IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

Blog Articles From January 2014

Blog Articles From January 2014

Am I Having a Panic Attack?

by Dr Emma Gray - 14th January, 2014

Dear Dr Gray, I am having these really unpleasant episodes where I feel suddenly incredibly anxious, breathless, dizzy and my heart races. They seem to occur without warning and I am starting to avoid going out alone because I am worried about fainting or collapsing in public. I am also having problems sleeping and have lost my appetite Susan (Clapham) Dr Gray Replies…….. Dear Susan, It sounds as if you are having panic attacks and that your fear of them occurring is creating additional anxiety which is interfering with your […]...

Read more ...

I Have No Energy

by Dr Emma Gray - 13th January, 2014

Dear Dr Gray, I am not sure what is wrong with me, I feel terrible, I have no energy, I’m miserable, I struggle to get out of bed in the morning and feel completely worthless. I have also started to feel anxious if I have to leave the house. Please help. Simon (Clapham) Dr Gray Replies…….. Dear Simon, Your lack of energy and motivation, your struggle to get going in the morning and your low mood and low self esteem suggest you are suffering from depression. The fact that you […]...

Read more ...

Dear Dr Gray, My son has recently started saying that he doesn’t want to go to school. When we get to school he doesn’t want me to leave him and cries when I do. I have tried being nice to him, I have tried getting cross with him, nothing seems to work. He has always been quite anxious and not very confident. What should I do? Annabel (Fulham) Dr Gray Replies…….. Dear Annabel Most if not all children will at some point with go through a phase of not wanting […]...

Read more ...
The 3 Reasons Anxiety Won’t Resolve Itself

The 3 Reasons Anxiety Won’t Resolve Itself. Anxiety can be an extremely painful and distressing problem for the sufferer and with at least 1 in 6 people experiencing it in some form, it is more common than most people think. Anxiety comes in many different forms, panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and even eating disorders (including bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and eating disorders not otherwise specified {EDNOS}) and the repercussions of anxiety can significantly impact on a person’s quality of […]...

Read more ...