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Doctor insights on: Contracts For Young Adults Living At Home

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For what reasons might a young person go to an assisted living home?

For what reasons might a young person go to an assisted living home?

Disabilty: Most of the younger people in these situations are in personal care homes which can be similar to assisted living. Such people would usually have a significant disability like schizophrenia, history of head trauma, or developmental disability and have no caregiver to live with. ...Read more

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Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology? Start with aspergersyndrome. Org. ...Read more

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I needcontract with adult child living at home. Both mother and son have extreme anxiety issues, including depression and lack of self-worth.

I needcontract with adult child living at home. Both mother and son have extreme anxiety issues, including depression and lack of self-worth.

SOUNDS DIFFICULT: Whatever the way of living has been, it doesn't seem successful.
Anxiety and depression are hard to bear & hard to live with. Maybe time to take all to a therapist and see what can be done to change things. This does not have to be permanent.
Sometimes one personalone cannot find a better way. The chances improve when a thearpist witha different view joins in. ...Read more

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Glomerulonephritis. How rare is it in young adults?

Glomerulonephritis. How rare is it in young adults?

Rare, but happens: Young adults can get focal segmental disease that causes high blood pressure and proteing loss. Other forms of gn also occur. The diagnosis depends on urinalysis and kidney biopsy. Many are treatable but not all depending on type. Obesity can cause gn. Also, drug abuse is more common in younger adults and can cause gn. ...Read more

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Can there be assistant living homes for non-elderly adults?

Yes.: Yes, you don't have to be elderly to stay in assisted living facilities. Some people with illnesses that require some help and supervision can go there especially if they do not have anyone that can help them. It does require some ability to help themselves to some extent ...Read more

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What are the usual signs of autism in young adults?

What are the usual signs of autism in young adults?

Social Impairment: An " insistence on sameness" is one of the hallmarks, an intense focus on a narrow range of subjects, poor eye contact, preference to be alone rather than to be with friends. A relative lack of empathy and interest in others. It is also not unusual for higher functioning autism or aspergers young adults to excel in business, engineering, science, technology, or even entrepreneurship. ...Read more

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Is Ibs common in young adults?

Is Ibs common in young adults?

Oh my, yes!: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, & among others accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles here in such patients. Need to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, & infection. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hip pain in young adults?

What are the causes of hip pain in young adults?

Hip Pain: Hip pain in young active adults can be variable causes. Apophysitis or apophyseal injury are possible btw 18-22 year olds. Also labral changes, femoral acetabular impingement, avascular necrosis, synovitis, inflammatory arthritis, muscle strains, hernias, referred pain from pelvis or genitalia, infectious joint injury especially from sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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What causes myocardial infections in young adults?

What causes myocardial infections in young adults?

Viral/Bacterial: Cardiac infections can be viral (bad luck) & bacterial coming from another infection sending bacteria into blood stream (sepsis). IV drug users inject bacteria directly into blood. Even skin infections can become sepsis. But any pneumonia, GI infection (diverticulitis) AsWellAs procedures that enter blood stream like IV site. Never ignore infection, antibiotics can freq prevent this complication. ...Read more

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Does alzheimer's disease occur in younger adults too?

Does alzheimer's disease occur in younger adults too?

It is rare: There are rare forms of early-onset Alzheimer's disease that run in families. These forms of Alzheimer's disease are usually cause by mutations in one of three genes. People with these mutations often develop Alzheimer's disease in their 40s and 50s. Families with multiple people suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease may wish to consider genetic testing. ...Read more

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Why is it that adults tend to have better farsighted vision than younger people?

Why is it that adults tend to have better farsighted vision than younger people?

Presbyopia: Is the process that occurs as all of us get older. In it the lens becomes less able to change focus for near objects. Additional lens power is required as time goes on. Consequently, the ability of the younger person to thread a needle is lost. As we grow older, objects at infinity are clearer. ...Read more

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Is non-hodgkins lynphoma common in young adults or Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Is non-hodgkins lynphoma common in young adults or Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Most are Hodgkin's: There are a few aggressive T-cell lymphomas in older teens, but the large majority of lymphomas in the group are Hodgkin's. ...Read more

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Is it safe for younger adults to take antidepressants?

Is it safe for younger adults to take antidepressants?

Relatively: All medications have risks. However, most antidepressants can be used safely, and there is nothing about the physical make-up of younger adults that would increase the risk. ...Read more

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Can a young adult die of pneumonia?

