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What is charles bonnet syndrome?

What is charles bonnet syndrome?

Hallucinations: Charles bonnet syndrome is the occurence of visual hallucinations in blind people, especially those with retinal disease. Patients who experience these should be reassured that they are not psychiatric in nature. ...Read more

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What exactly is charles bonnet syndrome?

What exactly is charles bonnet syndrome?

Hallucinations: This is a central nervous problem in which a portion of the visual field is lost (usually from stroke) and the person perceives formed visual illusions in the blinded area that frequently are quite dramatic and real to them. ...Read more

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Visual hallucinations is a normal symptom of charles bonnet syndrome, true?

Visual hallucinations is a normal symptom of charles bonnet syndrome, true?

Charles Bonnet syndr: Mentally healthy people with significant visual loss can have visual hallucinations. Hallucinations do not occur in any other senses. Please see an ophthalmologist for the diagnosis, . ...Read more

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Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?

Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?

Yes: Cbs occurs with chronic severe bilateral vision loss and results in formed and unformed visual hallucinations. Severe bilateral amd is a common cause. The first step in therapy is inquiring whether at risk patients are having this experience. If so, reassurance goes a long way. Medical therapy may also reduce the intensity of the visual hallucinations. ...Read more

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What's the Kundalini syndrome?

What's the Kundalini syndrome?

Kundalini: The kundalini syndrome has been reported in people with near-death experiences or with some types of yoga & meditation. The main sx is a feeling of energy or heat at the spine. It can also include severe headaches, sense of energy or heat in the hands, ecstasy, body tremor or vibration, sense of heat or cold moving through the body, sensing inner lights as well as other tactile experiences. ...Read more

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Can sjogen's syndrome be cured?

Can sjogen's syndrome be cured?

See below: There is no true cure for autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's---our goal is to put them into remission with medications so that you can feel better. ...Read more

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What is gillian barre syndrome?

What is gillian barre syndrome?

Autoimmune: An autoimmune disease that attacks the myelin sheaths on your peripheral nerves. Usually starts in feet an ascends. Sometimes starts in the eyes. ...Read more

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What is XYY syndrome or disease?

What is XYY syndrome or disease?

Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more

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How serious is Alstrom syndrome?

How serious is Alstrom syndrome?

Depends on Severity: In some cases there can be serious issues with liver, kidneys, bladder, & /or lungs. ...Read more