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Hello mam/sir. I am 32 years old. In Spite of reading many books on positive thoughts and gratitude still I always have negative thoughts. I am very afraid. In this way I am attracting more negativity to me. What can I do.?
I am not feeling well. I am sleep properly and loss my confidence and anxiety fell not to talk other person. Pl tell me whats kind disease I suffered. And what precaution I should take ?
I noticed that my memory IQ levels decreased and forgetting small issues. It is major problem or not. Is there any way to regain my memory power. Please help me.
I always have office stress all the time, due to this I can not sleep (max. 3-4 hours sleep). Naturally I always in some sort of tension. I request you to suggest for proper medicine for sound-sleep and tension/stress free life.
Hello .i am 21 years old and I feel like there is something wrong with my body. Back in college I used to smoke and chew tobacco. I did that for around 2 years. Now I don't get why I can't smoke or chew tobacco. I mean yes it's a good thing but you know I just feel like if I smoke a cigarette I might be feeling like dying and couple of days ago I chewed tobacco against my will that I used to do but when I did this time I threw up within minutes and I felt unwell and like I am having problem in breathing for around 3 hours. I don't get it why it becomes very hard to me. I know and believe me I don't want to smoke and chew tobacco as it is a good thing to not do these but why even thinking of these makes me feel terrible, haunted .i am just 21 years old and I feel like my body is too old to do these things please help me out regarding this. Thank you.
Hello sir, I am 27 year old male. I have a strange problem which suffers me a lot mentally. My thoughts are not healthy and not constant. It seems my mind habituated to think negatively in every single thought. Give a situation, my mind use to think of negative side of it. May be this is the reason why i am very low in confidence and i am not able memorize what i read. Also i am not as energetic as others who are of my age. I am always dull and could not concentrate on anything. Please suggest any remedies. Thank you
Alcohol and Mental health :How alcohol affects the brain and the varying mental health side effects that can result from excessive drinking
1. Alcohol alters your brain chemistry
The relaxed feeling you can get when you have that first drink is due to the chemical changes alcohol has caused in your brain. For many of us, a drink can help us feel more confident and less anxious. That's because it's starting to depress the part of the brain we associate with inhibition.
But, as you drink more, more of the brain starts to be affected. It doesn't matter what mood you're in to start with, when high levels of alcohol are involved, instead of pleasurable effects increasing, it's possible that a negative emotional response will take over. You could become angry, aggressive, anxious or depressed.
2. Alcohol can actually increase anxiety and stress rather than reduce it
Unfortunately reaching for a drink won't always have the effect you're after.
While a glass of wine after a hard day might help you relax, in the long run, it can contribute to feelings of depression and anxiety and make stress harder to deal with. This is because regular, heavy drinking interferes with neurotransmitters in our brains that are needed for good mental health.
When we drink, we narrow our perception of a situation and don't always respond to all the cues around us. If we're prone to anxiety and notice something that could be interpreted as threatening in the environment, we'll hone in on that and miss the other less threatening or neutral information. For example, we might focus on our partner talking to someone we're jealous of, rather than notice all the other people they've been chatting to that evening.
3. Alcohol depression = a vicious cycle
If you drink heavily and regularly you're likely to develop some symptoms of depression. It's that good old brain chemistry at work again. Regular drinking lowers the levels of serotonin in your brain - a chemical that helps to regulate your mood.
Drinking heavily can also affect your relationships with your partner, family, and friends. It can impact on your performance at work. These issues can also contribute to depression. If you use drink to try and improve your mood or mask your depression, you may be starting a vicious cycle.
4. Alcohol is linked to suicide, self-harm, and psychosis
Alcohol can make people lose their inhibitions and behave impulsively, so it can lead to actions they might not otherwise have taken - including self-harm and suicide. Extreme levels of drinking (such as more than 30 units per day for several weeks) can occasionally cause 'psychosis'. It's a severe mental illness where hallucinations and delusions of persecution develop. Psychotic symptoms can also occur when very heavy drinkers suddenly stop drinking and develop a condition known as 'delirium tremens' - symptoms include body tremors and confusion.
