Ask the Therapist About Medical issues - Page 4

I’m Breaking Down

Help please, I’m breaking down, and I have no idea why, no history of mental health issues, just a kid, need help figuring out why I’m going nuts. To specify, I’m clammy, tired but can’t sleep, ill all the time and angry also, no idea what’s wrong with me, just chatting to friends on social media, and something she says pisses me off, i get crazy and just spasm, just felt like head is...
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Mass Anxiety Pains

I was diagnosed with BPD, GAD and MDD a few years ago, and  different therapists have speculated about quite a few other disorders without officially diagnosing any of them. I’ve both read and been told that anxiety can cause physical pain in the back, stomach and chest. I’ve been suffering from extreme pains in my back and chest, along with intense burning, constant restlessness and inability to relax, and stomach pain/discomfort and nausea for...
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Possible Depression?

I’m an Education graduate Cum Laude and currently working as a BPO agent. I recently decided to continue to Law primarily to achieve my dream of being a lawyer but mostly to cure my academic insecurity. I think my cousins and friends landed a better course and better job. I ended up working in call center since I hate teaching. I only took up teaching because my mom says so. So, lately I had...
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Difficulty Remembering

Once in awhile I find that I can’t remember things and wonder if certain things really happened. I took the test about dissociation and I scored 72%. I feel like I am just one person though. I was in foster care and I know I was abused and neglected because of reports, but I don’t really remember, I was really young. Do you know what the treatment is for this? Could it be something...
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Skin Picking, What Should I Do?

I have always picked, bitten, pulled and scratched the skin around my fingers ever since I was around 10-13 years old. Then hitting puberty I was never one to leave spots alone and if I went away on holiday and was bitten by some bug sure enough it wouldn’t be long before I had squeezed, picked and scratched away at the area. I had a few scars on my legs and my fingers always...
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Irritability, Anger, Occasional Depression, Sudden Onset

Prior to this phase I’d been generally a very calm person, people I work with even commenting on how they never see me angry or upset. Don’t even really remember when I started to get irritable and angry though, just found that I’d start going through most days being frustrated by just about anything, if there wasn’t something I’d end up finding it. I’d be yelling, cursing, and pretty much just feeling pissed off...
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My Boyfriend Is Bipolar

Dear all, I was looking for answers on the internet when I came across this website. Here is my problem: My boyfriend is bipolar and he is taking his medication since 4 months now and he is willing to get his life back, so he is seeing his psychiatric on regular basis and taking his medications every day He is still very depressed, he had had a severe psychose episode, and was in hospital...
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Lots Of Anger and Violence and Unexplainable Emotions

Lots of the time I’m in a state of euphoria for absolutely no reason, and can be seen laughing with my friends and making jokes. I have rare depressive mood swings here and there, and I’m highly irritable and violent. My mother was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, but I have no idea if it was bipolar 1 or 2. To be honest, I’m a very shy person, but this sudden euphoria changes that and...
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I Become Insufferable During PMS

I experience extreme PMS and feel like I am driving my loved ones away. I have been in and out of the doctor for two years, still don’t know. I experience extreme depression, anger, hopelessness and never ending pain during ovulation that lasts until my period comes, up to two weeks later. The 3 doctors I’ve seen have not had any other explanation besides “it’s normal PMS, you have too much stress”. Well, yes it...
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Repeat Stories/Can’t Remember Telling Them

This was much worse when I was younger, but I repeat stories/anecdotes without realizing it. The trouble is that I honestly cannot remember who I told or what/how I said it. I am well-educated (Masters degree), of above-average intelligence, and fairly social and outgoing, but I’ve been told that I sometimes say the same things (same story, wording, inflection, etc.) and I don’t realize it. It drives my partners crazy. It probably others, too,...
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I Have Been Having Strange Bursts of Anxiety

I have recently been having anxiety and or paranoia. I’ll start to feel like I don’t know what’s real and I’ll start thinking “what is life really” and deep thoughts like that. Sometimes for a split second I don’t know where I am. I believe its called depersonalization/de-realization. Also I have a constant fear of being drugged (LSD) which I have never even taken. I don’t do drugs. I am so afraid of my...
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SSRI for High Cortisol?

Two years ago I was dealing with an eating disorder. I wasn’t severely underweight. I went on Prozac (10mg for a week and then 20mg)- loved the med, but it made me gain 25 lbs in a span of 3 months. I didn’t overeat and I exercised every day, and the weight gain made me become depressed again. I actually lost some weight at 10mg before it came back on from going on 20mg....
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