It could happen.: Sadly that could occur if the pneumonia did not receive prompt medical treatment or if there were further medical complications. ...Read more

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How common is lymphoma is young adults?

How common is lymphoma is young adults?

Not common: The incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma gradually increases with age. Between the age of 21-34, there are only 8 cases per year out of 1 million people. ...Read more

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How rare is thalassemia in a young adult (20s)?

How rare is thalassemia in a young adult (20s)?

Age doesn't matter: Thalassemia is an inherited condition; if you have it, you're born with it. The frequency doesn't change with age. It's more important where your ancestors are from. Thalassemia is common in Southeast Asians, African-Americans, and persons from around the Mediterranean Sea. If you come from these areas it's more likely you have it than if you're from Northern Europe, but still not really likely. ...Read more

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Do younger fathers do more of the work at home?

Do younger fathers do more of the work at home?

Societal mores: There is a trend in modern generations for more sharing of work between the two partners in a marriage. And many more women work outside the home, sometimes being the only source of income. The fathers now do more child care, more household chores and function more as partners. Some are lucky enough to be able to do much of their work by internet at home as well. ...Read more

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If living at home at 25, can I bring home girls?

If living at home at 25, can I bring home girls?

I Disagree: When living with someone else such as your parents or a roomrate, common courtesy rules apply. I would discuss it with your parents and decide after that. I know that in my home, I expect people visiting to respect the " rules" about things, such as smoking, guests etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of spondylosis in younger adults?

What are the causes of spondylosis in younger adults?

Spondylosis means: Degenerative changes of the spine that occur primarily with age but can be accelerated by other factors such as smoking, deformity, obesity to name a few. Genetics can also play a role. Trauma has been shown to accelerate changes including whiplash. Disc surgery will accelerate the process as can a fusion leading to adjacent level changes. ...Read more

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What are some easy tips for skin care for young adults?

What are some easy tips for skin care for young adults?

Skin care: To keep your skin looking young use sunscreen always, gentle cleansers, sunglasses and hats. ...Read more

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Which is the most ultimate drug rehab for young adults?

Which is the most ultimate drug rehab for young adults?

No clear answer: This is such a complex question depending on the person's needs/drug history/use etc.
Have someone with experience at treating substance abuse do a screening interview to figure out the best way of this individual. ...Read more

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What is the adult group home for the mentally ill called?

Group Home: Some are transitional group homes. Some are called group homes for mentally challenged. Don't know of another generally accepted term. ...Read more

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What's the best medication for a young adult with anxiety?

What's the best medication for a young adult with anxiety?

HOW YOUNG?: For adults no matter the age the treatment for anxiety would include a thorough evaluation to determine any medical or physical causes then therapy, relaxation techniques, meditation, exercise, good sleep hygiene, healthy eating habits, reduction of alcohol and caffeine. Consider depression and then may need medications like anti depressants or anxiolytics. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a young 18yr adult to have fibromyalgia?

Is it possible for a young 18yr adult to have fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia can aff: Although a thorough medical evaluation is indicated to rule out other causes for the symptoms, fibromyalgia can be present in the young adult population and is best treated by a sensitive team familiar with the different treatment options. In this way symptoms can be effectively managed so as to support both function and quality of life. ...Read more

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Can you take 10mg propranalol daily? As a healthy young adult

Can you take 10mg propranalol daily? As a healthy young adult

Need Diagnosis: You can only take Propranolol if you have been properly diagnosed with one of the medical conditions where it is medically indicated. It must be prescribed and monitored by a licensed provider. ...Read more

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Does living in a foster home affect the quality of life of a child?

Does living in a foster home affect the quality of life of a child?

Everything does: All of our experiences affect our lives. It depends on the care provided in the foster home, how long the child was there, and most importantly - how the child views the experience. Living in a foster home isn't ideal but happens when a home environment isn't safe or nurturing for a child. Children who live in foster homes often go on to be happy and healthy throughout their lives. ...Read more

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Can there be retardation in young adult who has been exposed to lead?

Can there be retardation in young adult who has been exposed to lead?

Yes: If the exposure was in adolescence it would affect brain function. This would not, strictly speaking, cause "retardation" since brain is already developed. "as mad as a hatter" comes from the fact that hatters, at one time lined their hats with a lead treated head band. Read the mad hatter's tea party in alice in wonderland. Lead caused madness is real. ...Read more