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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 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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What is the treatment for hellp syndrome?

What is the treatment for hellp syndrome?

Delivery promptly.: Prompt delivery of the fetus(es) and placenta(s) is the only way to treat hellp syndrome. Temporizing measures such as Magnesium Sulfate for maternal seizure prophylaxis and blood pressure control are essential for maternal support but do not treat the underlying pathophysiology. ...Read more

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What is treatment for bartters syndrome ?

What is treatment for bartters syndrome
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Long answer: Bartter's syndrome is an inherited defect in how the kidney handles salt and potassium. Sodium and potassium supplements (maybe calcium and magnesium too) are needed to keep everything in balance. Blood pressure medications are used to help correct the kidney problems. No heavy exercise so you do not become dehydrated. That can cause worse problems with salt & potassium. Eat potassium rich foods. ...Read more

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Raynouds syndrome and Cialis as treatment?

Raynouds syndrome and Cialis as treatment?

Possible: Though not fda approved for raynauds , there are several scientific paper supporting the use of the pde-5 inhibitors such as cialis, viagra, and Levitra (vardenafil) on raynauds. Anyone who has taken those drugs will attest to the generalized vasodilation they cause. ...Read more