Normal or not?
Dr. Keith Ablow responds to viewer e-mail
- Duration 4:20
- Date Feb 29, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow responds to viewer e-mail
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We will have many behaviors it's a great love machine that up with.
Not that he had made sense of the time individual quirks it seemed to humanize a -- -- human until they cross the line so wacky too worrisome.
Okay so are these -- -- -- -- Eleanor practices.
Normalcy that iPad.
Answer some -- as Fox News contributor and psychiatrist doctor keep -- -- not you're not gonna rate at three bucks on the couch as normally not are you.
Who will listen you being on the coach does give me -- I'm not bothered situated appropriately.
Well right where you like I haven't -- your for the first female that I relate to.
I have a phobia of gum literally petrified I can't put a piece in my -- -- watching right now -- is me.
I won't go to the movies because of afraid of gum under the -- my wife thinks I need help she also wants us to go to the movies is she right.
Boy issue right because listen and I'll help you this way too I hope.
When things start to -- -- the ability to you have to live your life and people around you're saying listen this -- you have it's limiting you.
Then you have to really say what what is this and look there are people who have very specific.
Routines and and preferences some people literally can't stand the sound.
Of people chewing -- and this is totally -- movement.
And that can be a sign of obsessive compulsive disorder right -- which by the way and can be treated.
With either or Madison or behavior modification or psychotherapy or all of them yeah.
In the prescription do you have a co payment to them.
I'm sending you I'm sending you bill but one message here is people don't need to suffer with that kind of thing actually you can defeated.
And get to a movie.
Well let's -- talk to especially down the bazooka yeah exactly you're going for your private activists are a number two is -- Arnold to prefer -- some more than my daughter.
I'm their mom and I can't help it.
I felt this way since they were babies and other school is something wrong with.
Listen there's nothing wrong with that this is an easy one because.
Parents often let you know they have preferences for one child over the other that can -- That correlate to whether you were favored in your fans or any other religious right -- mom or dad.
-- exact the here's the thing.
Not being conscious of it is the bigger enemy because then you might unconsciously.
Show preference for one child of the other.
This way if you say look I know it for some reason I gravitate -- this kid and more than that you can make up for it with the less favored child.
But you get a balanced thing.
It's right -- here's the other was.
I don't mind air travel somebody writes but as soon as the plane lands if the doors aren't open right away my heart speeds up by sweat I feel like I'm gonna go crazy and scream.
Am I knots.
Well if I'm seated next to you Steve on a flight I feel that way to think that -- -- -- here that open exactly but.
Here's the thing these -- symptoms typical of panic disorder.
Racing hard sweating a feeling of impending doom.
Couple of things one is easily controlled and that'll be consistent messages we talk about these things.
People can conquer psychiatric symptoms so much more easily than they believe -- can do with a little bit of a tranquilizing medicine even a blood pressure medicine but think about your life.
And think not just about that moment.
When else in my life did I feel like there was no exit and I had no control.
If it's not about now it's about then that's absolutely tries resort boy everyone claims to be bad names but I forget everyone's faces too sometimes I don't -- -- my own neighbors.
I don't think I'm self absorbed so -- -- just nuts.
Quickly you're not just -- but you might have attention deficit disorder.
And again the question is don't just control with medicine think to yourself why would I want my concentration to -- here and there.
What in my life have I not been paying attention to that's where I should focus on our doctor -- tableau we're gonna do this every week here on fox and friends of folks have a question or comment Hilliard cured normal -- -- -- -- -- Fox News that company and got an update on Brian's gum chewing.
-- -- ahead on.