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What Are The Emotional Characteristics Of Many Short People
Same as everyone: Short people have the same range of emotions as any other person. ...Read more
Range: A way of thinking about normalcy is a range of behaviors for instance if you were to wash your hands one or two times a day, typically that would not be considered abnormal. However, if you were to wash your hands dozens of times per day, that quite likely would be considered abnormal. In this context normalcy should not be thought of in simple terms of yes or no, black or white. ...Read more
Is high blood pressure bad if its only high for a short amount of time such as during exercise or an emotional state such as anger?
Depends on how high: In general the answer is no; it is normal for us to have times when our blood pressure is a bit high when under stress and as long as it is normal most of the time occasional elevated BP is no cause for concern. However, it depends on how high it goes- if it goes really high (say systolic above 200) even a brief elevation could cause a life-threatening problem like a cerebral hemorrhage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Miscarriage at about 2 wks pregnant, is it normal for my hormones to be off and feel emotional and tired even tho it was a short pregnancy?
Fatigue, burning eyes, blurred vision, tired, bloated(always), chronic hives, short breath, palpatations, swelling hands&feet, kneejointpain, lightheaded, hair patch on back and chin, emotional, cramps, overwhelmed?
Chemical transmitter: Emotional stress, such as anger or anxiety, causes the release of chemical transmitters (called hormones if they travel through the blood, called neurotransmitters if they travel down a nerve fiber) which can increase muscle tone (including the tiny muscle fibers around arteries) or increase the likelihood of muscle fiber contraction... Both of which may lead to vasospasm and raynaud's symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress Eating: Many people use food to deal with stress, but it does not help with stress, and in fact, may actually cause you weight and health problems. This is usually a learned behavior. Talk with a counselor about finding other methods of stress coping that do not cause harm to your body. Finding other options will very helpful and possibly wiser solutions to your stressors and emotions. ...Read more
Gender: That is not a true statement and is a false belief. Now if you want to talk about the differences in how men and women express and experience their feelings and emotions then we may be able to make some generalities. But, also, as you age, you may also come to understand that the 'why' questions in life are often great topics for debate but there may not be any real or valid answer to 'why'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer