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1 0 20 hours ago
I have always been a hyper person. I talk extremely fast most days. I take on huge projects and will kill myself and finish them in record time.I suffer with bad mood swings of irritability and rage at least several times a month maybe more some times especially right before my period. I was...
1 0 21 hours ago
I have been diagnosed with bipolar since 93. A doctor recently switched me from clonazepam to Valium very abruptly. It was horrible. I was also switched from citalopram to Cymbalta abruptly at nearly the same time. I have now been switched back, but don t feel the same. In fact, much of what I m...
1 0 1 day ago
OK. I am a T.A. secondary (pastry, culinary dept. ) school teacher at a trade school. It is a very different job situation for me. I have worked in the food service industry for 40 years. I have taught before but this is a very different situation. Some of the students are not really into it and...
1 0 1 day ago
My 58 year old wife is displaying symptoms that are hard to understand.... she is reclusive, shy and possibly bi polar, she is nervous, she can t seem to sit still - always moving her arms, tugging at her shirt (you have to see it to understand). She gets manic and depressed. She has social...
1 0 1 day ago
Sir I am 20 year old boy,from the age of 18 I am eating my hairs from berd,from ibrows,from eyelashes and from other areas of my body,i feel tensed if I don t do the ritual,please help me,at present I am suffering from low confidence,kow self esteem,worse social image,please suggest me the treatment
1 0 1 day ago
hELLO I am a mother of a healthy 28 yr old son that has suffered from OCD since about age 3...I also have found that when he was fully potty trained one week before his 2nd birthday..he began sneaking my grand daughter s diapers...we found that he was wearing them and has he grew older he would...
2 1 2 days ago
Hi. I haven been taking 300 mg Gabapentin once per day for fibromyalgia since Nov 20th 2017. My doctor just upped my dose last week to 300 mg gabapentin twice per day. I have suddenly been feeling very suicidal and depressed. I know it s this medicine. Can I just stop taking it or do i need to...
1 0 2 days ago
my daughter, her brother and my xhusband have ADHD or ADD. I am now 69 and I feel that I fit the description but I had myself tested and she said I did not have it...neurologist. My daughter is always agitated by me and sending me unkind misrepresentations of why I do things that she does not...
1 0 2 days ago
- I haven t left my room for two weeks. Scared, worried, angey, from everyone and everything, full of hate and fear. - before i end my univ, i was forced to go out for lessons, and even then i didn t like it, i even get scared buying something from a shop. - i get mental break downs sometimes,...
1 0 3 days ago
I have a 15 yr old grandson, diagnosed with adhd. He takes 4-5 showers a day. Eats like he is starving, wolfs down the food so fast he surely cant taste it. Slams all doors rather than just closing them. Is this normal for a 15 yr old with his adhd?
1 0 3 days ago
Hello, I am currently taking serotonin mood support pills as I am going through menopause / depression. I am having difficulty with motivation every day and have read about the dopamine receptor being low could attribute towards it. Is it safe to take both serotonin mood support pills along with...
2 1 3 days ago
My brother who is 57 is both schizophrenic and bipolar. These disorders began when he was in his early teens. He always takes his medication. There are times when he does a lot, helps out a lot and times when he says he just can t. One of my brothers thinks he is lazy and that he should force...
2 1 3 days ago
Is it common for a Parkinson s patient to have delusions regarding a grandiose idea of being called to be a spiritual leader? He feels he is called by God to be a leader. He also claims pews have been painted in church and the altar restained and these claims have not hmappened.
3 2 3 days ago
I have been dealing with depression the last couple of years. 6 weeks ago I found out my husband had an affair . I have been seeing a psychologist but I m considering an anti depressant or mood stabalizer. I don t take anything and I don t want an ssri due to weight gain potential. I was...
2 1 3 days ago
I should be focusing on my studies but things have been going wrong very wrong lately ...I ve had several thoughts of hurting myself and I m emotionally unstable..... I feel like I want the whole world to stop ...I don t feel talking to people or spending tym with family ..I feel so bad that...
2 1 3 days ago
For over a month, I feel anxious at times and my thoughts are of frightening or distressing images I never think about. This happened last year around this time too. Now, I feel I ve overcome these fears I ve had, but I still feel as though there s something stopping me from clearing my mind and...
2 1 3 days ago
Hello Dr My mother passed away last July 6 th. I still have these crying spells( bad ones I almost get panicy when I think that I can t see her anymore it s just overwhelming). They just come out of no where. But usually there is a trigger . When they happen I feel as though I ve lost half of my...
2 1 3 days ago
I am taking iamotrigine.200mg. Dr said I am bipolar. At the age of 72 my family tell me no way maybe old they feel that way only thing as I am getting old I am much more forgetful tried and no interested in anything all my life I took drugs like or pro-active went to all kinds of Dr found me to...
2 1 3 days ago
I am having anxiety and depression. I am taking Duloxetine at night before bed and whe waking taking 1 mg. clonazepam up to three times a day depending how the anxiety is. I am 68 and these symptoms Have come and gone for the past 5 years. I am trying to stay active by staying busy, but energy...
3 2 3 days ago
Hi My Dad is going through a very bad state of depression. He keeps on talking about his past incidents and at times he is becoming aggressive. Although he is in regular treatment of a psychiatrist. After taking medicines he is not able to sleep properly.kindly suggest what to do.
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