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How do I control my thoughts when I'm thinking something bad is going to happen to cuz I feel all these ugly pains n my head & lightheadedness scared?

How do I control my thoughts when I'm thinking something bad is going to happen to cuz I feel all these ugly pains n my head & lightheadedness scared?

Seek counseling: It sounds like, at the very least, you have a lot of anxiety. I recommend you seek counseling from a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. Counseling, and possibly medication, may be able to improve your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel pain if you're thinking of something painful?

Yes and no!: Sympathetic and empathetic pain do exist. You are having empatheitic pain when thinking of something painful. Most do not expereince it, but it is not abnormal! ...Read more

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Is being allergic to something the same as thinking your allergic.

Is being allergic to something the same as thinking your allergic.

Yes: Being allergic can be confirmed by skin test or blood test and if necessary a challenge test. Thinking that you are allergic is merely a thought process. The difference is like your own face vs the mirror image of one. ...Read more

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Sometimes while I walk I stumble. Usually happens when I'm thinking a lot about things?

Sometimes while I walk I stumble. Usually happens when I'm thinking a lot about things?

Stumbling can: Certainly happen when you are not paying attention!
If, however this is happening very often it needs evaluation of your BALANCE and your GAIT. this is part of a general neurology exam which your PCP (Primary Care Provider) may feel comfortable performing.

Hope this helps!
DR Z ...Read more

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How to reduce anxiety? Anxious about everything. Everything worst that can happen has happened and thus always thinking only the worst can happen.

How to reduce anxiety? Anxious about everything. Everything worst that can happen has happened and thus always thinking only the worst can happen.

To address stress:: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. Consider CBT. ...Read more

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What happens if I think other people are looking into my thoughts and hear what I am thinking about? Also I think someone is waking me up so can't slee

Time to seek help: The types of symptoms you are having can be a sign that you need help and an evaluation for thought disorders. Exciting new evidence shows that when young people like yourself are having these kinds of thoughts & experiences, early intervention can be very helpful and effective, particularly with an experienced care team, like that of the prep project in san francisco. It's important to get help. ...Read more

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I have to many! I have a lot of erections, if I even think of something for about 10 seconds, I have an erection. Even when I'm not even thinking about anything I get one out of nowhere, is this normal? Is there a way to decrease the amount of erections

I have to many! I have a lot of erections, if I even think of something for about 10 seconds, I have an erection. Even when I'm not even thinking about anything I get one out of nowhere, is this normal? Is there a way to decrease the amount of erections

Are: Are you a teenage guy? If yes, then I would say that it is normal to get erections often. It can be embarrassing if you see a pretty girl and then feel self conscious because you have an erection. Lets see if any urologist's have a solution. I know that if you apply pain, the erection can subside - but I don't recommend this. I guess the best I can do is to tell you that what you are describing can be normal. ...Read more

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Does severe anxiety make you worry constantly I txt my daughter every day at uni as I keep thinking something bad has happened please help?

Constant worry:: Yes, severe anxiety causes constant worry that it characterized by a lot of "what-if" thinking, also referred to as awfulizing or catastrophizing thinking. This is also called severe anticipatory anxiety, where you fear constantly that the worst will happen. Treatment is available for this. Cognitive therapy can teach you new ways of thinking and medication can be used. See a psychologist or md. ...Read more

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What causes thinking disorder

What causes thinking disorder

More details: Could you explain more, the psychiatric diagnosis do not define a ' thinking disorder, however there are several disorders where there is a disturbance of thought process. More information is needed about symptoms. Also remember that it is important to understand the dysfunction in order to call it a disorder. ...Read more

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How to stop thinking depressing thoughts?

How to stop thinking depressing thoughts?

If you tend to: Think depressing things by habit - engage in stimulating activities that you enjoy for healthy distraction. If you have obsessive depressing thoughts consider cognitive behavioral therapy, psychotherapy or behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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Why might I keep thinking of things I regret?

Why might I keep thinking of things I regret?

Regret: Some people think of things they regret, when they're still trying to resolve them. Have you considered speaking with a psychotherapist about this? It could help you come to better understanding and possibly some peace about whatever these issues are. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What is conceptual thinking?

Conceptual thinking.: Great philosophical question. Go to wikipedia and then if you do not understand let's chat. ...Read more

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How to stop thinking too much?

How to stop thinking too much?

About what?: Brooding or thinking too much about something over and over can reflect too much stress, anxiety or even depression. If over thinking is getting you down or interfering with your routine, talk to your pcp and ask for advice or referral to a mental health professional for guidance if over thinking persists. Take care. ...Read more

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I think I'm a hypochondriac? Am I thinking to much?

That depends...: Since you "think" you're a hypochondriac, you seem to be open to understanding your "worry" about being sick as something that could be understood in some way other than being "certain" that you are sick.
Since you don't say anything about why you think you're a hypochondriac or how and what you are thinking about "too much", I'm not sure what else to offer. ...Read more

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I am thinking of trying dutasteride. What should I expect?

I am thinking of trying dutasteride. What should I expect?

Here are some. ..: Yes, you may try it if medical necessity for its use is sound. This drug has been the second in line of 5-alpha inhibitors to inhibit the natural conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone leading to shrink & diminish the size of prostate gland - chiefly its glandular component - by roughly 15-25% in 1-3 months. So, it has been used to improve urine flow due to enlarged prostate. More? Ask. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stop thinking about something when I have ocd?

