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I have severe bi-polar disorder, depression, anger, anxiety, ocd. Don't like humanity. Strange interests, help?
Warmline: You can try to call the warmline in your area. Check out warmline, com for someone to talk to about your problems. You should see a psychologist and a psychiatrist asap. ...Read more
That is a lot going : On ; it doesn't sound like fun. Take on a little "can do" attitude. Encourage you to enlist the care of a good psychiatrist as well as a therapist/ psychologist. Alk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). ...Read more
Avoidant PD: Get yourself a full psychiatric evaluation to determine what is bothering you, and consider medication as part of treatment. Also, get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in working with patients with conditions/diagnoses similar to yours, whatever they may be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've visited 2-3 psychologist.Some say adhd.Bipolar disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, severe depression, m confused.Plz help, told evry doc same?
Diagnosis can be: quite difficult at times. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. Depression is part of Bipolar Disorder (AKA manic depression). ADHD and bipolar disorder can have overlapping symptoms and may also co-occur. Anxiety can occur with any of these - either as a symptom or as a clinical disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have Narcolepsy + cataplexy, but also anhedonia. Sleep, appetite normal. Don't feel helpless, guilt, anger or anxiety. No negative rumination.ideas?
A good spirit's good: Hopefully you are in the care of a neurologist and they know the good news about your emotional strengths. I imagine it can be difficult to deal w/ your sleep disorders and even harder w/out ability to enjoy things. It may be related to your conditions or not. Psychotherapy may be a good way to evaluate the basis and perhaps resolve it. Be sure to keep your providers informed about any Rx's. Best! ...Read more
Anxiety panic attacks nothing feels real i'm constantly dissociated depression never in a good mood always uncomfortable mentally?
Mental health: Please consult a psychiatrist as there may be behavioral therapy and/or medications that would help. Your symptoms are due to chemical imbalance in the brain and are not a moral failing. You deserve to feel better, but you have to take the first step by contacting a doctor for an evaluation. Wish you good health! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1yrhemiplegic mgrns, bipolar psych event, anx nos, maj depress disorder. Still want 2 hide, mood swings, don't feel meds wrk. 600 sera/100 topa/20 cele?
Bipolar management: Treatment of mood disorders often entails trials of various medications often in combination. These disorders are often chronic disorders requiring continuous medication monitoring with dosage adjustments or changes. Non medication therapies may also be necessary. Discuss your concerns with your md and take an active role in the treatment process. Remind yourself your illness is treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe aniexty heart racing breathless chest pain constant hospital trips don't believe I'm ok in state all time gp won't help unspecified t wave abnormality on ECG plz help?
Focus on the anxiety: agree with the other doctors in their assessment. Address underlying anxiety. From your perspective it begins with a healthy diet aimed at improving brain neurotransmitter function: b vitamin rich foods, omega 3 fats, folate (folic acid) rich foods, eliminate all food coloring and minimize processed foods. Daily nuts and seeds, regular fish, daily greens, exercise and meditation and psychotherapy for 6months ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Seeing psychiatrist, on meds, md, gad, ptsd, eating disorder...Worse than ever..Been is hosp. Suffering badly, exhausted. Ect?
Possibly: This is a complex issue that requires thorough discussion with your psychiatrist. It will be important to reivew your medication history to see what has been tried and what still may be helpful. Ect is not widely available, but it is potentially useful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rule of Three's: Attending a mental health group therapy causes stress and anxiety. I encourage my patients to use my "rule of three's". 1) you will be anxious the first time you attend the group. 2) by the second visit your anxiety lessens as you become familiar with the process. 3) by the third visit you will have acquired enough experience and knowledge to decide if such therapy might be helpful. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Worrisome insecure unconfident reserved quiet no empathy selfish lethargic short tempered pensive slight paranoia hates feelings. Mentally ill?
Sound like you are : Unhappy. You may be depressed, but it is impossible to diagnose you as mentally ill from the list you have given . If you are not happy with your life and personality reach out to a therapist and work on these issues. The fact that you are aware of these issues is a sign of health not illness. ...Read more
Panic attacks 6 yrs.Been hospitalized, therapy, psychiatry, nothing works.Took myself off of citalopram, coping wont work.Am I cursed?Can anything be done
Therapy can help: If you feel like your depressed mood is getting in the way, therapy can help. To find a psychologist in your area check out http://locator.Apa.Org. Consult with a psychiatrist about medication options. You might also want to look into group therapy. It can help you to feel connected to others again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help me understand this. Stress test says t wave liability at rest t wave inversion during recovery non diagnostic for ischemia. St depression <1mm ??
EKG essentially ok: Sounds like they were determining if you had narrowing of your heart arteries and if that was causing a low blood supply to your heart. Ischemia means low blood/oxygen supply to tissue (in this case the heart). When there is a low blood/oxygen supply to heart tissue ischemia can happen and a t-wave inversion can show this on EKG. ST depres can tell if you have had a heart attack, not in your case ...Read more
I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness) and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological str...
See doctor: Depression is a common illness. It is due to chemical imbalance in the brain and is not a moral failing. There are effective treatments and you should see a doctor for an evaluation and prescription. Do not let the depression keep you from seeing a doctor. Wish you good health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Confused. Have bi vent for dcm. Pacing 100%. Dr said i had 9 sec episode of afib. At electrophysiology apt. Thought bivent controlled beat?
Who read your EKG?: Often times there will be a computer reading on top of your EKG which is often incorrect. If your doctor viewed the EKG, particularly your cardiologist, and stated it was normal, it is most likely an overread by the computer. ...Read more