Sertralin side effects

Sertraline is an antidepressant of SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) class. Sertraline is popularly knowns as ZOLOFT.

Before looking into Sertraline side effects…..

What is an SSRI ?

Serotonin is a brain chemical  which is also called as neurotransmitter. These neurotransmitters (chemical messengers) help in transmitting  information from one neuron to other neuron. By any reason if these neurotransmitters doesn’t function well, that results in mood disorders.

So these SSRIs block the reabsorption (reuptake) of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain, so that messages should be passed effectively.

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How to deal with side effects in OCD treatment

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder, which makes a person’s life filled with extreme agony. The causes might be genetic, neurological, behavioral or environmental,….what ever it may be, the end result is suffering.

We have enough medicines and therapies to deal with OCD, still there are so many people complaining about the side effects in OCD treatment, especially in kids

I frequently come across this question,

” How to overcome OCD naturally ,….Can I ? “

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How to overcome superstitious thoughts in OCD ?

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Superstition is a belief, which is not based on reason.

It is illogical.

For instance, while stepping out of home, if you encounter a black cat, you may feel it as bad omen.

A part of your mind tells you there is no reason and logic behind your fear. Cats do not have the ability to cause you harm. Yet, you try some ritual to neutralize this fear, like praying to god or returning to home.

Superstitions in human beings are not unusual.

They are quite common.

Very few people are an exception from superstitions. Superstitions may vary from place to place, but some superstitions are particular to certain locations. 

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six ways meditation can cure OCD

Buddha in meditation

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Can meditation cure OCD ?

Meditation certainly has positive influence in curing many psychological disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Though it has some limitations, still it can help you in battling with OCD.

so how can meditation help us in this war ?

1. meditation introduces us death :

Everyone gets panicked by the thought of death.  Our heart beat increases abruptly, hands begin to tremble, with the thought of lying at death bed. we all know we are mortals and death is inevitable,  still we are horrified by the idea of death. we constantly try to avoid the thoughts and discussions about death.

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can meditation cure OCD ?

a person in meditation

meditation

Most of us believe meditation has a positive impact on our lives. However we may disagree on the extent of it’s influence. Now,here the question is ” does meditation do any good to OCD sufferers”

and I can say ”  YES 

OCD is disorder in which a person has to go through unbearable sufferings. Most of these sufferings arise from the unwanted, uninvited thoughts that come again and again.

One Thing  :

OCD is a disorder,  very few people can understand the sufferer’s pain.

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