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Essential Tremor B12
Pat.With dm and ht present with ischemic cva(> 1/3 MCA distribution) ECG show af. When we start anticoagulant?
Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Definition)
Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc. ...Read more
My husband is taking mestinon, (pyridostigmine) methotrexate, and prednisone for myasthenia gravis. Are all 3 needed?
Quite possibly: About 1/3 can see spontaneous remission, 1/3 stabilize on chronic medications, and 1/3 have progressive difficulties. In appropriate candidates, minimally invasive thoracic surgery to remove thymus (thymectomy) can possibly cure or stabilize disease or decrease amount and/or types of meds. This link may help: http://goo.Gl/3xxmd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally not but if: B12 deficiency is relatively common and if mild, often cause no symptoms. If deficiency is chronic and more severe, anemia may develop, fatigue, irritability, and nerve damage may occur. Severe deficiency can lead to dementia as well. Any of these condition, if severe, can cause secondary etc..B12 is an important vitamin and treatment is relatively easy/inexpensive..Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more
Experiencing myoclonic jerks 1+ yrs awake & asleep- NO other symptoms of neuro disorders, just the jerks. Anxiety suggests symptom of BFS?? worry?
What condition has a better pronosis: Parkinson's disease or schizophrenia with negative symptoms?
What could cause frequent pvcs (benign) daily? Bupropion XL 150mg 3x daily, Prozac (fluoxetine) 20mg, or the combo? Also take 200mg modafinil, levothroid 88mcg.
Your medications: The Modafinil is a stimulant which can cause abnormal hearth rhythms. Your levothroid, if not properly dosed could do it as well, ask your doctor for a blood test to make sure that dose is not too high for you. Being 58 years old, you could have heart problems unrelated to the medications. You should see a doctor to get this evaluated. ...Read more
How 2 differentiate between age related dementia & Alzheimer?Which lld be first taken donepezil or memantine in both case?Other suggestions of Med?
AD vs ARCD: Typically the impairment of age related cognitive decline (ARCD) is not as severe as Alzheimer's (AD). Many cases of early AD are first diagnosed as age related until the impairment becomes more severe then the diagnosis of AD is made. I have used Aricept and Namenda (memantine) simultaneously in AD. Med choice based on response and side effect profile. Best wishes! ...Read more
Yes: When you have a bout of vertigo, the best position is partly reclined, like a recliner halfway down, with your head neutral, i.e. not turned to the left or right. This puts your inner ear in "neutral" and allows healing. You can take Meclizine (Dramamine) to help, and make sure to drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. If symptoms don't improve over night, time to see your doctor. ...Read more
What's the cure to hypokalemic periodic paralysis, hypocalcemia, hypertension, panic disorder and renal parenchymal disease? I have these.
Health Ed: There is no way that a physician can answer these many questions in 400 characters or less. Please break down into separate questions & ask one per entry. Please resubmit. ...Read more
Probably not bad: I had to look up rhodiola as that was one i had never heard of. There are no reasons, at least theoretically, that the two should be a problem. I did a literature search and there are no articles in the medical literature looking at rhodiola and sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa). There are some laboratory papers that suggest rhodiola should be helpful in pd, but i could not find any clinical studies in people. ...Read more
Yes: The best way, of course, is by treating the graves' disease and getting the thyroid levels back to normal. But that can take time, so if symptoms such as heart pounding or racing, shakiness, or feeling nervous or jittery are causing problems, many doctors give a kind of blood pressure medicine called a bets-blocker to help with these. Examples would be propranolol, atenolol, or metoprolol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can ehlher danlos make chiari symptoms worse. Occipital headache, dizziness, episodic tachycardia and blurred vision for 15 days. Also 15 episodes of syncope in last 2 weeks. All heart/blood normal?
Evaluate chiari: The symptoms you report are most likely due to the chiari malformation. Your shoud see a neurologist and have an MRI and magnetic resonance angiogram to determine if the blood supply to the posterior circualtion of youi brain is being compromised by pressure from the chiari malformation obststructing the brainstem as it passes through the foramen magnum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on omeprazole. Synthroid. Ativan. Benicar. And toprol (metoprolol) xr. Can any of these cause heart palpitations or serious cardiac effects?
mycophenolate mofetil and prednisolone are used for treating chronic kidneydisease is this correct treatment along with BP medicines
See below: Those drugs are used to prevent rejection after kidney transplantation and for lupus nephritis. If you have either of these conditions, the treatment is appropriate. You mention that you smoke. The incidence of heart attack is much increased in these conditions and made much worse by smoking-I urge you to stop. ...Read more
Would echo,ekg,stress test,xray,bloodwork rule out any arrhythmia problem such as premature ventricular contraction and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation?
No: Occasional PVCs are normal. Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation by definition is only present some of the time and the tests you list could easily miss this if done while the heart is in normal rhythm. Diagnosis of intermittent arrhythmias can be difficult and frequently requires consultation with a cardiologist subspecialized in electrophysiology, Holter monitor test is frequently used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decompensated adv liver disease with ascites, some confustion, fatigue, loss of apetite, drowsiness, sleepiness, breath is fowl, etc how long to live?
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