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Causes Of Bedridden Patients
Some possibilities:: Poor impulse control, lack of judgment, lack of insight, under-medication, thrill seeking, stimulation of risk seeking, aggression, lack of boundaries, drug use, alcohol abuse, need for power and control, desperation, homicidal ideations, suicidal ideations, hyper-sexuality, mania, hypomania, psychosis, paranoia, sociopathy, etc. ...Read more
Has anyone had patients or seen a 40 year old woman have very noticeable (not minor) vertical growth spurts (height)?If so, what was the cause of that
Need to c physician: Your friend needs to see a physician for lab tests to see what's going on. Start w/ a PCP who can direct from there. ...Read more
Nerve cell changes: Ther is evidence that part of the pain of fibromyalgia may be caused by a phenomenon known as central sensitization in which nerve cells that detect and transmit pain signals become overly sensitive and can fire excessively in in response to what should be a non-painful or mildly uncomfortable stimulus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Law of thirds!: One third of patients with hyperuricemia are undersecretors, . One trhird are overproducers of uric acid. And one third are both. Overproduction is primarily genetic and associated with many other risk factors for metabolic syndrome and subsequent atherovascular diseases. Under secretion may be genetic, but there are many more modifiable factors at play. Lead poisoning can cause under excretion. ...Read more
What does a high diastolic reading in a BP reading stand for? What are the causes and implications? In addition to drugs, what can a patient do?
Blood pressure : Blood pressure readings give two numbers. The higher number is systolic. The lower number is diastolic. Systolic is when the heart is contracting/pumping blood. Diastolic is during the time the heart is relaxing. Hi readings for either one is considered abnormal and should be treated if persistent. Other than medication, weight-loss and low-salt diet may help lower these numbers. ...Read more
I'm an oxygen dependent patient. I have o2 stats of 83 but all my tests are always normal. What can cause this?
Good morning . . .: I would presume that since you are on Oxygen, at such a young age, you must be seeing a specialist already. This sounds to me, to be a more complicated issue than what we can answer through this type of venue. Also, if you are checking your O2 sats at home, please be certain that it is working properly--maybe use it on family or friends who are not oxygen dependent. ...Read more
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