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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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I have schizophrenia for 8 years now I'm 28 but I'm concered with my memory im starting to forget names courses that i take for example what to expect?

I have schizophrenia for 8 years now I'm 28 but I'm concered with my memory im starting to forget names courses that i take for example what to expect?

You are probably: taking anti-psychotic meds. Most of these have side effects, including possible memory loss, depending upon combinations, dosages, and zillions of other factors. Have you run this by your prescribing MD? ...Read more

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What are the causes of forgetting names and what are the cures? Is it medicine/drug related?

What are the causes of forgetting names and  what are the cures? Is it medicine/drug related?

Can be: Medications & drugs can indeed affect memory. Alcohol, illicit drugs, sleep medications, anti-anxiety agents, anti-psychotics, pain medications, some antidepressants, anything that is very sedating can cause you to not register names or events -- thus forgetting them later. The "cure" is to stop using alcohol/drugs, and to see your physician to evaluate your memory concerns & make suggestions. ...Read more

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I forget names but after a while they come back to me.Could I have Alzheimer's?Thanks

I forget names but after a while they come back to me.Could I have Alzheimer's?Thanks

No.: At your age, it is pretty normal to have some occasional memory glitches but your doctor could probably give you a memory test like the Slum's test which could give you a rough idea about your memory. ...Read more

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I am a girl of 29 years. I suffer from headaches and often forget names or places I have visited. I been at few ctscan but drs. Say i'm okay?

I am a girl of 29 years. I suffer from headaches and often forget names or places I have visited. I been at few ctscan but drs. Say i'm okay?

Forgetful: There are neuropsychiatric and psychological/psychiatric conditions that can cause headaches and memory problems. Partial complex seizures can do this, so can dissociative disorders, metabolic conditions like hypothyroidism, blood sugar fluctuations, etc. A neuropsychiatrist can do an evaluation for these conditions. ...Read more

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Memory probs? Losing track of what I am doing. Losing items. Forget names of people on phone + forgeting what im saying. Not sad will flourextine help

Memory probs? Losing track of what I am doing. Losing items. Forget names of people on phone + forgeting what im saying. Not sad will flourextine help

Need assessment: Fluoxetine is an antidepressant used to treat depression and several anxiety disorders. If you are suffering from depression, you may also experience cognitive symptoms - memory and concentration problems. However, there are other diagnoses which could account for the symptoms you mention, and fluoxetine wouldn't be the drug of choice. A formal assessment is indicated to make the diagnosis first. ...Read more

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Severe short term memory loss gotten worse over a month. Forgetting names of friends, times for things, etc. Hx of depression, anxiety, ocd.. Concern?

Severe short term memory loss gotten worse over a month. Forgetting names of friends, times for things, etc. Hx of depression, anxiety, ocd.. Concern?

OCD & Anxiety: Can both interfere with memory. Please see your doc to be screened for medical conditions and then a mental health professional for stress management training. How is y our diet and exercise? Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

Pancreas: Probably pancreas. This organ contains a large number of enzymes that are specifically designed to digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates. That is precisely what we are made of. Injuring the pancreas may releases all these evil humours into the local area. This can wreak havoc in your abdomen... ...Read more