Paranoid about my kids' safety: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 3:03
- Date Nov 14, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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They haven't -- underneath me and I'm really here right now it is a question we -- ourselves from time to time in my normal.
More -- might not stuck to keep apple is here to answer some of your emails and not here's the first one.
My son and grandson both have twitches which I believed to be -- they have continuous runs sniffs and other miscellaneous and what he says.
Is there a way to stop or control that's normal or not -- -- Well look it's definitely not knots and and anybody who bullies his these kids by the way -- -- crazy because what should this woman's really describing.
Tourette's disorder -- potentially for another neurological condition which can cause these uncontrollable.
Tics even vocal utterances.
You get to a neurologist or psychiatrist or both you can get on the right medicines get the therapy you need to deal with the people who were swiping at -- And move on with your life.
It may not be that serious right because a lot of times when kids go through stressful periods it can manifest itself through these kinds of behaviors right.
That's true the fact that it's genetic in this case -- both kids are affected medicines can do this by the way a side effect of the medicine.
And so really define it.
Conquer it it is -- crazy the people who may call them names they -- the -- I next email Iowa's fear that something will happen in my kids have worked -- panic thinking I left my five year old -- -- car.
When my kids play outside it -- -- -- kidnapped or hit by a car or attacked by a dog.
This is not an uncommon fear for a lot of parents but is it normal or -- a little over reacted.
We'll listen when it reaches this level it's crazy right because the truth is the -- you don't want to leave your kids unattended in danger however the truth is whatever this woman is fueling is about her.
She's getting go back and find out when was -- at risk when -- I feel peril because she's transferring that.
You're you're grimacing like you must have I can because I worry about those things you have -- -- time leader to spend with me to work so hot hot as I -- help to end here every parent worries about those things which and this is a little over the top for a minute call her crazy and invite her.
Okay as well -- I have myself and you can OK final one we've got to lifted as quickly this person writes -- I can't eat off plates with designs or pictures on number.
One of -- touches my design my skin crawls my friends tease me about it just thinking about it makes my -- part.
-- my -- now this you may agree with me on.
This one because of that working this is a symptom I call -- crazy.
Right now listen it's OCD that's what it is and these are.
You wouldn't want to have to deal with these thoughts and but you can't control.
And so bottom line is again help is available people think like psychiatry means being on the coach for twelve years it doesn't he can conquer this stuff come to the office three times -- Don't know what her right up would keep Buick that she's -- doctored can't thank you are a -- we'll make sure it is said doctor to have -- your questions.
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And he'll tell you if you were normal and if you're not near -- -- --