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Herbal Treatment For Childhood Episodes Of Catatonic Rigidity
What are some of the non-drug treatments for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children?
55 y.O. Post heat stroke with loss of most speech, ambulation, and history of paranoid schizo. Episodic mania, crying jags. On risperidone , ? Other meds
?: Not sure what your question is. Please don't ask health tap docs to prescribe a new med for you - your condition is far too complicated for 300 or so characters! ...Read more
Yes: It is a very good medication for maintenance treatment. ...Read more
Is bipolar patients relapse cause severe symptoms and loss of contact with reality and suicidal ideation requiring hospital treatment?
I think so: If i understand your question correctly, a person with bipolar disorder may, especially in severe cases, relapse to the point of losing touch with reality. Sadly, sometimes the person may become suicidal requiring hospitalization for safety purposes. Some factors which increase one's chances for relapse are non-adherence to the medication and substance abuse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bipolar is treated with several kinds of anti-seizure medicine. Does this mean bipolar is a seizure illness? Functional or epileptic?
Bipolar and epilepsy: So far there is no strong evidence that bipolar disease is caused by a part of your brain having seizures. Nonetheless many patients with epilepsy have also mood disorders including bipolar. The response to anti-seizure medication (to treat bipolar symptoms) is not restricted the persons who have the diagnosis of epilepsy. ...Read more
4yo girl has lack of REM sleep.Diagnosed with parasomnia & intermittent explosive disorder.What is the best treatment to help achieve REM sleep?
I have a patient who is showing signs and symptoms of schizophrenia. Fhx of bipolar disorder in the family. Patient reports auditory hallucinations, along with criteria for conduct disorder. The schizophrenia happens to be followed by affect of schizoid p
Are stimulants ever prescribed for chronic fatigue following a diagnosis of mono in the past? Any other treatment?
Social skills: To simplify the pateint is retaught social skills in the social skills training. ...Read more
No: Depression with psychotic features is a break with reality that occurs during a severe depression. Schizophrenia entails six months of symptoms that significantly impair functioning, are not due to drug use or another mental illness, including depression.Symptoms may include hallucinations, delusions (fixed beliefs that aren't true), disorganized speech and behavior, lack of drive and emotion etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes but risky: Brain surgery for psychiatric disorders is rare because of unwanted side effects, including loss of memory, inability to plan and organize behavior, sensory or motor (movement) problems, risk of infection, etc. Usually, specific area of the brain are removed, severed, or electrically stimulated. For emotional problems, areas of the limbic system, primarily the amygdala may be targeted. ...Read more
If person with Advanced neurodegenerative disease, taking seroquel Zoloft (sertraline) for dementia but Develop contraction and rigidity, how is EPS treated first?
Stop offending meds: By first intention one needs to be sure that the symptoms of EPS in fact, are real. Secondly, stop offending meds (taper depending on which ones) and replace with others which do not have EPS as side effect. Third consider treating with antiparkinsonians if pushed against the wall but typically those medications are not robust at all for these types of problems. I don't like cogentin (benztropine) in Alz. Dz ...Read more
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