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Doctor insights on: Physical Effects Of Ocd

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Always scared there's a physical trigger for my anxiety/ocd problems, and thus i won't be able to control them. Is that even possible?/common thought?

Always scared there's a physical trigger for my anxiety/ocd problems, and thus i won't be able to control them. Is that even possible?/common thought?

FIRST, test for: Mthfr genotypes 677 ; 1298. 84% of the population is positive, and in your age group, it is quite common to have a double heterozygous, which can make you much more prone to the disorders you are complaining of. The good news is that the treatment is natural and very helpful: l-methylfolate, methylcobalamin, ; p5p are the primary players. Bellevue pharmacy offers a compounded "s8" covered by ins! ...Read more

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Can anxiety and panic disorder and ocd cause extreme physical and mental fatigue ?

Can anxiety and panic disorder and ocd cause extreme physical and mental fatigue ?

Fatigue, OCD, Panic: I feel empathy for your extreme physical and mental fatigue At age 19, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, work and finances can cause Anxiety, panic, physical fatigue. OCD can cause mental fatigue. Relax by Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga, and Meditation See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis, to cope with stressors in life, obsessions, Medication ...Read more

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What is a physical reaction to anxiety not within my control (is shortness of breath one of them?) so i can monitor my ocd anxiety accurately?

What is a physical reaction to anxiety not within my control (is shortness of breath one of them?) so i can monitor my ocd anxiety accurately?

Go make memories: Hi Emanuel, I would urge you to focus less, not more, on the physical sensations you're experiencing. Anxiety tends to focus inward too much, often to the exclusion of the outer world (where life is). Attempting to monitor your bodily state can become an obsession itself. Try to get on with your day and try to accept whatever sensations you experience without overly analyzing them.Take good care. ...Read more

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Can emotional, physical, sexual and verbal abuse, control and threats during pregnancy cause such disorders as toutetts, ocd, odd, anxiety?

Can emotional, physical, sexual and verbal abuse, control and threats during pregnancy cause such disorders as toutetts, ocd, odd, anxiety?

Maybe not cause but: Certainly uncover or make worse any of those issues noted. Intervention should be done as soon as possible to protect the expectant mother & the unborn child. There is evidence to support the belief that children of mothers who have untreated psychiatric problems during pregnancy have babies who are at risk for behavior & mood disorders as children & adolescents or even later in life also. ...Read more

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Is the contraindication btwn alcohol and lexapro (escitalopram) a physical one or psychological? If taking lexapro (escitalopram) for ocd what is the exact harm in 1 glass of wine?

Is the contraindication btwn alcohol and lexapro (escitalopram) a physical one or psychological? If taking lexapro (escitalopram) for ocd what is the exact harm in 1 glass of wine?

SSRI & Etoh - No Go: See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/expert-answers/antidepressants-and-alcohol/faq-20058231. May ^ sedation, ^ drowsiness, v coordination, v judgment & counteract effectiveness of SSRI to treat depression and anxiety. ...Read more

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What medication is recommended for mild OCD? Which one got less side effects? Is there any herbal/nature medication for OCD?

What medication is recommended for mild OCD? Which one got less side effects? Is there any herbal/nature medication for OCD?

Medication could be worse than the problem: . There are many psychotropic medications which could help with OCD. Unfortunately the side effects are numerous and it really depends on the patient. Perhaps you could try some relaxation therapy such as yoga or massage to help you overall relax. ...Read more

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Am I right to think that curing my OCD is hopeless since I refuse to take SSRI's or any other meds? Refuse to risk having serious side effects.

Am I right to think that curing my OCD is hopeless since I refuse to take SSRI's or any other meds? Refuse to risk having serious side effects.

OCD is not hopeless: Please see a mental health professional who specializes in OCD. There are behavioral approaches to OCD. Peace and good health. ...Read more