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Is it possible to overcome a mood disorder with a sufficiently strong frontal lobe, i.E. From reading and thinking?

Is it possible to overcome a mood disorder with a sufficiently strong frontal lobe, i.E. From reading and thinking?

Many variables here: If the mood disorder is mild to moderate & the reading matter and thinking is interesting and involving but not disturbing or provocative you may have a good idea here. However, if severe and if disturbing, it could make matters worse. Some wise, moderate folk may be able to evaluate themselves but even they might benefit from professional guidance - and, think wholistically, beyond frontal lobe. ...Read more

Gait (Definition)

Gait is the way locomotion is achieved using our limbs. Gait is defined as "bipedal, biphasic forward propulsion of center of gravity of human body, in which there is alternate movements of different segments of the body". Different gaits are characterized by differences in limb movement patterns, overall velocity, forces, ...Read more


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Is the frontal lobe disease inherited from your parents?

Not uncommonly: Small percentage of frontotemporal dementia cases are indeed hereditary, and classically a tau gene on Chromosome 17, but 4 other forms are known. Would assess known genetics at 15-20% of cases at this point, but would state that it is reasonable that sporadic cases may also wind up some day as hereditary events. ...Read more

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I had a 3cm adeno in left frontal lobe=craniotomy 1mo ago. No other disease known. I sleep a lot. How long is recovery? 69 and otherwise healthy.

I had a 3cm adeno in left frontal lobe=craniotomy 1mo ago. No other disease known. I sleep a lot. How long is recovery? 69 and otherwise healthy.

Depends on resection: It sounds like you had the resection of a 3cm adeno (carcinoma). If this is the case, the extent of resection, the degree of surrounding edema (swelling) will play a role in recovery. Sleeping a lot is not uncommon and can be related to medications as well as the post-operative changes in the brain. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, im having a grnaloma on left frontal lobe of my brain. Does this cause any disease please tell me sir?

Hi doctor, im having a grnaloma on left frontal lobe of my brain. Does this cause any disease please tell me sir?

The only: Problem I can think of is a SIEZURE and your treating physician may wish to place you on anti-siezure medication to PREVENT one...discuss with your treatng Neurologist/PCP
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the neurologist supposed to do for you if you are recommended by psychologist to find cause of frontal lobe defects or organic brain disease?

What is the neurologist supposed to do for you if you are recommended by psychologist to find cause of frontal lobe defects or organic brain disease?

Evaluation: A neurologist will evaluate the historical aspects of the issue at hand, perform a detailed examination, and formulate a diagnostic plan based on the localization of any symptoms and considerations of any potential pathology which may be causing problems. Subsequently, there will be a determination of a treatment plan based on the findings. ...Read more

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What does frontal lobe shrinkage mean?

Loss: Loss of brain tissue in the frontal lobe, can be normal or abnormal depending on degree and age. ...Read more

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What is frontal lobe angioma?

What is frontal lobe angioma?

Normal variant: A brain angioma is also known as a developmental venous anomaly. This is a normal variant in which a vein persists from fetal development. These do not cause symptoms. These are typically found incidentally on brain mri. ...Read more

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What is frontal-lobe syndrome?

Deterioration in behaviour and personality in a previously normal individual.: Frontal lobe syndrome (FLS) reflects damage to the prefrontal regions of the frontal lobe. It is characterised by deterioration in behaviour and personality in a previously normal individual.

Common Etiology:
Head injury, Stroke, Infection, Neoplasm, Degenerative Disorders. ...Read more

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What does the right frontal lobe control?

Right Frontal Lobe: For a great summary see: http://www. Neuroskills. Com/brain-injury/frontal-lobes. Php. In short - right frontal lobe is involved in non-verbal capabilities. ...Read more

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How is the frontal lobe of the cerebrum related?

How is the frontal lobe of the cerebrum related?

Frontal lobe fxn: Not sure what you're asking, but the frontal lobe of the brain (cerebrum) largely controls behavior, executive functions such as planning, language and motor function. ...Read more

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What would a white spot on the frontal lobe mean?

Very non-specific: I presume you are referring to white spot seen on a MRI brain scan. It is always important to review the scan results with your doctor who originally ordered the scan to discuss the clinical significance or often times insignificance of the radiologic finding. In general, if someone has risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, or high cholesterol, not controlled, then MRI can show white spots. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of a frontal lobe tumor?

Personality changes: The frontal lobe is known to give us our personality traits. In the case of a tumor any disruption in this area of the brain changes in the person's behavior and personality may be seen. However this largely depends on the size and specific area and also the resulting destruction of the brain by that tumor. ...Read more

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What do I do if possible damage to left frontal lobe?

Depends...: Difficult to answer without more information, but if there is damage to the frontal lobe, this usually cannot be repaired, and therapy is performed to maximize function. Please rephrase if you need additional information. ...Read more

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Please explain what does the right frontal lobe control?

Brain: For a great summary see: http://www. Neuroskills. Com/brain-injury/frontal-lobes. Php. In short - right frontal lobe is involved in non-verbal capabilities. ...Read more

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I was wondering what does the right frontal lobe deal with?

I was wondering what does the right frontal lobe deal with?

