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Is taking brain supplements bad at the age of 24? I feel like I have a hard time concentrating and forget things

Is taking brain supplements bad at the age of 24? I feel like I have a hard time concentrating and forget things

Memory / attention : Most supplements are harmless. Some have toxicity states ( B6 / Vit A, K, D & E ). If you are having problems with your attention you no doubt will have problems with several types of memory. Many things can interfere with optimal attention and memory . Rarely supplements help unless you have a specific deficiency state ( B12 and D are the most common ones that are deficient in my patients ) ...Read more

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Is feeling brainless, not like yourself, and spaced out all the time common with anxiety? I have a hard time believing my drs it can cause all this..

Is feeling brainless, not like yourself, and spaced out all the time common with anxiety? I have a hard time believing my drs it can cause all this..

Words can confuse: Mental health tends to use everyday terms more than other specialties. This is a good and bad thing. Problems come if we think of anxiety only as in common use. As a disorder, it has effects on all body systems through hormone/chemical releases that irritate cells all over - even damaging organs. You need to believe your Dr(s), so read a bit if I didn't convince. I'll add a link below. Best! ...Read more

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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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Why do i have a hard time going to the bathrm if people are there like in school or wherever, its like their talking distracts me and i cant go, why?

Why do i have a hard time going to the bathrm if people are there like in school or wherever, its like their talking distracts me  and i cant go, why?

Need to relax: Going to the bathroom involves relaxing your muscles and engaging the parasympathetic nervous system. Apparently having people around makes you anxious and/or prevents you from relaxing. Learn relaxation techniques and focus on those when in that situation. See http://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/relaxation-techniques-for-stress-relief.htm and http://upliftconnect.com/control-inflammation/ ...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

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What reason/s my breast hurt specially on the bottom also why they seem bigger.. Why do I have a hard time getting up in the mornings now?

What reason/s my breast hurt specially on the bottom also why they seem bigger.. Why do I have a hard time getting up in the mornings now?

See details.: Breasts often swell around the time of menstruation and may be painful also. Caffeine often causes breast tenderness. How many hours do you typically sleep at night? It could be that you're not getting enough restorative sleep at night. I'd suggest 6-8 hours of sleep nightly. One other suggestion is to get check for anemia. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause pain in bellybutton like stabbing pain ? I have a hard time passing stools & if I Do it's A little But hard & lumpy !

Can constipation cause pain in bellybutton like stabbing pain ? I have a hard time passing stools & if I Do it's A little But hard & lumpy !

Constipation : ... Can cause mid-abdominal pain, although there are certainly many other things which can cause this type of pain also. A good first step would be to increase the amount of fiber in your diet, including increasing the amount of liquid that you drink. If this helps the constipation but the pain is still present, then you should see your primary care doctor to find out why you have pain. Good luck! ...Read more