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I am having stress & may be anxiety too
I have a lot of stress in my life, whether personal or professional. Due to this I am getting several health issues like constipation, a lot of acne on my face, headache, gaining my weight, greying hair, dark circles, loosing charm on my face. I was a very happy positive and charming person before. But from 2 years I became sad, unhappy, mood swings, irritation, anger, crying always. How to overcome stress? Please provide some tips which I can do at home.
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Hi you are in depression.  Need to consult psychiatrist and start medications soon.  Yoga and pranayama also helps once you started the medication..can consult online once
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Get your thyroid tested. Consult a psychiatrist. Meds can wonderfully treat your depression.
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If the personal & professional problems are the origins of stress, you can think about a problem solving approach about how to overcome these problems. Some problems we can have solutions which will require us to act on it & some problems may be beyond us. Acceptance of things we can’t change & acting on things that we can change may be the way forward
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Consult a psychiatrist near by to rule out Depressive disorder
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This could be a anxiety. Do exercise Engaged with something Regular meals Breathing exercises can help. If not improved consult me privately
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consult online if it's persist
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Yoga, meditation, any warm up exercises.Take Care of diet -high protein.Sleep should be adequate
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Read below information to raise your awareness, insight and knowledge about anxiety and Depression. ARTICLE ON ANXIETY DISORDERS ************************************* Consult online on practo if needed. *********************************** Link - https://www.facebook.com/248570438890194/posts/534208810326354/ Anxiety is a normal emotion when a task overwhelms you at a given time. It leads to increased activation of our sympathetic nervous system. Activation of sympathetic nervous system causes - 1. Increased and intense beating of our heart (felt as palpitations. 2. Gastro-intestinal system problems like acidity, gas, heaviness of abdomen or pain/tightness. 3. Our hands and feet/legs Shiver 4. We sweat more, you must have felt that salty Brow. 5. Blood vessels throughout our body constrict and so body becomes cold. That's why cold sweat is a manifestation of anxiety. 6. We breathe faster, many people hyperventilate. Lot of Air goes in the Gastro-intestinal system known as Aerophagia. This may cause bloating and Gas. 7. Many people faint because of Vaso-vagal Syncope during extreme stress. 8. Increased restlessness in our body and mind. This is all well if it happens for a minute or two but anxiety that is prolonged and present without a known trigger (even when nothing overwhelms you), that is unnecessary, excessive in relation to the situation concerned, then it starts taking shape of an ANXIETY DISORDER. Most anxiety Disorders are diagnosed if symptoms persist for more than 3 MONTHS. Definitely anxiety problems that last less than 3 months may also make a person suffer if the anxiety is severe, continuous and impairs day to day functioning and hence may require treatment depending on Degree of impairment. 33% people suffer from an anxiety disorder at some point of there life. Very few seek medical attention. Many people suffer from Psycho-somatic symptoms of anxiety without realizing they are experiencing anxiety. A young person suffers from panic disorder but is focused on his racing heart. He is experiencing palpitations , a somatic symptom of anxiety. It is known by the name of cardiac neurosis. A young girl has a choking sensation, rapid breathing during a panic attack. This is known as Psychological choking and Hyperventilation. Increased Muscle tension in the body can lead to pain and aches anywhere and everywhere in the body Some people experience painful chest burning or reflux disease because of constant stress. Still others can develop peptic ulcers due to stress known as Stress Ulcers. Many other people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic constipation, Chronic diarrhoea or alternating diarrhoea and constipation due to stress. A Detailed Description of each and every psycho-somatic symptom involving every one of our physiological systems/body organ systems is beyond the scope of this article. So we have learned that anxiety does not cause only psychological trouble but it can affect our body/physiology and can cause any physical symptom known to mankind. As every symptom physical or psychological is ultimately felt and interpreted by the brain. If your tests are negative and you still suffer from physical symptoms then the cause of your problems may be stress, anxiety and Depression. Prolonged Stress responses and anxiety can also give rise to many physical problems apart from Clinical Depression. It weakens immune system. People are more likely to get an infection at times of stress and anxiety. Anxiety can lead to irritability and anger, Constant Anger is a 5 times stronger risk factor for heart Disease than other factors like hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes according to the greatest Cohort Study (Framhimgam Study) in the field of cardiology. Anxiety can cause and Worsen non communicable diseases like Hypertension, Diabetes, heart disease. BE AWARE OF ANXIETY DISORDERS, THEY ARE REAL AND THEIR SUFFERING IS REAL. AGAIN A PERSON EXPERIENCING MILD ANXIETY SHOULD NOT COACH OTHER PEOPLE WITH SEVERE AND HIGHLY IMPAIRING ANXIETY DISORDERS. RECOGNIZE AND CONSULT A SPECIALIST. SHED THE STIGMA. !! MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER. (MDD) ************************************ Due to constant stress your body and mind is not able to function the way it normally does. When this problem increases it can lead to the state of depression. It happens due to decrease in certain neuro-transmitter chemicals released in your brain like - Serotonin, Nor-epinephrine and Dopamine. Different brain and body functions controlled by these neuro-transmitters are affected that  result in many behavioral and physical symptoms. If it is not timely treated it can cause memory problems and suicidal ideation in future. It also changes your behavior, memory, attention and energy levels. It can alter your personality/ temperament and can cause social difficulties in your relationships, job difficulties at your work. There are many effects of Stress and Depression on your physical health also like your immune system, gastrointestinal system and sexual function are all adversely affected due to depression. Read this article to know more https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=532188303861738&id=248570438890194 Warm Regards, DR RAHUL KANSAL MBBS (AIIMS, New Delhi) MD (University of California Los Angeles UCLA - USA) Neuro-psychiatrist Sexologist & De-addiction Expert & Holistic Physician. HOSPITAL ADDRESS - KANSAL HOSPITAL 120/238, Sector 12, Aggarwal Farm,  Mansarovar,  Jaipur - 302020
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Hello, I empathise with what you are going through. It seems that you maybe going through Depression. This is an illness of certain chemicals of the brain that leads to low mood, irritability, negative thoughts, crying spells and also a lot of physical symptoms that you are going through. But I would like you to know that what you are going through is absolutely treatable. Whether with therapy or medicines or both.
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My recommendation is to fix an online appointment with a psychiatrist so you can speak in detail about what you are going through.
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