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Hi Sir, I am 24 years old female and my vitamin b12 range is 191pg/ml. Is that a reason I am always feeling depressed and stress. With mild head ache. Currently clarify my doubt.

Hi Sir, I am 24 years old female and my vitamin b12 range is 191pg/ml. Is that a reason I am always feeling depressed...
yes.. Weakness, tiredness, or lightheadedness. Heart palpitations and shortness of breath. Pale skin. A smooth tongue. Constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, or gas. Nerve problems like numbness or tingling, muscle weakness, and problems walking. Vision loss are common symptoms of vit b12 deficiency.
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I'm 30 years old married guy. I'm not getting job and because of that I'm lacking money and also I am missing my mom and dads emotional support. Now what I only have is my wife's possessiveness and confusion in everything what I do. I don't have friends after marriage. Not in touch with family. Not happy with my wife. People say i'm not matured and that word is irritating me a lot. And my situations are also making go mad. My decisions are wrong. Feeling low.

I'm 30 years old married guy. I'm not getting job and because of that I'm lacking money and also I am missing my mom ...
You are going through a rough patch in your life. Family and social support system usually helpful during this tough time but you are also not getting that support. But remember that this is only a rough patch. Keep working on your plans and enhancing your professional skills. You will get a job. You can take help from recruitment agencies. Don't wait for the perfect job. You will always get a better job later on. First try to be in the job market.
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I do not get enough sleep because, I have lost my father two weeks back. I miss him a lot. Also I have tension about my mother of how she would live without him. I was very attached to him. Please tell me of how could I get a good sound sleep. Please provide medications if it helps more. Thank you.

I do not get enough sleep because, I have lost my father two weeks back. I miss him a lot. Also I have tension about ...
Hello, It is possible that you have mild depression because of which you are not able to sleep and are constantly worried. Unfortunately we can not prescribe medicines without our stamp as you would not be able to get them. But you can try to maintain a little sleep hygiene by reading at night or avoiding caffeine drinks after 8 pm. You can also try meditation. You can contact a psychiatrist soon if this does not help as you May require medicines.
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Hello Doctor, I am 43 year old male. Married and have a 3.5 year old daughter. My problem starts from the age of 14. When I were start suffering with gynecomastia. My social/School/college and public life suffered a lot. But anyhow I managed and done graduation. At the age of 23, I consulted with a prominent endocrinologist in Kanpur. After physical examine he advised me to done blood test LH-FSH & PRL. In result LH was high, FSH was very high & PRL was normal. He wrote "Primary gonadal failure" and referred to speak LUCKNOW for karyotyping test. But I didn't done that time. In the year 2001 I consulted with a cosmetic surgeon and undergone for liposuction of chest. After that I felt normal. Then joined job in not in 2002 Aug. But after few years when I put some weight, my chest again visible prominently and many times in office I felt shame and left many jobs, this will also loose my confidence. I was bright in study, cleared CPMT EXAM in 1995, I got GSVMC, KNP. But I refused to join, just due to my this problem. I was bright in my next chosen field and done great. But due to endlessly facing the shame I have lost my confidence and pretending in office for leaves and off. This made my image in my field is non serious person. In between in the year of 2013 I got married, Have a child in 2014 but he wasn't survive due to choke breath pipe after feeding. Then I got a girl child in 2015. One more thing since 2007 my libido was decreased. My size is not up to the mark till final ejaculation. Facing pre mature ejaculation also. From 2014 Sep. I haven't done physical relationship with my partner. Last year I had done karyotype test, it showing me a normal male. LH-FSH & PRL also showed normal range every time. What is this mean fir me? At the age 23 to 42 I lived in this impression that I am partially has problem of klinefelter syndrome. But now results showing it was a cruel" kidding" of nature or a Doctor who blindly believed on my first LH-FSH-PRL reports. May be I am a normal male. But many characteristics I have like female. Like, heavy butt, heavy waist, curvy thighs, child like face, female like pubic hair pattern, prominent bone below the eyes, loose muscles etc. Now this age what could be the treatment? Also due to lost confidence I sit back at home with no job. No public/Social life. Please put me out from this hell like life. Thanks.

Hello Doctor, I am 43 year old male. Married and have a 3.5 year old daughter. My problem starts from the age of 14. ...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, Please consult an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who will examine you and give you the treatment options. Regards.
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How To Live With Someone Suffering From Psychiatric Problems?

How To Live With Someone Suffering From Psychiatric Problems?

Mental illness affects the patient as well as the immediate family. Once the affected member has been diagnosed with a mental illness, his family members find it difficult to accept this situation. They are in a state of denial. This state later gives way to feelings of frustration, resentment, anger and helplessness.

