " it's best to see a doctor to discuss what might be causing this. For example, you could have a mood disorder (bipolar-type), sexual dysfunction, or a hormonal imbalance. There could be other medical explanations. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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How to control sexual feelings in the age of 22 as a student........

How to control sexual feelings in the age of 22 as a student........

Control?: You can't "control" sexual feelings: they are beyond your control. You deal with them through normal sexual outlets: masturbation or safe sex with someone you care about. ...Read more

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What's cause a woman not to have feelings towards her man or any man?

What's cause a woman not to have feelings towards her man or any man?

Lack of feeling: Toward men. This MAY be due to depression or hormonal imbalance, or even past trauma. Please see your doctor who will diagnose and treat as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be born without having emotional feelings for others?

Is it possible to be born without having emotional feelings for others?

Schizoid: The hallmark of the schizoid personality disorder is an indifference to interpersonal relationships. In plain English, these folks prefer to be alone much of the time, and are not lonely because of it. The causes of this disorder are unknown. ...Read more

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How can I cope with my feelings after my child's recent diabetes diagnosis?

How can I cope with my feelings after my child's recent diabetes diagnosis?

Talk: Talk with family, friends, neighbors, and/or your child's doctor. Talk with other people with diabetes, if you know any. Also, look for local support groups. ...Read more

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What are your feelings regarding organ donations? Is there cost for family?

What are your feelings regarding organ donations? Is there cost for family?

I am for it: I am for organ donation. If organs are donated after someone passes away there is no cost to the family for the donation. For a living donation the cost of the surgery is billed to the recipient's insurance. One thing to look out for though is ensuring the living donor is covered for potential medical complications after surgery. Many centers, but not all, offer this. ...Read more