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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Fear Of Losing Control

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Help anxiety/panic/fear of losing control of body?

Help anxiety/panic/fear of losing control of body?

Lose the control...: Fear of loss of control underlies all phobias, most anxiety or panic attacks, and limits one's potential as an ever-evolving human being. Learn relaxation technique that works for you that blocks the primitive 'flight respon'', then let rational win over irrational. Flying: the pilot will get u there. Bridges: it will hold up your car. Talking in front of audience: picture them naked. Lose & live. ...Read more

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Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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Fear of losing control as I age and face financial problems?

Fear of losing control as I age and face financial problems?

Key ? of the day!: Paradox of the 21st century: exponential unimaginable technological feats, juxtaposed with human behavior and values whose core threads are unravelling. Suggestions: think @ what is most important, what will enhance your life, what changes u must make within yourself (the only thing u can control) to get there, with no $. Relationships, water, a warm bed, a walk, work (any), awe of what we have. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Find cause: The cause of the increased urinary frequency needs to be determined. Then the issue can be addressed medically or possibly with a remedy. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for fallen arches for someone with significant weight gain? I'm in the process of losing weight.

What are treatment options for fallen arches for someone with significant weight gain? I'm in the process of losing weight.

Orthotics: You need orthotics, a custom molded arch support which will help your foot function properly in a shoe. Only get this made by a podiatrist who knows the biomechanics of the foot. You need to be evaluated to see if you have torn the tendon that supports the arch. ...Read more

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Dp anxiety/panic fear of losing control of body?

Dp anxiety/panic fear of losing control of body?

What's the question?: I'd like to help, but i'm not sure what your question is. ...Read more

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Ageing and getting frail with overarching fear of losing control. Can it cause mental changes?

Yes. Always will.: The stage you refer to is the final fear: dying. In the past month, I have celebrated the birth and life of two of my pts: elderly italian, proud women with a spark in their eyes. One is 101, the other ten years her senior! one of the giants in geriatric medicine (and colleague at hopkins) described aging as 'homeostenosis': all narrows & stiffens. Letting go is the only way of going on. Relax. ...Read more

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Is there a medication or another way for rapid loss of weight for someone over 50 and also for getting rid of belly fat?

Is there a medication or another way for rapid loss of weight for someone over 50 and also for getting rid of belly fat?

Diet and exercise: To lose fat/weight in general, it comes down to diet and exercise. Keep a food journal so you can document when and where you may be overeating, and join a community program that encourages physical activity. There are no shortcuts! ...Read more

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Suffered from severe ocd/health anxiety for 18 yrs. Scared of medication but natural remedies, therapy, exercise etc are not working. What to do?

Suffered from severe ocd/health anxiety for 18 yrs.  Scared of medication but natural remedies, therapy, exercise etc are not working.  What to do?

Anxious fear meds: Many people with anxiety and OCD fear medication for no reason. Ativan or Xanax (alprazolam) is the BEST help you can get, and will relax you, not kill you or make you feel weird! Have a friend hold your hand for half an hour after taking your first pill. I promise you will feel much more relaxed! See the book Hope and Help fort Your Nerves by Dr. Claire Weekes, "don't be bluffed by a thought!" she said! ...Read more

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Vertigo - loss of balance (not fear of heights). Are there any fixes?

Vertigo - loss of balance (not fear of heights). Are there any fixes?

Vertigo not a balance problem: Vertigo may cause problems with the balance, but vertigo is not defined as a balance problem. Vertigo is defined as the sensation of motion where there is no motion. If you are having true vertigo then you need to consult with an ear nose and throat doctor for an evaluation and discussion of treatment options. If your problem is just balance then a neurologist may be your best starting point. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural remedies for anxiety attacks?

Are there any good natural remedies for anxiety attacks?

Manage anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). ...Read more

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How to control excessive useless thoughts in mind? How to control thought process? Is there any mental exercise ?

How to control excessive useless thoughts in mind? How to control thought process?  Is there any mental exercise ?

Meditation: Meditation is the best mental exercise to control one's thought process. I find it ironic that you in india are asking a doctor in the us this, when the art & science of meditation is so highly developed in india! there are many varieties of meditation. Here are some basic instructions: http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/wellness/stress-management/how-to-get-started-with-meditation.Htm see comment:. ...Read more

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Please help! loss of confidence is taking a toll.?

Please help! loss of confidence is taking a toll.?

Find a life coach: You need to find an unrelated life coach/therapist/psychologist or whatever. You need to learn some new coping skills that are based on your own life experiences and needs. You cannot get this online. ...Read more

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Help with terrible anxiety? Are pills the only way out?

Help with terrible anxiety? Are pills the only way out?

No: There r therapies 2 help u relax others 2 help u figure out why u r anxious also exercise yoga massage herbal teas aroma therapy pets & a bunch of other things that may help. ...Read more

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Is possible to control pcos(starting stage) simply by weight loss and food habits? Please give me some tips to control pcos without medicines.

Is possible to control pcos(starting stage) simply by weight loss and food habits? Please give me some tips to control pcos without medicines.

Yes: Pcos is associated with obesity and Insulin resistance. This increases a persons risk for diabetes. Exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy weight along with a healthy diet will help reduce your risk for diabetes and can increase your fertility. ...Read more

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Does fat freezing actually help people dealing with obesity lose the unwanted fat? Are there any warnings it side effects? Precautions?

Appears safe: And effective. Here's a review article from National Library of Medicine http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4079633/ Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are the natural home remedies for weight loss?

What are the natural home remedies for weight loss?

No - you have to: Work at it. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Especially the large overarching fear of losing control?

Letting go, psychT: Identify situations that are under your control and situations that are not. Work on things you can control and let go of things that cannot be controlled. Listen to your body and pay attention to your thoughts when symptoms exacerbate. Find a counselor to help you navigate through your symptoms and if there's a need consider medication. Live in the present, but not past or future. ...Read more

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Hey, I have a constant fear of losing control. I need reassurance that I am not.?

Hey, I have a constant fear of losing control. I need reassurance that I am not.?

Do Both: Up to about age two, we have no control of what we do or how we respond. The 'terrible' twos simply defines that us little people start to experience that how we respond can push mom's or dad's buttons--and that's really really cool. All of us are anal, fearful of losing control, it's simply a matter of degree. Far right--super anal, far left--no anal tone. Find the middle ground that's right 4u. ...Read more