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What could cause extreme memory loss?

What could cause extreme memory loss?

Many causes: There are far to many causes to list. If you are elderly a stroke or alzheimer's may at the top of the lust. ...Read more

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Temporary vision loss from extreme exercise, should I be concerned?

Temporary vision loss from extreme exercise, should I be concerned?

Possibly: This could be from a condition termed pigmentary dispersion in which exercise releases pigment which floats around in the eye and may cause glaucoma. Or it could be a problem with your general circulation like anemia or low blood pressure. If persistent this should be evaluated to rule out such conditions, . ...Read more

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Which extreme weight loss methods?

Which extreme weight loss methods?

Wt loss: Starvation, laxatives, diuretics, induction of vomiting, etc. These are not the right ways to lose weight. ...Read more

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Is there extreme dieting in girls that causes loss of their periods?

Is there extreme dieting in girls that causes loss of their periods?

Yes: If a girl has a very low body fat or has stressed her body by rapid weight loss - it can cause her to miss periods. ...Read more

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What causes loss of memory in extreme anxiety?

What causes loss of memory in extreme anxiety?

If it's anxiety...: If you know the problem is solely anxiety (see a physician), then memory loss is probably due to difficulty with concentration and attention. If one can't attend or focus very well, then one will certainly not remember as much as before the anxiety difficulty... ...Read more

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Can I gain weight after extreme weight loss?

Can I gain weight after extreme weight loss?

Weight gain: Weight gain is always a product of calories in versus calories out. Meaning, if you have increased your exercise, and burn more calories, and decreased your food intake, or take in less calories, you loose weight. Thus, if you start eating more, or start exercising less, you will gain weight back. This happens in pro athletes after an injury, they gain weight rapidly-they burn less calories. ...Read more

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Do drusen cause vision loss in advanced dry amd?

Do drusen cause vision loss in advanced dry amd?

Maybe: There are different types of drusen. Soft drusen are thought to be the biggest risk for vision loss. They can lead to large areas of retinal loss with "dry" macular degeneration, or for reasons that have yet to be fully understood, lead to a break in the foundation layer of the retina and allow blood vessels to grow and destroy the retina-termed "wet" macualr degeneration. ...Read more

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What causes extreme sleep loss from celiac disease?

What causes extreme sleep loss from celiac disease?

Depends: Hard to tell, but many neurotransmitters are in the gut, and if celiac messes up your gut, it may possibly cause imbalances that may affect sleep. ...Read more

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What is causing this extreme short term memory loss?

Possibly serious: So, see your doctor or go directly for a neurological evaluation. There is little you will gain from putting it off and there could be great benefits from early diagnosis and treatment. You might also discover that it is less extreme than you fear. Go! now or really soon. Okay? ...Read more

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How many pounds lost is classified as extreme weight loss?

How many pounds lost is classified as extreme weight loss?

Weight loss: Hard to answer that. Can you please let me know what your weight was a few months ago and what it is now! Then we can "discuss" it. ...Read more

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What diseases and or disorders would cause extreme bone density loss at 28 yrs old?

What diseases and or disorders would cause extreme bone density loss at 28 yrs old?

Many: Hi. Many disorders cause poor bone health, including cortisol overproduction (Cushing's), vitamin D deficiency (osteomalacia), disorders of calcium and/or phosphate metabolism, chronic kidney disease, GI malabsorption, genetic diseases of bone proteins (e.g., osteogenesis imperfecta); medicines such as prednisone, used in many conditions, is bad for bone, as are phenytoin and carbamazepine. ...Read more

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Are there any tips for extreme weight loss in a short amount of time, like 24 pounds in a month or two?

Are there any tips for extreme weight loss in a short amount of time, like 24 pounds in a month or two?

Fast weight loss: Weight loss of 1-2 lbs/week is the typical advice. Although it may seem like slow for weight loss it's more likely to help you maintain your weight loss for the long term. If you lose a lot of weight very quickly you may not lose as much fat as you would with a modest rate of weight loss, Instead you might lose water weight or even lean tissue since it's hard to burn that many fat that fast ...Read more

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Xiphiod process end part bent more to the left?, under peck, noticed after extreme weight loss, no pain, just wanna know can it effect?

Xiphiod process end part bent more to the left?, under peck, noticed after extreme weight loss, no pain, just wanna know can it effect?

