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What are possible causes of my mental disturbances?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Mental?: Difficult to answer without proper evaluation by your pcp & possibly referral to a mental health professional. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Consciousness (Definition)

It is the amount of awareness with yourself and the surroundings meaning recognize yourself and ...Read more


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What can cause strange sensations and visual disturbances?

What can cause strange sensations and visual disturbances?

Many things: These are vague symptoms attributable to almost anything underlying. Thus i would recommend seeking medical advice with an eye md for further evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of the visual disturbances, and what should she do about them?

What could be the cause of the visual disturbances, and what should she do about them?

Vague complaint: "visual disturbances" is a vague ; generalized complaint ; can be caused by so many things you could publish a book about them. I would see your eyecare doctor to take a more thorough history ; have complete exam to try to narrow the cause list. Rx is based on the etiology of the symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes sleep disturbance?

What causes sleep disturbance?

A number of things: There could be sleep apnea. You could also have underlying depression as well, which can also disturb sleep. Caffeine may also disturb sleep, as can alcohol. You should definitely see a sleep specialist to go over all of your sleep habits and complaints to chart out a management plan. You may also need a sleep study in a hospital or sleep lab. ...Read more

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Does Adenomyosis causes bowel disturbances?

Does Adenomyosis causes bowel disturbances?

No: Adenomyosis is strictly related to uterine glandular development and not bowel issues. ...Read more

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What kind of visual disturbance caused by ms?

What kind of visual disturbance caused by ms?

Plenty: Optic neuritis (decreased visual acuity, pain on eye movements, decreased color intensity), double vision (lesions in brain stem), nystagmus, abnormal tracking, even par planitis and uveitis. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. If you are experiencing visual problems, start with your eye doc and go from there. ...Read more

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What can cause vision disturbance like it appears as though the floor is breathing, swelling up and down?

What can cause vision disturbance like it appears as though the floor is breathing, swelling up and down?

Ocular Migraine: The aura of a migraine can cause visual abnormalities and distortions. Best to check with your doctor to make certain you do not have any retinal/corneal abnormalities. ...Read more

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How does dr. Determine fibromyalgia? I have strange pains constantly. Can fibromyalgia cause visual disturbances?

How does dr. Determine fibromyalgia? I have strange pains constantly.  Can fibromyalgia cause visual disturbances?

Exclusion: Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion. After all other conditions causing that spectrum of symptoms are eliminated, fibromyalgia is what is left. Diagnoses are made using testing that is 'above' standard thresholds. Things below those thresholds, but which cause legitimate symptoms are what is left. Fibromyalgia does not affect the eyes although sufferers do have ey problems. ...Read more

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Couldstress cause visual disturbances such as diplopia?

Couldstress cause visual disturbances such as diplopia?

No: Stress could perhaps cause difficulty with focus and might even be associated with blurred vision, but true double vision would be caused by structural or metabolic problems associated with a multitude of causes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of emotional disturbance in adolescence?

What are the causes of emotional disturbance in adolescence?

Varied...: Emotional disturbance in anyone can be caused by a variety of factors including situational, biological/hormonal, etc. Consultation with the teen's physician, teachers, and/or a counselor can help determine what might be underlying the symptoms. ...Read more

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Agitation, anxiety causes of gastrointestinal disturbances?

Agitation, anxiety causes of gastrointestinal disturbances?

Too much adrenaline!: Fight or flight, anger or fear, when these responses produce adrenaline but we are not really in danger, the body has to get rid of the adrenaline and dumps it into the stomach where it mixes with stomach enzimes and creates gastrointestinal disturbances. You can treat the negative symptoms with medication or learn to think in a healthy way and not get your adrenaline going in first place. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause visual disturbances like hallucinations?

Does anxiety cause visual disturbances like hallucinations?

Not hallucinations: Anxiety, when severe enough as in a panic attack, can cause "tunnel vision" where all you see is that which is in front of you. This is due to the effects of adrenaline. Sometimes on can feel that they are out of their body or the situation is not real. Anxiety does not cause auditory hallucinations (hearing voices talking) or visual hallucinations (seeing figures others don't see). ...Read more

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Exposure of any shouting by any one causes me gut disturbance / gut pain; is this normal?

Exposure of any shouting by any one causes me gut disturbance / gut pain;  is this normal?

Understandable: No one likes being shouted at. Shouters often have poor interpersonal skills as is; there are usually better ways to get people to do what's good for them. Everybody's body acts differently in difficult (perhaps impossible) situations. Hoping you are able to get into a situation in which there's less shouting and more good accomplished. ...Read more

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What causes visual disturbances where everything seems to be moving back and forth rapidly?

What causes visual disturbances where everything seems to be moving back and forth rapidly?

Oscillopsia: This condition known as oscillopsia occurs when the eyes are moving rapidly back and forth (nystagmus). It is generally caused by a problem in the inner ear or lower part of the brain (cerebellum and brain stem). ...Read more

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I have started snoring in my sleep which causes a lot of disturbance to my family. How can I cure it?

I have started snoring in my sleep which causes a lot of disturbance to my family. How can I cure it?

Snoring remedies: If you are overweight, losing weight not only reduces pressure on the airways, the tongue shrinks in size, further opening the airway. Don't sleep on your back ( sew a pocket in a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it ). See an ENT to make sure that there isn't a problem with deviated septum, tonsils or adenoids. Use breathe rite strips. See a dentist to have a custom sleep device made. ...Read more

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What causes emotional disturbance beyond adolescence?

Various factors: There are many causes of emotional disturbance beyond the teen years including: significant stress including a life altering event such as a rape, serious car accident, witnessing a death, war and other such incidents. ...Read more

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Can dementia cause hallucinations or visual disturbances?

Can dementia cause hallucinations or visual disturbances?

Not exactly: Hallucinations or visual disturbances aren't symptoms of dementia, per se. However, patients with dementia may experience hallucinations or delusions if a delirium or other cause of these symptoms is superimposed on the dementia. Delirium develops over a short period of time (usually hours to days) and tends to fluctuate throughout the day. Patients with delirium often respond well to treatment. ...Read more

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