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What can I do if I am nervous about going back to work?

What can I do if I am nervous about going back to work?

Think differently.: Think of it as a positive and empowering experience that ultimately will reduce the anxiety. ...Read more

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I think I am starting to get depressed what can I do to stop going down this path?

I think I am starting to get depressed what can I do to stop going down this path?

Routine/Self-care: Keep routine. When you're depressed -- routine makes the environment predictable. Establish a self-care routine -- with good sleep hygiene, relaxation and reward system for achieving your goals. Make small, achievable goals to help you build up on a sense of accomplishment. Also, find mental health care providers to help you work through the issues. ...Read more

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What to if I am really stressed out about my birthday. What can I do to de-stress out?

What to if I am really stressed out about my birthday. What can I do to de-stress out?

ARE YOU ---: stressed because of your age? Because you haven't accomplished what you would have liked to at this point? Because it won't be celebrated? Because it will be celebrated? You haven't been clear about why your birthday is stressing you out. So- can only provide some general de-stressers. Consider yoga, exercise, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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I feel like im about to go crazy, i need help but i don't have the time. What to do?

I feel like im about to go crazy, i need help but i don't have the time. What to do?

If you feel like you: Are going crazy then you make the time! it may be inconvenient but your mental health is precious & needs to be protected. You can start by seeing your family physician who can evaluate and then refer. Or you can start with a psychologist or a psychiatrist. Make your well-being a priority. Don't put this off. ...Read more

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I need to know how to control my fear. I am so scared all the time and i don't know why. What should I do?

I need to know how to control my fear. I am so scared all the time and i don't know why. What should I do?

PSYCHIATRIC HELP: You have a problem and you can not live your life like that.You should consult a psychiatrist and may need therapy. ...Read more

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I have a lying problem to get sympathy. I really want to stop. What can I do? I can't go to the doctor but i really want to stop.

I have a lying problem to get sympathy. I really want to stop. What can I do? I can't go to the doctor but i really want to stop.

Lying: If your lying to obtain sympathy you are probably longing for love and compassion that is missing in your life. Ask yourself what is the origin of this longing and discuss with a friend you trust. As you know lying will actually cause the opposite of what you desire, have the courage to ask for what you want, it may be very difficult at first but if you take the chance, likely to get easier. ...Read more

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What to do when I think about cutting? (Yes, I go to therapy.) Any thing I should do when Im about to cut?

What to do when I think about cutting? (Yes, I go to therapy.) Any thing I should do when Im about to cut?

CALL A FREIND: you can call a freind,or a family member,or a therapist,or a preist. anybody that you can trust that can take your mind away from cutting ...Read more

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What to do if I am having nervous breakdowns, should I go to thehospital?

What to do if I am having nervous breakdowns, should I go to thehospital?

Yes: If you are feeling disconnected with reality, suicidal , becoming irrational or overly agitated please do, ...Read more

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I am scared about going to the dentist..How do I overcome this?

I am scared about going to the dentist..How do I overcome this?

Tell your Dentist: Your dentist will then be able to help you comfortably through the experience. Some people, with intense phobia, need the support of a mental health professional. Such treatment can be very successful. ...Read more

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I know I am going to have vicodin withdrawal. What to expect and what can I do to make it easier?

I know I am going to have vicodin withdrawal. What to expect and what can I do to make it easier?

Taper: I usually have my patients taper off by decreasing by one pill every 2-3 days but this can be much faster or slower depending on other circumstances. Talk to your doctor about weaning alternatives. ...Read more

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I have anorexia and need to talk to someone but I am afraid . What should I do?

I have anorexia and need to talk to someone but I am afraid . What should I do?

Talk to someone.: It's very important that you share this information with your doctor-take along a friend if you need moral support. Not only do you need a health exam and blood tests but you also will benefit from referrals to the right specialists in your area who are experts at treating this serious illness. Please tell - you will receive help and support. There is nothing to fear. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back acne and I am afraid to take of my shirt?

What to do if I have back acne and I am afraid to take of my shirt?

