A 41-year-old member asked:
what about vagus nerve stimulation as a treatment for chronic depression?
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Psychiatry 16 years experience
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A 37-year-old member asked:
When does postpartum depression usually present after giving birth?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Up to 6 months: Pp depression can present anywhere from immediately following birth, up to 6 months after. If at any time you feel symptoms of depressed mood, talk with your doctor. There are treatments available, and if caught early enough, medication may not be necessary.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Will my depression have a negative impact on my baby while I am pregnant?
5 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: It is possible. Most of the medications used to treat depression have rare but serious problems in the newborn. Women whose depression worsens may not eat well or take good care of themselves which could affect the pregnancy.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Can urinary incontinence be caused by decreased (improper) nerve function of the sacral nerve supply?
4 doctor answers • 15 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Gynecology
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old member asked:
Do "the shakes" indicate nerve damage?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 22 years experience
Not typically: Tremor is typically unrelated to the nerves in your arms, legs, and spinal cord. Areas deep in the brain control your coordination, smoothing muscle contractions. Tremor can be inherited, or related to degeneration of coordination centers in the brain. It can also be triggered by caffeine, tobacco, & other stimulants. A neurologist can often distinguish the type by examining you.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
Fell off my high bed - does numbness on the inside of my forearm mean that I have nerve damage?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: It depends on the severity of the contusion or injury to the forearm. But yes numbness could be a sign of nerve damage or if less severe- just a temporary nerve injury. Often times these injuries are less severe and as a result the numbness simply goes away on its own.
6.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 7, 2013
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