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Can pamelor (nortriptyline) cause short term memory loss and weird irrational thoughts?

Can pamelor (nortriptyline) cause short term memory loss and weird irrational thoughts?

Maybe: It is best to consult your psychiatrist or general primary care physician about the specific side effects you may be experiencing. Sometimes, Pamelor (nortriptyline) can lead to some cognitive deficits especially in older people. However, the illnesses they treat can also be experienced as cognitive impairing as well. ...Read more

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How do thoughts cause erections?

How do thoughts cause erections?

Sexual arousal: The brain is the ultimate mediator of sexual arousal, capable of both initiating and suppressing erotic arousal. Whether it be tactile, visual or imagined stimuli, it is all processed though the brain. ...Read more

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Could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Yes, it is possible: Although recurrent headaches are the mainstay of migraine, a migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. ...Read more

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Is it possible for migraines to cause loud thoughts?

Is it possible for migraines to cause loud thoughts?

It is possible: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding, visual and auditory hallucination are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Please tell me, could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Yes, it is possible: Although recurrent headaches are the mainstay of migraine, a migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. ...Read more

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What could cause disorganized, scrambled thought process inability to focus?

Many things: Is this a chronic or recent issue? This could be due to attention deficit disorder but also due to schizophrenia-like conditions or being manic. It could be caused by drugs (caffeine, amphetamines, lsd, ketamine, various pharmaceuticals). Could be related to aluminum, mercury, lead or other metals & environmental toxins or due to lyme disease, viral meningitis etc. See a good dr. For evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes you to have obsessive thoughts about things you would normally not think about?

What causes you to have obsessive thoughts about things you would normally not think about?

Obsessive thoughts: Often times obsessive thoughts take us away from more fundamental concerns. For instance someone who feels guilty about cheating on their spouse may find themselves obsessing about irrelevant aspects of life to take them away from the guilt of an affair. Read the updated articles on the soundmindz.Org web site for ongoing support and education about ocd. ...Read more

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I feel anxiety every time I have to deal with other people. Or just the thought of dealing with others. What causes this, how do I treat it?

I feel anxiety every time I have to deal with other people. Or just the thought of dealing with others. What causes this, how do I treat it?

Anxiety disorder: Im not sure I understand the question. You have been diagnosed with Anxiety disorder and are on medication for it. Clearly you have anxiety that is not being adequately managed. Please seek a second opinion from another mental health professional to review your treatment plan. ...Read more

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My body heats up when I become anxious and flustered, it causes me to sweat and ofter results in body oder, even after having showered, thoughts?

My body heats up when I become anxious and flustered, it causes me to sweat and ofter results in body oder, even after having showered, thoughts?

This is normal: The symptoms you describe are your body's normal response to a situation that invokes the "fight or flight" response. You can use an anti-antiperspirant, which will help with the perspiration and odor, but the best treatment is to find out why those situations cause you to be anxious and flustered. Psychotherapy might help a lot. ...Read more

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I have been going through a crisis lately with a break up, all my thoughts gather up and they come consistently and they cause me to freak out. ?

I have been going through a crisis lately with a break up, all my thoughts gather up and they come consistently and they cause me to freak out. ?

Panic attacks: Hi Bobby307,it appears that you are having panic attacks when you have these thought insertions, and this is completely normal under the circumstances. The best way to deal with this is with "talk therapy" with a psychologist, because that will give you the opportunity to to find closure of this event in a supervised and controlled manner thx ...Read more

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What are the causes of OCD people to think unwanted thoughts uncontrollably?

What are the causes of OCD people to think unwanted thoughts uncontrollably?

Tackling Obsessions: Obsessions =unwanted thoughts that get stuck in ur head. They can spook u ; trick u so that u come 2 believe the thoughts r real or that they mean something. They can also trick u into performing actions/rituals 2 chase away these thoughts ("compulsions"). See http://bit.Ly/ykpajd. We don't understand what causes obsessions. For help tacking obsessions, see http://bit.Ly/1azqpnh. ...Read more

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Horrible irrational thoughts, what to do?

Horrible irrational thoughts, what to do?

Please seek: Comprehensive evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist. Clearly you are in pain. A treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Do feelings cause thoughts or do thoughts cause feelings?

Do feelings cause thoughts or do thoughts cause feelings?

Even deeper: There are also behaviors and beliefs. All are part of a person who has been shaped by both genetics and environment, and who is interacting with the world around them. Thoughts, feelings, behaviors and beliefs all shape each other. "to be brave, act brave." modifying any one will modify the others -- you have some control here & a guide can help. Any simpler account of the mind will mislead you. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts about early puberty causes?

What are your thoughts about early puberty causes?

Precocious puberty: Environmental exposure of some kind may spark it. I believe hair products like shampoos or gels may contain Estrogens which make the hair look good but induce puberty to begin. Weight gain in girls has been proven to lead to early puberty. ...Read more

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What mental conditions cause delusions and disorganised thoughts?

What mental conditions  cause delusions and disorganised thoughts?

Need more info: These symptoms could be a sign of schizophrenia, but could just as we'll be a result of drug abuse or withdrawal. ...Read more

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Will Lexapro (escitalopram) fix negative intrusive irrational thoughts?

Will Lexapro (escitalopram) fix negative intrusive irrational thoughts?

Might: Hard to believe a pill changes a thought but if Lexapro (escitalopram) controls your depression it will--be patient takes a few weeks to recover completely. ...Read more

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What to do if I have spondylolisthesis which causes back spasms. thoughts?

What to do if I have spondylolisthesis which causes back spasms. thoughts?

RX for low back pain: Non-surgical treatment for adult patients with an isthmic spondylolisthesis is similar to other low back ailments including medications for muscle relaxation and pain, ice packs, and physical therapy to build up core muscles ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can help me forget this recurring, irrational and paranoid thought?

Can anyone tell me what can help me forget this recurring, irrational and paranoid thought?

Forget?: You may not be able to forget, but you can counter it. Focusing on what is really happening now and whether your irrationally looking at the present moment helps to counter these thoughts. ...Read more

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What emotional disorder can cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

What emotional disorder can cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

See PCP in Person!: Diagnosis is serious detective work. 2 do it well docs need 2 have as much background info & evidence in favor and against a particular diagnosis. There r many brain & body conditions that could underlie violent outbursts, so it could be harmful 2even list any possibilities. The risks r too great: this person could end up harming her/himself or others. The first step is 2see pcp 4 physical exam. ...Read more

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Which emotional disorder could cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

Which emotional disorder could cause a person to have irrational outbursts of violent behavior?

Several: It is a key feature of intermittent explosive disorder. However, other emotional disorders can lead to mood instability which might end up with violent episodes. Is the person in touch with reality? It not look towards psychotic disorders. Possibly a mood disorder in a manic episode which can manifest in irritability and impulsivity. Look for substance and alcohol abuse too. Get help! ...Read more