No problem: The ziphoid is the name given to the bottom of the sternum (breast bone). When you lost some muscle mass and some subcutaneous fat you saw some more of your skeletal anatomy. That's you. I strongly doubt that you could convince a surgeon to operate on you to change your anatomy there. You might get collagen fillers as a possibility. Speak to a plastic surgeon. Read "The Serenity Prayer" ...Read more

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What could possibly cause purple dottie rash all over the body and extreme weight loss, depletion of platelets? Also depletion of blood causing a need for both blood and platelets transfusions and a low grade fever! Something is depleting everything my s

What could possibly cause purple dottie rash all over the body and extreme weight loss, depletion of platelets? Also depletion of blood causing a need for both blood and platelets transfusions and a low grade fever! Something is depleting everything my s

This: This sounds like thrombocytopenic purpura. It can be caused by a variety of conditions, but sometimes there is no cause identified (in which case it's called idiopathic.) if she is not being seen by a hematologist, she definitely should be. Has she been exposed to heparin? This is a common intravenous or subcutaneous medication that can cause a similar picture in patients who are sensitive to it. ...Read more

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53 year old with M.S. Extreme fatigue, weight loss, recurring abdominal cramps, Low IGG levels, bone scan normal, leg pain, weakness, headaches?

53 year old with M.S. Extreme fatigue, weight loss, recurring abdominal cramps, Low IGG levels, bone scan normal, leg pain, weakness, headaches?

MS related: Many of your symptoms appear to be related to MS, others are not. With low immunogobulin level, is not consistent with untreated MS; need to discuss with your physician and neurologist whether something else is going on. ...Read more

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Does hydrocephalus cause extreme weight loss?

Does hydrocephalus cause extreme weight loss?

Hydrocephalus: I am not aware of hydrocephalus typically causing "extreme weight loss" - most patients with treated hydrocephalus have normal feeding patterns. ...Read more

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Will my skin ever look normal again after extreme weight loss?

Will my skin ever look normal again after extreme weight loss?

Weight loss: Tough call!

If your extreme weight loss is related to a disease you should be able to regain weight over time.

If you lost that much weight on your own wishes start putting it back again but very slowly - perhaps half a pound a week for a year and keep going till you feel comfortable with your weight.. ...Read more

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Does extreme weight lifting causes increased loss of height in elderly age?

Does extreme weight lifting causes increased loss of height in elderly age?

NO: Height is genetically preset, very little alteration one can do with diet, exercise, and environment ...Read more

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Is it normal have dizziness and temporary vision loss during extreme exercise?

Is it normal have dizziness and temporary vision loss during extreme exercise?

This is not normal: But certainly could be attributed to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. Any eye cause would have to be ruled out by examination. ...Read more

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I've heard that a 1300 calorie diet is too low, so how many calories should I have for extreme fat loss?

I've heard that a 1300 calorie diet is too low, so how many calories should I have for extreme fat loss?

Depends on your weig: If you have excess of weight (and you need to lose weight) then 1300 calories is not low unless you are an athlete and exercise a lot. Most healthy people need between 1500 to 2, 000 calories per day if they have normal weight and normal activity. ...Read more

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My toddler gets purple discoloration of her fingers and extreme loss of temperature. She is very active so what could this be?

My toddler gets purple discoloration of her fingers and extreme loss of temperature. She is very active so what could this be?

Raynauds?: It sounds like she has reynaldo's disease, but she is a bit young. I would see pediatric cardiologist or vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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I have suddenly experienced extreme weight loss. I do not feel ill and I’m eating normally. I have recently though been under severe stress?

I have suddenly experienced extreme weight loss. I do not feel ill and I’m eating normally. I have recently though been under severe stress?

Weight loss: Of unknown origin needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Please see him/her. Stress can can be a factor but you need to look for medical causes too. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn to manage your stress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had near-syncope on the 4th this month. I weighed 148 at the time. Now I weigh 134 no exercise done. Does near-syncope cause extreme weight loss?

No...but: Near-syncope does not cause weight loss, however certain causes or consequences of rapid weight loss (such as dehydration) can lead to syncope or near-syncope. ...Read more

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Would it be incorrect to address a weekly calorie deficit as apposed to day by day, for fat loss? 1800 M/W/F, 2200 T/TH/SAT. Nothing to extreme.

Would it be incorrect to address a weekly calorie deficit as apposed to day by day, for fat loss? 1800 M/W/F, 2200 T/TH/SAT. Nothing to extreme.

No: Corry, most people think that weight loss is a simple calories in/calories out formula. In truth, it is far more complex than that. Your calorie intake can and should vary on a daily basis, and these numbers are well within acceptable ranges. Hopefully you are doing your weight loss program along with regular exercise and in concert with your doctor. They can offer a lot of support. ...Read more

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In most cases, do serious symptoms of diabetes/prediabetes (like vision loss) appear as the disease gets more advanced–or could they appear any point?

In most cases, do serious symptoms of diabetes/prediabetes (like vision loss) appear as the disease gets more advanced–or could they appear any point?

Varies: Each person is negatively affected by high blood sugar with differing severity and timeline. But generally speaking, individuals with poor blood sugar control for many years, tend to develop more severe organ damage. Kidneys, heart, eyes etc. Unlikely to see vision loss with prediabetes. Be well. ...Read more