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Can central sensitization be reversed ?

Yes: Yes; nervous system plasticity is incredible. It reacts to the changing environment, sometimes slowly, but it really does. ...Read more

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Can vision loss due to glaucoma be reversible through homeopathy?

Can vision loss due to glaucoma be reversible through homeopathy?

No: Damage to an optic nerve from glaucoma is irreversable. This is because it it part of the central nervous system and does not regenerate. This is why early diagnosis of glaucoma is essential to stop permanent nerve damage and vision loss. ...Read more

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Can the brain atrophy caused by b-12 deficiency be reversed?

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Can the brain atrophy caused by b-12 deficiency be reversed?

Sometimes: When B12 deficiency is treated with B12 (also known as cobalamin), all hematologic symptoms (i.e. Anemia) should reverse and neurological symptoms usually start improving after 3 months with maximal improvement at 6-12 months. For unknown reasons though, sometimes the neurological symptoms persist and even progress even after cobalamin treatment. ...Read more

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Can central apnea be treated?

Can central apnea be treated?

Yes: There are treatments for sleep apnea.. The first step is to have an overnight sleep study and be diagnosed. Then you can discuss the treatment options with the sleelp medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Can optic nerve damage be treated effectively if it isn't from glaucoma. Could be vascular?

Can optic nerve damage be treated effectively if it isn't from glaucoma. Could be vascular?

Optic nerve: The vascular issue is a reflection of a systemic vascular process and will need to be addressed by your internist and eye doctor in consultation. ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of progeria be treated or reversed?

Can the symptoms of progeria be treated or reversed?

No: This rare pattern of premature aging is seldom seen by primary care providers. Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks & provide guidence for your local source of care.They seldom live past their teens & often die of advanced heart disease. ...Read more

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Is selective amnesia temporary or permanent? Can it be treated?

Is selective amnesia temporary or permanent? Can it be treated?

Yes, seek treatment: Recommend you find a psychiatrist and get fully evaluated, perhaps even add neuropsycholgical testing. This can be improved with appropriate interventions. ...Read more

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Can MS cause central vein occlusion?

Can MS cause central vein occlusion?

Must disagree: This is a bandwagon that seems trendy, but the overwhelming evidence so far suggests that the blocks in the jugular and azygous veins draining into the neck, can be seen in normals as well as ms patients, and there is absolutely no backup congestion blood products found in the brain. This is a risky and absolutely unnecessary procedure, in spite of numerous advocates. No effect on ms. ...Read more

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Can cerebellar atrophy be reversed?

Can cerebellar atrophy be reversed?

Cerebellar atrophy: Cerebellar atrophy from any cause is not reversible. Treating the underlying cause may prevent it from getting worse such as alcohol and vitamin E deficiency etc. ...Read more

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With peripheral neuropathy, what conditions could cause damage to both axons and myelin as shown in nerve conduction tests? And can it be reversed?

With peripheral neuropathy, what conditions could cause damage to both axons and myelin as shown in nerve conduction tests? And can it be reversed?

Brief explanation: Most neuropathies affect myelin coverings (Schwann cell), but an advancing axonal neuropathy can secondarily affect the myelin. This is not simple, and you would be far better served by a Concierge consult, and/or find an experienced Medical School neurologist. Reversibility depends on causes and appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Can mild COPD be reversed?

Can mild COPD be reversed?

No: Nothing will reverse it. The most helpful thing for COPD is to quit smoking if you do smoke. If you don't, then try to find the cause and treat the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Could optic nerve edema which resulted in permanent partial vision loss be caused by fibromuscular dysplasia. ?

Could optic nerve edema which resulted in permanent partial vision loss be caused by fibromuscular dysplasia. ?

Possibly: "when fibromuscular dysplasia develops in the arteries that supply blood to the brain (carotid arteries), the condition can cause neurological symptoms, including the following: blurred vision or vision loss dizziness (vertigo)headacheneck pain ringing in the ears (tinnitus) fibromuscular dysplasia that affects the carotid arteries can cause serious complications, such as stroke"--mayo. ...Read more

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Can cerebral palsy be cured, or at least reversed partly?

Can cerebral palsy be cured, or at least reversed partly?

Some > than others: CP is a broad term applied to a disorder of movement & posture related to brain injury occurring at any time from pregnancy to the 3rd birthday.If the muscle control centers of the brain have been damaged, those cells are lost.. Babies have some ability to re-wire some functions, so PT can help. Most improve some with age, some have major difficulties in life ...Read more

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Can scarring of terminal illeum causing stricture due too ibd ever be reversed through medication or is surgery inevitble?

Can scarring of terminal illeum causing stricture due too ibd ever be reversed through medication or is surgery inevitble?

Early or late?: Early structures may resolve as the scar matures whereas mature scar structures in this location are typically treated with surgery. ...Read more

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Can neuropathy from a B12 deficiency be reversed?

Can neuropathy from a B12 deficiency be reversed?

Depends: This depends on the severity and length of time you have had the deficiency. If it was caught and corrected very early, then yes, it should improve. The longer you have the deficiency and the more damage done, the less likely it will improve. Nerves grow extremely slow and the repair can occur over such a long time you barely notice it happening. I how this answer helps! ...Read more

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Can oxidative stress on skin be cured or reversed?

Can oxidative stress on skin be cured or reversed?

Skin aging: A lesion once produced cannot be reversed.The body has an amazing ability to regenerate. The shorter the insult the quicker without trace the recovery. Once the signs of accelerate aging are present, like wrinkles and skin thinning , healing can improve the aspect but not reverse it completely. Plastic surgery could help in this case. ...Read more

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If the amniocentesis shows lung problems. Can this be reversed?

If the amniocentesis shows lung problems. Can this be reversed?

Yes: The amniocentesis will generally show if the baby's lungs are mature yet or not. Given enough time all baby's will have mature lungs. ...Read more

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30 percent optic nerve damage due to open angle glaucoma pressure 31. With treatment is it likely loss of peripheral vision will be prevented?

30 percent optic nerve damage due to open angle glaucoma pressure 31.  With treatment is it likely loss of peripheral vision will be prevented?

Glaucoma progression: Treatment with drops, laser, or surgery can reduce the chance of worsening glaucomatous peripheral vision loss. It is extremely important to have regular visits with your eye doctor to determine the best treatment to reduce your risks. ...Read more

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