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What's an effective treatment for a racing mind?

What's an effective treatment for a racing mind?

Depends on the cause: A racing mind can arise from many causes, such as drugs, major mood swings, thoughts that are disconnected from reality and more commonly, worrying a lot. If racing thoughts are causing problems for you, request an evaluation by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Racing Mind (Definition)

Racing mind is a symptom in which a person's thoughts move very fast, often jumping from one subject to another. It can be due to a psychiatric illness, drug abuse, ...Read more


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How do you calm down a racing mind?

How do you calm down a racing mind?

First listen to it..: Mindfulness meditation & relaxation training ... Quietly pay attention to those thoughts & listen for any specific theme that may be communicated to you... Listen for any emotional feel of it all... If severe, consult with your doctor, a psychiatrist or psychologist and they'll help you explore any underlying issues as well as options. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can a racing mind let you sleep?

How can a racing mind let you sleep?

It can't: Depends on why it is racing! job? Marriage? Lousy diet? A grudge? I.E. Any form of stress. Try simply being quiet and meditating on what is good in your life. Count the blessings and forgive the hurts. A common cause of insomnia is the ingestion of sugar. If so-----cold turkey! ...Read more

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How to fight my hyperness/racing mind/nervousness?

How to fight my hyperness/racing mind/nervousness?

First, make an: Appointment with your family doctor to rule out medical problems that can cause these symptoms such as hyperthyroidism. If medically cleared, see a therapist and a psychiatrist as a combination of medicine and therapy is the best treatment. Know that you do not have to live this way! we are here to help. ...Read more

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I can not sleep at night because of a racing mind full of thoughts. What can I do?

I can  not sleep at night because of a racing mind full of thoughts. What can I do?

Sleep hygiene: When getting ready for bed, try turning down lights, the dark environment helps the production of melatonin in the body to make you sleepy. Try journaling or making a list of the things you are thinking about, but you have to reassure yourself that you will pick up these things in the morning. Try deep breathing and meditation to calm your mind. Try visualization of somewhere calm. Also prayer. ...Read more

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Anyone tips to stop my racing mind?

Anyone  tips to stop my racing mind?

First listen...: Mindfulness meditation & relaxation training ... Quietly pay attention to those thoughts & listen for any specific theme that may be communicated to you... Listen for any emotional feel of it all... If severe, consult with your doctor, a psychiatrist or psychologist and they'll help you explore any underlying issues as well as options. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I calm my racing mind at night?

How can I calm my racing mind at night?

Insomnia: There are many attributing factors such as organic reasons, medications, worries re. Unfinished business during the day, worries about next day, alcohol, late night smacking, etc. Try the sleep hygeine and consult your pcp if insomnia persists. ...Read more

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How to calm a racing mind?

How to calm a racing mind?

Mindfulness: Many people have busy and active minds that can be difficult to calm. Observing your mind in meditation can help. Over time and with consistent mindfulness practice, you can gain perspective on your thought processes and help your mind feel more at ease. In the beginning, use a breath awareness technique and get help from the guidance of an experienced teacher. ...Read more

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