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I always keep on thinking unnecessary things, imaginary things, before doing any activities I think 100 times if I hv to do or not, I am becoming more thoughtful. Always fear of loosing my loved ones, I fear I am suffering from any disease. Pls suggest what to do doc.
I am experiencing pain in the lower stomach for sometime the cause is I was dreaming about sexual pleasures. At first it was causing pleasure and then it turned into pain. I underwent a lot of temptations but missed all out of fear and it is safe to imagine and derive pleasure and the result is pain. I don't masturbate. I don't want lose my energy. I am now 61. My wife does not allow me. I am a home-bird. I am a retired person. I try my best to control my thoughts but the thoughts are recurring. A number of women servants worked and went away. Most of tempted me. I was frightened and once they left my mind lingered about them and derived pleasure mentally. Help me to control my mind without any tablets. Thank You I don't want to go a psychiatrist. This has become a habit. I want to overcome with my will power but I find it very difficult. I am the father of 3 children. They all married and settled in life.
Problem is my brother has continuously self distorting thought sometimes suicidal too and he is studying in bachelors. Please help him and I thought he is in depression.
My son is 20y old medicine student. Is calm intelligent. He is neglecting his studies since one yr. He did not attend his exams recently. We noticed that he is sleeping very late 2--3 am. N getting up late n skipping classes. We noticed that he is addicted to videogames. Any number of making him to understand n counsellings are of no avil. Pl. Help.
My sis is 30 years old and she's suffering from panic attacks for the past 14 years. For the past two years she gets very nervous and depressed over trivial matters. She also appears very frustrated.
We all have mood swings but not all mood swings have the same intensity. People who have extreme mood swings ranging from depression to manic highs are said to be suffering from bipolar disorder. These extreme moods are known as episodes and usually, last for a few days or even a few weeks. A person suffering from bipolar disorder could have an episode several times a year. This is a very common psychological problem and can affect both children and adults. Though it cannot be cured, this disease can be managed with medication.
There are no known causes for bipolar disorder but genetics may play an important role in triggering Bipolar Disorder. Hence, if a parent or sibling suffers from this condition, you have a risk of developing it as well. An imbalance in the neurotransmitters in the brain may also play a part in the development of this condition. Stress or traumatic events like the loss of a loved one can also increase your risk of suffering from this condition. Given that mood swings affect almost each one of us, bipolar disorder can be difficult to diagnose. Some of the things to look out for are:
- Change in self-esteem
- Unusual talkativeness or quietness
- Being increasingly prone to distractions
- Decreased need for sleep
- Recklessness in terms of spending decisions, relationships etc
It must be kept in mind that a person must display at least 4 of the above symptoms simultaneously to be diagnosed as bipolar. Also, none of these symptoms should be a result or side effect of any kind of medication, drugs, alcohol or other intoxicants.
There are four main types of bipolar disorder:
- Bipolar I: In such cases, the person has at least one episode of elevated moods and associated abnormal behaviour in his or her life. This may be preceded or followed by depressive episodes.
- Bipolar II: In these cases, the person must have suffered from at least one depressive episode. It is very similar to bipolar I except that in bipolar II the highs never reach the manic stage.
- Rapid Cycling: Some people can have 4 or more manic and depressive episodes a year. In such cases, they are said to be rapid cycling. This condition affects 10-20% of bipolar cases.
- Mixed Bipolar: Usually, bipolar patients show mood swings that alternate between manic and depressive moods. However, sometimes a person may experience both elation and depression simultaneously or in rapid succession of each other. These cases are known as mixed bipolar.
Once diagnosed, bipolar disorder can be managed with a combination of medication and psychotherapy. In some cases, electroconvulsive therapy may also be needed. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist and ask a free question.
I am taking 3H Smart acupressure bed therapy from today. They told me some kind of FIR (far infrared rays) are used in this. So please tell me will this be helpful for treating Psychosis, depression, anxiety, heavy head, constant headache, panic disorder etc (suffering from last year with symptoms mostly at its peak? Or this thing only works for physical diseases?.. And also tell me is there any side effects to this like it will burn my body from inside or these rays will effects my body organs? I am scared to this also... Will this thermal therapy help me in healing or not?
Mam, I am suffering from panic attack, when I am travelling in train, that time my heart beat increases I am taking PANAZEP 25, from long time But till now when I drop medicine than problem CREATE please suggest me when I will leave medicine This medicine is prescribed my physchtrist.
What is the difference between psychologist and psycratist? I have anxiety and chest pain which type of doctor is better for me?
I am suffering from sleeplessness and aggression in morning time. Fast angry mood. Some time it is out of control. If I drink whisky than I feel good for some time. But I don't drink whisky regularly, Because I feel my mouth and nose dry after drinking whisky. I am very upset due to this. What to do.
Iam not concentrated on studies for long time. I don't have patience to study continuously 4 to 5 hours daily. Please give me solution.
As the above covers the whole subject nothing more need be added for your good health.
