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How can I turn off the chatter in my head? Lately I find it hard to meditate or concentrate. Can you offer advice if its psychological or medical?
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Dr. Steven Griggs
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: You might try a
different form of meditation--one that allows chatter and actually uses it to de-stress.
Look at Zazen (free) or even TM (if you have lots of $). What other conditions cause mind chatter? Hangovers, drug side-effects, mania or even agitated depression, bad diet (allergies to crud food), little or no exercise, no sex life...Try a psychologist who meditates and see where this goes...

In brief: You might try a
different form of meditation--one that allows chatter and actually uses it to de-stress.
Look at Zazen (free) or even TM (if you have lots of $). What other conditions cause mind chatter? Hangovers, drug side-effects, mania or even agitated depression, bad diet (allergies to crud food), little or no exercise, no sex life...Try a psychologist who meditates and see where this goes...
Dr. Steven Griggs
Dr. Steven Griggs
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Most likely
Psychological. Stress can make meditation and concentration harder. Practice.
Also would be helpful to know where your mind goes.

In brief: Most likely
Psychological. Stress can make meditation and concentration harder. Practice.
Also would be helpful to know where your mind goes.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
In brief: See a psychiatrist
Diagnose the cause of the chatter & see if there are treatments to control it.

In brief: See a psychiatrist
Diagnose the cause of the chatter & see if there are treatments to control it.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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