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Please offer some ways to cope with depression over unwanted child?

Please offer some ways to cope with depression over unwanted child?

Not sure I : Understand. Are you having an abortion? Have you had an abortion? Are you raising a child that you never wanted to have? Are you pregnant with an unwanted pregnancy? Were you an unwanted child? Can you clarify ; re-ask so that we can better help you. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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What tends to trigger anger outbursts in children?

What tends to trigger anger outbursts in children?

Setting no limits: Children need boundaries. When none are given, they become spoiled, angry, out of control, hating the world and everyone in it. Responding to every outburst with a calm, "no" and a reasonable punishment will reinforce there are limits/boundaries that are not to be crossed. They will learn not to do that. Calm patience and consistency is all you need. More about teaching the adult then the child. ...Read more

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How can parents of bipolar children cope and manage?

How can parents of bipolar children cope and manage?

Challenging: It can be quite challenging being the parent of bipolar children. It is best to educate yourself about the illness (even medications). Finding extra support, such as through support groups can be beneficial. Nami is a good resource that can help with both. Both parents should also be consistent with their parenting. It is a team approach. ...Read more

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What are suggested ways to calm yourself down/release stress, pain and anger?

What are suggested ways to calm yourself down/release stress, pain and anger?

Two possibilities: 1) an excellent self-help book is feeling good by david burns, md. You can learn helpful cognitive tip to calm yourself. 2) psychotherapy can also help. You can find a psychologist close to you here: locator.Apa.Org/ make sure you feel comfortable and safe with the person and then go to work to learn more about yourself and what triggers your stress, pain and anger. Take care, . ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to cure emotional stress involved with a disability?

What are some natural ways to cure emotional stress involved with a disability?

Change the view: A close friend of mine recently lost his 38 y/o wife. In asking how he was coping, he explained to me how he has "changed his view" of things and looks at his loss as an "opportunity." his tragic loss is now an opportunity; and opportunity to be closer to his kids, an opportunity to be a better father, even an opportunity to redecorate his house. Change how we look at things, make opportunities. ...Read more

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How can exercise help hyperactive children in school?

How can  exercise help hyperactive children in school?

Hyperactivity : Hyperactive children have a difficult time focusing in the classroom and they benefit from movement and breaks. Exercise could help hyperactive children release energy and regain some focus for a while. All children benefit from exercise in school ! ...Read more

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What are effective ways to correct bad behavior in children with autism ?

What are effective ways to correct bad behavior in children with autism ?

Redirection: As with most kids, trying to change what is happening at the moment by directing the child to do something different. We too often yell at kids for bad behavior, so pick your battles and save the important reprimands for major stuff. Most of the other behaviors should attempted to be changed by reinforcement of new projects or challenges. ...Read more

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Do you think emotional freedom technique can help chronic anxiety and asthma?

Do you think emotional freedom technique can help chronic anxiety and asthma?

Possible: I am not familiar with the emotional freedom technique, but transcendental meditation may help both. Anxiety or stress can indeed trigger asthma. However i suggest that you consult your family doctor regarding these issues ...Read more

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What are effective ways to correct bad behavior in autistic children?

What are effective ways to correct bad behavior in autistic children?

No one simple answer: Due to the extremes in variability in ability to communicate in this multifaceted disorder, there is no one correct way to achieve the teaching you desire to correct bad behavior. Even the premise "bad behavior" is often in the eye of the beholder. Generally one must use the most effective communication form and direct the child away from the undesirable action. There can be many strategies. ...Read more

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What are some techniques to help elderly calm their mind of racing thoughts and stress to get better sleep?

What are some techniques to help elderly calm their mind of racing thoughts and stress to get better sleep?

Elderly Health: Consult with your doctor to rule out any medical issues. Take daily walks, even if it is for short distances, make sure your nutrition is healthy, focusing on a plant based diet. Confide in those close to you about your concerns, don't keep your troubles to yourself. If your still troubled consult a mental health professional who specializes in geriatric care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are some ways to self help anxiety problems and panic attacks?

What are some ways to self help anxiety problems and panic attacks?

Many options: Regular exercise, meditation, and spiritual activities have been shown help for some. Good health practices may help including good sleep, nutrition, good social support, and avoidance of alcohol, niotine or other substances. Finally use of behavioral activation which is engagement in pleasurable activities can help, and there are self help anxiety workbooks that can b bought. ...Read more

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What are some non-medical ways to deal with ADHD behaviors? Are there other options besides medication to help my child with his adhd? .

What are some non-medical ways to deal with ADHD behaviors? Are there other options besides medication to help my child with his adhd? 

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There are: Adhd can be relieved in many instances by helping the child learn a variety of coping mechanism. In addition co-existing anxiety and/or depression can make the adhd worse. Where possible creating an environment that does not strain attentional demands e.g. With noise and other distractions or demands that the child sit for long periods of time often helps. There are many things that can be tried. ...Read more

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What are some great ways to reduce performance anxiety and anxiety in general?

What are some great ways to reduce performance anxiety and anxiety in general?

Regular: Routine aerobic exercise combined with mild to moderate weight lifting 2-3 times per week,for 30min to 1hr. Intensity: each time until shirt is dripping with sweat. Also yoga is excellent and so is Tai Chi. Meditation or mindfulness training. Take care ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to cope with anxiety disorder?

What are some natural ways to cope with anxiety disorder?

Coping with anxiety : The best thing to do is to learn simple relaxation skills which can be applied daily, and/or check out mindfulness exercises. Exercise helps also. Also, have a discuss with your cotor to see if there might be a medical disorder under the anxiety. ...Read more

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What are some ways to deal with OCD in children age five? 

Evaulation by a pro: Obsessive thought and compulsive behaviors that result in significant dysfunction is uncommon in it's full form at 5yrs, however people you go on to develop full blown OCD often report very early symptoms. Clearly an evaluation by a good chil;d psychiatrist would be important to determine appropriate treatment. There are many good behavioral and nutritionally based approaches for young children. ...Read more

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What are ways to deal with anxiety disorder?

What are ways to deal with anxiety disorder?

Anxiety: There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily >. ...Read more

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What are effective ways to deal with bullying as a child?

What are effective ways to deal with bullying as a child?

Talk to an adult: Talk to an adult you trust. Your parent, teachers, mentors. Bullying has a zero tolerance these days. Usually bullies are insecure and use their size or abilities to scare others they think are "weaker' in rode to make themselves feel better. It is best to stand up to a bully but you want to know the best way and that is achieved with talking to an adult you trust. ...Read more

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How to overcome the frozen smile symptom of social anxiety disorder?

How to overcome the frozen smile symptom of social anxiety disorder?

The answer is not. : about the smile. Its about the dynamic of underlying tension fearing disapproval and not feeling able control it. you have to understand how anxiety works before you can modify its symptoms. Here's a reference to start: http//:www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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What are some ways to cope with sexual frustration?

What are some ways to cope with sexual frustration?

Have low expectation: An old man/woman can have fantacies about young women/men but if they think the youngones will get entices, you will always be frustrated. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more