Right Frontal Lobe: For a great summary see: http://www. Neuroskills. Com/brain-injury/frontal-lobes. Php. In short - right frontal lobe is involved in non-verbal capabilities. ...Read more

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What would a person be like if they damaged the left frontal lobe?

Speech and weakness: Damage to the left frontal lobe can occur from various causes, but often blood clot occluding blood flow or a hemorrhagic stroke with often several symptoms that are unfortunately seen. These include slurred speech, difficulty with expression of speech, however, fortunately still often able to understand speech, and drooping of the right face as well as weakness of the right arm and leg. ...Read more

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I have a question what could happen years later after getting a corner of your left frontal lobe remove?

I have a question what could happen years later after getting a corner of your left frontal lobe remove?

Left frontal lobe: Is in most people involved in motor function, memory, language, impulse, judgement, sexual and social functions. The extent of changes in any of this functions will vary depending on the ability of your neurons to reconnect and regenerate and intercommunications. Your neurosurgeon will be the best to discuss the effect based on how much is removed and the loci ...Read more

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I am 67 and have generalized cerebral and cerabellar loss with slight frontal lobe predominance. Explain.

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I am 67 and have generalized cerebral and cerabellar loss with slight frontal lobe predominance. Explain.

Atrophy: There seems to be a word missing, but in general, you have reduced volume of the brain. Normal aging means that the brain loses volume, but there can be accelerated loss of volume with certain diseases, such as alzheimer's. Also, accelerated loss of volume in certain areas of the brain can predict dementia. It is best to speak to your primary care provider or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have this strange headache? I have never had one like this. It's in the right upper frontal lobe area. It comes and goes on and off for 2 day

Why do I have this strange headache? I have never had one like this. It's in the right upper frontal lobe area. It comes and goes on and off for 2 day

Get seen ASAP.: Patients with new or 'strange' headaches worry doctors. A mild headache that responds to over the counter medication such as tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally not an emergency, but you should see your doctor in the next few weeks since it is new. Headaches that get worse or become severe could be an emergency and you should have someone bring you to an emergency room right away or call 911. ...Read more

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Frontal lobe epilepsy deja vu?

Frontal lobe epilepsy deja vu?

Distorted memory: Deja vu is a false feeling of familiarity. It occurs when one feels that a situation or location is familiar even though it hasn't been previously experienced. It can be thought of as a brief malfunction of the memory system where the timing of the event gets assigned as if it occurred in the past making it seem like an old memory. It occurs more commonly in temporal lobe epilepsy. ...Read more

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Frontal lobe epilepsy like deja vu?

Distorted memory: Deja vu is a false feeling of familiarity. It occurs when one feels that a situation or location is familiar even though it hasn't been previously experienced. It can be thought of as a brief malfunction of the memory system where the timing of the event gets assigned as if it occurred in the past making it seem like an old memory. It occurs more commonly in temporal lobe epilepsy. ...Read more

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Where is the frontal lobe located?

Where is the frontal lobe located?

Inside the skull: The frontal lobe is located inside the skull (cranium) in the front part (anterior cranial fossa) somewhat above the eyes. You actually have two of them-- a right frontal lobe and a left frontal lobe. ...Read more

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What problems can frontal lobe damage cause?

FL damage: Memory loss & risk taking behaviors (impulsivity), depending on site & extent of damage. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have some kind of frontal lobe problem?

How can I know if I have some kind of frontal lobe problem?

Neurologist: Recommend neurological evaluation if there are concerns about frontal lobe problems. ...Read more

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What can you do to improve the function of the frontal lobe?

What can you do to improve the function of the frontal lobe?

Regular exercise?: Good morning,
that is an interesting question, as it echoes the feeling of many of us! There are a lot of claims with no definite proof of results. Aging lead to decline in frontal lobe functions, one the reason being inactivity, both physically and mentally as we age. The only proven technique to improve is to engage in physical exercise and continue to learn new things to stimulate your brain. ...Read more

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Can the frontal lobe shrink by any means? Will it grow back?

Yes: As we get older, the cells, tissues and organs in our body shrink/atrophy, degenerate/decrease in its functional capacity and it's part of the natural cycle of the human body. When the brain shrinks, it doesn't grow back. Those people who are endowed with good genes have a longer life span and have a delay in these processes. Google online for images of brain atrophy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Injury to frontal lobe causing issues years later, what to do?

Injury to frontal lobe causing issues years later, what to do?

Brain injury: It really depends on how much injury to the frontal lobes occurred. At this time there is no real treatment available for traumatic injuries to this region of the brain. ...Read more

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What could cause frontal lobe dementia?

Frontal lobe dementi: Can have several possible causes. One of the most common is of course injury to the frontal lobes in the form of trauma such as can occur from sports or from motor vehicle accidents. Another disease called picks disease develops for unknown reasons. Other causes include vascular events like little strokes to the front part of the brain. ...Read more

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What are the first signs of frontal lobe dementia?

What are the first signs of frontal lobe dementia?

Personality change: There are several distinct types of ftld or fld. One type presents with apathy or disinhibited personality changes. Other types present with the gradual loss of the ability to speak. ...Read more

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What is the function of the frontal lobe of the brain?

What is the function of the frontal lobe of the brain?

Frontal lobe: The frontal lobe is Betty functions including: motor control, expression of memory and identification of smells and odors are many of the functions of the frontal lobes of the brain. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more