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Electric Shock Treatment For Depression
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Can electric shock therapy cause degenerative brain disease while it's treating somebody's depression?
Tx resistant depress: If you have treatment resistant depression, or profound depression, ECT remains an option.For safety issues please see link below: www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3060209 the United States government is taking a closer look at electroshock treatment, ... Months after that to respond to any new requirements for safety and effectiveness ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ECT: Ect is sometimes used for individuals who have treatment-resistent depression or who for one reason or another cannot take traditional medications. It is thought to essentially "reset the circuits" and can be very effective for some people. It is essentially painless, and the number of treatments is dependant on the symptoms and severity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
Memory loss: I have treated severely depressed/suicidal patients who agreed to shock treatments after failing numerous meds. (by qualified md) by far their greatest complaint has been memory loss. The loss generally relates to a brief period of time around the treatment, but in cases of a longer series of treatments, the memory loss was more extensive. However, in my opinion, the treatments saved lives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After stationery bike, r hip-femur joint pain. Now when standing n turn body backwards to r, electric shock feel at joint. Any treatment needed?
Every so often I keep getting a weird electric shock/rush sensation through my chest which sometimes goes in to my hands. It isn't painful.
Need evaluation: To help decide this problem, your physician will need to clarify whether this is muscular, paresthesias or neurological. This can be clarified to help develop your best therapy by your physician. ...Read more
Sometimes i got electric shock from any thing connect to electricity while others don't i even got it from water if I have an injury in my finger :d?
I touched a light switch with a wet hand, had a slight electric shock, didn't hurt but was surprising.Hand tingles a bit but thats all, serious?
Not from what you : Describe but i wouldnt repeat it again! sometimes its better to be lucky. Id get that light switch looked at by an electrician and put some electrical tape over the switch ( with dry hands and gloves) so no one has that happen. If the tingling stops ok, if it persists get evaluated as the shock may be the precipitant that highlights the issue rather than the cause of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: High voltage shocks can result in death. ...Read more
You may have: an allergic reaction or hypersensitivity reaction that is starting to take hold of your immune system. You may get other symptoms including local swelling, pain, wheezing, redness or inflammation, and discomfort in breathing. These symptoms accompany an allergic reaction. I personally get these symptoms when I have a reaction so I can empathize. Pay close attention and see if you need a doctor ...Read more
Usually a nerve: Tingling or shocking sensations are usually due to a nerve compression. Determining location and body position can help you doctor determine the most likely nerve. Sometimes medical treatment is necessary, but often the solution is stretching, strengthening, and weight loss. For example. Tingling in the front is often caused by "meralgia paresthetica" which occurs when a person is sitting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and 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
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