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how does tegretol affect the brain

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Doc: Tough question check with your doc probably ok but depends.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
You could: You could lose weight when off these medicines, especially if you increase your exercise and attend to a healthy food plan. Talk with your doctors ab ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tegretol: Generic medications can vary in bioavailability up to 10% higher or lower than brand named medications. Weight gain has been described as a side effec ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Brain circulaton-sz: Why poor circulation ? ischemia (from clogged vessels)? hypoplastic vessels ( born with small vessels? carotids? Did MRI show stroke? Do they have a ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
GHB: The sodium salt is called Xyrem, a medicine to treat excess daytime sleepiness & cataplexy. The pure form depresses the nervous system & cause ... Read More
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Dr. Gabor Racz
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain and anesthesia: Ketamine is a controlled substance. Addictive, Dissociates the brain and an NMDA antagonist Causes nystagmus, halucination double vision- should be u ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Master organ: The brain is the primary organ affecting homeostasis. The hypothalamus of the brain is the main organ controlling temperature, hormone release, water ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moseri
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Epilepsy is sudden massive electrical discharge in the brain. It can manifest as myoclonic jerks, loss of consciousness, and amnesia of the events. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
LSD: It is a hallucinogen. It alters your senses of time, space, & distance. U can hear colors or see sounds. The bad trip last @ 12 hours. Strange fee ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Shukhman
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many ways: it is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine used as an hypnotic, sedative, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and skeletal muscle relaxant drug. if you use i ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Strokes, CNS vasculitis, seizures on occasion, and neurocognitive diffficulties on occasion.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Stimulant: Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. As such it appears to make your brain work faster as well as causing the gitters if you drink too much ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol & Brain: Alcohol enhances GABA & suppresses NMDA, leading to CNS depression, then leading to rebound during withdrawal, which causes Neurotransmitters to b ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Flip that: Current research has found abnormalities in parts of the brain, including frontal lobes, cortex, & basal ganglia. The circuitry that connects these pa ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
EEG and Concerta: any psychostimulant taken prior to obtaining an EEG can produce a lowering of the seizure threshold and the appearance of epileptiform discharges on a ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
It depends: This is a difficult question to answer because it really depends on where the cancer is in the brain and how extensive it is. Different parts of the ... Read More
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Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
49 years experience Child Psychiatry
No one knows: Autism is defined as a group of symptoms. They probably have many causes. Although there are several good theories and some studies that show brain ch ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Many different way: Autism causes mild to significant changes to a diverse number brain processing centers.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Location: This is entirely dependent on the location of the tumor. There will be certain dysfunction by the affected area of the brain where the tumor is. It ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tobacco: Refer to diagram
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Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Bad effects: Studies show poor memory skills with use of weed. There are better medication for anxiety. Accident rates double in weed users. People with chronic us ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Brain fever: By brain fever i presume you mean meningitis or encephalitis. These disorders can cause damage to brain due to inflammation, direct toxicity to nerve ... Read More
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Dr. Pedro Cabrera
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Binds to brain recep: Codeine's active metabolite, mainly morphine, exerts analgesic and euphoric effects by binding to mu receptors
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The principle: mechanism is the slowing of communication from the brain to muscles and nerves. There is a loss of precision motor skills. Additionally, with increase ... Read More
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