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From around 4-5 months, I have been facing many problems like depression, hopelessness, emotional instability, emotional outbreaks, OCD-like symptoms, fear, disturbed feeling, social disconnectivity, suicidal tendencies/attempts, restlessness, incresed weight, etc. Often, my hearteat increses. I get these feelings during college hours. Now, I am getting these feelings even at home. I have fearful dreams. I have an unwillingness to attend my current college. My academic performance has dropped. I feel like crying.
Details: 17 years, attends Pre-University Course(PUC)/Intermediate, India.
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Hi Mohamed Amer,

These are classical signs of hypoglycemia (http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/what-is-hypoglycemia/)

This can be treated by going on a hypoglycemic diet (http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/the-hypoglycemic-diet/)
 I suggest that you familiarise yourself with the connection between nutrition and mental illness. Pleas read the following articles:

Depression is a Disease of Energy Production
  http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2013/depression-is-a-disease-of-energy-production

Depression is a Nutritional Disorder
  http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/depression-a-nutritional-disorder/

Obesity Controversy
  http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/2011/silent-diseases-and-mood-disorders/#Obesity

and discuss his with your doctor or nutritional doctor. I hope I have been able to help you.

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Jurriaan Plesman BA (Psych) Post Grad Dip Clin Nutrition
Editor of the Hypoglycemic Association of Australia
http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au
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I have a degree in Psychology from the Sydney University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition. I am also the author of “GETTING OFF THE HOOK” which deals with the nutritional and psychological treatment of personality disorders. It is freely available on the internet at Google Book Search. I am interested in the relationship between nutrition and behaviour, and as a Probation ans Parole Officer facilitated groups for offenders, many of whom were alcoholics and drug addicts, sex offenders or compulsive gamblers, as well as the whole gamut of “personality disorders”. I am also the ex-editor of the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia Newsletter, a quarterly publication dealing with hypoglycemia and related health problems. Its web site, together with a shortened course of PSYCHOTHERAPY can be visited at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au

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Nutritional Psychotherapist

Organizations
The Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia

Publications
Book: GETTING OFF THE HOOK
My articles can be found at: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1M3x0ciu21Q8-KJO3tcIuxE-Mn97OIxCKzuhHDY8umrU#id.m9k24s-yjf9sc

Education/Credentials
BA (Psych) Sydney University, Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr (International Academy of Nutrition)

Past/Present Clients
See My Career as a Nutritional Psychotherapist at: http://psychonutrionaltherapy.blogspot.com/2009/07/my-career-as-nutritional-psychologist.html

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