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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Self Centeredness

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Self care tips for vitiligo.

Vitiligo care: Two things that are important to do for a person with vitiligo: 1. Protect skin from sun exposure. Areas of vitiligo have no melanin to protect them from damaging sun rays. Also a sunburn can cause new areas of vitiligo to appear. 2. Protect skin from trauma. Just like sunburn, trauma (scratches, etc) can cause vitiligo to appear on normal skin. This is known as koebner phenomenon. ...Read more

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Self Centeredness (Definition)

Solipsistic thinking; an inability to consider the viewpoints ...Read more


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Any cure for self-centeredness?

Any cure for self-centeredness?

Unlikely: Most individuals who are self centered (a form of narcissisim) have a strategy which is self serving and usually effective. It may annoy others but not the perpetrator. Since it is most commonly successful, it is difficult to change and is not considered an illness to "cure". ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for self harm scars in public?

What are effective treatments for self harm scars in public?

Camoflaging scars: Scars may be difficult to explain, but there are methods to camouflage them so you can focus on more positive topics of conversation. Carboxytherapy, microneedling, tissue expansion, surgical tissue rearrangement, etc. Are the medical methods that involve some recovery. Body makeup, strategic jewelry, and clothing are simpler, but sometimes inconvenient methods. ...Read more

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Are there any self remedies for panic attacks?

Are there any self remedies for panic attacks?

Strategic relaxation: Often panic can be relieved if you relax into the feeling and just be assured that it will pass. It's uncomfortable but not dangerous. Sometimes it helps to also tap on the bony orbits under your eyes and breath slowly and steadily. It's also a good idea to pursue treatment with a therapist who specializes in treating panic. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?

Are there any home treatments or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?

Headache prevention: For frequent migraine headaches, magensium and butterbur have been shown to prevent headaches. For tension headaches, neck stretching and realted physical therapy has been shown to prevent headaches. What kind of headache do you have? That may be important. Some kinds don't responds to these treatments. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is self harm always attention seeking behavior?

Please help docs! is self harm always attention seeking behavior?

No: "always" is never true in human behavior. Many people self-harm in private, and do not show their wounds to others. They may even hide them from their psychiatrists and therapists. ...Read more

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Self confidence improvement methods. Any good ideas?

Self confidence improvement methods. Any good ideas?

Self confidence: Try tackling tasks you've been avoiding. As the old saying goes "if once you try & not succeed, try try again". ...Read more

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What are the common self help options for chronic depression?

What are the common self help options for chronic depression?

Options: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), journaling and support groups. Vitamins can also be helpful such as a b complex, vitamin d and omega 3. If you have severe depression which is adversely affecting your ability to function, please see a mental health professional. ...Read more

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Any advice for self medication of severe depression?

Any advice for self medication of severe depression?

Yes DONT!!: Severe depression should be treated by a psychiatrist. Self medication is a very bad idea. ...Read more

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What therapy techniques might a psychologist use for acne related self esteem issues?

What therapy techniques might a psychologist use for acne related self esteem issues?

Look beyondyour skin: Hard to assess how severe the acne is as you have also listed OCD as a problem, suggesting that you may amplify the condition in your mind.But a therapist would first make sure that a dermatologist is on board w you.Next, a thorough assessment of what you want out of life and how you are going about getting it would help you to put the focus back on achieving the goals that are meaningful to you. ...Read more

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What are nonmedical remedies for my child's headaches?

What are  nonmedical remedies for my child's headaches?

Not a Simple Answer: There is not really a good answer, because it depends upon the cause. For example, dehydration headaches improve with hydration/fluids. Caused by low blood suger-food.Eye strain need vision correction. Simple ha may respond to acetominophen or ibuprofen. A quiet, dark room may help. Cool compresses in some. Herbal cures need proof and safety confirmation. ...Read more

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Humiliation sucks--are there any tips for getting over embarrassment?

Humiliation sucks--are there any tips for getting over embarrassment?

Humiliation: We are born with the ability to feel hurt and confused. The extreme of hurt and confusion is a sense of humiliation. We are attacked and made helpless. There is a real humiliating world out there yet we learn much of our response to the world as we grow. Sorting out our real internal pain from what the world is telling us is possible but a lifelong process ;therapy should help. ...Read more

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Are there long term care facilities for patients with self mutilation i.E. To help recovering cutters?

Are there  long term care facilities for patients with self mutilation i.E. To help recovering cutters?

See below: Programs and criteria for admission will vary by state. I would suggest to start by going to the websites below -- they provide phone numbers and will serve as a starting point. http://www.samhsa.gov/treatment/ http://www.Nami.Org good luck! ...Read more

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Are there any natural home remedies for a child with social anxiety?

Are there any natural home remedies for a child with social anxiety?

No: There are not proven non-medical remedies (such as homeopathic products, herbal products, foods, or drinks) that are effective for social anxiety in a child. Parents should not feed a child foods that cause symptoms which might increase his anxiety (giving a lactose-intolerant child cheese early during a party can cause stomach aches and gassiness later in the party). Good treatment is behavioral. ...Read more

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What are some ways to improve self esteem?

What are some ways to improve self esteem?

Start Small: Start small. I often tell patients who are struggling with self-esteem issues that, "you need a win." That means finding some small but achievable task that you can focus on and build off of. For longer term solutions to self-esteem problems consider talking with a therapist who can help you explore and address the root causes of your self-esteem issues. ...Read more

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Are there any mental techniques for coping with labour pains?

Are there any mental techniques for coping with labour pains?

Labor pains: Some women have used hypnosis to cope with labor pain. Certainly the lamaze breathing techniques were designed to help women cope. Pain can cause labor to slow down and last longer. Women's perception of pain is different and some women can tolerate pain better than others. Modern anesthetic pain relief helps mothers cope with labor pain and doesn't affect the baby. ...Read more

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Is there homeopathy remedies for wpw?

Is there homeopathy remedies for wpw?

None Known: There are no known homeopathic remedies for WPW which is a condition causing a too rapid heartrate.If some one claims such a cure-beware. ...Read more

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