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Overcoming Anxiety And Stress
Clothing: Wear bulky clothing at first for a while until you get comfortable.Plus remember people are at the gym for themselves and are not really thinking about the way you look. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Anxiety tips: There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety- how to cope: To address anxiety: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more
Psychotherapy: With medications if you need them to 'get over the hump' and into a treatment that, literally or not, slowly exposes you to the very thing that makes you anxious. Anxiety and derealization should be checked out medically first. One thing that can be helpful is to use sensation to 'anchor' you. If you pay attention to your senses (direct representatives of 'reality'), it's harder to dissociate. ...Read more
Relax & imagery: Flying can be stressful for many people but for some like you, it can be excessive. Luckily, there are strategies to decrease the amount of anxiety. Before you get on the plane take a couple of minutes to think about things or places that always make you happy. Concentrate on the details. Once on the plane, get comfortable in your seat, close your eyes, and go back to those thoughts and details. ...Read more
I face enormous stress and anxiety when faced with big decisions. Is there anything to overcome this?
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more
How can I get over my health anxiety? It's really bad and I always think I have some kind of cancer and school stress doesn't help. How do I overcome?
Psychotherapy: A good Health Psychologist can really help with this problem - you need to trust them and be willing to learn and it will be successful. Best wishes. Avoid medication unless they think it is really needed - that can start you on a long road and if you can do it without - you'll be better off. ...Read more
How do I get over my health anxiety..Particularly heart anxiety?..My ekgs..Echo . Stress test came back normal along with my blood work..Help?!
How do I get over heart anxiety? Constant worry about heart..Normal ekg.Echo.Stress test.Chest xray and blood work good..Need reassurance..Nervous?!
A delusion is: A belief that persists in spite of contrary evidence. We humans are very good at false perceptions, false interpretations, ; false conclusions. The most common error is to look only for confirming evidence. Look for evidence that could prove your belief is false. What other explanations are possible ; which are most likely? Talk to a mental health professional who treats anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i read anything, i experience some kind stress in head? Not able to concentrate and continue to read longer. Y this happens and how to overcome?
Rule out Vision : Before looking for psych or neurological reasons, you need to rule out that there are no actual vision problems. Visual acuity issues can cause these symptoms. So can sensitivity to fluorescent lighting. If your eyesight is 20/20, try reading in natural light or incandescent. If the sx go away, use this as a guide for your reading activities. If not, an assessment by a neuropsychologist is in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Manage stress: With e-a-s-e. 1)eliminate the stressor from your life (be assertive; delegate; take breaks & vacations) 2)alter the impact of the stressor (problem solving; time management; social/group action); 3)shift your outlook (reduce unrealistic expectations, irrational beliefs & negative self-talk); & 4) ease your response (relaxation, exercise & good nutrition). Counseling can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat less; work more: There is no easy cure for stress-associated binge eating, but this is an entity with which a health professional can assist you. In the meantime, eating fewer calories, making better food choices when snacking, and more exercise will mitigate weight gain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try : 2 redirect ur attention 2 what is working for u. Example: asking ur question on this forum! just by doing it, u make a step 2 overcome the stress & depression of ur life. It may b a tiny step but 2 start something we have 2 begin 1 step @ a time. So, general ways r 2 continue 1 step at a time & 2 count 1 by 1 those mini improvements till it builds up. A set back? Just a bump on the way! got it? ...Read more
I'm facing stress due to rejection from a girl.I'm unable to concentrate on studies and i less commitment on decisions i take.How to overcome it?
Exercise: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most effective way to overcome nail biting? The urge increases when anxious and stressed out.
How to overcome feeling stressed all day , crying, shouting, feeling depressed,I can't think anything positively ?
Depression: Either you can find someone you trust and share your issues or see a counselor to change your thinking process. ...Read more
How could i help my 14years old son to overcome his stress &fear from crowded places &school as well.He even hates getting out with his classmates?
Seek help: Speak to school counselor, psychologist or psychatrist for professional help. ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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