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How do you process all the information in the medical field without worrying about what can happen to you as well, hard to differentiate thoughts help?

How do you process all the information in the medical field without worrying about what can happen to you as well, hard to differentiate thoughts help?

Stick to experts: There is a lot of misinformation out there. Stick to good sites, like the mayo clinic, webmd, and medscape.. And talk to your doctor about the things concerning you. ...Read more

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Why do psychiatrists tend to guide the conversation a certain way and not let the patient explain thoroughly what's going on? This causes misdiagnosis

Why do psychiatrists tend to guide the conversation a certain way and not let the patient explain thoroughly what's going on? This causes misdiagnosis

He's correct, MD not: If the psychiatrist doesn't listen he's basing his conclusion on what's on his mind and not the patients. He acting like he knows more than the patient about how he feels ...Read more

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Spiritually speaking, what would be the best thing to do while waiting for someone to come out of surgery?

Spiritually speaking, what would be the best thing to do while waiting for someone to come out of surgery?

Spiritual Meditation: Occupy one's mind with meditation & prayer. Bible readings especially the miracles performed by jesus are inspiring and the promise made in romans 8:28 "... We know that all things work together for good to them that love god...." and i emphasize the word, "all." it will help make it easier to accept the results of surgery, good or not. ...Read more

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Can there be any sort of specific hormones that your body releases when you feel good about helping someone?

Can there be any sort of specific hormones that your body releases when you feel good about helping someone?

Yes, endorphins: Endorphins are substances produced in the brain that function like opiates (ie, morphine), usually released during exercise, excitement, pain, sex, or even after doing a good deed, producing a sense of well-being. ...Read more

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So what career in mental health would you recommend if my goal is to help people out while being able to sit down and talk with them?

So what career in mental health would you recommend if my goal is to help people out while being able to sit down and talk with them?

Being a therapis: It sounds like you want to be able to take the time to develop relationships with clients. Based on that, you might look into a career as a licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, or a counselor. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to bring awareness to doctors who should know more about a certain condition in their field without offending them? :)

Assertiveness skills: This is difficult in few words, but i'll try. It really helps to have the most possible sincere respect - lacking that, perhaps a change in dr will be needed. How about: "i know you have many things to keep up with in (their field), but i heard about x and i wondered what you think about it. It sounds like it might be useful for (my condition). Would you be willing to look into it for me?" ok? ...Read more

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If you had a mental illness that pushes you to stalk people in order to imitate them, what type of measures would it take to "get better"?

If you had a mental illness that pushes you to stalk people in order to imitate them, what type of measures would it take to "get better"?

Evaluation: It is difficult to give an opinion on such a presentation, it is much more helpful to you if you make an appointment with a psychiatrist and get face to face evaluation. The symptoms you describe can be associated with several disorders with different lines of treatment good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the basic things I should be aware of and do to prevent cancer?

Can you please describe the basic things I should be aware of and do to prevent cancer?

Cancer: Check on your family history for prostate cancer, breast cancer. Avoid smoking or chronic exposure of second hand smoke that can lead to lung cancer, bladder cancer. Avoid chewing tobacco to avoid oral and pharyngeal cancer. Decrease amount of red meats to prevent colon cancer. Avoid exposure to chemicals. Eat a healthy diet, a lot of veggies, fruits, antioxidants, avoid fatty foods. ...Read more

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Please answer! what part of the brain do we get words from when thinking of something to say and how come some people always?

Please answer! what part of the brain do we get words from when thinking of something to say and how come some people always?

Left hemisphere: Left hemisphere lesions ( 95% of right-handers and 70% of left-handers) in the premotor cortex or the superior temporal gyrus can lead to language disturbance but that is usually leads to more consistent disturbances than the occasional difficulty in retrieving words. There are many connections between these areas as well as other areas. Occasional poor retrieval is considered within normal limits ...Read more

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Can you tell me in order to meditate must one quiet the mind completely and make it think nothing except om or visualizing a certain object?

Can you tell me in order to meditate must one quiet the mind completely and make it think nothing except om or visualizing a certain object?

Focus on your breath: It's difficult to quiet the mind completely. Many thoughts and feelings flood one's brain. What works for me is to close my eyes and focus on my breathing, taking deep slow breaths. As thoughts or feelings emerge, imagine breathing them away. You may want to begin meditating for a few minutes at a time and gradually engage for longer periods. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are a couple of activities that you take on that assist you in managing your stress?

Could you tell me what are a couple of activities that you take on that assist you in managing your stress?

Several: Personally, i enjoy meditation and yoga; also gardening, dancing, or listening to/playing music. Hiking in nature is another way. Some people like to relax in stillness; others like to move. I like a blend of ways, and you might too! ...Read more

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Why do the "health" magazines only talk about losing weight? Is that the best way to be healthy?

Why do the "health" magazines only talk about losing weight? Is that the best way to be healthy?

No: In the case of obesity, losing weight can lower your chances of getting diabetes, and relieve stress on joints. The best way to be healthy is to maintain your weight for height and age, eat a variety of foods in moderation, get a good night sleep, handle stress, and exercise or be active most days of the week. Its a complete lifestyle that is healthy and not just a number for weight. ...Read more

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If you have anxiety due to things going not good in your life what in your opinion has the best results for an anti depressant? Thank you

If you have anxiety due to things going not good in your life what in your opinion has the best results for an anti depressant?  Thank you

I don't believe that: There is one best antidepressant -but the selective serontonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri) class can be very effective. Recommend non-medication approaches as well. There a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga ; exercise are some. ...Read more

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Can walking out of the house with wet hair actually get you sick? Random question but I would love to know the truth on it.

Can walking out of the house with wet hair actually get you sick? Random question but I would love to know the truth on it.

Wet Hair Outside: Walking out of the house with wet hair cannot make you sick. If you were developing a cold or upper respiratory infection before you went out, the cold, wet hair may hasten some cold symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to contradict yourself in your mind all the time? To have voices you tell yourself ARNT there. I can't tell if I'm making them up or not.

Is it normal to contradict yourself in your mind all the time? To have voices you tell yourself ARNT there. I can't tell if I'm making them up or not.

Out of mind: These contradictions may be ok if they are coming from within the mind versus outside the mind = hallucinations or delusions, which will require professional help. ...Read more

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