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White out: I don't think so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Don't eat glue: Its fattening and will make you dead. ...Read more
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irritation. If ingested do not attempt vomit. Call poison control at 1-800-222-1222. Source:
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rubber cement is a common household glue. Breathing in large amounts of rubber cement fumes or swallowing any amount can be extremelydangerous. ...Read more
Rubber cement: I doubt it, but stop doing it. ...Read more
Can consuming glue erase memory or change personality? If so could someone become awkward, not knowing what to say, as a result?
Yes, Yes, and Yes: Now, I've never really heard of anybody "consuming" glue so I'll have to assume that you meant to say "inhaling" Toxic fumes from glue kills brain tissue which will lead to lifelong problem with memory, can alter personality and behavior and can lead to a terrible quality of life as an adult. Glue sniffing can also cause sudden death. Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Intoxicative_inhalant#General_risks ...Read more
Does consuming epsom salt have any side effects? Can consuming epsom erase one's memory or change one's personality in any way?
Do not do it: Epsom salts is Magnesium Sulfate and while it can be taken internally, in high doses it has toxic effects. ...Read more
Consult: Consult with your primary care provider to rule out any medical conditions. If nothing shows up, considering meeting with a psychologist and/or psychiatrist. Try to monitor these symptoms, so you can provide a history to your providers. ...Read more
Memory and mood: Contact your local doctor and have a consultation to check if there's any medical condition. Then, check with a mental health professional to see if you might be depressed, or some other emotional or psychological issue. Help is available. ...Read more
Can stress make your memory worse? What can psychologically make your memory worse? My surrounding have changed and my memory is suffering. Is stress?
Relation to dementia: Actually, the nih studies suggested a memory risk when older women supplemented female hormones especially estrogens, and in addition, there may be both heart attack and stroke issues too. The johns hopkins work seemed to confirm this. However, all is not bleak, as there are many female hormones, especially estradiol, which may be important. Confer with your gynecologist. ...Read more
I used to be VERY patient and kind. Now I'm very impatient and very irritable all the time. What could cause this change? Memory has changed too.
I commend you for your qualities of being very patient and kind.
Unexplained weight loss and being irritable all the time seem to be symptoms of Depression.
Being very impatient. Ponding heartbeat are symptoms of Anxiety.
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stressors of relationships, marriage, parenting, work and finances have contributed to Anxiety and Depression. Please see a psychiatrist. ...Read more
I am experiencing memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering distant past events, difficulty remembering recent events), personality change...
Memory issues: Please start w/a visit to your doctor. This could be anything from stress-related to neurological. Your doc will help you figure things out and offer help to resolve things. You mention personality change also. Please see a mental health pro like a clinical psychologist who will help you w/that aspect of things. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What can using an inhaler (proair hfa, 2 puffs or more) do to the mind? Can it change personality and effect memory? Explain
Generally not.: Most common side effects of proventil (albuterol) are rapid heart beat, shakiness, trembling, palpitations sensation in chest. Rarely, it can cause central nervous system side effects (anxiety, confusion, headache, dizziness). I do not believe change in memory or personality has been reported, but I never say 'never' when it comes to medication. Call your physician asap. ...Read more
What is the solution if ritalin (methylphenidate) and luvox cause very bad memory? To change the meds? Or a dose change is enough?
When using an inhaler (proair hfa) the side effects included mental changes and confusion. What does this mean? Will my personality/memory change?
Proair inhailer: I've not had a single patient complain of mental changes on proair. Obviously, it's a very frequently used medication and if the such side effects were common, it would not be used. ...Read more
When using an inhaler (proair hfa) some side effects included mental changes and confusion. What does this mean? Will my personality/ memory change?
Medical evaluation.: Please let your doctor know asap. I don't exactly know what you mean by mental changes. Proair hfa has possible side effects to include: psychoses (auditory hallucinations & persecutory delusions), restlessness, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, confusion, mental status changes. Your symptoms need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Does cerebral vasculitis cause cognitive, memory, vision and personality changes? If so, is this reversible?
Yes and yes.: May be fully or partially reversible with treatment. ...Read more
Are there subtle changes in early Alzheimer's or dementia, that might normally be dismissed? Any other symptoms besides memory loss?
