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Why do I have a hard time remembering what i read?

Why do I have a hard time remembering what i read?

ADHD vs Depression: If psychiatric condition is contributing to difficulty retaining information, the 2 most probable considerations would be attention deficit disorder, characterized by generalized poor concentration and distractability. The other possibility is a depressive disorder, with poor motivation and concentration. ...Read more

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How do you stop anxiety attacks. I have them often now and I have a hard time in school. What do I do?

How do you stop anxiety attacks. I have them often now and I have a hard time in school. What do I do?

People who have: Panic attacks are ok but often fear dying or some other catastrophic event. The fear of another panic attack becomes the real issue. Some therapists will even prescribe panic attacks to help the person see that they are ok and that the attacks are self-limiting. Please see a psychologist for support. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a headache a day, I always want to sleep even when I have slept enough and I seem to have problems with remembering things. What could it be?

I have a headache a day, I always want to sleep even when I have slept enough and I seem to have problems with remembering things. What could it be?

Sleep apnea?: Morning headaches, particularly when associated with excessive daytime sleepiness can be a sign of sleep apnea. People with sleep deprivation have more accidents, have difficulty concentrating, and are at higher risk for diseases such as hypertension. A sleep study can help with this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so horney when I have had a lot to drink?

Why do I feel so horney when I have had a lot to drink?

No brakes: Alcohol is a depressant which especially tends to impair portions of our brain which serve as the "brakes" in slowing down a variety of strong impulses. When those impulses are not slowed down by the "rational" processes that most of us consider before acting on them, they can feel stronger. Our experience of sex drive, anger, fear--a lot of impulses and emotions can be amplified in this way. ...Read more

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Why do I feel light headed i feel light headed tired and dizzy all the time and at certain times about 4 times a year i can't speak it comes out all slurred I have to think about what i want to say. My hands also won't work it as if I have to concentrate

Why do I feel light headed i feel light headed tired and dizzy all the time and at certain times about 4 times a year i can't speak it comes out all slurred I have to think about what i want to say. My hands also won't work it as if I have to concentrate

Hello. : Hello. I don't know your age. Have you been worked up by a neurologist for these symptoms. I don't know what your diagnosis is, but it would be prudent to be evaluated to see if you have transient ischemic attacks or other neurologic conditions. ...Read more

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I have a problem of forgetting a lot.Whenever i learn something or memorize it I do forget faster.What should I do to strength my memory?

I have a problem of forgetting a lot.Whenever i learn something or memorize it I do forget faster.What should I do to strength my memory?

Natural brain care: Some suggestions for brain health: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Aerobic exercise at least 3 days/week, 30 minutes per session. Take a multivitamin daily, specifically to boost Folic Acid and vitamin b12. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderate caffeine intake, 2-5 cups of coffee per day. Stress reduction. Good luck! ...Read more

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I feel very tired since a week everytime i get back from school. Even when i try to sleep earlier. I wonder why and what can I do.

Try IS not good : Enough! need to make it a habit of sleeping 8 hours every night! you are getting exhausted and probably not eating right. Also get checked , be sure you are not anemic . Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if i suddenly have a lot of energy, feel very affectionate! am i ovulating?

What to do if i suddenly have a lot of energy, feel very affectionate! am i ovulating?

Possibly: That certainly could be the case. If you want to confirm this you could grab an ovulation prediction kit from your local pharmacy and see if you have chemical evidence of ovulation. It could also be that you're just having a great day too! ...Read more

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I have a hard time ejaculating. What can I do to help this happen?

I have a hard time ejaculating. What can I do to help this happen?

Depends: Delayed ejaculation is defined as prolonged time to ejaculation despite desire, stimulation and normal erection. Causes include medications, medical disease causing neuropathy (diabetes) and pyschological. Treatment depends on cause but may include stopping/changing medication, treatment of medical disease or counselling. You should discuss this further with your physician/urologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have noticed after i eat or walk a little distance i get out of breath very easy. This have to do with being fat?

What to do if I have noticed after i eat or walk a little distance i get out of breath very easy. This have to do with being fat?

Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath may have many causes. Need to exclude underlying lung, heart, or neuromuscular disease. Obesity may cause shortness of breath by restricting. Your lung capacity and also with deconditioning. After meals you push your diaphragm and further restrict your lung capacity further. If after evaluation no true disease is found, conditioning exercises is recommended. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have an extreme case of eczema. I have a hard time going to sleep I because itch and I scratch. what should I take so I can sleep better?

I have an extreme case of eczema. I have a hard time going to sleep I because itch and I scratch. what should I take so I can sleep better?

Aveeno (oatmeal) Bath: Sooth the skin with Oat Meal or Abeeno Bath to prevent itching and relax yourself. May try melatonin. And Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with sleep and itch. Apply cortisone cream you have for Eczema. ...Read more

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I feel so drowsy even when I get a lot of sleep. What can I do?

I feel so drowsy even when I get a lot of sleep. What can I do?

Quality not quantity: Drowsiness despite getting "a lot of sleep" can be due poor quality of sleep. One feels most rested when they get good quality, deep, restful sleep. See your doctor as there can be many reasons why one gets sufficient quantity but insufficient quality of sleep. ...Read more

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What to do if I have extremely bad breath even though i brush my teeth a lot. What can I do?

What to do if I have extremely bad breath even though i brush my teeth a lot. What can I do?

Bad Breath: Bad breath results from several different sources. Even though you brush your teeth you may have an underlying periodontal (gum) infection. There are systemic disorders that can result in bad breath. Start with your dentist to rule out or treat local conditions as needed. If that fails then seek medical attention with a physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have horrible memory i feel so dumb?

What to do if I have horrible memory i feel so dumb?

How about buying: A self - help book that teaches you tricks to remember things better. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard time breathing after sex. I have chest pain?

Why do I have a hard time breathing after sex. I have chest pain?

Must get checked: A guy who has chest pains when having sex, especially with trouble breathing, should be thoroughly checked out by his primary care doctor and a cardiologist before doing anything physically exerting again. The idea is to rule out heart disease that might lead to a heart attack during certain activities. ...Read more