Doctor, am I afraid of AIDS?

That day, such a patient came to my clinic. He looked worried, holding a wet paper towel in his hand, and carefully wiped the stool three times before sitting stiffly. After fighting with himself, he finally raised his head and said: Doctor, I think I have AIDS. Under the guidance of good advice, I learned his story. Xiao Zhang has been strict with family education since he was a child. His parents are demanding of him and strict with his daily words and deeds. For example, he must wash his hands before and after meals. His family conditions are also good. His father’s foreign friends often come to stay at home for a short time. His father will urge Xiao Read More …

Can you really cure your mental illness by electrifying your brain?

Before the discovery of psychotropic drugs in the 1950s and 1960s, the prospects for the treatment of mental diseases were really bleak. At that time, there were only three types of treatments available-electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), insulin coma and psychiatric surgery. As a result, many patients have been imprisoned in psychiatric hospitals all their lives, while others are in [infinite reincarnation]-once discharged from hospital, they will not be able to live a normal life, will become ill again, and will soon be hospitalized again. Insulin-induced epilepsy for psychosis? Researchers found that for patients suffering from both schizophrenia and epilepsy, when epilepsy symptoms worsen, mental symptoms will be relieved. In the 1930s, a Hungarian doctor tried to alleviate schizophrenia by inducing seizures, Read More …

Can drinking before going to bed help sleep?

We all know that watching TV before going to bed will interfere with sleep and sleep quality. However, we often ignore another bedtime habit that affects the worse. That is drinking before going to bed. Drinking before going to bed has a greater impact on our sleep than using electronic devices before going to bed. Many people believe that drinking before going to bed helps them fall asleep quickly, But the fact is just the opposite. There are two main reasons: 1. Drinking alcohol before going to bed will aggravate previous sleep disorders and respiratory diseases. Drinking alcohol will cause muscles around the respiratory tract to relax too much. Thus aggravating the symptoms of snoring and sleep apnea syndrome, Seriously Read More …

Seven Ways to Teach You to Decompress and Decompress

If you often feel anxious, It seems that the next second is about to collapse, Try the following seven ways to help you decompress. In the prevention and treatment of hypertension, Adjusting psychological pressure is one way, 1. Ensure adequate sleep, lack of sleep or low quality sleep is very important to your mood, Reaction, activity and physical health can all have negative effects. 2. Learn some relaxation methods meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagination, deep breathing exercises and yoga are all good ways to combat stress. 3. Enhance social interaction by attending interest classes, joining a club or mutual aid group. Make new friends, Enrich your daily life. 4. Improve your time management ability. The more efficient you can Read More …

I don’t hate you, I just have social fears.

I suffer from social fear. Social fear brings me many problems: I am always worried about what others will think of me. I am usually quiet and shy. My heart is entangled with every word of myself, Consider your words over and over again, This causes me to pause for a long time when I talk to people. Before going to social occasions where there are strangers, I get very anxious, and occasionally I get headaches and nausea. Sometimes, walking out of the house is a bitter battle. I can’t think about what will happen next what, who I will meet and what I will do if I say or do something wrong. Social fear is an experience in how? Read More …

How stabilized her high and low blood pressure through relaxation training?

When I went to the cardiovascular internal medicine department for consultation, the nurse was taking the blood pressure of my consultation object, Aunt Wang, who was in her 50s. Aunt Wang wanted to talk to me about her illness and also wanted to cooperate with blood pressure measurement. She was hospitalized this time because her blood pressure went up and down, and the drug could not be adjusted to the appropriate dose, so she also wanted to solve the mystery of blood pressure quickly. I asked her to feel at ease and finish her blood pressure before talking. Nervous Aunt Wang Obviously, the nurse is already familiar with Aunt Wang. Seeing that her upper limbs are stiffly suspended in mid-air, Read More …

The more sleeping pills you take, what if you can’t stop?

Since history, human beings have been seeking various methods to reduce anxiety, restore calm and relieve insomnia, and have achieved their wishes through religious ceremonies, meditation, psychotherapy and various chemicals. With the great progress of medicine, people know more about how to use drugs to manipulate our emotions. History of Sedative Drugs (Sleeping Pills) These drugs, called psychotropic drugs, which can affect the mind and emotions, include sedatives, antidepressants and stimulants, all of which have effects on the brain. Our brain is the least known part of the body, and the relationship between the brain and the mind is complex and controversial. Therefore, no one will deny the truth of heart disease, infectious diseases, cancer and pain, or doubt the Read More …

Have you ever had such misunderstanding about patients with mental illness?

You must have seen sunflowers blooming in the sun. They bloom heartily to the sun like bright smiling faces. But have you ever seen sunflowers in the shadow? They stood in the darkness that the sun could not shine, lonely and sad, and the hanging flower tray seemed to cry silently. A survey conducted by the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009 showed that there were more than 100 million patients with various mental diseases in China. According to the 2013 data released by the Chinese Medical Association, The number of diabetics with the highest incidence in the world is 139 million. Mental diseases, like high-risk diseases such as diabetes, It is increasingly becoming a common disease Read More …

In the process of abstaining from alcohol, how to overcome physical and psychological dependence on alcohol?

In the last article (< < To quit drinking, one must first make up one’s mind and set a good goal > >), we talked about how starting to quit drinking. When you really start to quit drinking, you will find it really difficult to overcome physical and psychological dependence. What should we do? I hope this article can provide you with effective suggestions. Phase 3: Safe abstinence Some people can stop drinking on their own, While others, In order to pass the withdrawal reaction safely and comfortably, Medical monitoring and intervention by psychiatrists may be required. As to which option is most appropriate, Depending on how much you drink, how long the problem lasts and your health. After frequent Read More …

Do you know the truth of dreams?

Heaven enters the earth, love, hate, delusion, anger, dreams are multifarious, and life is full of joys, sorrows, joys and sorrows. But you may not know the truth of dreams. Let’s take a look at it together. Everyone dreams Men dream, women dream, and babies dream. Even if some people think they haven’t dreamed, they just don’t remember. In fact, researchers found that people have dreams several times a night, each lasting about 5-20 minutes. On average, a person spends up to six years in his life dreaming! You will forget most of the dreams you have had. As many as 95% of our dreams are quickly forgotten after waking up. Why are our dreams so difficult to remember? There Read More …