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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Impaired Visual Cognition (Overview)

Impaired visual cognition is a symptom in which a person has trouble processing or making sense of what his eyes see.


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Impaired Visual Cognition (Overview)

Impaired visual cognition is a symptom in which a person has trouble processing or making sense of what his eyes see.


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Do people who suffer impaired cognition as a result of a brain tumor recover their faculties?

Do people who suffer impaired cognition as a result of a brain tumor recover their faculties?

Some: Unfortunately usually some permanant brain injury occurs during removal of the malignancy, but with effort improvement can be made with cognition and motor skills. ...Read more

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Tsh level fluctuate-0.88 to1.82 iu/ml, antitpoab 28.0 (0-60iu/ml), enlarged thyroid.Concentration/cognition/memory impaired and fatigue-treatment?

Tsh level fluctuate-0.88 to1.82 iu/ml, antitpoab 28.0 (0-60iu/ml), enlarged thyroid.Concentration/cognition/memory impaired and fatigue-treatment?

Other causes: The thyroid tests are normal, so you need to have other causes considered and investigated. If your doctor agrees that your thyroid is enlarged then further eval with an ultrasound is easy. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with migraines with aura. Is there anything to get rid of my visual disturbances?

I have been diagnosed with migraines with aura. Is there anything to get rid of my visual disturbances?

Prevention: Many medications can prevent the headaches. The visual aura may respond to hyperventilation into a paper or plastic bag for about 3-5 minutes. Unfortunately, as the aura departs, the headache may be nasty. Another approach is to breath 100 % oxygen for about 5 minutes using a mask. ...Read more

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Do people who suffer impaired cognition as a result of a brain tumor recover their faculties?

Some: Unfortunately usually some permanant brain injury occurs during removal of the malignancy, but with effort improvement can be made with cognition and motor skills. ...Read more

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Tsh level fluctuate-0.88 to1.82 iu/ml, antitpoab 28.0 (0-60iu/ml), enlarged thyroid.Concentration/cognition/memory impaired and fatigue-treatment?

Other causes: The thyroid tests are normal, so you need to have other causes considered and investigated. If your doctor agrees that your thyroid is enlarged then further eval with an ultrasound is easy. ...Read more

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Is there any exercise that can improve my cognition?

Is there any exercise that can improve my cognition?

Cardiovascular: Healthy doses of cardiovascular activity can improve mood, memory and relax the mind and the body. ...Read more

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Is there something that I can eat to boost cognition?

Is there something that I can eat to boost cognition?

Not really: Forever is a very long time. However, a few directions: research in alzheimer's has suggested benefits in controlling cholesterol, preventing obesity, and diabetes, and hypertension. A good exercise program, and using your brain regularly by cognitive activities has been shown of great value. Dietary benefits from fish, red wine, mediterranean diet, is useful. ...Read more

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How exactly does trauma affect thinking and cognition?

How exactly does trauma affect thinking and cognition?

It depends: This looks like a research question! it depends on the type of trauma you're asking about. Physical trauma, brain injury, exposure to traumatic events, etc. Will have different effects on people. And, a person's coping resources and individual interpretation of the event will significantly influence the outcome. There are a lot of factors to consider. ...Read more

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Does long-term use of caffeine actually hurt cognition?

Does long-term use of caffeine actually hurt cognition?

Hurts cognition: Caffeine becomes less effective the longer you take it. You built up a sleep debt that will overcome the stimulating effect of caffeine. Not getting enough sleep has been shown to impair your memory significantly and recall will be effected. A good nights sleep is important for good health. Caffeine really disrupt sleep quality as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Loss of cognition?

What is the definition or description of: Loss of cognition?

Memory and executive: Loss of cognition most commonly involves impairment in memory, language, attention/concentration, or executive functions (e.g. planning, organization, sequencing, task shifting). Causes are myriad including traumatic brain injury, dementias (e.g. Alzheimers), drug reactions and long term drug effects, Substance abuse disorders, and various general medical conditions. ...Read more

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Can UTI affect cognition?

Can UTI affect cognition?

GENERALLY NO: If you are elderly and have a fever from your urinary tract infection it can temporarily affect cognition. If you are severely ill from pyelonephritis with high fever and/or shock this can also temporally affect cognition. 99% of uti's do not affect your mental processes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cognition?

What is the definition or description of: cognition?

See below: In science, cognition is a group of mental processes that includes attention, memory, producing and understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving, and decision making. ...Read more

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How to increase my cognition and memory after a rough year?

How to increase my cognition and memory after a rough year?

Healthy diet and regular it: hey healthy guy with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables on his regular exercise 45 minutes today can increase the oxygen to your brain 25%. Being physically and socially interacting with people of your cognition and memory. Also doing exercises for your brain with games likeSadoko ...Read more

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Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Best=what you'll do!: Yes, endurance/other activity that raises hr is better than simply lifting weights, eg. But the regimen need not be overly strenuous. Even walking has been shown to have beneficial effects on cognitive function of "seniors" (note the numerous articles by art kramer, phd, and colleagues). So it is best to select or continue an activity that is enjoyable and engage in it on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i increase my cognition and memory after a rough year?

Can you tell me how could i increase my cognition and memory after a rough year?

Healthy diet: Regular exercise and mind exercise. A healthier body will help your brain recover. Working puzzles or using memory games will help too. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Cognition (Definition)

In science, cognition is a group of mental processes that includes attention, memory, producing and understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem ...Read more