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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Chronic Brain Syndrome

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What is an organic mental disorder and chronic brain syndrome?

What is an organic mental disorder and chronic brain syndrome?

Terminology: These are older terms intending to contrast disorders affecting physical brain & its anatomical functioning, with disorders thought to be more neurotic -- arising from unconscious defense mechanisms at the like. "organic mental disorders" include acute confusional states like delirium, as in alcohol & drug withdrawal. They also include chronic syndromes such as dementia (example: alzheimer's). ...Read more

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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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Doctors , can drinking a lot of water cause wet brain syndrome ? And what are the causes ? Also what ages are likely to get get ? Thank you .

Doctors , can   drinking  a lot of water  cause wet  brain syndrome ? And what are the causes ? Also what ages are likely to get get ? Thank you .

Incorrect: Wet brain syndrome is a brain disease that is caused by thiamine ( vitamin b1) deficiency, seen most often in alcoholics with poor nutrition, leading to this vitamin deficiency. Too much water intake can cause a different brain dysfunction caused by diluting the sodium concentration in the blood, leading to confusion, coma, and death( in severe cases). ...Read more

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Can having nephrotic syndrome aged 2-9 years old & relapse 12-14 or steroids, cause demyelination in the brain? If so, how?

Can having nephrotic syndrome aged 2-9 years old & relapse 12-14 or steroids, cause demyelination in the brain?  If so, how?

See below: Nephrotic sdr is only an expression.Could be an autoimmune disease that is undiscovered yet that is affecting the mielin sheats as well. Can also be a totally different medical entity. A rheumatologist should be able to give you more answers. ...Read more

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs) diagnosis after vigorous testing which was all normal. I live with brain fog on a daily basis. Anything that can help?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs) diagnosis after vigorous testing which was all normal. I live with brain fog on a daily basis. Anything that can help?

CFS: Treatment includes a combination of the following: cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) and graded exercise for certain patients healthy diet sleep management techniques medications to reduce pain, discomfort, and fever medications to treat anxiety (anti-anxiety drugs) medications to treat depression (antidepressant drugs) also see excellent info at www.Cdc.Gov/cfs best wishes. ...Read more

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Can having systemic MRSA cause brain aneurysms, heart aneurysms, or broken heart syndrome?

Can having systemic MRSA cause brain aneurysms, heart aneurysms, or broken heart syndrome?

Very rare: I am no aware of a brain or heart aneurism cause by a sepsis or bacteremia by mrsa. Can cause endocarditis, meningitis and encephalitis. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy(broken heart syndrome) is a rare cause of heart failure. Usually cause by a very intense emotional event. Severe infection, by some reference, a very rare cause. With actual evidence base data, i will answer no to your question. ...Read more

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Whats the diff. Between Tic/ twitching and Tourette syndrome? Are they the same type of disorder? Does TS cause brain damage ? Does tic?

Whats the diff. Between Tic/ twitching and Tourette syndrome? Are they the same type of disorder? Does TS cause brain damage ? Does tic?

Tics/Tourette's: Tourette's is an inherited neuropsyciatic disorder in childhood. It is characterized by multiple motor tics and at least one vocal tic. Tourette's is is defined as part of a spectrum of tic disorders. There is an assoc.with ADHD and OCD. They are caused by the brain and do not cause brain damage in of themselves. What kind of "twitch are you concerned about"? ...Read more

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Can an adverse reaction from ssri cause permanent brain damage, and can serentonine syndrome cause you damage? Hard to think, speak much still dazy

Can an adverse reaction from ssri cause permanent brain damage, and can serentonine syndrome cause you damage? Hard to think, speak much still dazy

Yes but rarely: Most ssri reactions are short-lived and usually not serious. But the "serotonin syndrome" which comes from overloading nerve cells with serotonin can produce disastrous results including fever, muscular rigidity and death. This comes either from overdose or combination of drugs which interact with serotonin receptors. ...Read more

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Can Post Viral Syndrome following shingles cause body wide neurological issues? I am a 36 year old man with a normal brain MRI worried about MS.

Can Post Viral Syndrome following shingles cause body wide neurological issues? I am a 36 year old man with a normal brain MRI worried about MS.

While there have..: ...probably been cases where this sequence of events was thought to be associated, this is not a common identifiable pathway for MS to develop. Millions of cases of post-viral syndrome or shingles occur without resulting in MS. The normal brain MRI is reassuring. I would definitely not worry about this. Continue to work with your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Good wishes:) ...Read more