My MRI shows "MILD WHITE MATTER MICROVASCULAR ISCHEMIC CHANGES". Could this be a reason for my memory issues and word-finding issues?
Vascular dementia.: The second most common form of dementia (after Alzheimer's) is vascular dementia, also known as multi-infarct dementia. An accumulation of tiny infarcts, much like those imaged on your MRI, leads to symptoms of dementia. We tend to see this form of dementia in people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol. So this could be related to your symptoms. Ask your doctor if u can take aspirin. ...Read more
I am experiencing personality changes. The following also describe me: Memory problems, Confusion, Apathy, and Slow thinking. What should I do?
Confusing Changes: Please make an appointment with your Primary Care Physician to find out if you have a physical problem causing these changes. If not then it would be good to consult with a Clinical Psychologist who can help you sort out what is troubling you and what to do about it. In addition medication may be helpful. ...Read more
I'm a diabetic and my MRI shows chronic microvascular ischaemic changes. What is this and what are the symptoms. I have recently have memory problems
Brain MRI right?:
On brain MRI your radiology physician saw small signal abnormalities that he or she thought were related to ischemia. These are not uncommon in older patients. What would be good to know is your age and the quantity of the disease that was seen on mr.
Your ordering physician will want to put these 2 pieces of information together and talk to you about controlling risk factors to minimize brain dz. ...Read more
What can using advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) do to the mind? Can it change personality and effect memory? I'm awkward at times, is this because of advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone)?
What causes bad back pain and stiffness in the morning? I have even got a new memory foam mattress and there is no change. Mid and lower back pain.
See doctor: Most likely musculoligamentouss and a good back excercise/stretching program will help, but you should see an orthopedist to be examined and get at least x-rays to rule out other causes ...Read more
Is 6 years of having braces and 2 years of wearing retainers long enough to change your memory gland in your teeth/gums? Or will it go back?
Yes, no, maybe?: Each case is different and there is no way to predict this. Stop wearing the retainers and you run the risk of relapse. In most cases, there is some minor relapse over time, but not in all cases. Some people care and others don't. The choice is yours. ...Read more
Elderly mother had uit, is confused, has memory loss, behavioral changes, and sleeps most of the time. Came on suddenly. Why didn't med work?
Are my reduced cognitive & memory function & personality/behavioral changes a result of the brain surgery I had due to cerebral trauma?
Discuss w/ provider: We can not begin to know what your changes are or anything about the surgery or even the trauma. The best people to answer your concerns - who owe a clear full explanation to you - are the physicians who worked on you. They'll be able to direct you toward the best follow-up treatment services too. I hope you have as close to full recovery as possible. Best! ...Read more
On invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and experiencing memory loss and tiredness among other side effects. Can/should I change to geodon?
Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and: Geodon (ziprasidone) have similar side effect profiles though different individuals may experience them differently. It is best to work closely with your prescriber re medication choice. Lifestyle measures and therapy can help improve psychiatric conditions and overcome side effects (which often diminish or disappear with continued medication use). Best regards. ...Read more
Mood changes, can't concentrate and I get sleepy when I read, bad memory even with a good night sleep. Could this be the cause of low testosterone? Thx
Mri of brain revealed mild cortical atrophic changes. I understand age can be a reason, but I'm 41. My memory isn't great. What does this mean?
Abnormal MRI: It is unusual for a young woman to have atrophic changes on a brain mri. I see you have had more than one episode of head trauma, so it would be a good idea to have a neurologist look at the MRI and evaluate you in person. There are other studies that can be done to assess for a brain problem, including eeg, spinal fluid analysis, pet scan, and blood tests. ...Read more
Could an affected/damaged cerebellum cause uncontrollable fear/panic attacks, seemingly dissociation, vision changes, memory impairment? I have lyme.
I have a cough accompanied with a rash memory issues confusion mood swings and rapid weight loss (10-15lbs in a short span with no change in excercise
See below: See your primary care doctor. The symptoms you're describing, need to be talked about face-to-face. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard to say...:
Dopamine (DA) is not measured in clinical labs. It's extremely rapidly metabolized along a variety of pathways. Further, DA levels in blood bear little resemblance to DA activity in the brain - even less to the small brain regions and synapses where DA signaling is concentrated.
Though DA *might* be relevant, the symptoms you describe could have a very large number of non-DA causes. ...Read more