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What does it feel like to have major respiratory conditions such as sleep apnea, asthma, or any other respiratory conditions?

What does it feel like to have major respiratory conditions such as sleep apnea, asthma, or any other respiratory conditions?

Sleep Apnea: Some symptoms of sleep apnea include: loud and chronic snoring choking, snorting, or gasping during sleep long pauses in breathing daytime sleepiness, no matter how much time you spend in bed waking up with a dry mouth or sore throat morning headaches restless or fitful sleep insomnia or nighttime awakenings going to the bathroom frequently during the night waking up feeling out of breath. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Tripp
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Mental Disorder (Definition)

A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in various ...Read more


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Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?

Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?

Illegal drugs: at any age can cause physical and mental problems. The younger the developing central nervous system (brain and spinal column) the more at risk one can be. Best to avoid them all and look to healthy ways to cope and recover such as exercise, good diet, positive outlook. 12 step programs help many folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to tell if increased shortness of breath or just anxiety, allergy, or musculoskeletal issue? Took benedryl as also have runny nose, itchy throat.

How to tell if increased shortness of breath or just anxiety, allergy, or musculoskeletal issue?  Took benedryl as also have runny nose, itchy throat.

See a physician!: Based on your history, you may have shortness of breath because of your heart problems, your anxiety, or sub-clinical asthma associated with allergy. First, see your pmd and cardiologist. If both tell you it is neither your heart or anxiety, see an allergist. ...Read more

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Can prolonged use of prescription drugs cause a mental illness?

Can prolonged use of prescription drugs cause a mental illness?

It depends: It depends on which prescription drugs you're talking about -- but one mental illness that can happen is addiction. It does not happen automatically, but certainly can with medicines like valium, ativan, klonipin, xanax, (alprazolam) vicodin, etc. Some people abuse these. I have also seen bipolar disorder unleashed by giving an antidepressant without taking an extensive personal and family history. ...Read more

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Bacterial meningitis, can it cause long term problems such as bipolar disorder or anxiety? Way of thinking? Impulse control?

Bacterial meningitis, can it cause long term problems such as bipolar disorder or anxiety? Way of thinking?  Impulse control?

Bacterial Meningitis: It is possible for residual neurological effects to occur by post- infectious syndromes or local inflammatory reactions. There is no specific post infectious psychiatric symptom. Years after the infection , an additional stressor may bring to the surface a sub clinical condition that was a residual vulnerability from the meningitis. ...Read more

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Some cognition prblm and some mental retardation due to bacterial meningitis. Is not there any treatment or therapy or medicine for this?

Some cognition prblm and some mental retardation due to bacterial meningitis. Is not there any treatment or therapy or medicine for this?

Unfotunately no: The brain structural damage is permanent. The only hope is that that remaining brain may adequately compensate for ability to function in life. Try caffeine tablet 100 mgm as a test to see if any improvement in mental cognition occur for next 3-4 hours. If so then give caffeine tablets life long. ...Read more

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Is their any medical complications or medical problem or effects of hormonal disorder due to which a teenage girl can break her hymen?specify causes

Is their any medical complications or medical problem or effects of hormonal disorder due to which a teenage girl can break her hymen?specify causes

Myth of the Hymen: The hymen is a membrane that surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening. It is a physical/structural part of the body - it does not produce hormones. The hymen may be many shapes, of different elasticity, and it's presence/lack of presence is not indicative of any specific activity/disorder/virginity. ...Read more

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I'm 17, extremely broke, no health insurance, no family that can help, (have "serious" mental illnesses) how can I get mental help?

I'm 17, extremely broke, no health insurance, no family that can help, (have "serious" mental illnesses)  how can I get mental help?

Low cost clinics: You can search the health resources and services administration for a low cost clinic near you: http://findahealthcenter.Hrsa.Gov/search_hcc.Aspx social services may also be able to help you apply for medicaid. ...Read more

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Can a child with no igf-1 deficiency or any other medical problems use rhIGF-1? (Increlex)

Can a child with no igf-1 deficiency or any other medical problems use rhIGF-1? (Increlex)

Why?: It's never a good idea to use any medication for no known cause. Any medication can cause an adverse affect in somebody, if they're unlucky enough to be allergic to any active or inert component of that medication. Please see your pediatrician if you are concerned about your growth. (S)he'll tell you if referral to an endocrinologist is warranted. ...Read more

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Do any vitamin or mineral deficiencies during pregnancy cause the child to have mental illness or learning problems?

Do any vitamin or mineral deficiencies during pregnancy cause the child to have mental illness or learning problems?

Possibly: That is why there is so much emphasis on good diet and the avoidance of ugly habits such as diet pop, smoking, caffeine etc. Hyperemesis gravidarum (nausea/vomiting in pregnancy is known to be a vitamin deficiency disorder no matter what you are told. ...Read more

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Does black mold cause any psychiatric issues like depression?

Does black mold cause any psychiatric issues like depression?

Sadly, it may be so.: There are thousands of molds and many of them are black. Some molds will change color at different stages going from gray to black. Especially if you are sensitive, most molds in closed spaces, can be very harmful and there are many reports of mood swings amid lots of more common symptoms. It is definitely bad to have mold problems and since it's hard to get rid of mold, that sure is depressing! ...Read more

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Can self harm be a mental disorder or is it an underlying cause for depression or something else?

Can self harm be a mental disorder or is it an underlying cause for depression or something else?

It could: It could be due to a personality disorder or it could be due to depression and sometimes even as a relief for anxiety. Iit could be a means to seek attention as well. See a mental health professional who can help further with appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Could un treated brain trauma as a result of hard beat on my head can cause a mental illness like shezsofrenia or depression ?

Could un treated brain trauma as a result of hard beat on my head can cause a mental illness like shezsofrenia or depression ?

Brain traumas: require either a neurological exam or imaging, or both to be sure of the extent of damage, if any. Severe brain trauma causes lots of problems, most often some form of dementia (loss of cognitive functions--memory, calculation ability, etc.) It normally doesn't cause schizophrenia, but depression is common, especially if there is loss of mental function. Go to a neurologist, to start. ...Read more

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Can enlarged tonsils in a child contribute or worsen cough-variant asthma or general allergies?

Can enlarged tonsils in a child contribute or worsen cough-variant asthma or general allergies?

Yes: Allergic rhinitis & enlarged tonsils may interfere with normal nasal breathing resulting in congestion (nasal stuffiness) & mouth breathing. Complications include snoring, hoarseness, bad breath, sleep apnea, sleep disturbances, malocclusion of the teeth, and other anatomic distortions of the mouth. Mouth breathing worsens asthma because of inhalation of relatively cold, dryer air into the lungs. ...Read more

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Is there any illness that leads to psychological problems like mental confusion ?

Is there any illness that leads to psychological problems like mental confusion ?

Yes: There are a myriad of physical illnesses that can lead to confusion. The best way to determine this is through a comprehensive medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a chest infection delay your period? Or any illness in fact?

Can a chest infection delay your period? Or any illness in fact?

Possibly: An infection that stresses your body significantly may cause a period to be late or skipped. ...Read more

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Can cannabis cure or aggravate mental illness?

Can cannabis cure or aggravate mental illness?

Cannabis: Marijuana is no cure for mental illness. It can induce paranoia and psychosis in vulnerable individuals, and can increase dissociative symptoms also. It alters consciousness and disrupts memory and focus. Its effects on cognition and initiative outlast the immediate effects of the drug. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more