I'm sorry: All acne can be managed and yours should have been. There's still time. You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about two weeks with a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. If this fails and you're offered isotretinoin, accept it. ...Read more

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I feel like I lost myself, it's like I don't know who I am exactly anymore and what do I really want. Lots of time fear controls me and bad experiences haunt me. What steps I can take to get back to myself, what can I do?

I feel like I lost myself, it's like I don't know who I am exactly anymore and what do I really want. Lots of time fear controls me and bad experiences haunt me. What steps I can take to get back to myself, what can I do?

Psychotherapy!: I am sorry u are feeling this uncomfortable... I strongly believe that every discomfort has in it suggestions for its own resolution. Ur question has existential psychoherapy written all over it :) find a good therapist, engage openly & honestly in the process. Hopefully clarity, sense of purpose, healing, relief & emotional freedom are around the corner for u. Wishing u well. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to get my stomach flat and i was thinking about taking hydroycut?

What to do if i want to get my stomach flat and i was thinking about taking hydroycut?

Dont: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Well..it may cause..: For example: heartburn can be perceived as a possible heart attack and thus can cause the person to be nervous/anxious/scared, but this just means it can trigger those symptoms, not causing the anxiety disorder itself. Having underlying anxiety disorder and having certain illnesses can make the anxiety worse over time. If severe/persistent, you can develop anxiety/depressive disorder. Consult doc. ...Read more

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What can I do if I am nervous about going back to work?

Think differently.: Think of it as a positive and empowering experience that ultimately will reduce the anxiety. ...Read more

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I have a malar/ rosacea kind of redness that gets worse in the cold, heat, nervousness, etc. If red was from lupus, would lupus blood work come back +?

I have a malar/ rosacea kind of redness that gets worse in the cold, heat, nervousness, etc. If red was from lupus, would lupus blood work come back +?

Lupus : A positive ANA is found in patients with systemic lupus . A red rash on the nose and checks is common in lupus. In patients with rosacea there is a tendency to flush and blush in addition to having red pimples on the central face. ...Read more

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Someone at work pointed out to me today that I giggle after most sentances, I think its nervousness as I haven't been there long how do I stop doing it?

Feedback: In my anesthesia practice I have noticed that nervousness manifests itself in various ways, depending on personality. Some patients get very quiet, some giggle, others get defensive, etc. These sort of nervous responses may be unconscious. I suggest you ask close friends who you spend a fair amount of time with to monitor this behavior and tell you when it happens so you can modify it. ...Read more

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What can i do when i have sharp pricking pain around my back and body when i feel any anxiety,nervousness and when am in a hot place.pls wat can i do?

What can i do when i have sharp pricking pain around my back and body when i feel any anxiety,nervousness and when am in a hot place.pls wat can i do?

Don't Panic.: Tell yourself you are not dying, calm yourself down with slow breathing, relaxing take look at your life. Is there anything that might be stressing you out right now in your life? Try to do what you can to decrease the stress or stay away from what is stressing you out. ...Read more

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I am feeling anxious, tingling right side of body , tightness back ofhead, lightheaded, difficulty concentrating, sense of impending doom, nervousness?

I am feeling anxious, tingling right side of body , tightness back ofhead, lightheaded, difficulty concentrating, sense of impending doom, nervousness?

Nervous&lightheaded: Your symptoms can come from a variety of causes. They may be medical or psychological (anxiety) or a combo of both. Please see your doc. If he/she rules out medical, please see a mental health professional to learn strategies for stress management. Be sure to mention "impending doom" which MAY be related to OCD but not always. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Sweating a lot from upper back and face and forehead from exercise and from nervousness when other people sweat only a bit during exercise

Sweating a lot from upper back and face and forehead from exercise and from nervousness when other people sweat only a bit during exercise

See PCP first.: You're not "other people" so don't worry too much. Sounds like you are a bit shy and nervous and sweating is symptom of social anxiety. Gradual exposure to people over time will hopefully help you but if the anxiety is too troublesome, you may need to consult a psychiatrist and also a psychotherapist. See pcp for appropriate referral. ...Read more

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Hyperthyriod does it cause dizziness all day and nervousness and breathing issues on one side and headach and head pressure and back pain and rib pain?

