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Feeling stressed due to exam and also getting fever at regular interval. Sometimes I also got brain spasm followed by regular vomit.
Hi my husband is very addicted to alcohol. I want that he leaves this. But I don't want to tell him is there any medicine for which I can give him?
I am 20 years old. And I think I am getting mentally unstable. I cannot eat, think, sleep or do anything properly. I had feelings for a girl but she does not love me and I think this is the reason for everything. I have lost interest in everything. I need only some advice. Nothing more.
From last 6 year I am smoking cigrate but now I want to leave this habit. How to do that. U tried a lot bt somehow or somewhere I am not able to do that. Also now I am facing problem in my cheat there is always bit pain. So please help me with this.
Sir I have a habit of chewing tobacco twice a day but I am taking psychiatric medicines. Will it affect my health? Will it lead to complications. Thing is I feel relief of anxiety due to some tobacco in my mouth. Is it OK? please give an advice on it.
When I study continuously for just 30 to 50 minutes, I got bored and then I need a rest for an hour, and before this I don't feels like this. So I want to know that Am I suffering from any disease and how can I overcome from this problem?
How to overcome from daily thoughts wat ever wong has happened or anything going to happen nd how to deal with it.
Hello, my voice is very loud and harsh .I want to become a singer but my voice is a issue so plzzz help me that how can I make my voice sweet and soft and achieve my goal. Plzzzzz help me. And please also tell me that the treatment you suggest is how much costly.
My dad smokes but not frequently so we have to make it sure whether he smokes or not so if we take scan can we find out? Is it possible?
Agoraphobia can be defined as the fear of being in a situation from which one cannot escape or a situation that humiliates the person. This causes people to avoid situations that they anticipate to be humiliating. Such a situation makes the person feel trapped and helpless. Everyday situations like standing in a queue, getting into an elevator, using public transport etc. can trigger Agoraphobia.
Agoraphobia affects more women than men. It usually affects people under the age of 35, but can sometimes affect older people as well. Having a relative in the immediate family circle that suffers from this condition can also increase a person's risk of suffering from it as well. Additionally, the death of a parent or loved one or domestic abuse could also trigger such behavior. Depression and alcohol or drug abuse could also increase a person's risk of suffering from this psychological disorder.
This phobia usually develops after a person experiences panic attacks or goes through an extremely stressful experience. Some typical symptoms of Agoraphobia include:
- The fear of being alone
- Fear of crowded places
- Fear of being in locked places from where you cannot escape
- Fear of losing control of one's actions
- Inability to leave the house alone
- Being overly dependent on others
You may also experience symptoms similar to those of a panic attack, such as excessive sweating, breathing difficulty, dizziness, diarrhea and chest pain.
An in depth interview with a counselor or doctor can help diagnose such a condition. A physical examination can also help rule out other health conditions that could be triggering such a reaction. To be diagnosed with Agoraphobia the patient needs to present at least two of the below symptoms:
- Severe fear of public transportation
- Fear of being in an open space such as a parking lot or mall
- Fear of being in closed spaces such as movie halls or elevators
- Fear of standing in line
- Fear of being in a crowd
- Fear of leaving home alone
Treatment for such a condition involves medication and psychotherapy. Anti depressants and anti anxiety medications are commonly used to treat such disorders. There are a number of different types of such medication and you may need to experiment with them before finding one that suits you. Psychotherapy or talk therapy focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy that reduces anxiety symptoms and teaches patients how to deal with fears. If you fear leaving the home alone, you could take someone along with you or consult a therapist who can offer you telephonic advice, through email or meet you at your home.