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Is there any medicine for treating psychomotor retardation?

Is there any medicine for treating psychomotor retardation?

Depends on cause: Many disorders can cause psychomotor retardation, for example, parkinson's disease, depression, schizophrenia, etc. These are all treatable diseases and are treated differently. Finding a doctor who is able to diagnose these diseases is the first step towards finding the helpful treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Psychomotor Retardation (Definition)

Psychomotor retardation is the slow down or inability to move different parts of the body..There are many causes but ultimately there is a disconnect between the brain and neurons to the peripheral nerves. The problem can begin with brain lesions in the cerebellum or other areas or depletion of the brain chemical Dopamine which is the cause of Parkinson's ...Read more


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What medicine is there for adhd?

What medicine is there for adhd?

Many: The first line medications are stimulants (in many iterations) like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & concerta. 2nd line are atypical antidepressants (strattera, desipramine) & alph-2's (clonidine & guanfacine). See my health files for a full description of medications and practice standards of the amer acad of pediatrics. ...Read more

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Is there any type of cure or therapy for mental retardation?

Is there any type of cure or therapy for mental retardation?

No cure, but help.: Mental retardation, now referred to as intellectual disability, is defined as having an iq of less than 70 and also experiencing difficulty in social areas. A person's iq does not change over time, but it is important to do everything to help them reach their potential. In many cases, speech, occupational, and/or physical therapies are useful. They also need the best educational setting available. ...Read more

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Is there any good medicine for bipolarism?

Is there any good medicine for bipolarism?

Sure: There are several good medications for bipolar disorder & not one is good for everyone. It is important to balance the benefits & risks taking into account an individual's history, family history, & the medication's side effect profile. ...Read more

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Is there any effective treatment for developmental dyspraxia?

Is there any effective  treatment for developmental dyspraxia?

Depends: Dyspraxias are difficulties in planning/executing complicated, multistep activities. Breaking the skill into component parts and getting help from a therapist (pt, ot or st) to better understand the motor planning needed and practice the various steps can result in improvement. Seek an evaluation from a therapist. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for autism spectrum disorder?

Is there any medication for autism spectrum disorder?

No, but individuals: with ASD have varied symtoms and medicaions may be useful intreating specific symtpoms, such as hyperactivity or anxiety or aggression with medicaions that are used with other primary disorders, such as anxiety disorder or ADHD. Consultation with a specialist is a medical center may be helpful. ...Read more

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Is there any medication used for shyness?

Is there any medication used for shyness?

Psychotherapy: Shyness is almost certainly not directly a physical disease so it's best the address it interpersonally. There are many experienced therapists who specialize in this - you can inquire by calling. It can take a few sessions to discover if this is a goof fit - but you can learn skills that will resolve it over time w/ your effort. If they think an anti-anxiety pill will help - they'll refer for that ...Read more

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Is there any medication for curing hyperprolactinemia?

Is there any medication for curing hyperprolactinemia?

Yes: There are two medications used to treat elevated prolactin levels (after a full medical evaluation has been done) - these are bromocryptine and cabergoline. ...Read more

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Is there any treatments to overcome worsening of sppech with Parkinsons? Is there any medications?

Is there any treatments to overcome worsening of sppech with Parkinsons? Is there any medications?

Ehhh-Yes BUT---: JUST medications to help with speech changes in PD is far from ROBUST although some people (and some studies) suggest they work...at least for a while. However, combination between optimal medication for PD combined with BEHAVIORAL SPEECH THERAPY is likely far superior in the majority of individuals. Univ. of Indiana has one called TWANG THERAPY. Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) is another. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for exhibitionism?

Is there any treatment for exhibitionism?

Yes: Therapy and medications are the main treatments for this serious problem. Unfortunately, many individuals with this paraphilia (sexual behavior involving unusual and socially unacceptable practices) don't seek help until they have been arrested. Exhibitionism is diagnosed after a person is distressed over, or has acted on, the sexual urge to expose genitals to an unsuspecting stranger. ...Read more

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Is there any other medicine besides carbamazepine for trigeminal neuralgia because this medicine is not effective anymore! plz suggest any other med..

Is there any other medicine besides carbamazepine for trigeminal neuralgia because this medicine is not effective anymore! plz suggest any other med..

Oxcarbazepine: Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal), the keto-analogue of carbamazepine, is reported to be as effective as carbamazepine for trigeminal neuralgia and is considered a first line drug by some clinicians. Several neurosurgical procedures (MVD) are available to treat TN. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for bipolar hallucinations?

Is there any medication for bipolar hallucinations?

Hallucinations: Antipsychotic agents are available & effective. Talk to your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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Is there any latest medicine for rassmusen encephelities?

Is there any latest medicine for rassmusen encephelities?

Rasmussen Encephalit: An inflammatory neurological disease, with frequent seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, paralysis on one side of the body, brain inflammation with dementia affects a single side of the brain, generally occurs in children under the age of 15. Treatment has been non-specific with steroids, IV immunoglobulin, tacrolimus and plasmaphoresis, supplemented by anticonvulsants and surgery. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine for autistics ?

Is there any medicine for autistics ?

No Cure: If you mean to cure, no. To alleviate symptoms, sometimes yes. For example there are medications to help insomnia. Also aggressive behavior. Check with your pediatrician for help. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for dysgraphia?

Is there any treatment for dysgraphia?

Depends: Treatment of dysgraphia depends on the cause. In children this is usually part of a learning disability or adhd. These can be treated in a variety of ways. If acquired as an older child or as an adult there could be a neurological cause that requires specific treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine that a child can take for autism?

Is there any medicine that a child can take for autism?

Yes and no: There are no medications available to treat autism itself. However, there are medications that are effective in treating some of the symptoms of autism. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for cognitive impairment for multiple sclerosis?

Is there any treatment for cognitive impairment for multiple sclerosis?

You Bet There Is!!: First, you are better if taking a very potent ms medicine, such as tysabri (natalizumab) or gilenya, as "off label" both have shown ability to prevent brain atrophy, and improve fatigue and cognition. Second, have adequate levels of vit d, taking 5-10000 units daily. The traditional Alzheimer's meds do not help usually, but would consider a trial of 2 medical foods, axona, and cerefolin-nac, and ?Galantamine. ...Read more

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Are there any herbs that have stimulant effects, for treating a child with attention deficit disorder?

Are there any herbs that have stimulant effects, for treating a child with attention deficit disorder?

Probably, but why?: Most of the herbal remedies touted for treating adhd have some type of stimulant such as caffeine as the major active ingredient. Studies are scant to nonexistent, and manufacturing of these products are not under fda scrutiny. Caffeine is a weak stimulant with a short half-life, so it may help but probably wll require multiple doses. Prescription products are much better studied and effective. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for depression that works?

Is there any treatment for depression that works?

Coping: Try to avoid drugs if possible. Sleep well, eat healthy, and excercise wisely. Keep talking and asking questions, but get on with your life. Find things to do and foods to eat and healthy herbs that make you feel good. But do so in moderation. ...Read more

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Psychomotor (Definition)

Correlation between cognitive functions & physical movement, can ...Read more