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Doctor insights on: Vitamin Supplements For Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

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What can I do about obsessive compulsive personality disorder?

What can I do about obsessive compulsive personality disorder?

How Others See You: Ocpd (http://bit. Ly/11eonc1) makes people rigid, bossy. It robs life of joy & takes a toll on relationships. It can cause great anguish & frustration to its sufferers. Read up on ocpd -what it looks like to you and to others. Most effective treatment 4 ocpd = psychotherapy - incl insight-oriented therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt), acceptance & commitment therapy (act), etc. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Can Zoloft (sertraline) be used for obsessive compulsive personality disorder?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) be used for obsessive compulsive personality disorder?

Antidepressants: Can be used to treat OCD. Which one may work best for you is something you and your doc can work on together. See "The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing" by Rappaport if you have not read it. It's an oldie but goodie. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What would you suggest I do to control obsessive compulsive personality disorder in myself?

What would you suggest I do to control obsessive compulsive personality disorder in myself?

1st, Back 2 Basics?: Like ocd, ocpd can rob life of joy, & take a toll on relationships. Both can cause great anguish & frustration 2 its sufferers. If u haven't done so be4, read up on ocpd & ocd - how they tic. Most effective treatments: a) 4 ocd = exposure & response prevention (http://bit. Ly/12d); b) 4 ocpd = (http://bit. Ly/11eonc1) - psychotherapy (including insight-oriented, cbt, acceptance & commitment therapy). ...Read more

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Until I go see a therapist, what are some ways I can deal my ocpd? (not ocd- I am referring to obsessive compulsive personality disorder)

Until I go see a therapist, what are some ways I can deal my ocpd? (not ocd- I am referring to obsessive compulsive personality disorder)

Still educate self: Ocd and ocpd are related disorders but not the same. I apologize if I mistook your previous question, and still suggest educating yourself about your diagnosis. Http://tinyurl. Com/lkpgpra also, be willing to consider how it's affecting your life and others around you. Some with ocpd feel their problems would be solved if others simply became more like them -- & may not see need for treatment. ...Read more

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Can I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder and generalized anxiety disorder?

Can I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder and generalized anxiety disorder?

Theoretically yes,: But unlikely. The symptom most likely, most common to these four is anxiety, so start there. Go to a clinician and answer a lot of questions about your history and symptoms. This will fine-tune your understanding of what's going on. Treatment follows from that... ...Read more

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What is a good diet for Crohn's disease? What should I avoid? What vitamin supplements are best?

What is a good diet for Crohn's disease? What should I avoid? What vitamin supplements are best?

Vitamins: I recommend a multi, fish oils and antioxidant. There is a nutrient blood test available from spectracell that may help you determine your specific needs. ...Read more

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How can a vegan with Lebers disease get b12 being that they are not allowed vitamin supplements or animal products?

How can a vegan with Lebers disease get b12 being that they are not allowed vitamin supplements or animal products?

Vitamin B12: Vitamin B12 is essential, and serious medical consequences occur without it (eg, Pernicious Anemia) - though only very small amounts are needed. B12 is only available from animal sources, including eggs and dairy. If no B12 in the diet, then taking B12 by pills or injection is required to avoid illness. ...Read more

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What are some beneficial vitamins and supplements for Crohn's disease to help keep your gut healthy?

What are some beneficial vitamins and supplements for Crohn's disease to help keep your gut healthy?

Vitamin D and...: Many supplements can be beneficial for those with crohn's. Vitamin d can be especially beneficial, but many other supplements, herbs and dietary changes can be very helpful. However, I strongly advise you consult with a holistic doctor knowledgeable in this area for guidance. See http://www. Crohnsforum. Com/showthread. Php? T=32036 for info and http://www. Abihm. Org/search-doctors to find a good doc! ...Read more

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I have Graves' disease and I'm taking tapazol pills, if I get a vitamin 12 shots or take vitamin supplements, can that interfere with my medicine?

