What to do if you feel numb

It can also be caused by physical damage to the brain. Some people are born with a defective pre frontal cortex that is not fully developed. This can lead to one lacking emotions and empathy. The personality largely exists in the frontal lobe of the brain.

Why do I have no emotions?

It can also be caused by physical damage to the brain. Some people are born with a defective pre frontal cortex that is not fully developed. This can lead to one lacking emotions and empathy. The personality largely exists in the frontal lobe of the brain.

Is it normal to feel emotionally numb?

Sometimes, instead of experiencing a flood of emotions, people become emotionally numb. In some cases, victims of loss aren’t overwhelmed with difficult emotions, but feel emotionally numb instead. This is a normal reaction, which typically occurs when someone loses someone or something suddenly and unexpectedly.

What are the causes of loss of emotions?

Other causes of inability to regulate emotions

  • Brain Trauma
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Cyclothymia
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Psychosis

Is being emotionally numb bad?

When a person is experiencing emotional numbness, “bad” feelings (anger, sorrow,etc) are suppressed/denied. However, the good feelings (joy, self-confidence, etc,) also are not felt.

Is it normal to not feel any emotion at all?

And no it is not normal not to feel any emotions. Combined with your memory loss you need to be assessed by the right professional. It is definitely associated with a chemical imbalance of sorts and needs treatment. With the right treatment you will be feeling a lot better pretty soon.

What does not feeling any emotions mean?

Clinically speaking, one who cannot feel emotion is said to be emotionally detached, although the term is also applied to people who can feel emotion but who choose to avoid situations for expressing emotion. They may do this because of anxiety of stress. A more specific term is alexithymia (from the Greek meaning “having no words for emotions”).

What are the causes of loss of emotions?

Other causes of inability to regulate emotions

  • Brain Trauma
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Cyclothymia
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Psychosis

Why do I only feel negative emotions?

Now, feeling negative emotions only is an extreme situation and, in my opinion and generally speaking, the cause may have two main reasons: genetics and acquired causes in lifetime, particularly in childwood, but even the second reasons rouse profound imprints in the brain, that is, it is not easy to change.