To overcome these feelings, it is important for the family to move beyond the mental illness of its relative and not away from him. The family members must accept the reality that someone among them is ill and it is their duty to help him recover from his mental illness.

Effect of social stigma

  1. Unfortunately, mental illness draws social stigma. Many relatives of mentally ill people who are afflicted do not discuss their predicament with others. The reason is not too hard to discover- large sections of society think that mental illness is something very horrible. Very few people know that psychiatric disorders are treatable and they are as good or bad a disease as others.
  2. Strangely, while the society comes out in support of people suffering from cancer and other life-threatening diseases, in cases of mental illness it adopts a position of aloofness. The underlying thought in the minds of people is that there must be something wrong in the family of the mental illness patient.
  3. The net result is that the family withdraws from the society and gets into a shell. Guests are not invited over on social occasions and it often happens that the family gets into depression.
  4. Coping with frustration and helplessness
  5. Psychiatrists also point out to another range of emotions affecting the family members of a mentally ill person- feelings of frustration, helplessness and anger.
  6. Imagine a situation where a schizophrenic child is unable to perform even normal tasks, such as eating food. The parent will try to convince the child to have her food but the mentally ill child cannot perform even that basic function. Unless the parent understands that this is not a normal child, she will continue to try to feed it. The child will, on the other hand, resist. This will continue till the time when the parent gets frustrated and angry at her child’s behaviour. The parent will wonder why her child is not having the food by herself.
  7. This situation will not arise if the parent and other family members accept that the child is ill and needs medical intervention.
  8. This feeling can later lead to a sense of resentment and anger. Family ties can be ruptured because the members would begin to think that their social activities depend upon the medical condition of their sick family member who needs constant attention.
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Hello Doctor, I am 32 years old widow as I lost my hubby after 4 months of marriage in 2016. I was working with BPO but left after marriage. I moved to my sisters house after I lost my hubby as my in laws did not give my hubby money to me at all. It was an against love marriage and family still not aware of it. I do not have any savings and arguments happen btwn me and my family for me to get married when I do not even like the guy. Sometimes me and my sister also argue for small normal day-to-day things. I found a guy who is a seafarer but he wants me to work so I am doing my further studies. Now my parents do not support me much as my Boy friend belongs to different caste. I always had differences between me n my parents almost since 7 years back. I am very much depressed and feel very lonely and I even get thoughts to kill myself but I divert my mind because I know that only Strong woman can face all these. I still keep crying locking myself in a room and do not let anyone know. I am not able to concentrate on studies, I get distracted and disturbed. I get pressure from family to get married, get pressure from BF to make career and make savings, arguments btwn me n sister. I am fed up with life. Please suggest me what to do as I want to make my career and be independent and bloom in future. I want to show everyone that what I am capable of. I had enough taunts from everyone. I am 32 years old, 153 Inches, 76 Kg. On a medication--using Acenac, ST-cort, Ginkomat and calcirest M. Thank you.

Hello Doctor, I am 32 years old widow as I lost my hubby after 4 months of marriage in 2016. I was working with BPO b...
I must appreciate you for gaining back the strength and thinking about your self and moving on in life. Your present condition calls for immediate attention. Kindly consult a Clinical Psychologist. Clinical Psychologist will conduct a detailed psychological evaluation and conduct therapy sessions with you. He or she will guide you to the right path. You are a 32 years old mature lady who very well can take decision for herself. If you don't like a guy then don't force yourself for marriage just because your family wants you too. Complete your education and look for a job. As that will give you a sense of security and will make you independent.
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I have been under phases of depression-major depression and severe anxiety since teenage. Since last 6 months my psychiatrist has increased my medications and I would like to understand if it is going to be possible for me to get out this completely or not medically? And how long can I use these medicines, will they start wearing out their effects? Everyday Medicines: Stamlo 2.5 x 2, Zapiz 0.5 x 3, Trazonil 0.5 x 1, Desveren 100 mg x 1, Bupron XL 300, Multivitamins. I have also stopped smoking since 20 days and alcohol completely since 3 months and feel little hotter than before.

I have been under phases of depression-major depression and severe anxiety since teenage. Since last 6 months my psyc...
Dear Lybrate user it's good that you are taking help from psychiatrist. The course of medicines will be decided by him or her. With improvement in your condition he will also reduce the dosages too. But if you feel any side effects, it is advisable to speak to him. Secondly I will also advice you to take some psychological therapy sessions from Clinical psychologist. This will help you in reducing your symptoms fast and make you feel better. All the best.
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Homeopathic Treatment For Depression - Does It Really Help?

Homeopathic Treatment For Depression - Does It Really Help?
Chronic Depression can be treated with Homeopathy. True or False. Take this quiz to know!
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