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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Fear Of Losing Control

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Especially the large overarching fear of losing control?

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

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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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

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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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How do I get over a fear of losing control?

How do I get over a fear of losing control?

See below: Identify things you can control and deal with that. Work on letting go and acceptance of things you cannot control. Psychotherapy might help you guide through the process. Identifying thoughts and situation that are leading to that fear will also be helpful. ...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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How do I get over a fear of losing control of my life due to chances taken by my child?

How do I get over a fear of losing control of my life due to chances taken by my child?

Let go of anxiety: Not knowing the child's age, it seems most reasonable to accept that you cannot live your child's life. You give them guidance as they grow up, be a good listener, and then let go (i suspect that this is a young adult at least in question). If it is really serious risk taking, suggesting some outside help (in a gentle nonjudgmental way) is your best bet. ...Read more

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

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

Get help: If you're asking this questions here, you might be bothered by what's happening to you. Have you seen a general practitioner to rule out anything medical? Find a psychologist who will help you with figuring out what's triggering your symptoms. You also might want to keep your options open with respect to seeing a psychiatrist and medication eval. ...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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Dream of being in back seat of careening car = fear of losing control?

See below: Or maybe just wanting to let go of your fears? Need more info about your dreams. Keep a diary by your bedside and when have a chance record your dreams, or if you can't remember your dreams the feelings that you woke up with. There're most likely will be patterns. Keep a diary of things that happen to you during the day. Your dreams might correlate with the events in your life. ...Read more