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What are the effects of excessive crying when grieving?

What are the effects of excessive crying when grieving?

Beneficial: It is so normal to cry when grieving. It is a healthy and normal part of the process! It helps detoxify the body and helps you process the grief. I am not sure what excessive crying is for you. Generally if you are crying after a month or two the same as in the first week or so you may be experiencing some depression. The homeoapthic remedy ignatia is wonderful to help with grieving....More... ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Grief (Definition)

Grief is a normal reaction to a major loss, and is full of unhappiness and emotional pain. Events causing grief include the end of a significant personal relationship, the death of a loved one, or another traumatic life-changing event. Each person feels grief in his own way, but there are common stages to grieving. The process begins with recognizing a loss and continues over time until a person ...Read more


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Can anyone help me with my excessive crying problem? I'm just so sad.

Can anyone help me with my excessive crying problem? I'm just so sad.

Seek help: Excessive crying and the sadness may be signs of depression. Please get help. You may find medication is needed. You may just need counseling. It is clear that something is out of balance...You deserve to be happy so get help! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: excessive crying?

What is the definition or description of: excessive crying?

> 1-3 hrs/day: Infants normally cry a total of 1 - 3 hours a day. It is perfectly normal for an infant to cry in an attempt to communicate hunger, thirst, discomfort, tiredness, or loneliness. It is also normal for a baby to have a fussy period in the evening.

However, if an infant cries too often it may suggest a disorder that requires treatment. ...Read more

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How to reduce swelling in my eyes after excessive crying?

If the swelling is..: ..From crying, then it will go down naturally after you stop. That said, tea bags (black tea) are an excellent compress for the eyes. They contain tannic acid, which is a natural astringent and anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Can excessive crying cause a stuffed nose?

Can excessive crying cause a stuffed nose?

Absolutely: Yes it can. Crying in general can lead to a stuffy nose that clears as the tears stop and the mucous membranes return to normal. ...Read more

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Can Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg cause depression? Took yesterday morning and feeling mentally, foggy, dull, tired, and excessive crying over smallest things.

Can Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg cause depression? Took yesterday morning and feeling mentally, foggy, dull, tired, and excessive crying over smallest things.

Reported but rare: Depression has been occasionally reported with Zantac (ranitidine) but usually after taking for several days and more likely in "severely ill elderly patients." So if this was a reaction it is unusual; I wonder if you reacted to the fillers or binders instead of the medicine. This may just be a coincidence but the only way to find out would be to try it again...
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Does excessive crying affect eye pressure?

Does excessive crying affect eye pressure?

No: Crying results in tears on the surface of the eye, whereas pressure is derived from fluid within the eyeball itself. ...Read more

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Excessive crying last night, and as a result my eyes were v. heavy. Have now noticed my left eye has slight blurred vision, also when right is closed?

Excessive crying last night, and as a result my eyes were v. heavy. Have now noticed my left eye has slight blurred vision, also when right is closed?

Temporary: Your vision will recover from the crying. Crying removes the mucous from the surface of the eye making it dry. This blurs the vision. The mucous layer will recover in a day or so. ...Read more

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What would cause diarrhea fever nose bleed loss of appetite and excessive crying in four month old baby?

What would cause diarrhea fever nose bleed loss of appetite and excessive crying in four month old baby?

Viral diarrhea: Your child has a viral illness. He could be crying because of intestinal gas accompanying the diarrhea or he may be starting to teeth. His bloody nose is coming from mucus that has eroded his blood vessels in his nose. Use salt water nose drops for his nose. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying. Is it a normal part of grieving?

Uncontrollable crying. Is it a normal part of grieving?

Not abnormal: Unless you are incapacitated for long periods of time. Losing a loved one is very sad, however time is a great healer. ...Read more

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Dealing with grief is there an over-the-counter medicine. I have a hard time crying too much.?

Dealing with grief is there an over-the-counter medicine. I have a hard time crying too much.?

See a Psychiatrist: Grief is a normal response to loss. If it is disrupting your life or it is protracted you may benefit from treatment - psychotherapy and or medication. ...Read more

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Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

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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My daughter has a low fever and is hallucinating and is excessively thirsty. She is contantly crying and is afraid?