Can you tell me how I can stop thinking about something when I have ocd?

TALK BACK TO OCD!: Trying NOT to think about something usually makes us think about that thing even more. Instead of trying 2 stop the thoughts, what about labeling them - saying, "Oh, there are those OCD thoughts, again."And what about talking back 2 the OCD, saying, "OCD, you are trying to push me to do something just so you'll get off my back. We'll I'm NOT going 2 do what you want me to do! " See anxietybc. Org ...Read more

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If you kept thinking in. Your head you could make your self stop breathing would that happen?

If you kept thinking in. Your head you could make your self stop breathing would that happen?

Breathing: Breathing is handled by aspects of the body that are on autopilot. If you feel the sense you may stop breathing or have such thoughts this sometimes can be a symptom of anxiety. Alternatively air hunger can be associated with other diseases such as a blood clot. I don't think you have such a thing but you need to talk to your doctor about it if it is of concern. ...Read more

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I took 500mg of trazodone by accident, thinking it was a different med. What will happen to me?

I took 500mg of trazodone by accident, thinking it was a different med. What will happen to me?

Trazodone: Depending on how long ago u took it & what other medications u are on. If recent & u feel very dizzy, call 911. Sedation & excess dryness is expected, even delirium. ...Read more

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I'm auffering from leukorrhea. Sometimes there is an inflammation. Does it has something with thinking?

I'm auffering from leukorrhea. Sometimes there is an inflammation. Does it has something with thinking?

Absolutely NOT: I do not know what you are trying to say/ Did I understand you correctly. Is leucorrhea associated with THINKING??? . Please rephrase your question. ...Read more

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Do I really have headache? When I am distracted or having fun the headache goes so is it just my anxiety thinking something is wrong?

Do I really have headache? When I am distracted or having fun the headache goes so is it just my anxiety thinking something is wrong?

Distraction can: Relieve pain, at least temporarily. There are several types of headache, one of which is from tension. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis. If stress related, please see a mental health professional and learn some stress management techniques. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the best way to not feel intense physical pain? I usually distract myself by thinking about something very emotionally vivid.

What is the best way to not feel intense physical pain? I usually distract myself by thinking about something very emotionally vivid.

Why intense pain?: Why do you have to be feeling intense physical pain?
Yes, thinking about something else can distract you.
However the important thing is to do understand why you have the pain and be sure you are getting proper care for the condition that is causing it. There are very good pain medications which can reduce or eliminate physical pain. Constant physical pain can be quite traumatic. ...Read more

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Why do I ocd about something then I worry I'm purposely thinking the ocd thoughts and then that particular ocd session randomly stops?

Why do I ocd about something then I worry I'm purposely thinking the ocd thoughts and then that particular ocd session randomly stops?

OCD: Is subtle. We can obsess about obsessing. The good news is that when you become aware of it, your obsessing stops, if I understand you correctly. Please see a mental health professional who specializes in OCD and share your experience. It may be useful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I took 2 500 mg Tylenol not thinking about if I had taken 2 when I went to bed. Now I'm afraid I've taken 4 500 mg within an hour and a half of each?

I took 2 500 mg Tylenol not thinking about if I had taken 2 when I went to bed. Now I'm afraid I've taken 4 500 mg within an hour and a half of each?

Tylenol: In this particular case, you’re likely in okay shape. 4 grams is the daily dose limit for someone of your age who has a healthy liver. With that said, you’ll want to be extra careful in future now that you’ve had this scare. Do you need to be taking Tylenol regularly? You should be taking it for as short as possible for whichever condition you’re treating. If it’s not working, something more effec ...Read more

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I keep tripping over my words, slurring my speech and am thinking something, can visualize it but can't the words won't come out. Tired all the time.

I keep tripping over my words, slurring my speech and am thinking something, can visualize it but can't the words won't come out. Tired all the time.

See a neurologist: You need to see a neurologist right away these symptoms could be some kind of mini strokes.
so please go and see a doctor ...Read more

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I need urgent help. I hate thinking something is wrong with me. The more I think the worse I get. I keep thinking that im going to go blind. I'm scared?

I need urgent help. I hate thinking something is wrong with me. The more I think the worse I get. I keep thinking that im going to go blind. I'm scared?

Thinking too much: What you describe is a phobia, and this is a psychological condition. You should call your doctor for an appointment concerning this phobia and get medical help for this. ...Read more

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Sometimes, my focus & thinking are blocked:i want to focus and think about something, I can't! maybe for 1 minute. What is the problem? How is it called?

Sometimes, my focus & thinking are blocked:i want to focus and think about something, I can't! maybe for 1 minute. What is the problem? How is it called?

Depends on duration.: The lack of focus could be due to a number of things. One is stress, anxiety, depression but if this has been an on-going problem in your life since childhood, you may need to get tested for attention deficit disorder. ...Read more

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Had stress on&off for years. Been forgetting old memories&now new ones. Recently I did something w/o thinking, was serious, not typical of me. I'm 26.Help?

Had stress on&off for years. Been forgetting old memories&now new ones. Recently I did something w/o thinking, was serious, not typical of me. I'm 26.Help?

Pretty vague...: But what you did describe sounds like could be ongoing stress related. Should see professional (psychologist or psychiatrist) for evaluation to identify source of problem behavior and formulate a plan to correct. Soon. ...Read more