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can extreme stress cause a type of encephalitis in your brain

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Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Generally not: Psychological 'stress' is not known to be a direct cause of encephalitis which is inflammation of the brain. However, our overall state of well-being ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Different diseases: Inflamed meninges is called meningitis. Encephalitis is swelling of the brain itself. Infectious causes might include viruses, bacteria, fungus, paras ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Inappropriate here: The neurological problem you allude to cannot be helped via the internet. See a neurologist. Please.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joyce Liporace
32 years experience Neurology
Infection : Viral encephalitis is an infection of the brain (like meningitis but that is an infection of the covering of the brain-the meninges). The infection c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
A : A brain tumor is a life-changing and potentially life-threatening condition. It shouldn't be surprising that a brain tumor causes stress, both physic ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A suicide impacts: Everyone who knew the person. It can be very traumatic for those left behind. The body can express these emotions & this may lead to medical problems.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
TBI: Traumatic Brain: Injury may cause depression, emotional regulation impairment, anxiety disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Neurological and psychiatric eva ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Not related: They are two different issues might co-exist.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Numbness caused by anxiety is "benign" and can lead to a stroke. If you have other symptoms such as limpness in an extremity associated with numbness ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In answer to your: Question. As a psychiatry resident i was called down to the er to see a man for "anxiety". He was sweating, had terrible chest pain ; oh, by the way- ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: EBV does not produce tremor. Produces fatigue / fever / malaise / abdominal pain / sore throat / swollen lymph nodes.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Stress: Stress affects all organs including brain. But we need stress( good stress) to live and and want to diminish bad stress( distress). It will not cause ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Stroke trauma hmrg: Virtually all forms of brain injury result in some type of brain swelling. I would say the top three would be stroke, trauma and tumor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Mostly No: Technically yes, but on a practical basis, really almost never happens.
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Physical therapy: Physical therapy is the most helpful thing you can do for her. Depending on the size and location of the bleeding, some or all of her weakness could ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Unknown: Lots of research seems to suggest that something happens often in early childhood or maybe before birth to increase one's risk of having schizophrenia ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
Decrease in Serotoni: Fatigue in type 2 diabetes may be cause by a decrease in serotonin levels.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Lee
Dr. Brian Lee answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Brain tumors are uncommon. Nevertheless, a there is always the possibility. If you can reproduce the pain on your scalp above the skull bone than it ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Anxiety: can cause a dry mouth. ( flight or fight response) Candida albicans causes thrush. a simple test can confirm the latter. Taking antibiotics can incr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Absolutely: Yes, there are muscles at the back of your head, connected to your neck, which can tense up with stress that's held for long periods. What you end up ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Narcolepsy/Facial Pa: You might want to read this==>http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/329838-overview . Narcolepsy may be a component of a complex series of sleep disor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it can.: All opioids are depressants and can cause depression directly especially when used chronically. Withdrawal can often lead to depression when stopping ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Not aware: Am not aware of any. You might be happier however if you could find a partner.

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