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Symptoms Of Obsession
I feel that I have obsession especially when it come to health.if I feel any slight symptom I got afraid and I feel weak or sick.
Acute Anxiety: Feel Blessings of 3 Million Air Sacs in your lungs due to which you have Breath of Life every 4 seconds. Do not think a lot about “any slight symptom I got afraid and I feel weak or sick” Focus on-BREATH IS LIFE! Repeat 10 times Become Captain of your Obsessions, not VICTIM Discuss with Psychiatrist: •Diagnosis •Ativan or Xanax (alprazolam) •Therapy for Stress •Relaxation •Visual Imagery •Meditation ...Read more
Doctors say that I have anxiety. I have no fears or obsessions. All bothering me about anxiety is its episodic physical symptoms. Is that possible?
Therapy: Although you may improve spontaneously chances are you need help managing this symptom with cognitive behavioral therapy. There are some medications that would be a consideration as well depending on your severity and capacity to tolerate pharmacotherapy. There is help and you are not alone. Stay safe! ...Read more
Pica: Craving and chewing ice (pagophagia) is often associated with iron deficiency anemia. You first need to visit your pcp for a general medical check up and labs to rule that out. Iron def. Anemia means u r losing blood. It is quite frequent in young females when their menstrual periods r heavy. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not 'just' obsession: Such thoughts could be an obsession if they're frequent and hard to shake. Along with other thoughts or compulsive behaviors, they could be part of obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd). But not necessarily. And thoughts about hurting others can be potentially dangerous, and/or reflect great anger. If this happens a lot or is scary, the person should consult a mental health professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A symptom: Obsessions, in the technical psychiatric sense, are recurrent and persistent thoughts (impulses, images), that are intrusive and inappropriate, and cause a lot of anxiety or distress. These thoughts are not simply about real-life problems. They can be a symptom of a mental disorder if coupled with other symptoms like repetitive behaviors to neutralize them. See your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more