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Doctor insights on: Toddlers Obsessive Crying

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How do you stop crying?

How do you stop crying?

Depends: If you have something to cry about, time will help. If you are crying for no reason, it strongly suggests that your emotional mechanisms are overactive. Strangely enough, this can be caused by poor diet--too much junk. This is because your "cellular engines" are "choked" just like a car with a high gas/oxygen ratio and inadequate ignition.Stop sugar intake. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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What to do, keep on crying?

What to do, keep on crying?

Depression: If you have spells of crying - any relation to a particular activity or time of day. Any other symptoms of depression - loss of interest, fatigue... Please obtain a referral for a psychologist or psychiatrist for further professional evaluation. ...Read more

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Does crying affect my vision?

Does crying affect my vision?

Briefly: Crying briefly affects vision because the tears created with crying are somewhat irritating to the eyes and can cause redness as well. These are the same type of tears that are produced if something is irritating the eye (reflex tearing). Swelling of the lids associated with crying can also briefly affect the vision. There are no long term effects, however. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits of crying?

Are there any benefits of crying?

Crying can be: emotionally cathartic. Studies show that v tension & negative affect occur during crying. Crying may suppress contentious behavior. Crying may also serve to ^ empathy in others & to solidify interpersonal bonds. Many people feel better both physically & emotionally after crying. However, this is not always the case across cultures & situations. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix frequent crying?

What can I do to fix frequent crying?

In whom?: In a baby? In an adult? In yourself? The answer depends entirely on the person about whom you are asking. ...Read more

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What are the effects of crying too much?

No medical: Effects except prolonged sadness and a runny nose. Better to ask why is the individual "crying too much". Unfortunately, we never run out of tears. ...Read more

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Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Crying is a symptom.: Crying excessively won't cause a 'nervous breakdown', but it could be a symptom of a 'nervous breakdown'. If there is no underlying reason (i.e., loss of a loved one) for the crying, it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop crying so much?

Seelk help!: People cry in response to pain or emotional states. To stop crying you have to understand what make you cry and deal with it. If you cannot do it on your own or with the help of someone, you might need to seek professional help, a therapist or a counselor. Some people benefit from support groups. ...Read more