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Can using antibiotics increase anxiety symptoms in some patients?

Can using antibiotics increase anxiety symptoms in some patients?

Yes: Especially with teenagers. Always monitor how a medication is effecting you (positive or negative) and report it to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of add in teens?

What are common symptoms of add in teens?

ADD: Can come in different categories: !- inattentive type 2- hyperactive type 3 - combined type. ...Read more

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Women: thyroid symptoms in what percentage in america?

Women: thyroid symptoms in what percentage in america?

Common: Too much thyroid hormone can produce bone loss & heart irregularities. However, most patients who are low in thyroid are underrecognized. The TSH is a poor screening test for thyroid function. The full thyroid panel is needed to assess optimized thyroid function. More than 50% of patients in my practice are low in thyroid hormone levels past age 40. ...Read more

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I think i'm add. What are the symptoms of add in adults...

I think i'm add. What are the symptoms of add in adults...

Adult ADD: symptoms may include:poor organizational skills (home, office, desk, or car is extremely messy and cluttered),tendency to procrastinate, trouble starting and finishing projects, chronic lateness, frequently forgetting appointments, commitments, and deadlines, constantly losing or misplacing things (keys, wallet, phone, documents, bills), underestimating the time it will take you to complete tasks ...Read more

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What can cause mixed enuresis, day/night, in young women who are not diabetic? Not improving with reduction in sugar, salt, caffeine or fluid intake.

What can cause mixed enuresis, day/night, in young women who are not diabetic? Not improving with reduction in sugar, salt, caffeine or fluid intake.

Many things: Urinary incontinence in your sleep or during the daytime is never normal in an adult. While there are many potential causes, I am reasonably certain that none of the dietary items mentioned are causative. You should see a urologist for urodynamics testing and cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

All "early signs": All of the "early signs" of pregnancy, in women who think they might be pregnant, can also happen in women who are not pregnant. That is why there is no sign or symptom in a woman that would mean she is pregnant. Missing a regular period is a strong sign of pregnancy, but even that happens in non-pregnant women. It's 2015, so everybody who suspects a pregnancy can buy a pregnancy test to check. ...Read more

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In people with chronic conditions, are mood disorders more common in men or women?

In people with chronic conditions, are mood disorders more common in men or women?

Women > Men: Many studies have shown that women are more prone to mood disorders than men. The ratio is usually reported as 2:1 f:m. Some believe the incidence of mood disorders is grossly under reported for men because men are less likely to acknowledge a disturbance in mood and are less likely to seek treatment. The majority of the statistics regarding mood disorders are gathered from those who seek help. ...Read more

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Any pregnancy problems in thin women with thyroiditis?

Several.: Preterm birth, small babies and preeclampsia are all more common among women with thyroiditis. Seek maternal-fetal medicine care to avoid/minimize such complications and optimally manage your thyroid function throughout pregnancy and postpartum. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms that can develop over time in add kids?

What are some symptoms that can develop over time in add kids?

Varies: Kids with ADD/ADHD are easily distracted especially in group situations, such as school, home, activities. They may not even hear a complete spoken sentence as a result. So they can appear rude and disruptive. Short-term memory is limited so they forget lots especially if not written down. They get in trouble and become depressed as a result, but can frequently turn it around with treatment. ...Read more

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Why do women suffer more bloating problems as the age?

Why do women suffer more bloating problems as the age?

Lots of options: Gas pain can come from a wide variety of sources including diet, medication, menstrual cycles, previous surgery, stress and many many more. If the problem does not resolve, call your family doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Can some symptoms of depression appear similar to those of ADHD and vice versa? How common is their comorbidity?

Can some symptoms of depression appear similar to those of ADHD and vice versa? How common is their comorbidity?

Are you doing a: school assignment? Check out: http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=13851 - "ADHD Comorbidity" ...Read more

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Why are angina symptoms different in women and men?

Why are angina symptoms different in women and men?

Different creatures: We are all wired a little differently. Women are statistically more likely to experience heart pain a little atypically, but all do not. Interestingly, angina, even in people of the same sex, may be experienced quite differently. ...Read more

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"disruptive vocalizations" apples to dementia/alzheimer's pts, but also seems to be similar to si/sy found in older patients- signs of agitation?

"disruptive vocalizations" apples to dementia/alzheimer's pts, but also seems to be similar to si/sy found in older patients- signs of agitation?

Sort of: Some believe they are general signs of agitation, but mainly they are considered to be a feature of many types of dementia in the elderly (as you correctly observed). One interesting study (published in am j occup ther. 1994 oct;48(10):883-9) showed that classical music and favorite music significantly decreased the number of vocalizations in two of the three subjects (p < .05). ...Read more