I have Graves' disease and I'm taking tapazol pills, if I get a vitamin 12 shots or take vitamin supplements, can that interfere with my medicine?

B12 is fine, but...: Getting B12 will not cause a problem. It's best to avoid dietary or herbal supplements for reasons too complex to explain in 400 characters. Also avoid iodine in any form which can worsen hyperthyroidism. Since you have an endocrine problem, I suggest you discuss all dietary supplements and vitamins with your doc and endocrinologist before buying or taking them. Take only what is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it ok to be on preventive vitamin supplements while being on the medication for the particular disease?

Is it ok to be on preventive vitamin supplements while being on the medication for the particular disease?

Usually: For most conditions it is okay to be on supplements. However, ther eare some conditions where they may interfere with the treatment so it is always best to consult with a practitioner who is knowledgeable about supplements. ...Read more

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My wife has chronic hives from an auto immune disorder. What vitamins and supplements can she take to help strengthen her immune system?

My wife has chronic hives from an auto immune disorder. What vitamins and supplements can she take to help strengthen her immune system?

NONE: See a dermatologist. She can be treated. Don't waste your money on useless junk. There is no such thing as "strengthen the immune system". Meanwhile try claratin or Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec----get a generic. ...Read more

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Will using vitamin supplements influence the working of the 13 day diet which is extremely strict on what is allowed?

Will using vitamin supplements influence the working of the 13 day diet which is extremely strict on what is allowed?

13 day diet is not: Something I am familiar with. When dieting it is very important to keep your vitamin and mineral levels in balance so supplementing sounds like a good idea. Please see your doc to make sure the diet you are following is healthy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Do vitamin supplements work better when taken before a meal?

Do vitamin supplements work better when taken before a meal?

Take with meal: Most nutrients are better absorbed with a full meal, although there are exceptions. For larger doses, better absorption is obtained by dividing the dose throughout the day rather than taking one big dose at once. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take vitamins and supplements? And the combinations that works best when taken together?

When is the best time to take vitamins and supplements? And the combinations that works best when taken together?

It depends: The best time to take a mulitvitamin or b complex is after food to prevent nausea. Take b's & coq10 & stimulating herbs early in day as they can be stimulating.
Best to take a, d, e, k, coq10 & fish oil/efa's after a meal as well be better-absorbed. But minerals are best absorbed on an empty stomach. Vit c enhances iron absorption. Magnesium & relaxing herbs better taken in the evening. ...Read more

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Have you heard about the recent research about vitamins and supplements are actually bad for us and do you think we should stop taking them?

Have you heard about the recent research about vitamins and supplements are actually bad for us and do you think we should stop taking them?

No: Vitamins, in the right amount, are generally considered a good thing to do. I certainly wouldn't stop them based in a single report. Additionally, it is too broad a statement to infer that all vitamins should be stopped. More likely is the research may have addressed taking too much of one particular vitamin. Moderation is key; speak w/ your doctor for specifics as they pertain to your health. ...Read more

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What vitamins and supplements should a 22 year old healthy female take?

What vitamins and supplements should a 22 year old healthy female take?

Multivitamin/iron/D: It is always best to get nutrients from our diet, but most people do not get optimal amounts of all needed nutrients from our diet, so a well-rounded multivitamin with minerals is a good insurance policy to assure you are getting optimal nutrition. Menstruating women often will benefit from a vitamin that also supplies iron. Most people also benefit from taking vitamin d-see comments for details. ...Read more

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Do beetroot vitamin supplements offer the same benefit for exercise as beet juice?

Do beetroot vitamin supplements offer the same benefit for exercise as beet juice?

Beetroot vit supleme: Yes the same benefits, it has antioxidant properties and said to be good for cardiovascular health, prevention of dementia, and colon health. Having said that I can not find any scintific study to prove these benefits. I will just drink beetroot juice, it can not do any harm, it may benefit and it is not too expensive. ...Read more

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What good vitamins and supplements for dieting and losing fats/weight? By the way. I'm allergic in sea foods.