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My daughter has a low fever and is hallucinating and is excessively thirsty. She is contantly crying and is afraid?

Go to ER!: This is impossible to diagnose without physical exam and labs, and the presence of hallucinations insinuates something severely wrong. Take her to the er immediately. ...Read more

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Baby was crying excessively while nurse was trying to get blood. It took 10 minutes to get a vein. Can this stress alone cause a WBC of 25, 000?

No: Although as a parent, it is harrowing to see your child be in pain for any period of time, typically that short lived of a period of stress would not cause such an immediate, profound increase in one's WBC count. It sounds like you are plugged in appropriately with a healthcare provider that can investigate the cause with you, of which there are many possibilities. ...Read more

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19 months, low fever for 2 days now, drooling, rubbing the back of his ear and cheeks, crying and whining excessively when lying flat in crib.

19 months, low fever for 2 days now, drooling, rubbing the back of his ear and cheeks, crying and whining excessively when lying flat in crib.

Vague symptoms: This could be as simple as a cold/congestion that will pass in a week or so. It could also be an evolving ear infection that would need an evaluation. You must come up with a decision on when to check it out or just monitor at home. ...Read more

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Spent all day crying yestrdy. I woke up today with my lower eyelids puffy swollen and crusty, and a little itchy. Can excess crying cause pink eye?

Spent all day crying yestrdy. I woke up today with my lower eyelids puffy swollen and crusty, and a little itchy. Can excess crying cause pink eye?

Eyelid edema: Following intense emotional situations with crying, runny nose, and lots of wiping eyelids and nose secretions, the eyelids often swell, eyes look red, and the ocular surface may be slightly irritated. Mucous is generated by the eye in response to the irritation. Sometimes contamination can be introduced into the eye with all the wiping. Not usually an infection results, but if worse, see eye doc. ...Read more

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My baby is crying excessively. I am still breast feeding. Her dad is allergic to shrimp, and I ate shrimp 2 days ago. Please tell me what to do. Gas.?

My baby is crying excessively. I am still breast feeding. Her dad is allergic to shrimp, and I ate shrimp 2 days ago. Please tell me what to do. Gas.?

Dr sear's diet: I agree elimination diet is important if you are nursing and your baby is fussy/colic without any other problem (ie fever, poor feeding, etc) if you need a reference google "dr sears elimination diet". Focus mostly on foods mentioned to be avoided. If you hadn't had problems until you ate shrimp, then avoiding shellfish is all u need to do. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating uncontrollable crying missed cycle was suppose to start june 29th but no show, throwing up, backaches lower stomach cramps "could I be pregnant? ".Eventhough my home pregnancy test came back negatives

Excessive sweating uncontrollable crying missed cycle was suppose to start june 29th but no show, throwing up, backaches lower stomach cramps "could I be pregnant? ".Eventhough my home pregnancy test came back negatives

Possibly: More likely you have a delayed cycle most likely secondary to stress and some cramps secondary to functional ovarian cysts. If your pregnancy test remains negative and no period comes, consider an evaluation, ruling out thyroid disease and consider an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are the effects of crying too much due to sadness?

Sadness is the prob: Crying is obviously the result of the sadness.
The important question why is there so much sadness? It may be related to problems, conflicts, loss, disappointments, relationships etc. It is also possible that there is an underlying mood disorder. What is needed here is a mental health evaluation. The solution will probably be some kind of psychotherapy possibly with medication ...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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I had a "period" for two days then it stopped, I'm having huge headaches, crying for no reason. Could it be side effects of celexa (citalopram)? Or pregnancy?

I had a "period" for two days then it stopped, I'm having huge headaches, crying for no reason. Could it be side effects of celexa (citalopram)? Or pregnancy?

Yes: Please call your doctor and be seen. You need a pregnancy test. You need to be seen first. Other therapies that can be very helpful include acupuncture and Chinese medicine and homeoapthy. ...Read more

Excessive Crying (Definition)

Infants normally cry a total of 1 - 3 hours a day. It is perfectly normal for an infant to cry in an attempt to communicate hunger, thirst, discomfort, tiredness, or loneliness. It is also normal for a baby to have a fussy period in the evening. However, if an infant cries too often it may suggest a ...Read more


Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more