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Is there anything for pathological lying other than therapy, specifically a medication? I have heard dimethyltryptamine (dmt) will help is that true?

Is there anything for pathological lying other than therapy, specifically a medication? I have heard dimethyltryptamine (dmt) will help is that true?

No shortcuts: Pathological lying has many factors which contribute to it. There are reasons but you have to face them. Looking for a quick fix or medication is probably not the best answer. This is something worth trying to figure out now when you're young and still able make decisions that will effect the rest of your life.Therapy is the answer. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the therapy for gambling addiction?

I want to know what's the therapy for gambling addiction?

CBT + 12-step perhap: I'd try an experienced cbt therapist who knows enough about gambling addiction and perhaps look for a good match with a 12-step group. Each is a bit different, so you might make a few trial visits to see if one fits for you. Good luck with this. Interesting, i just realized that like some gambling - it may be a mix of skill and luck - cool? ...Read more

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Is there counseling or therapy for couples where one person has major insecure attachment problems?

Is there counseling or therapy for couples where one person has major insecure attachment problems?

Yes: Of course, nobody thinks that they have an issue, and that they are the "good one" of the relationship. They may be right, but that's not the point. A good family counselor, and there are some in any area, can help greatly, and if one person does have major issues, refer them for individual care. But the issues may be in both parents, and a good counselor should help both parents. ...Read more

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What to do if I am a 16yr old, and i went to uv light therapy couple days ago and it burned my skin?

What to do if I am a 16yr old, and i went to uv light therapy couple days ago and it burned my skin?

Dermatologist: Your dermatologist or the licensed physician specialist who provided the UV therapy should know about this. There are over-the-counter skin soothing agents available. But you should discuss this with the doctor who provided the therapy. ...Read more

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My wife disclosed she is asexual after 16 yrs of marriage. Two children. I have no idea what to do. We're in couple therapy. I need intimacy.

My wife disclosed she is asexual after 16 yrs of marriage. Two children. I have no idea what to do. We're in couple therapy. I need intimacy.

Marriage needs: You know what you need. Very good. Do you know what she needs?? You state that you have been married for 16 years. How often do you just sit down and talk with her. An old saying says: "Happy wife; Happy life". The key is good and open communication between the two of you. Happy Valentine's Day to you BOTH !!! ...Read more

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Have injection therapy (steroid shots) in my neck in a couple days because of spine related illnesses. I've been told they cause migraines afterwards?

Have injection therapy (steroid shots) in my neck in a couple days because of spine related illnesses. I've been told they cause migraines afterwards?

Spinal headache: The post-dural puncture headache is a very rare complication and occurs in 0.5% of injections. A blood patch is a simple, quick procedure to solve this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pulled hamstring 5 years ago with no real pain, months after radiating pain in and down leg began so i went to physical therapy for a couple months but gave up after no improvement and have been living with the same symptoms ever since. Recently the pain

Pulled hamstring 5 years ago with no real pain, months after radiating pain in and down leg began so i went to physical therapy for a couple months but gave up after no improvement and have been living with the same symptoms ever since. Recently the pain

PatienceAndPersevere: I just got over a similar problem(well, it sounds similar): a really tight hamstring months after an injury.So,hard to touch toes & made jogging somewhat difficult--not horrible,but annoying.So I began a very slow & deliberate stretching program on my own--just gave it attention over six moths, stretching every day several times a day,gently,gently easing further.There were setbacks but today AOK! ...Read more