What good vitamins and supplements for dieting and losing fats/weight? By the way. I'm allergic in sea foods.

See below: Eat right, use portion control and be more active to lose weight. Vitamins and supplements are not an answer as well as good eating habits. Fruits and vegetables are high in vitamins and minerals and low in calories, make them a part of every meal. ...Read more

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What is the exact plan which should I follow to stop taking 10mg Abilify (aripiprazole) everyday? Any vitamin supplements?

What is the exact plan which should I follow to stop taking 10mg Abilify (aripiprazole) everyday? Any vitamin supplements?

Work w/your doctor: The exact plan i'd suggest is working with your own doctor who prescribed the abilify (aripiprazole). First, you need to be sure the original condition is in remission or good control. If your doctor feels it's safe and appropriate to reduce or taper your abilify (aripiprazole), the two of you can develop a plan for this. Really, please don't try to do this all by yourself! Wishing the best for you. ...Read more

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Are there any good vitamin supplements that help with childhood autism?

Are there any good vitamin supplements that help with childhood autism?

Not Really: Many children with autism are picky eaters and have intestinal issues. Nonetheless, supplements are not helpful, expensive, and in some cases unsafe. Stories about improvement after starting a treatment appear to be compelling. However there is a lot of hidden bias in such stories. Fortunately, scientists have developed methods to test whether something really works. No supplements have worked. ...Read more

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Which vitamin supplements can I take to maintain healthy skin everyday?

Which vitamin supplements can I take to maintain healthy skin everyday?

Vitamins-no: The most important thing you can do to maintain healthy skin is to avoid sunlight exposure i.e., use sun screen when out in the sun, especially if you are fair skinned. If you a sensible diet, you don't need vitamins or supplements. ...Read more

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Can vitamin supplements help keep you healthy if you choose to use meth?

Can vitamin supplements help keep you healthy if you choose to use meth?

Hell no!!!: Sorry for the French but there is no way to keep healthy if you choose to use meth. Bottom line, stay away from the stuff. For that matter, stay away from any illegal stuff. Heck, stay away from legal stuff like narcotics (hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, dilaudid etc), benzodiazepines (alprazolam, diazepam & lorazepam etc) & sedative-hypnotics (zolpidem etc): all are very addictive. ...Read more

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I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

Yes: You need to look at your diet to see what may be lacking. (vitamin c?) vitamin d and certain b vitamins might be low as well. Ask a nutritionist or your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

What to do if I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

It can't hurt: Vitamins are generally safe if not taken in tremendous amounts, and people with poor diets may benefit from vitamins. However, vitamin supplementation is no substitute for a healthy diet, and if you get used to a healthy diet you may feel better. ...Read more

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When taking vitamin supplements should you drink your vitamins or swallow a pill or capsule?

When taking vitamin supplements should you drink your vitamins or swallow a pill or capsule?

Doesn't matter: Of course drinking your vitamins have better resorption. But taking pills or capsules are just as effective. ...Read more

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Can vitamin supplements or stress impact melasma?

Can vitamin supplements or stress impact melasma?

Melasma: Melasma is a common skin disorder. Though it can affect anyone, women with darker skin tones (especially hispanic, asian, indian, and middle eastern) are at greatest risk. Melasma can be associated with the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is especially common in pregnant women, women who are taking oral contraceptives, and women taking hormone replacement therapy during menopause. www. Dermanetwork. Org. ...Read more

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Are vitamin supplements helpful after ACL injuries?

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Are vitamin supplements helpful after ACL injuries?

Certainly: Vitamin supplements are an excellent source to balance our diet and prevent inadvertent deficiencies. However, it is not generally needed to help an acl heal. An acl generally cannot heal on its own, so no amount of supplementation will change that. After ran acl reconstruction, we are often deconditioned, so supplements can help. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Personality Disorder (Definition)

According to the dsm IV tr, a personality disorder is: an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads ...Read more


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Vitamins And Supplements (Definition)

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