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Does add contribute to rls?

Does add contribute to rls?

Correlate: Adhd does not necessarily contribute to rls, but they have been found to correlate with each other; so someone with adhd may be more likely to have rls. What complicated this more is the fact that the medications for adhd, such as ritalin, (methylphenidate) can contribute to RLS symptoms increasing. If you are taking a stimulant during the day, may want to take it earlier in day to help avoid increased rls. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause attention problems as severe as ADD and is venlafaxine suitable for such combination of Anxiety and ADD?

Could anxiety cause attention problems as severe as ADD and is venlafaxine suitable for such combination of Anxiety and ADD?

Yes possibly: its important to have a diagnostic evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist (that is good at differential diagnosis) to first evaluate what you have, before deciding on a treatment plan. Anxiety can cause problems in attention, focusing, concentration, etc. Depression can also come with these symptoms. ADD/ADHD can occur with anxiety and/or depression. Treatment follows the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How does add cause depression?

How does add cause depression?

Low dopamine ++: Conscious realizations that one is not performing up to one's inherent ability can lead to disappointment. Lack of productivity and follow-through can deny one self-esteem that comes from a job done well and consistently. Because of the disparity between what one acknowledges one is capable of doing and what is actually done , there is a felt need to explain it. "i must be lazy, crazy, stupid, ". ...Read more

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Can add cause short term memory problems?

Can add cause short term memory problems?

Yes: Often ADD can make someone forgetful, making it seem like they have memory problems. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can absence seizures cause add?

Can absence seizures cause add?

Very unlikely: Not that i'm aware of, but they could be misdiagnosed as attention deficit disorder. During an absence seizure, the child looks as though he/she is zoning out and may be thought to not paying attention, and this could be misdiagnosed. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Not known.: It used to be thought it came from slight brain damage during pregnancy, but no longer. Perhaps it's an adaptive trait for very threatening environments left over from earlier evolution. Maybe, too, that's why it's so common. ...Read more

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Are add and caffeine issues related?

Are add and caffeine issues related?

Quite often, yes.: Many patients w/ adhd find caffeine helpful for symptoms, so they often get addicted. Caffeine can have a lot of undesirable side effects as well (like anxiety, irritability, insomnia and addiction). Caffeine may also increase possible side effects of adhd stimulants. It's often helpful to taper off the caffeine when starting treatment for adhd. ...Read more

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Can taking too much B12 cause an increase in dreams?

Can taking too much B12 cause an increase in dreams?

No, but...: Many persons report dreaming more vividly and in color after a B12 injection. Not an old wives tale! ...Read more

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Does honey cause constipation?

Does honey cause constipation?

No: It doesn't have any effect on bowel motility. Actually, diarrhea is more likely in some people who can't process the sugars in honey. ...Read more

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Can coffee cause weight gain if consume too much?

Can coffee cause weight gain if consume too much?

Only if cafe au lait: There are no calories in coffee so you can't gain weight drinking it. Many people, especially your age, don't like black coffee and add generous amounts of milk or cream to it (cafe au lait - in French, coffee with milk). That heaps on the calories! Lots of coffee isn't really a good beverage choice anyway. It is a stimulant. Focus on water!! ...Read more

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What is cause of add hyperactive behaviour?

What is cause of add hyperactive behaviour?

Inherited or environ: Adhd has been associated with the father's genes, exposure to cigarettes or other drugs during pregnancy, and can be confused with many other issues. See your pediatrician or psychologist to be sure. ...Read more

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Can using too much antipersperant containing alumimum cause brain fog and neurological problems?

Can using too much antipersperant containing alumimum cause brain fog and neurological problems?

Toxic substances of: any kind are not good for the brain or the body in general. They can't be completely avoided but we can minimize them. Antipersperants block a normal bodily process of elimination. A regular deoderant is a better idea. Check out non-toxic versions on the net. Gold Bond powder is a healthy choice also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can dopamine agonists like add drugs and levadopa cause problems?

Can dopamine agonists like add drugs and levadopa cause problems?

Yes: All medications can have side effects or complications. This must be weighed against the risk of not treating. Dopamine agonists can cause insomnia, tolerance, hallucinations and agitation. Ldopa used for RLS is usually at a low dose with minimal risk but for parkinsons the above complications should be looked for. Adhd medications have potential for abuse in patients who don't have true adhd. ...Read more

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Can bananas really cause and contribute to constipation?

Can bananas really cause and contribute to constipation?

Hmm!: Eating bananas that are green/ unripe can contribute to constipation. Eating ripe bananas can decrease constipation. But if you eat a ton of bananas it can block you up (cause constipation). ...Read more

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Will depression cause ADHD or similar symptoms?

Will depression cause ADHD or similar symptoms?

Something like that: When you are depressed you may experience feeling restless, fidgeting, insomnia, or difficulty concentrating. So those symptoms might make you feel like you have adhd, but they could just be the depression. If the onset of those symptoms was concurrent with depression then it's likely just due to depression. ...Read more

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Can taking adderral to treat ADHD cause worsening adhd?

Can taking adderral to treat ADHD cause worsening adhd?

Nice question part 2: Of stimulants may worsen the core symptoms of adhd. Also, a pharmacological relationship called starling's law, may play a role. This is where increasing doses of a particular medication peaks in effectiveness at a specific point, and further increases actually decrease effectiveness. ...Read more

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