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Doctor insights on: Feelings Of Apathy And Disinterest

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Is there any way to counter apathy/feelings of indifference from antidepressants? would an addition of another medicine help?

Is there any way to counter apathy/feelings of indifference from antidepressants? would an addition of another medicine help?

Another way: Not so sure you should just add medications to treat the adverse effects of other medications. Would far more urge you to seek out effective counseling, and start getting off the meds at some future point. ...Read more

Apathy (Definition)

Apathy is a symptom in which a person lacks any desire to do things. Such a person may have little or no desire to get out of bed, clean the house, visit other people, go to work, ...Read more


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Is feeling apathy towards any suggestion of an activity considered a personality disorder?

Is feeling apathy towards any suggestion of an activity considered a personality disorder?

Not Necessarily: More information would be needed to give a definitive answer. However, apathy can arise for many diffferent reasons, some of which may be personality disorders. There would be some concern about possible depression. It would also be important to make sure that your overall physical health is good. ...Read more

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I feel like apathy.i feel no love for anyone,no emotions,esp lost the feeling of loving girls.Can daily exercise balance my emotions n make me normal.

I feel like apathy.i feel no love for anyone,no emotions,esp lost the feeling of loving girls.Can daily exercise balance my emotions n make me normal.

Probably not: While it might help your general health, the issue is more likely between your ears than in your muscles.You need to find an unrelated counselor to talk to and explore the ource of your apathy. If you do not, it is likely to get worse and lead to a bad outcome. ...Read more

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Anhedonia.Sudden loss of motivation to schoolwork (normally works hard).Lethargy.Turbulent feelings(on and off since10/2013) 10/2014-04/2015.Numb05/15?

Anhedonia.Sudden loss of motivation to schoolwork (normally works hard).Lethargy.Turbulent feelings(on and off since10/2013) 10/2014-04/2015.Numb05/15?

Symptoms: Have you talked with your parents about these symptoms? It would be important to insure that there is not a medical problem or a mood disorder. Take care. ...Read more

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Is extreme anxiety normal with hyperthyroidism ? also apathy and a feeling of going crazy

Is extreme anxiety normal with hyperthyroidism ? also apathy and a feeling of going crazy

Quite possible: Hyperthyroidism commonly causes rapid swings in emotional state so anxiety and feeling like you are going crazy may be due to your overactive thyroid. The big question is have you started treatment and for how long. Medical therapy with methimazole should bring down your high thyroid hormone levels in 3-4 weeks and your anxiety should resolve if you take your medication consistently. ...Read more

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Why is a feeling of tiredness and lethargy connected to depression?

Why is a feeling of tiredness and lethargy connected to depression?

Depression: There are unfortunately many circumstances that lead to depression. I would start with a visit to a Psychologist and if needed you would be advised to also see a Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How can you combat the feeling of lethargy associated with allergies?

How can you combat the feeling of lethargy associated with allergies?

Plenty of rest.: An allergic reaction is a strain on the body. The body is reacting to a substance it regards as foreign and there are many things that happen. These are stressors that use energy in the body, so the best thing, once the reaction is treated, is to get plenty of rest. If you are tsill lethargic, it might be wise to see your doctor to be sure there is no underlying problem, etc.. ...Read more

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Aching all over, lethargy, dull achey pain under diaphram, feeling sick?

Sounds viral: Limited info. Needs worked up. Many possibilities. Liver or spleen could be involved. If you are worried about hepatitis, std's, drink or smoke excessively, i would advise going to your physician. Without knowing you, this may be noting more than gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Is fever always accompanied by lethargy/weakness? Or a nauseatic feeling? Does the same go with HIV seroconversion fever? I dont feel lethargic at all

Is fever always accompanied by lethargy/weakness? Or a nauseatic feeling? Does the same go with HIV seroconversion fever? I dont feel lethargic at all

Symptom complex: There are such a variety of different infections out there, and God made each of us differently - so each case of illness is really individualized. How a patient feels each symptom, how their body is 'fighting' the infection etc. I think what you're asking are the symptoms of acute HIV infection - which unfortunately can go 'unrecognized' about half of the time. Good to get checked if in any doubt ...Read more

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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more