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I am diagnosed with OCD. My Doc advised me Clomipramine 150mg BD but it suddenly heightened my anxiety more.Foot tapping increases as well. Advise plz?
See MD: You're taking a hefty dose of clomipramine plus Risperidal (risperidone) (?dose) which have numerous side effects and some drug interactions. Please consider seeing a psychiatrist if you're not currently. These medications must be closely monitored for safety reasons and therapeutic effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is the corsi block tapping test not used as a standard dementia test if it is a measure of hippocampus function?
It is sometimes, but: This test has been used in research w/ Alzheimer's and was successful identifying moderately impaired but not mild cases. That's why it's not widely used. By the time it shows problems, patients are already diagnosed. It is more useful in injuries and MS and other brain damage screenings. Okay? ...Read more
They got nothing!: A dry tap means almost exactly what is says. There was an attempt to biopsy something or drain fluid from the pleural space, which is the space between the lining of your lungs and the lining of the body/ribs. A dry tap means they put the needle in and attempted a biopsy, but got nothing, literally. There was no material to look at. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tapping: Done in moderation, it helps focusing and grip strength. ...Read more