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Materbation is normal in young adults, as long as it doesnot become obsession and overdone. How many times a day or week iy is normal depends on your timr schedule. You can try to stop urge to masterbate by self control and lower the number of time you masterbate
but you should not feel guilty if you masterbate and it is not going to cause any short or long term ill effect on your health. ...Read more
There is currently no approved medication for such purpose, but a few medications have such as a common side effect....
You should consult your doctor to see what is normal for you and may suggest appropriate treatment plan. Which may not be medication.
Good luck. ...Read more
Time to talk: If you're a couple, generally the more often you have intercourse, the better. If there's some scruple (taboo days or something), talk with a member of your faith with some common sense. If your partner's refusing you on a regular basis, the problem is not with you and the relationship is in danger. Your question's not clear but please get together & talk with someone wise & decent. Good luck. ...Read more
With help.: Please obtain professional mental health care. If possible, - dialetical behavioral therapy with a clinical psycholgist may be very effective for you. Take care. ...Read more
I don't know why you: Have the urges. For people who use cutting to cope, they often feel a sense of relief after they have lacerated their skin or drawn blood. Someone who feels empty inside may cut to feel "something". Someone who is hurting emotionally may cut so that the physical pain will distract them. Some cut to punish themselves. One may cut in the belief that inner demons or evil is being released. Cutting. ...Read more
Please get help.: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. If you are not already in treatment - most strongly encourage this. Consider working. ...Read more
Get Help: Self harm is not a healthy way to deal w problems. If you engage in repeated self harm, you need mental health assistance. A comprehensive psychological evaluation is necessary. You may need medications to treat possible mental health conditions. If your self-harm is associated w substance abuse – detoxification, 12 step programs or rehabilitation may be indicated. Dialectic behavioral therapy is. ...Read more
Yes, It is worrisome: Because if you act on those urges then it could be harmful to others. It isn't particularly healthy for you to be carrying around that type of aggression. Have you considered talking therapy to explore this issue? It may well benefit you. Acupucnture can also be helpful in this situation. Take care. ...Read more
Obtain comprehensive: Psychological evaluation (psychologist or a psychiatrist). You may need med to address any emotional disorder that you might have. If your cutting is associated w substance abuse – detoxification, 12 step program or rehabilitation may be needed. Talking therapy is necessary. Dialectic behavioral therapy (dbt) is gold standard. Find a therapist in your area who has expertise in dbt. ...Read more
Well, biting: Yourself isn't normal. "encourage psychiatric evaluation to explore this further. ...Read more
Talk therapy: With someone you trust like a psychologist can help you understand what is behind your particular desire to cut. People have different reasons for cutting and it would be good for you to know yours and find less destructive ways to get those needs met. Be well, . ...Read more
That sounds like: Some saddistic tendencies. If you are motivated to change these thoughts - consider psychological help. Please don't act on these urgest. ...Read more
Night sugar blues: Night sugar binging is one of the hardest habits to control. Sugar cravings may be related to unstable blood sugars, an inadequate intake of protein through the day or from anxiety. Sugar can be a source of counterfeit energy to beat fatigue after dinner. Lastly sugar cravings can occur if you have eaten a food you are sensitive to, and should avoid. Finish your meal with a hot drink & raw nuts! ...Read more
Any explanation for why I get angry/violent over little things and how to better control these urges?
Anger/ Rage: Anger is a normal emotion. However, some people become angry over seemingly trivial things. The intensity of their anger may be excessive for the situation. If this is the case it is important to check out the cause. How anger is expressed behaviorally is very important. If expressed aggressively or w violence – that could be problematic. Passive- Aggressive expression of anger does not help. ...Read more
I often feel the urge to consume sweets it's uncontrollable. Is this in any way a symptom of something.?
Comfort food: Get a routine check up, if everything ok, consider what is going on in life that one needs to replace with unhealthy foods. ...Read more
I suddenly have an overwhelming urge to clean house. Could it have anything to do with the tedious work I am asked to do?
Change: It could. After my first year of medical school, I went to parachutte school. Why? Because my brain needed a break and my body needed more exercize. When you do the same things repeatedly, adding in other types of activities can help to prevent boredom and can help to restore balance. If your work is tedious - recommend that you change things up every once in a while. ...Read more
2 months ago developed an over whelming urge to chew aspiring almost everday. Why? What would cause this? How dangerous is it
Hi, Thank you for your question.
Baby aspirin is good for stroke prevention. Don't fight the urge. Unless you have any contraindications to take aspirin I would just go with it.
Sometimes iron deficiency anemia can give you strange urges.
Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-)
Dr. M ...Read more
Now 18 yrs and still am weird. I have been barking and have urges to bark like a dog in random times since very young. Why can't I stop?
Uncontrolled action: Consider to get evaluated for touretts syndrome by a psychiatrist or neurologist ...Read more
What can I do to controll my urge to mstuburte....???? and is dailytwice mastuburate can cause any affect in my reproductivity.........??
Asked and answered: Your question has been asked and has been answered already. ...Read more
I am trying to find Dr Leon Uribe. He has left the practice we were seeing him at. We would like to continue with him if possible. Thank you?
Consider contacting: Your state medical board. If he is still working in your state they can likely be of help. Good Luck. ...Read more
Is it normal to not want sex after a year of having kids? I would like to have those urges but I just don't get in the mood anymore like before.
Libido: That this is very common complaint. There can be any number of easy to fix factors. Typically, I find it a complicated situation with many factors. Are you still breast-feeding? Do you feel alone and at home with the baby all the time and not getting help from your husband or partner? Are you unhappy with your weight gain from the pregnancy or effects of pregnancy on your body? ...Read more
Been really anxious past few weeks, and am starting to have urges to cut, which I haven't in >6mo and don't plan on doing again. Advice? What gives?
Reaching out is good: Your post is of course distressing but also hopeful in that you are reaching out and not trapped in yourself. 400 characters will not suffice, however. You need compassionate human contact--friends, family, drs. Clergy, no shame in ER crisis centers either. Keep the dialog going. What/who helped 6 mo ago? ...Read more
When I am alone, I make weird, repetitive noises. Sometimes in public, I have the urge to meow or do other odd things. It is controllable; is this ok?
Possible Tourettes: This could be tourette's syndrome, suggest psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more