5. Alcohol can damage your memory
Soon after drinking alcohol, your brain processes slow down and your memory can be impaired. After large quantities of alcohol, the brain can stop recording into the 'memory store'. That's why you can wake up the next day with a 'blank' about what you said or did and even where you were. This short-term memory failure or 'black out' doesn’t mean that brain cells have been damaged, but frequent heavy sessions can damage the brain because of alcohol's effect on brain chemistry and processes.
Drinking heavily over a long period of time can also have long-term effects on memory. Even on days when you don't drink any alcohol, recalling what you did yesterday, or even where you have been earlier that day, become difficult.
Does panic disorder and bipolar disorder is same? Or does panic disorder leads to bipolar disorder in future? Plse rply and explain me coz I'm scared as I'm having panic disorder.
Hi. I have had at least four panic attacks in last six month. Last one happened yesterday. It started suddenly as the sensation which first started like a normal goosebump but grew to an extent that I felt threatened for life and started panicking. I went to medanta and my saturaration. Bp were checked. It came out fine. The anxiety or fear remained for several hours. I did take melzap md as suggested my physician. It did help. I do not know how to cure this condition completely. Please help. In addition these days I am also undergoing treatment for allergy (easinophillia). I checked with my doctor and he ruled out any due effect of the medicine for easinophillia due to which yesterday episode took place. This is just for your information I am providing this info.
I'm going through a very bad breakup. She didn't give me correct reason, badmouthing behind me, giving different excuses to everyone. I want to totally forget her pls help me.
Eating healthy is very helpful for your mental and also your physical well-being. The mind requires nutrients just like your heart, muscles and lungs do. These can be derived from the following ingredients.
- Berries: Berries, particularly dark ones, such as cherries, blackberries and blueberries, are a great source of anthocyanins and different flavonoids that can boost your memory. Try to consume these in small portions at least twice a day. You can enjoy a handful in the form of snacks, add them in your cereal or bake them into a dessert like muffins or pancakes. Fresh, frozen or dried berries and cherries can reap you a lot of benefits other than memory boost as well.
- Avocados: Avocados are green powerhouse and are stuffed with mono-saturated fats containing both vitamin K and folate. Avocados prevent blood clots in the brain, protect you against strokes and enhance the cognitive capacity of the brain, both in terms of memory as well as concentration.
- Broccoli: Broccoli contains large amounts of vitamin K and choline. It tends to help keep your memory sharp. It is also filled with vitamin C where just one glass provides you with 150% of your recommended every day consumption.
- Coconut oil: Coconut oil fills in as a naturally calming, anti-inflammatory agent. It stiffens the cells in charge of inflammation and aggravation. It can help with memory loss as you age and will kill awful microscopic organisms that are present in your gut.
- Salmon: Salmon is a well-known ingredient amongst the most nutritious and healthy food items recommended for the brain. It is highly rich in Omega-3 unsaturated fats and keeps the brain running, gets rid of brain fog and improves memory.
- Pumpkin seeds: Highly rich in zinc than most seeds, pumpkin seeds supply this highly valuable mineral which is very important for improving memory and thinking abilities. These little seeds are also loaded with stress-busting magnesium, B vitamins and tryptophan that is a precursor to the good mood substance called serotonin.
- Walnuts: Walnuts are very well known for a positive impact on the heart's health. Walnuts may likewise enhance the working memory and boost it further. One can take them as a snack at any point in the day, be it to fulfill late morning hunger or add them to cereal or serving of mixed vegetables for crunch. You can also blend them into a vegetable panfry for additional protein.
Different kinds of food products have different effects on the body as well as the brain. To have a healthy body, one definitely needs to have a sound and healthy mind. Eating junk food blocks certain functions of the brain over the years whereas, a healthy diet may help in keeping you physically, mentally and psychologically healthy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.