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What can I do to stop my obsessions?

What can I do to stop my obsessions?

Psychotherapy?: Disturbing or bothersome obsessions or obsessive compulsive disorder can be treated with psychotherapy and or medication. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

Obsession (Definition)

Is a thought that recurs or persists despite efforts to ignore or confront them, seen ...Read more


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What to do if i want to stop my masturbating addiction how can I stop?

What to do if i want to stop my masturbating addiction how can I stop?

Get with your doctor: I'm going to assume that you have an obsession with erotica that is interfering with the things you need to be doing -- job, friendship, learning, fitness. Just entertaining yourself a few times a day like most everybody else isn't an "addiction" and only an ideologue would have issues with this. If you're truly in trouble, you'll know it. Your doctor knows how to treat / refer you. Cheers. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop masturbating?

What can I do to stop masturbating?

Happy marriage: But don't do this until you are completely sure you have found that one special person who's right for you. Until then, entertaining yourself will help you learn about your mind and body to prepare you for that happy time. It'll keep you comfortable and able to focus on life. You might talk with your personal physician -- or maybe even dad. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop my addiction?

What should I do to stop my addiction?

Get help.: Addiction is a medical disorder that left untreated can become a chronic problem or cause death. You are wanting to quit so you are the kind of person i enjoy helping. Call a substance abuse counselor or an addiction psychiatrist. The good news is addiction is very treatable. I am happy you are seeking help.Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my squinting habit?

What can I do to stop my squinting habit?

Get glasses: Most squinting is an attempt to see better. Glasses would end the need to squint. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my trembling hands?

What can I do to stop my trembling hands?

Try this approach: Caffeine or stimulants make it worse, and alcohol may make it better, if you have essential tremor.. If this is thyroid, treat the disorder, same with parkinsonian tremor. Cerebellar tremor, and wilson's tremors more complex, so see your physician, get this diagnosed, and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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What can I do to help stop my migraines?

What can I do to help stop my migraines?

Avoidance: of cheeses, wine, beer ( most alcohol), preserved foods, stress, and female hormonal fluctuations, just for starters. Please consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I have dermatillomania and i don't know how to stop picking. What can I do?

I have dermatillomania and i don't know how to stop picking. What can I do?

Get help-it's there: You are not alone but it is essential to find help. Here is a nice website for a start. In your area i'd expect you can find therapy with experience in this. Other issues may respond too. You'll feel much better. Also make sure you prevent or treat any infections. Keep nails very short ; hands clean. Hope it goes well. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my irritability and frustration?

What can I do to stop my irritability and frustration?

Depends Upon Source: The causes of irritability and frustration are too numerous to list. If one knows the cause, eliminates it, and the symptoms disappear, problem solved. Life is rarely that simple. If one cannot determine the cause, schedule an appointment with your primary care physician. A good physical exam and history performed by your doctor might be quite revealing as to the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop my depression naturally?

What should I do to stop my depression naturally?

Lifestyle Changes: Lifestyle changes can be a powerful way to treat depression. Research shows that regular exercising (vigorously if your doctor approves) helps. Meditation has also been shown to help for some people. Psychotherapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, has been shown to help. Consult with your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What can I do to control my anger?

What can I do to control my anger?

Anger mgt classes?: Anger is a normal human emotion. However, some people become angry over seemingly trivial things. The intensity of their anger may be excessive for the situation. If this is the case it is important to check out the cause. How anger is expressed behaviorally is very important. If expressed aggressively or w violence – that could be problematic. Passive- agressive expression of anger does not help. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop having nightmares?

What can I do to stop having nightmares?

Assess Why: Nightmares can be associated with beginning or stopping medications and drugs. They can be related to sleep disorders (sleep apnea, restless legs, etcetera). They can occur with irregular sleep / wake cycles. They can occur with traumatic stress and other disorders. They may also happen with none of these. First figure out whether there is a cause. If not consider behavioral therapies. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop compulsive eating?

What can I do to stop compulsive eating?

Begin: To eat "god made" food when you are hungry. You will "turn up your nose" at first and hate it. But as the craving gradually decreases you will find that you lose weight and begin to notice the exciting flavors of natural food. Avoid all forms of sugar because that is where the danger lies.See my blog "oxygen the spark of life". ...Read more

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What should I do to help my boyfriend stop overeating?

What should I do to help my boyfriend stop overeating?

You can help a lot.: Help him feel good about himself, and about how much better he'll feel if he takes great care of himself. If mood/anxiety are issues, treatment with meds can be helpful. If lack of success is a factor, seek practical self-improvement steps +/- therapy. Most important: learn to prepare fresh, healthy, tasty meals with moderate portions - make this fun for both of you -- gourmet cooking is "in" now. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop farting?

What can I do to stop farting?

Depends: One simple way is to keep a food diary & keep track of what foods make you gassy & avoid them.Cow milk, beans, cauliflower, etc.Each of these contain sugars that some people don't digest well, so food is left for your gut germs to eat & generate gas. Lactaid is a pill that can reduce the problem if you have trouble with milk. Beano is a pill that can help with some vegies. Probiotics help some too ...Read more

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What can I do to break my masturbation/porn habit?

What can I do to break my masturbation/porn habit?

12 step and therapy: Hello, the way that I have seen patients overcome an addiction to porn is to join a twelve step group for sex addiction (e.g. Saa or sex-aholics anonymous or a faith based 12 step group called "celebrate recovery). The other component is to see a psychologist or other type of therapist to explore what the porn habit means. If it doesn't hurt you and people around you then maybe you don't need to? ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my addiction to hydrocodones?

What can I do to stop my addiction to hydrocodones?

Hydrocodones: After you have identified the reasons why you're addicted to hydrocodone, then you can proceed with an outpatient program with suboxone. This procedure to be done in the doctors office and he usually takes two hours . The decision has to be certified to do this procedure. Once the detox is complete then you you need to figure out what are the reasons that you took painkillers. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop daughersbinging and purging?

What can I do to stop daughersbinging and purging?

Get help: Get her to a specialist for eating disorders. This may need to be inpatient or partial hospital. Medications can help with the depression and anxiety, and therapy help with the self esteem and binging issues. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop smoking?

What can I do to stop smoking?

Options: Develop a plan before you stop smoking. Chose a date that you plan to stop. Let your friends & family know so that they can support you. Get rid of cigarettes, lighters, ashtrays etc. Stay away from people who are smoking so that it won't trigger the urge to smoke. Consider using a smoking cessation App, a quitline, smokefree TXT or joining a support group. Medications can also be used. ...Read more

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