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... You two aren't alone. I'm 24 years old and I have had OCD since I was young. I know you hear a lot of people say they've had it for a long time and how do they truly know, but I know. I was counting my toothbrush strokes when I was in elementary school. I had no idea why or what I was doing. ... (2 replies)
Re: foods and OCD
Feb 24, 2008
... Im surprised that noone knows this. This is how i deal with ocd and it stops it every single time. German Camomile, it relieves stress which means it diminishes obsessions, without fail. ... (7 replies)
... I have recently come across some natural therapies to deal with OCD and it seems to be helping me. ... (11 replies)

... it made me way too anxious to the point where i've had near panic attacks here and there. definitely increased my obsessive thoughts. i've battled ocd, depression and anxiety since I was a late teen. ... (4 replies)
OCD Relationship
May 30, 2008
... Hello my name is Sean am new here and I thought I'd add my story in to see what you all thought. I have been diagnosed with OCD and definitely believe I have ROCD. ... (36 replies)
Re: foods and OCD
Dec 28, 2007
... One I definitely notice that can trigger OCD is caffeine. I'm not supposed to be on caffeine because I start having chest pains, but as I'm sure everyone knows, it's easier said than done because that cup of cappucino is just so good. ... (7 replies)
... My psychologist has told me to cut down on caffeine as apparently it is not good for people with anxiety problems.. ... (2 replies)
... I'm trying to figure out some natural approaches to OCD instead of the medication route, although believe me, there have been days I've considered medication! ... (2 replies)
Exercise/Foods/OCD
Sep 26, 2006
... From what I have learned from my therapist and different articles is that exercise is one of the best ways to naturally help yourself when it comes to ocd. Exercise boosts the seratonin in your brain. ... (5 replies)
OCD is tough
Jul 17, 2005
... SimplyJ, thank you for replying. My psychiatrist and therapist have been very helpful. When I first got the symptoms of OCD I wasn't sure what I had. I thought I was loosing my mind, and I was so close to checking into a mental hospital. ... (15 replies)
... Absolutely! My psychiatrist recommends that I steer clear of caffeine and the like and it's true. If I have caffeine, I not only become more obsessional I actually have physical pain due to severe muscle tension. Caffeine BAD! ... (4 replies)
... Has anyone else found that when they drink things with caffeine, their OCD worsens? ... (4 replies)
... As I'm going through a week of being distracted and disabled by an intrusive obsession I am wondering if my diet and sleep would make the anxiety and ability to think be more easier if stopped and started doing certain things? ... (3 replies)
... coffee will greatly increase OCD because cafine increases dopamine which lowers serotonin. ... (2 replies)
... Good for you! Caffeine can be hazerdous to our health in many ways. ... (2 replies)
... I noticed my ocd was getting really bad to the point where I was thinking of ending my life. I couldn't stop obsessing and compulsing. As I mentioned in other posts that my obsession was with my teeth. It caused me to grind and clench my teeth all day and all night. ... (2 replies)
OCD and caffeine
Aug 25, 2004
... I have read drinking caffeine beverages makes OCD worse. Has anyone stopped drinking caffeine and noticed that their OCD thoughts were lessened or their anxiety reduced? ... (7 replies)
... Eliminating caffeine can help a lot, for me it's been the easiest to cut back on caffeine very gradually, over a period of about two months. ... (9 replies)
... The thoughts we have are a product of electricity and chemicals. ... (0 replies)
... Read some good books on OCD which will help you know the root causes of OCD and how to gradually overcome it. ... (2 replies)


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