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Hi doctor,I am suffering from some sort of mental disturbance from last one year after my girlfriend left me saying that she is too busy with her work and just don't want me anymore, I was shocked and surprised by her sudden change, she accepted that it was her fault and I had been always good with her, but her way of talking changed and I have not been able to deal with it. What should I do?
Many are requiring to meet their Biological needs especially the men > 50 years who are active in their needs and many separated / widower who are not socially allowed but in need of the same. How this can be met?
I am engineering student and I have a lot of tension about exams and study. How to prevent depression and live free? please help.
I am 20 yrs old and I have a problem of not remembering any thing. Pleas give me the details of proper diet to be taken to avoid my problem. Have to improve my thinking power. Please suggest me.
My husband has a habit of forgetting things. He is in a private job and has a lot of workpressure. Medically he is fit we have got the blood examinations done and there is no issue found in the reports. What can I do naturally to improve his memory power.
I am loosing my concentrations in my work. In night I am not getting good sleep. Help me. Bring out from the problem.
I lost someone three month before. Her memories disturbs me a lot. I feel very depressed and want to overcome this depression. And I am also addicted to watching porn and masturbation at mental level I wanna overcome it. Please help me.
Hello sir I want to help with you. Sir I feel in my throat something in it ex. Lump. But no pain in it. And I am in this time I stopped sometime while talking. My tongue not worked properly. Some word I can't speak quickly in 1st time. I have to use second time again I want to share something to you. Its before I take medicine of fever then it felt reaction then l live it and now I am getting trouble while talking not speak clearly. So sir please give instructions what to do.
My wife is facing total physical problems I e vaginal anal headache less hb depression leg pain atc. What should I do? she is 47 and the facing since years.
I am 20 years old female I am nt able to sleep eat or concentrate since few days feeling depressed and suicidal what to do kindly help.
In order to answer this question, it is important that we first discuss what depression is. Feeling sad, lonely or low is very common. So how can we point out which is depression and which is sadness? Well, sadness is a fleeting feeling and is the most normal reaction to loss or life’s struggle. Depression, on the other hand, is pretty permanent (may be not permanent, but it may last really really long or may occur very frequently, if not consulted with a professional). It is so overwhelming and inexplicable that these mental feelings start involving physical symptoms as well. Depression can keep an individual from leading a normal and an active life.
Depression, if not treated, may take an even worse form and might possibly end at suicide. Clinically, certain symptoms that occur persistently might point towards depression.
- Inability to concentrate
- Guilt and shame
- Eating disorders
- Loss of interest in previously enjoyable activities
- Persistent headaches, pains, aches, digestive problems
- Empty feeling
- Suicidal thoughts
Here comes the part about guilt and shame. One of the very common symptoms of depression is feeling of unnecessary guilt or shame. Guilt is a feeling of remorse or regret for violating an internal value. Shame is an overall feeling of self contempt. While both these are pretty normal feelings for a normal individual, for depressed individuals, these feelings get magnified to unimaginable extents.
How are these manifested?
- Constantly apologising for things one hasn’t done
- Blaming themselves for everything
- Thinking they don’t deserve happiness
- Feeling inferior or unworthy
- Feeling of being a burden
The next plausible question is why does this happen?
These feelings generally tend to go back to childhood. People who have faced childhood traumas or have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused are more prone to feelings of depressive guilt or shame. In the young age, they do not really have proper understanding of the situation and hence they end up blaming themselves. During adulthood, they keep believing the same, thus causing intense feelings of guilt and shame. A lot of counselling can bring such individuals to the understanding that whatever happened to them as children was never their fault.
Also, it has been researched that the region in the human brain associated with shame and guilt is unusually active in depressed individuals. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychologist.
I am 50 Years of mail, I was Seek by typhoid. That time typhoid is a very serious of ill at Native Place side. There was getting Poor treatment so the all body and brain was fried by fever. (Bukhar) That time my circumstances was 22 days unconscious. Year 1979 My voice was completely band. I can`t speak One Year. Till 1980 I got Voice but not clear. Day by day my voice get but some time getting Depression and I can`t Speak Properly. Always I get Crazy. And voice getting (Chirakne) and and I can not Speak easily Getting Trouble to speak.
I am 19 year old, female.I have been suffering from stammering since childhood and normally with my family and other people I speak normally and hardly stutter but in public places when I am in situation such as in interviews, presentation etc I am hardly able to speak and sometimes the situation gets worse as I make faces while speaking and my stomach also squeezes. So recently I was thinking to join a public speaking and personality development programme but I am confused as will it help me to improve my stutter and overcome my fear or else I should see a speech therapist?
Am hypertensive and also having LVH on stress test. For the last 1 year I have dyspnea even at rest, feeling fatigue, do I need to consult doctor.
Body dysmorphic disorder is a type of psychiatric disorder. It is when you cannot think about one or more defects or flaws in your appearance. These flaws are usually very minor and sometimes even unnoticeable. This is actually a much more serious disorder than many other people may think. This is because people with body dysmorphic disease may avoid many situations and also suffer from severe anxiety or shame. Here is everything you need to know about body dysmorphic disease.
Just like other psychiatric disorders, there is no known cause of body dysmorphic disease. However, there are a lot of factors, which increases your risk of developing it which include:
1. Brain disorders: Many people with abnormal brain chemistry disorders suffer from body dysmorphic disease.
2. Genes: People whose blood relatives have this disease or have obsessive compulsive disorder are more likely to develop this disorder as well.
3. Environment: Cultural and social influences are a major cause of body dysmorphic disorder as well.
There are, however a lot of symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder, most of which are psychological in nature. They include:
1. Having a preoccupation with a flaw in the body, which is very minor or perhaps even unnoticeable.
2. Beliefs that people are mocking you in relation to your flaw.
3. Being a perfectionist
It is also worth noting that this obsession can affect any part of the body and can also include several parts of the body or different parts of the body at different times. Here are the possible treatments of body dysmorphic disorder.
There are a variety of treatments, which a patient can opt for and a variety of methods of curing the problem. Here are the most common.
1. Cognitive behavioral therapy: This is when a therapist tries to stop you from thinking about the flaw that you have been focusing on way too much.
2. SSRI: SSRI stands for Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. They are given in cases, where body dysmorphic disorder is caused by problems related to the brain chemical serotonin.
3. Hospitalization: This is a severe measure, but may need to be taken if you are in danger of harming somebody or you cannot perform daily activities.