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Is It Important To Treat Tourette Syndrome Early
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Dementia care: Dementia is treated by supportive care mainly. Medicines may help decrease progression of the disease, but dementia being degenerative disease it will progress over time. Earlier diagnosis is the key to create better treatment plan and education of care taker so that most of our seniors with dementia can stay in community and not in long term nursing homes. 36 hr day is a great book to read. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Goldenhar syndrome is thought to be a genetic condition so there is no treatment while the baby is still inside. I recommend you ask your obgyn for a referral to a genetic counselor who will be able to guide you on treatment options for this rare condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Important.: Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, in other words it is the messenger that carries the message in a dopaminergic system that serves multiple functions. one of these functions has to do with impulse control movement disorders in tick disorders and Tourette syndrome. treatment usually involves dopamine blockers which exert some regulation on the Dopminergic system connected to this problem ...Read more
Is schizophrenia i disease or condition ? Is schizophrenia inherited from family members to others , what is it ?
Is it true that could lead to complete mental disability if not treated on time and correctly ?
Multiple causes: Hyperventilation can come from many different causes, including anxiety. Making sure none of the more physically dangerous causes are present, is important -- and can be done through a workup by your physician. Effective treatment (and its potential difficulty or ease) depends on the cause. Paper bag breathing isn't recommended -- but in anxiety, learning diaphragmatic breathing can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to get selective mutism treat at the age of 17? or is it only treatable in children?
Yes: Therapy at any age is beneficial. I suggest the younger the better for socialization, but anytime the therapy will benefit the patient and family. ...Read more
One reason is that: BP disorder in children usually first looks like ADHD, which in my opinion is on the more mild end of the same spectrum. Three questions need to be asked to differentially diagnose ADHD from BP. They have to do with focus when mood is normal, being disorganized only when mood is abnormal, and emotional dysregulation (can't stop the mood in a timely manner). You need a prof. to do this well. ...Read more
No: Morquio's syndrome (referred to as mucopolysaccharidosis IV or morquio's) is an autosomal recessive mucopolysaccharide storage disease (see also lysosomal storage disorder), usually inherited. It is a rare type of birth defect with serious consequences. Because it is genetic, there is no cure, but it can be treated with enzyme replacement therapy. ...Read more
What isms st cell activation disorder? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated ? What are the symptoms?
Caution!: If you casually read what's on the internet, you will be told that mast cell activation disorder is the cause of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, etc - disorders with no known cause. If you want the truth, read this: (from the national institute of health) http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3069946/. ...Read more
Define asthma: Much of the wheezing in early childhood is treated with the same meds as asthma, but it is not.Many of these have infection triggered wheezing and will grow out of the tendency by age 5 or so. I don't consider these true asthma and seldom use the label in the young.True asthma is a long term condition.It has a genetic component and environmental triggers.You learn to control it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most effective way to get an er's staff accept that narcolepsy with cataplexy is a neurological problem not a psych problem?
Why to the ER?: Why would a person go to the er for narcolepsy? And why would it be an issue in the er? Narcolepsy isn't an er kind of issue. Anyway if the er doesn't believe it's neurological then explaining hypocretin levels probably won't help and you won't be able to convince them. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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