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Dr. Kevin Passer
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Schizophrenia (Definition)

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


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Is depression associated with apathy?

Is depression associated with apathy?

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

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How hyponatremia is associated with hypothyroidism?

How hyponatremia is associated with hypothyroidism?

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

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Is lsd associated with depression?

Is lsd associated with depression?

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 more

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Is there psychological disorders associated with crohns?

Is there psychological disorders associated with crohns?

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 more

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Is depression and anxiety typical in people with thyroid issues?

Is depression and anxiety typical in people with thyroid issues?

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 more

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Is topomax used for mania or depression associated with bipolar disorder?

Is topomax used for mania or depression associated with bipolar disorder?

4 VERY mild Bipolar: Topomax (topiramate) is a very mild mood stabilizer, which for most people is not strong/effective enough to treat mania or depression itself, but it can decrease mild mood swings, irritability, and excessive hunger/binge urges. ...Read more

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Is being schizophrenic associated with reading problems?

Is being schizophrenic associated with reading problems?

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 more

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Is mental deficiency associated with obesity?

Is mental deficiency associated with obesity?

No : Obesity is not related with mental deficiency, but is related with multiple medical issues like high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol that could provoke brain aterosclerosis and lead to dementia and strokes that will after mental status. ...Read more

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Does hashimoto hypothyroidism is associated with inceased risks for other autoimmune diseases? Thank you.

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 more

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Is a low serotonin level is associated with Parkinson's disease?

Is a low serotonin level is associated with Parkinson's disease?

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

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Is mild depression associated with menopause or menopause associated with mild depression?

Is mild depression associated with menopause or menopause associated with mild depression?

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

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Is schizophrenia a worse form of depression with psychotic features?

Is schizophrenia a worse form of depression with psychotic features?

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 more

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How is asthma treated, are there any symptoms associated with the disorder?

How is asthma treated, are there any symptoms associated with the disorder?

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

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Common comorbidities ssociated with hashimotos?

Common comorbidities ssociated with hashimotos?

Many: Hasimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid. It can cause both hypothyroid and hyperthyroid symptoms. Feeling hot or cold, weight gain, anxiety, depression, or mania, high or low heart rates, constipation, hai loss, and many others. ...Read more

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What is a type of bipolar disorder with predominantly depressive symptoms?

What is a type of bipolar disorder with predominantly depressive symptoms?

That could be: Most of them- bipolar i, bipolar ii, bipolar disorder not otherwise specified and most other variants. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more