Hi Before 4 years after a vasco-vagal EPS episode (an injection architol reacted and gone wrong, my left side paralysed, it got fixed at that time with Tab Pacitane), Now I sometimes get panic attacks and unable to do concentrate without sleep, still my left side is sometimes shivering, legs and hands become numb, have nervousness, sometimes unable to eat food also due to GERD, Unable to bear a extreme hot weather, my breathing is long, I do not feel like taking shower or brushing my teeth. I was not like this before, I hate myself. I have anxiety, has recommended "Tolaz 10 md" I took for 6 months now. I'm tired all day. Test I have done: Brain MRI scan - which was with extreme difficulty because I was unable to bear the sound of the scan machine in my ears and head, EEG, Blood work tablets I have taken: pacitane - which worked that time, now triggers panic attack if I take it. Tolaz 10 md - puts me to sleep, I'm tired all day, taken for 6 months/ have spent most of my savings, now dependent I'am allergic to amoxicillin and sulphur drugs.
I am a 17yr old female. I am facing a great problem. I cannot remember my studies. What should I do?
I am suffering from poor digestion of food. My body is unable to take nutrients from food. Its due to my poor take Care of body from 4 years. I have to work mentally as well as physically. But now how I improve my digestive system.
One of my friend is suffering from depression. He is unable to get over from his ex. He refused to consult with any psychiatrist or counsellor. please help me what can I do for him. M very too worried about him.
Dear Madam, I can not forget even small adverse remarks. It comes in my mind repeatedly and makes me worry. Due to which I am facing problem of sleeplessness. I am suffering from insomnia. Please give me tips to overcome it. Regards Ratan Mishra.
A panic attack is an intense and sudden feeling of fear that may lead the person to lose control and fear that he is dying. The intensity of the attack normally hits for around ten minutes though the symptoms may linger on after that. It normally occurs without prior signals and is typically unrelated to any of the underlying health troubles.
Ways to Control Panic Attack Symptoms-
If you are experiencing signs of panic attacks, then it is imperative to undergo proper medical treatment to find out any deeper medical problem related to these symptoms. If there is no definite cause, which is required to be treated, then there are various ways of controlling the panic attacks.
Proper education: If panic attacks are left untreated for a long time, then it may lead to panic disorder, which includes frequent and recurrent panic attacks within a short span. So, it is important to have proper knowledge for combating panic disorders. You will have to understand how the fear centre of the brain works in order to recognise what panic disorder is. It is imperative to understand that the signs of panic disorder have no connection with any severe illness.
Calm breathing: When a person is hit with a panic disorder, it is natural to take short, shallow breaths. You will have to take control of your breath and try to create a slow stream of air within and breathe it out, which will prevent hyperventilation and an accumulation of carbon-dioxide in the blood. It is recommended to practice slow breathing in a normal state of mind, so that you have a good hold over the technique which would come in handy when a panic attack occurs. You will have to breathe in for five seconds and hold the breath for one second before you exhale it out, spanning through four seconds. Repeat the process several times until you start experiencing a soothing feel.
Muscle relaxation: Then you must try to learn how to relax the body by tensing and then relaxing different muscles, which will reduce the overall anxiety and stress levels causing panic attacks. You can start working on the muscles of your feet and then slowly move on to the forehead. You will have to tighten each muscle group while taking a deep breath, hold it for a few moments and release it while breathing out.
In case you think you are suffering from a panic disorder, it is imperative to waste no time and talk to a psychologist without further delay.
Hello friends. I am Dr Rahul Chandok. I am a senior consultant psychiatrist with the Fortis group of hospitals. And I am having my own practice at my clinic, My home clinic in Faridabad.
Coming to today’s topic which is understanding OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. OCD, also known as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is affecting about 2% of the population at some point of time in their life which makes it 1 in 40 persons is going to have it. It is 2 to 3 times more common than other chronic psychiatric disorder like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. So every person has a brain and I believe the brain thinks. When it comes to OCD we have to understand that the thinking becomes affected. When the thinking is normal, it is under the person’s control and is as per his or her will. But when the brain gets under stress there is a neurochemical called serotonin which becomes less. And because of that the thinking becomes automatic. Thoughts come on their own, that are uncontrollable, unwilling, they are excessive. Person gets them repetitively. And they are negative. The person also understands they are baseless. But because of the fear which arises out of that, the person becomes excessively anxious. And to reduce this anxiety of fear the person does certain acts which suppose the person gets a doubt then the person does checking, suppose the person has a thought that might be the hands are dirty or the person is not clean enough. Or the germs will affect him or her. The person repetitively does washing. If the person is not able to do any activity to reduce anxiety, then the person starts avoiding things. And if the person is not able to do any of these the person gets angry. If all these persists for a period of time, then the person might go into depression.
The message which I would like to extend is that OCD is definitely treatable. You have to understand how and what is happening. We have to correct the level of serotonin which is possible through the use of medication which are definitely in today’s times are much better what we had earlier.
Side effects are very less and the results are pretty quick. And yes we definitely use therapy work to make the person understand or to fight OCD or what to do with the thoughts. The trick is that we have to learn to ignore these thoughts because at some of their lives every person gets negative thoughts but they are able to ignore them But a person with OCD is stuck so OCD is definitely treatable take help of the doctor or psychiatrist. Don’t be afraid of the medication and learn how to tackle it.
You can either contact me for treatment at my various work places or at my clinic. Or you can contact me through Lybrate for its management. Thank you.