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I have graves disease. After my rai treatment, I am now hypothyroid. What physical & emotional symptoms should I expect?

I have graves disease. After my rai treatment, I am now hypothyroid. What physical & emotional symptoms should I expect?

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms of hypothyroidism are: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, trouble concentrating, slower speech, dry skin, brittle nails, feeling cold, weight gain, constipation...All of these should be temporary because your doctor should start you on thyroid replacement to bring the level back to normal. Some patients have no symptoms of hypothyroidism even when hypo. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for emotional masochism?

Is there an effective treatment for emotional masochism?

Professional help: Emotional masochism is a deeply intrapsychic issue. Seek out a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with a great deal of experience in personality disorders and intrapsychic issues. Object relations and self psychologists may have the necessary background/skills to help. It will take time, perhaps a year or more of intense therapy. ...Read more

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Side effects of emotional stress? And treatment. Please help

Manage stress: With e-a-s-e. 1)eliminate the stressor from your life (be assertive; delegate; take breaks & vacations) 2)alter the impact of the stressor (problem solving; time management; social/group action); 3)shift your outlook (reduce unrealistic expectations, irrational beliefs & negative self-talk); & 4) ease your response (relaxation, exercise & good nutrition). Counseling can help. ...Read more

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After my Appt. To ask? 's about treatment & had major anxiety- when leaving I hugged Dr. I'm so embarrassed?! Do Docs know patients get emotional?

After my Appt. To ask? 's about treatment & had major anxiety- when leaving I hugged Dr. I'm so embarrassed?! Do Docs know patients get emotional?

Hugging a doc: Yes, it is very normal for patients to get emotional. The concerns you had are very important to both of you. A spontaneous hug is understood although the doc will keep everything on a professional level. We have emotions also that we are trained to keep in balance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does the silent treatment amount to emotional abuse and then may go on to physical abuse?

Yes and No: Certainly, the silent treatment can be a passive-aggressive form of abuse, but I am not aware of studies which show this is a predictor of physical abuse. ...Read more

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Cerebral dysrhythmia left frontal/temporal lobes Causing emotional outbursts. What could be appropriate treatment for adults?

Cerebral dysrhythmia left frontal/temporal lobes Causing emotional outbursts. What could be appropriate treatment for adults?

Unfamiliar: I'm unfamiliar with this terminology - was an EEG performed and this was noted in the report? Please clarify and restate your question based on more precise descriptions of this "dysrhythmia". ...Read more

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I got mild traumatic brain injury 8months ago. I got ptsd 5months ago. I have emotional numbness. Will it go away without treatment? I'm 19yr old

I got mild traumatic brain injury 8months ago. I got ptsd 5months ago. I have emotional numbness. Will it go away without treatment? I'm 19yr old

Polytrauma: Strongly recommend evaluation by polytrauma team. For TBI and PTSD, treatment should be symptom focused and evidenced based. Some of the same treatments that work well for PTSD can be used in individuals with mild TBI, and treatment should be individually tailored. Treatment is more complex and requires coordination and collaboration among various specialties. Please start the process! Take care. ...Read more

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Will speech therapy help me with my emotional problems?

Will speech therapy help me with my emotional problems?

Yes, but indirectly: Speech therapy may help will self confidence. Also, if you can reduce the number of times you experience anxiety while speaking, you can focus on other aspects of relationships ...Read more

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I have emotional disturbances of a sexual kind about loved ones? Is there medication or therapy?

I have emotional disturbances of a sexual kind about loved ones? Is there medication or therapy?

Get an Evaluation: I recommend complete physical and psychological evaluations to determine the source of the problem and best course of treatment. There may be other associated problems that must be treated, as well. For treatment, go to a specialist. Sometimes these problems can be difficult to treat and sometimes they are easily resolved. Don't delay treatment. Make sure your dr. S talk to each other. ...Read more

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After doing hard physical labor and going through emotional stress, I had pain the next 5 days. Any treatments?

After doing hard physical labor and going through emotional stress, I had pain the next 5 days. Any treatments?

Pain: Depending on intensity &location of pain. These determine need to have it assessed by your pcp. ...Read more

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Can I get an emotional therapy dog to help my anxiety and stress? How would I go about requesting a prescription for this?

Can I get an emotional therapy dog to help my anxiety and stress? How would I go about requesting a prescription for this?

Therapy Dog: Can be helpful when appropriate. Start by searching organizations that train and provide them. They will guide you through the process. One organization is called Canine companions for Independence. Here's a link http://www. Cci. Org/site/c.cdKGIRNqEmG/b.3978475/k.3F1C/Canine_Companions_for_Independence. Htm Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Told here that gay conversion therapy would be psychologically damaging. Would that be because it's ineffective or why would it cause emotional harm?

Told here that gay conversion therapy would be psychologically damaging. Would that be because it's ineffective or why would it cause emotional harm?

Trying to be another: Excellent question. Trying to become something one is not can lead to unhappiness. But so can working toward change, which can be difficult and challenging, and involve anxiety and strain on relationships and family. Some "conversion therapy" approaches are abusive and traumatizing as well. They can also delay engaging in a process of acceptance and adaptation, for long-term fulfillment. ...Read more

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What is done when someone is in severe emotional pain from brain damage and there are no treatments?

What is done when someone is in severe emotional pain from brain damage and there are no treatments?

Treat depression: Depression is common in individuals with tbi. There are many medication approaches available which can be used by people with tbi. You should speak with your doctor and have a referral to a doctor specializing in tbi after care. Involving with a tbi survivors group and individual counseling may be a help. ...Read more

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27/m: I bit my lip while I was eating now I have a thrush-like symptom as a result. What would be the best treatment?

27/m: I bit my lip while I was eating now I have a thrush-like symptom as a result. What would be the best treatment?

ANTI-INFLAMATORY: Need to keep area clean. Over the counter oragel will help. Prescription cream called triamcinolone in orabase will help a lot. On the outside of your lip try some cream containing arnica (natural). ...Read more

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Is there any evidence for success with craniosacral therapy with emotional eating or any other eating disorders?

Is there any evidence for success with craniosacral therapy with emotional eating or any other eating disorders?

No...: Emotional eating and eating disorders are attempts to resolve internal conflicts or issues with a behavior. The problem is not in one's brain; it is in one's MIND. Emotional eating and eating disorders are ways of coping with untenable emotions and thoughts; the way to address any form of disordered eating is to identify and process what's eating "at" you, not focusing on what you're eating. ...Read more

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Why am I in constant emotional pain and why do I feel so sad and empty? I've tried therapy, meds and I eat healthy and exercise regularly

Why am I in constant emotional pain and why do I feel so sad and empty? I've tried therapy, meds and I eat healthy and exercise regularly

Depression: If you are in constant emotional pain then you have not found the combination of therapy, medication and life style changes that work for you. Look for a different therapist, try a spiritual counselor also, get to a psychiatrist and continue to try being healthy. There is a pathway out. Don't give up. ...Read more