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I am in a great stress these days, I feel like sweating, my heart beat rises during night, due to which I remain sleepless the whole night. What should I do to cure it immediately?
Hi. I'm a 21 year old female from Kolkata. I have a family and lots of friends. But I feel really underappreciated. There is a lot of talks outside about hiw we shouldn't expect and be selfless and everything. But it all seems very superficial to me. Few years back i was like a goat. I never complained to anyone about anything i felt. I truly used to believe that if I keep on striving for recognition in front of my parents , if i be there for my friends , everything will be ok. Off late i have absorbed the fact that they weren't my true friends, i have stopped compromising for those 'friends' and instead made acquaintances with new people. But unfortunately i cannot do that with my family. I feel really tied down. There is a lot of complicated situation here like immature and biased mother and an angry and biased father . Being the middle child, i feel like my family attaches no calue to me whatsoever. My father has always has an unashamed inclination towards my sister and my mother towards my brother. I have always don't everything in my power to please them, to impress them, to get them to think about me. But it never happens. I feel like I'm draining my energies. And it's affecting my behaviour pattern. I'm very easily irritated and I hate to be at home . I feel like getting lost in oblivion because I feel worthless and I feel like I don't belong to anyone. I was betrayed in friendship by someone i called my bff. And that incident though 2 years old Stoll feels like a knife cutting through me. I need help . I want to straighten my thoughts out and focus on what's important in my life , I have major exams in a matter of two months. I feel really helpless, stuck in a spiral that's heading lower and lower.
Hello Mera dimag na sochne wali bate sochta hai Mere under jaise 2 character play hote hai Main apne aap se un dono character se baate karrta hun Mera dimag bahot si bate sochta hai Ek character bahot hi sareef hai Aur ek bahot hi ghatiya Aur mujhe self confidence bhi nahi hai.
My dad's nature appears to be very unnatural for eg: yesterday he had gone out in a wedding and then after coming back home he was confused whether he had come back with his car only or with others car and then he was very stressed that he will be prisoned for the case of robbery of a car. So, is it a serious mental problem. Can you please suggest a solution for this.
My brother 30 year old, addicted to drink ,everyday he drinks n behaves in a different way like scolding everyone in the family for no reason ,sometimes quarrels or sometimes breaks everything in the house if anyone scolds r asks him. Or sometimes he harms himself in deep frustration like cuts himself with knife or blade etc. And morning he behaves normal and says that he do not remember anything what he has done at night. Pls suggest me is this any kind of psychological problem and pls suggest me the solution.
Depression in children is not a very uncommon phenomenon. But if the feeling of sadness persists over a period of time with little or no change to their behavior, then it can be seen as a symptom of depression. Children who are suffering from depression need immediate and utmost care as negligence may cause severe long term effects on the child. Read on to find more about them.
Symptoms that indicate childhood depression vary. Some of the different symptoms which indicate depression are:
- Social withdrawal
- Feeling of worthlessness
- Difficulty in concentrating
- Reduced ability to function during events
- Continuous feelings of sadness
- Physical complaints
- Depression in children can be caused due to the combination of a multitude of reasons.
- Children from a family history of depression are more likely to be suffering from depression.
- Similarly if the parents suffer from depression then it is more than likely that the child will also suffer from depression.
- Children from conflicted families or children and teens who are prone to substance or alcohol abuse can suffer from depression.
- Reasons such as physical health, environment, genetic vulnerability or biochemical disturbance can lead to depression.
The treatment process of depression in children is similar to that of adults and can be treated with psychotherapy and medication. If your child is depressed consult a Pediatrician who after his or her diagnosis may refer you to a psychiatrist. The medical specialist will recommend psychotherapy or medication. In some instances, a child suffering from depression may be suicidal. Parents are advised to be vigilant and observe certain behavioral changes that the child may have adapted to or suddenly switched to. Some of the signs are mentioned below:
- Changes in eating, sleeping or activities
- Isolating oneself even from family
- Talking of suicide, feeling helpless or hopeless
- Increased risk taking behavior
- Substance abuse
- Giving away possessions
Psychotherapy or antidepressant medication use is usually depending on the predominant symptoms and the severity of depression. The best results often result from a combination of prescribed medication along with multiple sessions of psychotherapy. We must understand that depression is just another disease with is treatable like any other illness so do not hesitate in seeking professional help. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pediatrician.
