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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)

This is the patient who presents with an inability to care about him/herself, or much of ...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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I am experiencing lethargy, feeling anxious and I can't do anything w my days. Bloodwork shows my triglycerides are high (174) and b12 is really high as well. Could this indicate anything?

I am experiencing lethargy, feeling anxious and I can't do anything w my days. Bloodwork shows my triglycerides are high (174) and b12 is really high as well. Could this indicate anything?

Not sure how high: your B12 might be. Your triglycerides are a little high but not worrisomely so. High B12 levels are sometimes associated with liver problems such as hepatitis or cirrhosis and occasionally leukemia; these are diagnosed primarily with other tests. Depression and anxiety would be highest on my list of diagnoses to explain your symptoms. There is effective treatment...work closely with your doctors ...Read more

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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more