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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

I am a very good lister in converation I have
 long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Can you give me a list of mental disorders and what they do to kids?

Can you give me a list of mental disorders and what they do to kids?

NIMH: The national institute of mental health does extensive research on this as well as many other things. They have pages dedicated to mental health in children and adolescents. You can access this at: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index.Shtml much info here, including fact sheets about some conditions of concern. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for social anxiety? I don't have health insurance and i've been on a wait list for free mental health services since may 2012.

Any suggestions for social anxiety? I don't have health insurance and i've been on a wait list for free mental health services since may 2012.

Consider: Consider getting on another free clinic's wait list. Over a year is too long to be waiting. Call them back and complain. There are self help groups, which could be a resource. You would have to really push yourself to go despite your social anxiety, but it would be worth it. People at a self help group may know of other free clinics or other resources in your community. Good luck and let us know. ...Read more

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Can anybody give me a list of the mental confusion symptoms of peri-menopause?

Can anybody give me a list of the mental confusion symptoms of peri-menopause?

Estrogen drop: As estrogen levels drop, a message is sent through the blood stream back to the pitiuitary gland which hangs down under a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. Because of that connection memory and some "brain functions" are often afffected including "moods". ...Read more

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Every symptom i could list in chart besides mental health began in pinkey finger.july 24th 2012.no problems at all before.now im bed bound.what do i do?they get worse every 6 mo-yr

Every symptom i could list in chart besides  mental health began in pinkey finger.july 24th 2012.no problems at all before.now im bed bound.what do i do?they get worse every 6 mo-yr

Re -boot: You seem to have come to a dead end with the clinicians you are working with now. Sometimes it is better to start with a fresh perspective from a different team of people. I would advise seeking help at a university hospital clinic where they see more unusual cases. ...Read more

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Why am i falling apart at 26? Single mom of 3&5 yo boys. I can't even work since 2010 and now herniated discs and list of mental health issues.

Why am i falling apart at 26?  Single mom of 3&5 yo boys. I can't even work since 2010 and now herniated discs and list of mental health issues.

Consider PPD: As you haven't been able to work for the past 3 years, and you're second child is 3, you could be suffering from the ravages of postpartum depression. 20 percent of all women who have babies develop the illnesses of depression or anxiety, which disrupt all systems of the body! call your primary doc. Investigate: edinburgh PPD screening test. Postpartum.Net. Carolinecribarimdphd.Com. Learn & treat. ...Read more

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Can you list some common symtoms of bipolar mental disorder?

Can you list some common symtoms of bipolar mental disorder?

You may know that: Bipolar disorder manifests in extreme mood swings between depression and mania/hyperactivity. Some folks are more hyper and some more depressed. The cycle can be very quick or span over days. A licensed mental health professional can diagnose and treat you. It's best to go to someone who has a lot of experience w/this. Your family doc can refer you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it true that mental health occupational therapy is now obsolete and has been removed from the list of "mental health providers?"

Is it true that mental health occupational therapy is now obsolete and has been removed from the list of "mental health providers?"

Not true: Most of inpatient psychiatric unit as well as many partial hospital program has occupational therapist. Their role is significantly reduced in private practice area. ...Read more

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What are Mental Health conditions?

What are Mental Health conditions?

Mental health: They can be categorized into psychotic, anxiety, mood, and several other general groups of conditions. Mental health conditions cause distress, and occupational or social impairment to the sufferer. They are treatable typically using medications and therapy in the form of individual and/or group, and depending upon the illness. ...Read more

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What are mental conditions associated with neurotransmitters?

What are mental conditions associated with neurotransmitters?

Neurotransmitters: Depression could be lack of serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrin bipolar could be excess glutamate alcohol could be gaba glutamate imbalance etc. ...Read more

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What are mental conditions in which you see and hear people that aren't real?

What are mental conditions in which you see and hear people that aren't real?

See list.: Auditory hallucinations (hearing) can occur in psychotic disorders like schizoprhenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizoprheniform disorder, etc. Visual (seeing) hallucinations can also occur with these disorders, but it would be important to rule out a medical cause for seeing things that aren't there. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you please please make a list of all the diseases, disabilities and conditions linked to chromosome 17?

Can you please please make a list of all the diseases, disabilities and conditions linked to chromosome 17?

Chromosome 17 issues: Alexander disease Andersen-Tawil syndrome Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome Bladder cancer Breast cancer Camptomelic dysplasia Canavan disease Cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, type 1 Corticobasal degeneration Cystinosis Depression Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classical type Epidermodysplasia verruciformis Galactosemia Glycogen storage disease type II (Pompe disease) Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies Howel–Evans syndrome Li-Fraumeni syndrome Maturity onset diabetes of the young type 5 Miller-Dieker syndrome Multiple synostoses syndrome Neurofibromatosis type I Nonsyndromic deafness Nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal dominant Nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal recessive Osteogenesis imperfecta Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type I Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type II Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type III Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type IV Potocki-Lupski syndrome Proximal symphalangism Smith-Magenis syndrome Usher syndrome Very long-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency ...Read more

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How does having other mental conditions affect the symptoms one may experience from Schizoaffective disorder?

How does having other mental conditions affect the symptoms one may experience from Schizoaffective disorder?

Which?: Schizoaffective already has a wide range of expression. Dual DXs may make things more difficult to manage - but try not to pay too much note to the names. Let your treatment team help and focus on how you handle your daily life. That's what you need to do in any case. It's not too different than having a head cold and also a lower back issue - you'd feel worse and need to be extra careful. Best! ...Read more

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Medical conditions that appear to be stroke but end up being something else? An educative list to rule out possible other causes...

Medical conditions that appear to be stroke but end up being something else? An educative list to rule out possible other causes...

Not enough info: Strokes have numerous different symptoms depending of the area of the brain involved. List the specific symptoms you mean and then you can get an answer. ...Read more

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Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Growth: I am not aware of any. Once the growth plates in the bones have fused, you're done. Keep in mind that there are variations between AM and PM based on separation of your vertebrae, and of course there can be errors in measurement. ...Read more

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