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Physical Effects Of Ocd
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
Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more
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
Is the contraindication btwn alcohol and lexapro a physical one or psychological? If taking lexapro for ocd what is the exact harm in 1 glass of wine?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does anything changes physically inside the brain of an OCD patient or is it that brain is working differently from a normal person?
Normal brain: With an extreme attention to detail.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Risperdal: Is a second-generation antipsychotic used for treating psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia, mood disorders & organic psychoses. Depending on dose, can cause weight gain, restlessness & effects of increased prolactin such as breast tenderness/breast discharge/menstrual cycle changes. ...Read more
If a medication for ADHD or OCD is taken properly without showing side effects , can it cause long term side effects ?
ADHD: That would depend on the type of the medication and if other medical problems exist. ...Read more
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