Hyperthyriod does it cause dizziness all day and nervousness and breathing issues on one side and headach and head pressure and back pain and rib pain?

No: You have other issues, usually having so many organ systems involved without a complete evaluation ... You have the obvious. Anxiety of some type. Thyroid issues usually do not cause both head and back pain. Sounds as though you have a mood disorder feeding you pain or a pain disorder fueling an anxiety problem. See you doc plus start a wellness prog., vits minerals, yoga, massage and acupuncture. ...Read more

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I have bouts of rapid heart rate, shaky hands, nervousness, & a feeling of internal trembling through my chest, back/abdomen, & random chest/side pai?

 I have bouts of rapid heart rate, shaky hands, nervousness, & a feeling of internal trembling through my chest, back/abdomen, & random chest/side pai?

Get checked out: Although a 26 yo woman is unlikely to have life threatening cardiac issues your symptoms are certainly nothing to take lightly. See you health care professional and get checked out. You may have an easily treatable arrhythmia that is curable. ...Read more

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Would a thyroid nodule cause back pain and eye/head pain/pressure and feeling of nervousness or electricity ?

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Would a thyroid nodule cause back pain and eye/head pain/pressure and feeling of nervousness or electricity ?

Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is an over active thyroid which can lead to anxiety eg nervousness as well as exophthalmos or protrusion (proptosis) of eyeball which might be experienced as pain/pressure. Thyroid nodule needs to be investigated as graves disease is common cause of hyperthyroidism & exophthalmos. Go see your family doc for initial testing, then referral to endocrinologist & ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can I relieve nervousness?

How can I relieve nervousness?

To V stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Could nervousness be a medical condition?

If nervous is : Anxiety then it may be a condition. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of nervousness on your body?

What are the bad effects of nervousness on your body?

Cardiac abnormalitie: If you're nervous for an extended period of time, it can affect your heart rate and may even raise your blood pressure. Sometimes you can fell better with simple things like a cup of camomile tea or a walk. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nervousness?

Nervousness: Nervousness is feeling anxious or afraid in certain circumstances or with particular people, objects or activities. It might make one feel jittery or afraid. Nervousness can sometimes cause people to avoid the things that make them fearful. Reasons for nervousness could be biological or from a previous bad experience. ...Read more

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I'm struggling with a sense of constant nervousness and alertness. I can't seem to calm down ever, even in my own home. What's going on?

Anxiety, eval needed: Symptoms include those described, as well as restlessness, agitation, worry, problems with sleep. Many factors contribute: life events/stressors, medications, caffeine/substance use/supplements, and medical conditions. Anxiety not tied to anything is referred to as generalized anxiety. Recommend seeing a doctor for eval to rule in/out anxiety vs medical conditions. A link about anxiety is attached ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure my nervousness?

Cure for nerves: Anxiety is a normal part of being human, so there is no "cure". Many people can be taught ways to better manage their anxiety through cognitive and behaviorally oriented therapy. There are also anti-anxiety meds that are effective. You can be helped with psychiatric or psychological therapy. ...Read more

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Could nervousness stop antitranspirants?

Do you mean will: An antiperspirant be effective if you are nervous and sweating heavily? There are some clinical strength products that you can use if needed. ...Read more

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Can there be anyway to reduce nervousness?

Anxiety: Absolutely, if your nervousness has been long standing it is probably a learned way of reacting. Anxiety if often caused by misperceiving situations and interactions. Individual and group psychotherapy can be very helpful in lessening your nervousness. Best. ...Read more

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Nervousness- what are its effects on the body?

Nervousness- what are its effects on the body?

Too numerous to list: The effects are too numerous to list here so I am referring you to a comprehensive website with an excellent overview of the effects on all of the various organ systems in the body. Best wishes. Helpguide.Org/mental/stress_signs.Htm don't let stress hijack your life. Learn the signs and causes of stress overload and what you can do to help yourself. ...Read more