Questions tagged [psychosomatic-illness]

Questions about diseases which involve or effect both the mind and the body.

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What are some of the most extreme physiological effects associated with PTSD?

As I understand it, PTSD is primarily a psychological disorder. However some websites claim there are physiological responses, such as vomiting, hyperventilation, and even loss of consciousness. I'm ...
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Pills or what to do when you are emotional

I am emotional guy and I cant sleep at night.What can i do to overcome this? I have take a hot shower and after i went to bed but my thoughts didnt left me to slept.Always the same thing i cant slept....
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Why/how does stress sometimes cause a spike in WBC or even a fever?

I've noticed a direct correlation between a spike in my WBC (when I don't have an detection of a viral or bacterial infection) and sometimes (but pretty rare for me), an elevated body-temperature that ...
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Treatment of addiction

Substance addiction e.g. heroin is treated by gradually decreasing doses of a less potent substance other than heroin (if I am correct). Is this rule can be applied to any other addiction e.g ...
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My saliva turns sour when I'm angry. Is it a common phenomenon? [closed]

Every time I get angry, my saliva turns unpleasantly sour (or at least it feels such like that - it is sour and it burns me on the back part of the upper palate or somewhere there). As kid I thought ...
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Are there any studies that suggest mental disorders can manifest physically?

For example, depression becoming so absolute to one mentally that their physical body suffers. Maybe through a lack of physical activity or something. If it helps, I am attempting to write an essay ...
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Can knowledge act as a trigger? [closed]

I watched House Season 1, Episode 2 and it mentions a myoclonic jerk, I looked it up online and a couple weeks later, I started having one just before sleep. It's irregular, that is, not every night ...