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Electric Shock Therapy
Depression: For severe and refractory depression ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) can be an effective treatment. Basically, after being given an anesthetic, electric current is given which causes a brief seizure. This sounds barbaric, but in fact it often reboots the brain relieving major depression. ...Read more
Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more
If your gynecologist says you need to have electric shock therapy on your vagina how do they do that?
Do you know of any top notch electric shock therapy for paranoid psychsophrenia near oklahoma city and the acting doctor?
No: Has a psychiatrist prescribed electroconvulsive therapy ( ect). Ect is not usually recommended for paranoud schizophrenia. It can be presribed for severe depression. It may have been recommended if you also have severe depression. Make sure you see a psychiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Can electric shock therapy cause degenerative brain disease while it's treating somebody's depression?
They vary - : Some do have memory loss, some other problems. Some have no lasting effects. Ask your doctor for as much info as they can provide. If you've tried everything, this might be the next step. But it is up to you. A hospital in boston (mclean) has a great reputation. Take a visit to see. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Electric shock feeling at heart often for last 2 years. No other symptoms - ECG and tmt are normal. Am anxious, please clarify any treatment or test?
Electric sensations: The sensation of "electric shocks" is common in certain types of neuropathic pain. Also, it can happen after radiation therapy to the spine. You can start with your primary care physician to evaluate your symptoms -- s/he may also want you to see a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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