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What are some of the detrimental physical & psychological side effects of bulimia nervosa?

What are some of the detrimental physical & psychological side effects of bulimia nervosa?

Side effects: A short list would be rupture of the esphagus from induced vomitting, low potassium from vomiting and weakening of the tooth enamel from the stomach acid.There are more, the most serious is death. Psychological risks are a worsening of the condition and not treating co-morbid depression and anxiety. A more complete list requires professional consultation. ...Read more

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What are the physical and mental effects of severe health and genral anxiety disorders?

What are the physical and mental effects of severe health and genral anxiety disorders?

Very broad question: Can you help us understand your situation by defining what you mean when you say SEVERE HEALTH DISORDERS. I can see that you list anxiety as a major condition of yours. What are your physical ailments? Have any been diagnosed by a physician such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, asthma, etc.? ...Read more

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What physical effects of anxiety and stress are there?

What physical effects of anxiety and stress are there?

Effects: Short term physical effects of anxiety can be insomnia, change in appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, sweating, muscle tension, headaches, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. High stress and anxiety over the long term can put one at a higher risk for medical illnesses such as heart disease. ...Read more

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What are the physical effects of drug addiction?

What are the physical effects of drug addiction?

Depends on the drug: Alcohol tends to affect every organ system. Narcotics tend to affect the brain (pain pathways) more. Stimulants such as Cocaine and amphetamines can affect the heart, brain, and circulation. ...Read more

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What are the physical and emotional effects of marijuana?

What are the physical and emotional effects of marijuana?

Cannabis: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. There can be far more effects if it is. ...Read more

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What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

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What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

Abuse: Traumatic events leave consequences on victim, depending on extent and duration of abuse, such as mood disorder, anxiety, personality changes or post-traumatic stress. ...Read more

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What's the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy?

What's the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy?

Thoughts matter: The fundamental idea behind cbt is that our interpretations of events affect our emotions and behavior. Thoughts, behaviors, and emotions are interconnected. A change in one of these aspects of our experience influences the others. With cbt, dysfunctional beliefs and negative automatic thoughts are replaced by more functional beliefs and thoughts. As a result we feel and behave better. ...Read more

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Physical side effects of albuterol?

Physical side effects of albuterol?

Side effects albuter: Palpitation lasting for fewminutes, nervousness, tremors, irritability.With inhalers you may get throat irritation, headache and vomiting.Sometimes dry mouth and padoxial bronchospasm most of the time the side effects are mild and short lived. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) help with the physical symptoms of anxiety aswell as the mental ?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) help with the physical symptoms of anxiety aswell as the mental ?

Zoloft (sertraline): As one's anxiety disorder improves- usually both emotional and physical symptoms reduce. it is best to combine meds with non-pharmacological options. ...Read more

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Is a combination of 60mg of prozac and 150mg of wellbutrin xl effective for depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder?

For some people: This type of treatment has to be individualized for each person. Wellbutrin is good for depression but could make anxiety worse in some patients. Prozac is good for all three disorders in most people.. ...Read more

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What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

Steroid abuse: It depends on the steroid. Pleas to to wikipedia or uptodate.co, for good details. ...Read more

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What are the emotional benefits of physical activity?

What are the emotional benefits of physical activity?

Physical Activity: I admire you for your physical activity We have been endowed with the gift of so many muscles in our body by the Creator! Since birth, our muscles moved from one milestone to another Balancing neck, sitting, crawling, standing, walking and playing. We felt happy and energetic. Yes, Physical activity is manifestation of the gift of muscles. We become happy, feel energy, and connected to universe. ...Read more

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What beneficial physical effects of aspirin help alleviate symptoms of arthritis?

What beneficial physical effects of aspirin help alleviate symptoms of arthritis?

Antiinflammatory: Aspirin reduces inflammation in the body and this is why is often helpful for certain types of arthritis, particularly for rheumatoid arthritis which is a form of autoimmune arthritis. Like too much of anything though, too much Aspirin can cause toxic effects in the body. Your doctor can help you determine how much is safe for you. ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) get rid of physical symptoms of anxiety?

Can celexa (citalopram) get rid of physical symptoms of anxiety?

Yes: It typically takes 6-8 weeks and a higher dose (40mg). That does not mean you should start at that dose, rather get to that dose after titrating up. ...Read more

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What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?

Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of social anxiety disorder and depression?

What are the symptoms of social anxiety disorder and depression?

Avoiding social situ: Depression : depressed mood, lack of interest , anhidonia, poor concentration, lack of sleep or sleeping too much, poor appetite or eating too much , guilt feeling psychomotor agitataion or retaradation and suicidal ideation. ...Read more

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Is anxiety a side effect of all stimulant ADHD medication?

Is anxiety a side effect of all stimulant ADHD medication?

yes...: Pretty much all adhd meds can cause anxiety as a side effect but what is important is for each individual as well as each individual medication it may not be the case. While frustrating it may take a trial of one, two, three or maybe even more to find the right one at the right dose that works for you. ...Read more

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Need of social withdrawal while treating depression symptoms?

Need of social withdrawal while treating depression symptoms?

Not sure I : Understand your question. Social withdrawal is not necessary for depression treatment and may make recovery harder as you are not making use of the supportive people in your life. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of mbsr programs and meditation on anxiety, stress and depression?

What are the long term effects of mbsr programs and meditation on anxiety, stress and depression?

Very helpful: Mbsr and meditation provide opportunity for us to be aware of inner experience, on purpose, and non-judgmentally. Being disconnected from ourselves can lead to stress, depression, and anxiety. A seminal book on this topic is "full catastrophe living" by jon kabat-zinn phd, who founded mbsr in the us over 30 years ago. Updated 2013 version describes the program ; contains new research! ...Read more

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