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How does schiznophrenia happen to someone? Is it a chemical imbalance in the head or something else?

How does schiznophrenia happen to someone?  Is it a chemical imbalance in the head or something else?

Heredity/environment: Schizophrenia has environmental ; genetic causes. Prenatal insults such as maternal infections or being born during winter months can increase the risk of a person being diagnosed. Schizophrenia is thought to be caused by abnormal connections in the brain. Increased Dopamine in mesolimbic regions may cause hallucinations. Abnormal glutamate ; serotonin levels may also be involved. ...Read more

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Could horomonal imbalance be treated ?

Please clarify: Hi. "Hormonal imbalance" could refer to a million different things or to nothing at all. Please be more specific. ...Read more

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What causes hormonal imbalances in teenagers?

What causes hormonal imbalances in teenagers?

It depends: What type of symptoms? Hormonal imbalance could mean many things. Please resubmit your question with some specific details so that we can best address your concern. Thanks! ...Read more

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Symptoms of imbalanced equalliberium?

Symptoms of imbalanced equalliberium?

Spinning sensation : Dizziness, nausea, ringing in the ear, not walking in a straight line etc. See your dr for any concerns. Take care ! ...Read more

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What are the signs of a chemical imbalance?

What are the signs of a chemical imbalance?

More info needed: Chemical imbalance is not a term that is typically used in the mental health world. Do you mean mental health illness, or disorders like anxiety, depression, bipolar disease? If you are suspecting something is going on, see your primary doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of electolyte imbalance?

What are the symptoms of  electolyte imbalance?

Best answer: My best answer is what i found on the web: "generally, electrolyte disturbance symptoms depend on which electrolytes are affected and the severity of the imbalance. Most electrolyte problems involve abnormal levels of sodium, potassium, or calcium. Typical mild symptoms of an electrolyte disturbance include dizziness and muscles cramps or weakness." i would see a dr.. ...Read more

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What are electrolyte imbalances?

What are electrolyte imbalances?

Sodium, potassium: These are the most common to have imbalance but also magnesium, calcium, chloride and phosphorus are all electrolytes since by definition they all have electrical charge in the ionic (reactive) state. ...Read more

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What exactly is nutrient imbalance?

What exactly is nutrient imbalance?

Not quite sure: Nutrient imbalance is a very vague, non medical term. Different people imply different notions. Say, fat malabsorption due to pancreatitis (chronic) may cause nutrient imbalance in that fat is being lost from the body. Glutein intolerance may cause iron deficiency anemia, which is nutrient imbalance due to lack of iron. B12 malabsorption will lead to decrease of B12 and nutrient imbalance. ...Read more

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Do you find ic to be a pH imbalance?

Do you find ic to be a pH imbalance?

Perhaps...: The cause of ic is unknown, but certain foods, usually associated with a high acid content, have been known to increase the irritability associated with ic. ...Read more

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How are hormonal imbalances related to body health?

Hormonal imbalance: An interesting/important question but hard to describe in a short space. I recommend you go online to and look for patient centered articles that should give you a lot of incite to your question. When you have read a few articles and still have questions feel free to contact me. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could horomonal imbalance be treated ?

Please tell me, could horomonal imbalance be treated ?

Means nothing: Hi. "Hormone imbalance" is a lay term, and means nothing to a physician. There are a bazillion hormonal systems in the body than can be "out of balance" to use your terminology. So, yes, docs in my specialty (endocrinology) treat many hormone systems that are damaged or defective for one reason or another. If you want to be more specific, we could give you more information. Good luck! ...Read more

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How does an imbalance in electrolytes affect your body?

Here are some...: Testing electrolytes is an indirect way to check the homeostasis of body fluid and its contents; their abnormalities usually suggests their already significant derangements. So, yes, a documented electrolyte imbalance will definitely affect your body all-all functionality and endurance. More on life reality? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Is there a way to check for a chemical imbalance? And how

Is there a way to check for a chemical imbalance? And how

Chemical Imbalance: No. Not in any mental health way. But, a good psychiatrist or experienced family physician can from your history determine if you need help. ...Read more

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How exactly can a chemical imbalance cause mental illness?

How exactly can a chemical imbalance cause mental illness?

Neurotransmitters: Our brains operate on two principles: chemistry and electricity. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals used by our brains to produce all movements, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Common chemicals include serotonin, dopamine, and adrenaline (more than 100 brain chemicals are known). We believe mental illness occurs when brain chemicals get out of balance. Treatment is intended to restore balance. ...Read more

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Do negative thoughts actually lead to a chemical imbalance?

Do negative thoughts actually lead to a chemical imbalance?

They can.: Your brain's chemistry fluctuates and flows moment to moment depending on what you are experiencing and thinking about. If subjected to a major stressor or repeated stress such as with ptsd, this can lead to more chronic brain changes and more chemical imbalances. Also, chemical imbalances can result in negative thoughts, so it works both ways and can become a cycle. ...Read more

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Does a homeostatic imbalance cause a person to be in a coma?

Does a homeostatic imbalance cause a person to be in a coma?

No: Coma is an exceedingly complex subject, and far beyond the scope of our role here onsite. But if you have a specific question regarding yourself or another, provide additional information, and we would be happy to address this, perhaps in the format of a Concierge visit. ...Read more

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What is the best to improve electrolyte imbalances in my child?

What is the best to improve electrolyte imbalances in my child?

Find out the cause: You should perhaps find out the cause of the imbalance before correcting, as different conditions are treated differently. It is paramount to get to the root of the problem as there may be some life threatening or potentially so conditions that if left untreated may get advanced enough to leave permanent damage or even end up in death. ...Read more

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Are there any tests to figure out if I have a muscular imbalance?

Are there any tests to figure out if I have a muscular imbalance?

Sports training: A kinesiologist or specialist in sports physics can pick these up easily in an elite athlete. A specialist in rehab medicine / physical therapy may note this in a patient. For healthy non-athletes, it's unlikely that one muscle in an opposing pair will be overdeveloped at the cost of its opposite, from the activities of daily living, and this is not a physician focus. ...Read more

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What effects could an imbalance in electrolytes have on your body?

What effects could an imbalance in electrolytes have on your body?

Variable: There are many different electrolytes. Some symptoms; high potassium: weakness of the muscles, twitching of the muscles, heart rate slowing low potassium: weakness of the muscles high calcium: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased urine output, lethargy, confusion low calcium: twitchy muscles and cramping low sodium: confusion, weakness and lethargy. High phosphate: itching. ...Read more