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What Is The Best Treatment For Fear Of Dying
Got of lexapro (escitalopram) and therapy a year ago struggling with my fear of dying. Found a lump in neck 3 weeks ago by vein now losing control. What do I do?
Fear of dying.: This is a bad situation for someone who has a fear of dying - finding something on your body that you now think is going to kill you. Chances are that it won't, but you should have this evaluated, just like anyone else would. Get this lump diagnosed properly and go through the proper treatment path, if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more
After the death of my parents & best friend, I think I developed a fear of dying. So much I have shake my head get rid of the thought.Any suggestions?
On Death and Dying: Sorry for your loss. Losing loved ones is always painful. A good book by elisabeth kubler ross called on death and dying helped me. So sorry. ...Read more
Fear of Death: This is very common. Most among us just learn to shut off this fear and to avoid thinking or talking about it. But, getting to a place of peace about how short life is can bring you a serenity that will lead to a better life. I often recommend the book "who dies" to a patient who is particularly bothered by the realization that death is real. ...Read more
Why do I have constant fear of dying? I also have constant fear of my fiancé dying? It's beginning to take over my life.
Thanatophobia: Fear of death can interfere greatly with your activities of daily living. It is definitely related to anxiety. I recommend seeking help immediately. Have your doc refer you to a therapist or psychologist or even a psychiatrist. You may be started directory on medication or begin initially with mood modifying therapies. ...Read more
Fear of dying: Many people fear dying, and yet we all face this eventuality. You aren't alone. Finding someone to talk with about your fear is important. Family members can be a comfort, but they may be frightened also -- and not so able to help you with this specific fear.Your doctor can be a good place to start, along with possibly your spiritual or religious leader. Psychotherapists may also be able to help. ...Read more