I continuously ruminate for office work regularly that creates sleepless ness but it is not very high. How can I get rid of this.
I get up early morning with an head ache. As soon as I open my eyes I hear the same words from parents. Go for walk. I know that's good. I do go sometimes. But they keep saying me I go or not. They repeat the same thing again. I just started talking very less on this. Not able to handle this. I don't talk much. Very day the same words same problems repeated stuffs break my head. Kindly tell me something that I can lead a good n happy life. I don't find happiness.
Smoking can cause irreparable damage to your mind and body. Chemicals in the tobacco travel to all parts of the body, leaving no area unaffected. According to available data, smoking causes 30% of all cancer deaths and about 80% deaths from emphysema and bronchitis. In addition to adversely affecting yourself, smoking also has a severe impact on your near and dear ones. According to WHO, about 600,000 people die every year from passive smoking. Out of the deaths that occur due to this, 1/3rd is that of children.
The Indian situation
While 85% of tobacco users worldwide consume it in the form of cigarettes, in India only 13% use it in that form. Additionally, 54% use it in the form of beedis. A study conducted on Indian smokers has revealed that an average of 8.2 cigarettes is smoked by an individual daily.
The study also revealed that the number of cigarettes smoked every year had grown to over 6 trillion. While 1 out of 10 adults dies from tobacco use worldwide, 5% of deaths in women and 20% of deaths in men in India are caused by cigarette and beedi smoking.
What happens when you smoke?
Cigarette smoke is made up of 4000 chemicals that are present either as tiny particles or gases and about 50 are known to lead to cancer, the toxin nicotine being one of them. In addition to nicotine, the chemicals that make up cigarette smoke also include tar and carbon monoxide. Prolonged exposure to these toxins can hamper your body's ability to filter air and clean the lungs. The smoke not only irritates the lungs but also causes excess production of mucus.
It also causes a paralysis of the tiny hair-like structures like cilia that line the airways and are responsible for removing dust and dirt from the organ. Paralysis of these hair-like structures also causes a buildup of mucus and toxic substances, leading to lung congestion. The extra mucus that is produced causes smokers to suffer from the very ubiquitous smoker's cough and chronic bronchitis.
It's also one of the many triggers of asthma, which brings about the narrowing and inflammation of the airways. Long-term exposure to tobacco smoke causes the destruction of the structure of the lung, walls of the airways as well as lung tissue. The result is a condition known as emphysema. Additionally, smoking also leads to cancer of the lung and over 80% lung cancer cases occur due to this habit. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a pulmonologist.
While it is normal to ruminate and most people spend some time ruminating every other day, rumination disorder is quite different and is seen as a mental condition. But what really happens when a person has rumination disorder?
With rumination disorder, sometimes known as mercycism, a person can be expected to bring up food that has been swallowed so that it can be re-chewed and then swallowed again. While this is generally the case with most people who have it, there can be some cases of rumination disorder in which the person spits out the food that has been eaten already.
But what exactly causes it? Experts have not been able to point out a single or a set of causes leading to this condition. However, it is commonly seen in babies and it is perceived that if a baby is not given the sort of attention that is required, it is his/her way of soothing himself or herself.
Since rumination disorder is usually tied to a lack of affection for a baby, it can be said that allowing someone other than the parents to feed him or her can have a good effect. If the person who is experiencing rumination disorder happens to be an adult, then whenever there is a feeling of a need to engage in rumination, a small amount of chewing gum can be provided so as to suppress this need.
When it comes to health and wellness ‘prevention is better than cure’. However, in this case, there is no one thing which can be done in order to successfully prevent rumination disorder from affecting somebody. This is probably due to the fact that there are no explicit causes known. Having said that, if a parent shares a bond that is strong with the baby, it can go a long way in possibly reducing the chance of the baby being affected by rumination disorder and also, stave off other issues which occur when a child does not get enough attention.
However, do note that it is not true that a baby who is ruminating would continue to do so for the rest of his or her life. What is scary about rumination disorder is the fact that a person who engages in it is threatened by dehydration and malnutrition, and this is exactly why an effort should be made to get it treated as soon as possible.