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Anorexia from Anxiety Due to Head Injury?

At 5 years old our daughter had a head injury with a depressed skull fracture on her left frontotemporal area. She is now 20 years old. Immediately after her recovery she was very angry and anxious. Prior she was thrilled and excited to start kindergarten at her brother’s school where she knew all the teachers and felt comfortable. On the first day of K it took three teachers to pry her off of me...
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Uncontrollable Shaking and Tremors Under Stress

Hello! I am not very ardent in psychosis so I thought I’d consult. I have recently been doing this thing where if I remember an extremely stressful experience or I recall something I’ve been procrastinating (cleaning a room,homework,organizing emails etc.)/an embarrassing memory my mind feels as if it shakes and only focuses on those memories and I involuntarily (I don’t know how to describe it other as being possessed by the memories) lose control...
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How Do I Cope with My Tactile & Auditory Hallucinations?

My hallucinations started out as just whispers in my head and simple things like light touches on my body but now they’ve gotten worse. Instead of a whisper, I hear a loud voice talking outside me. Instead of a light touch from some disembodied hand, I feel someone’s entire body wrapped around mine. These two now appear together instead of separately like they did before, so it feels like there are real people surrounding...
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I Cannot Feel Anything

From Japan: Lately, I have lost interest in everything. I go to the gym, meet my friends, write stories, watch movies, go on dates, play games–basically, things that should trigger some emotions in me. Except I feel nothing. I think of them as something as a black-and-white movie, things I should do to have a “normal” life. Most of my friends are unaware, because I’m able to manipulate my expressions according to the situations....
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I Can’t Make Up My Mind about Seeing a Therapist

From a 39 year old woman in the : Should I see a therapist? I can’t make up my mind! First of all, here is my condition: 1) I suffer from severe depression and nervousness 2) Suffer from Social anxieties 3) am diabetic 4) Have high blood pressure I am a happy introvert, but my current problem is that I have no motivation at all for a long long time to do even basic...
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My 12 Year Old Girlfriend Thinks She Is Pregnant

I am currently together with a 12 year old girl (she will stay anonymous). She moved away recently and we still communicate through texting. Recently she texted me that she thought she was pregnant. She read that if it is positive the urine stays foamy and hers did for about 20 min. (13 days past ovaluation) I feel concerned for her. We have never had sex or even mentioned it. So I am wondering...
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Abortion Changed Our Lives… What Now?

Back in April my live-in girlfriend of over 2 years and I went through with an abortion. Consequently, we drifted apart until the beginning of September, when she said she couldn’t do it anymore. The whole summer we were pretty much doing our own thing, trying haphazardly to cope with what happened.  I sank into a deep depression without even realizing it. I would numb my senses with alcohol and gambling on the daily. I...
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Don’t Know When to Change Psychiatrist

i’m having troubles with asking to see a different psychiatrist-it seems like she has given up on me. I like mine or should i say i use to like her and trust her…. now if i bring up any concern she just dismisses me and doesn’t ask even why i feel a certain why or why i’d think something is wrong. like just doesn’t seem to want to care or understand where myself or my...
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When to Further Taper Down the Medication Latuda?

I suffered from anxiety, depression, and am considered bipolar I. I went from 4 meds to 1 when I started taking Latuda 40 mg back in June 2014. Wishing to have another baby now that I was 38. Did TMS, neurofeedback and started tapering Latuda. I am pregnant and my 3rd trimester starts end of Nov. I wish to have stopped Latuda completely by then. Today I am taking care of daughter, doing all...
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Feelings of Rejection and Extreme Fatigue

I am infertile women facing scorn and contempt from the family despite trying to treat the condition but in vain. My adolescent life being a multi-sexual-partnership period is also a stigma on me. I feel that nobody is sympathetic to me and my circumstances are like a divine wrath. How can I get rid of these feelings which have put my life in an agonizing state? Some Doctors are treating me for anxiety and...
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