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Do I have factitious disorder I have seizures but my test was normal yet I still have them. I never lie or make things up, why am I anxious about this?

Do I have factitious disorder I have seizures but my test was normal yet I still have them. I never lie or make things up, why am I anxious about this?

See below: There need not be any abnormal lab results in a person with seizures. For factitious disorder, you may wish to consult this site and discuss the issue with your doctor. http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/factitious-disorders ...Read more

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I've been on Paxil (paroxetine) for almost a year, why am I still anxious?

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I've been on Paxil (paroxetine) for almost a year, why am I still anxious?

Anxious: Medication alone is not enough. Need psychotherapy to learn coping and behavior control. Also explore if your anxiety is situational & work on modifying such. ...Read more

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Been prescribed enzymes and my 1mg clonazepam isn't working so good anymore.Do enzymes break it down faster or why am i more anxious?Coincidence?

Been prescribed enzymes and my 1mg clonazepam isn't working so good anymore.Do enzymes break it down faster or why am i more anxious?Coincidence?

U maybe right.: The enzymes are metabolizing or hastening the digestion of clonazepam. Consider to stop taking the enzymes or take the two meds 6-8 hours apart. Hope u feel better! http://psychcentral.Com/blog/archives/2011/01/23/11-tips-to-help-manage-anxiety/. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling depressed and anxious for no reason? What could be wrong?

Why am I feeling depressed and anxious for no reason? What could be wrong?

Not sure: some Causes of depression /anxiety may include imbalances of brain neurotransmitters (like serotonin, norepinephrine or dopamine), hormone problems (thyroid disease, menopause, low testosterone etc), genetic predisposition, overwhelming stressors, traumatic life events, medication side effects and negative cognitive perspective on life. ...Read more

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Constantly anxious (pan. Attacks) about "breaking rules". I think i make up most of these rules. What are possible reasons? S/abused as a child...

Constantly anxious (pan. Attacks) about "breaking rules". I think i make up most of these rules. What are possible reasons? S/abused as a child...

Good insight: You have good insight about your own possibly making up rules, perhaps well-practiced from a young age with your family. This is very common in people with histories of abuse. Working with your own therapist can help you discover more about this, and help you recover. Trying to do it all by yourself is more lonely than you need to be, and can leave you spinning your wheels. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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I feel like someone is always watching me. Am I just anxious?

I feel like someone is always watching me. Am I just anxious?

In a way: There are different forms of anxiety, and they need different types of treatment. Yours sounds more suspicious in nature, and for your best interests i'd suggest a thorough evaluation by a psychiatrist. Perhaps your family physician can refer you, or you can contact your health insurance company for referrals. ...Read more

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How can i controll my anxious?

Start w med eval.: It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Cognitive Behavioral therapy can be effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hrs sleep /night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises or meditation. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you be subconsciously anxious?

Can you be subconsciously anxious?

Yes: Just like other animals we have an amygdala that is tasked with scanning the environment for danger. Sensations that come from our eyes, ears and other sensory organs are processed through the thalamus and then to areas of our higher brain (association cortex) that can allow us to respond to threats (anxiety) even before we are consciously aware of the risk. ...Read more

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How do you deal with anxious thoughts?

How do you deal with anxious thoughts?

Anxious: Self-talk, relaxation, meditation, breathing exercises, yoga, imagery, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop feeling anxious?

Create worry period: Create a “worry period.” choose a set time and place for worrying. It should be the same every day (e.g. In the living room from 5:00 to 5:20 P.M.) and early enough that it won’t make you anxious right before bedtime. During your worry period, you’re allowed to worry about whatever’s on your mind. The rest of the day, however, is a worry-free zone. Postpone your worry to your worry period. ...Read more

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How does gastrodin help me feel less anxious?

Anxiolytic: Gastrodin is the major component of tian ma, a chinese herbal medicine that appears to have an anxiolytic effect. The mechanism of this is not well understood. Gastrodin is not approved by the fda or available as a prescription medication in the us. ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from getting anxious?

How can I prevent myself from getting anxious?

Anxiety: There is effective treatment for anxiety. Treatment with psychotherapy and medication can be very helpful. Cosult a psychiatrist or psychologist. ...Read more

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What can I do if im feeling anxious all the time?

Get a psych eval: .Anxiety can be related to several things including depression, anxiety disorders, add, addiction, medical conditions such as thyroid disorder, dietary such as caffeine use, psychological stressors. ...Read more

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Why do I not want to eat when stressed or anxious?

Stress leads to acid: In majority of humans stress causes brain to release stress hormones, which indirectly cause excessive acid production in stomach. Little increase in stomach acid causes hunger but a lot of it causes decrease in appetite and at times heart burn. ...Read more

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Is pot good for a person who is anxious/stressful?

Is pot good for a person who is anxious/stressful?

No: Marijuana is not necessary for good health. It can cause increased anxiety and paranoia as well in some. But, while many people say that they use marijuana to relieve stress there are superior natural remedies that have no side effects such as increased movement through space (walking, running, swimming, surfing, bicycling, dancing, yoga, weight training, sports of all kinds) and meditation. ...Read more

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I need help please! how do you stop feeling anxious?

I need help please! how do you stop feeling anxious?

Anxious: Anxiety is one of many normal emotions people can feel, so stopping it entirely is not possible. Sometimes the intensity and focus of this is overwhelming though, and needs help. If your anxiety is intense and ongoing, i recommend you work with a mental health professional -- psychologist, psychiatrist, or both. Practice meditation, yoga, belly breathing, or tai chi on your own. Avoid caffeine! ...Read more

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