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Is Schizophrenia Associated With Hyperthyroidism
A mental disorder with positive, negative, and cognitive symptoms. A person with positive symptoms loses touch with reality with hallucinations or delusions. Negative symptoms: lack of pleasure; failing to take care of everyday functions; losing motivation; the inability to carry out plans in isolation. Cognitive symptoms could include problems focusing, memory problems or difficulty understanding ...Read more
It can be: Apathy can be one of a group of,symptoms which point to,depression. This would involve losing interest in things that you used to care about, not finding excitement in activities or,people, indifferent,toward your work, etc. Talk with a counselor to,figure out why this,is happening and whether it is part of a depression which can be treated. ...Read more
Pituitary gland: There is an unusual type of hypothyroidism (primary) that is caused from a pituitary deficiency and also a type of hyponatriema (low sodium) that is caused from a pituitary deficiency, secondary adrenal insufficiency, caused by deficiency of acth (produced by the pituitary gland) so that is where the connection may be- rare. Recent research suggests very little association. Good health. ...Read more
Yes: One of the more serious consequences of using lsd is persisting delusions or hallucinations that destroy normal function. That itself leads to serious depression and even suicide. Additionally depression can directly come from the use of lsd. It seems to have the same pattern Cocaine has - within 24 to 48 hours after coming down from the high, severe suicidal depression and suicide can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coping: Specific research on psychological disorders with crohns is slim, but one series of 110 patients showed a high incidence of depressed mood along with anxiety, especially when the disease is active [ http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/19644430 ] not only are the gut and brain richly interconnected, but coping with any life-altering chronic disease is challenging. It takes both courage & support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroidopathy issues: Symptoms of DEPRESSED or ANXIOUS mood which are new OR which have never been truly "worked up" as opposed to being "Diagnosed By Appearance", which I call DBA, should ALWAYS be checked for thyroidopathies by getting at least a TSH & FT4 level. Be happy to answer more questions at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi to set up a real time visit or answer more questions. Thanks so much for the ask-GO CAVS! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Not particularly. A person with schizophrenia may or may not have learning/reading problems. They are really separate conditions. I will add that, a person with schizophrenia may possibly be distracted by, for example, hallucinations and hearing voices, which could impact their reading and concentration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does hashimoto hypothyroidism is associated with inceased risks for other autoimmune diseases? Thank you.
limited risk: It is true that people with 1 autoimunne disease are somewhat more at risk than the general population to develop another, but tha absolute risk is small, & there is evedence to suggest that keeping thyroid disease controlled may reduce further risk. It's important to see your doctor regularly & take your med correctly. Also, tendency to autoimmunity runs in families, so don't hide the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: A low Dopamine level is typically associated with parkinson's disease. Low serotonin is typically associated with depression. It is not as straightforward as it may seem since receptor density, number of particular neurons, and neuron connectivity matter as well, but the first two sentences here are a good start. ...Read more
Menopause/depression: The timeframe around menopause is associated changes in hormone functioning, and depression is not an uncommon. Typically the relationship between these two elements is that depressive symptoms are associated with menopause, or can be an outcome of other health issues directly related to menopause (I.e., significant sleep disturbance that increases symptoms of depression). Be well. ...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
Many ways: Depending on both the severity and frequency of your attacks, treatment will vary. Common symptoms include shortness of breath and cough. Minimizing your exposure to "triggers" that cause your attacks is very important. Animal dander, dust mites plant pollen pollution to mention few can be triggers. Investigate all possibilities and get tested by your physician. ...Read more
Dopamine: One theory is an excess of Dopamine in the system. ...Read more
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