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Doctor insights on: Movement Activities That Include Props From Preschoolers

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Do adults with asperger's/autism "coo" and "flap" among other involuntary noises?

Do adults with asperger's/autism "coo" and "flap" among other involuntary noises?

They could: Depending on the severity of the autistic symptoms; including the degree of intellectual impairment and communication difficulties, even adult patients can continue with these classic symptoms. ...Read more

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Watching mobile screen all day from the past month,Increased eye blackouts after standing up from a sleeping position.No other symptoms.Eye Strain?

Watching mobile screen all day from the past month,Increased eye blackouts after standing up from a sleeping position.No other symptoms.Eye Strain?

Some ideas: If postural changes are causing visual symptoms, see your pcp to review. Get blood pressure checked for possible orthostatic changes. Meantime, take breaks from the cell phone. Try to find a healthier balance and make time to be with others face to face. Hope this helps. Take care. ...Read more

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How can an adult with sensory processing disorder stay calm, relaxed and stress free when going out in public places with a lot of noise and activity?

How can an adult with sensory processing disorder stay calm, relaxed and stress free when going out in public places with a lot of noise and activity?

Check anxietybc.org: One way 2 train your brain 2 become less reactive involves (a) examining your fears about bad things that might happen - what u actually tell yourself; (b) coming up w/ a different story 2 tell yourself - one that helps accept that you'll feel uncomfortable but that's ok; ; (c) gradually spending longer periods time in public places while staying long enough for your level of distress to subside. ...Read more

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Is there an addiction or disorder for people who watch anime excessively or play video games frequently? Watching free stream anime online 6-12 hours every day even digging into hentai for the absence of intimacy. And online using video games for social n

Is there an addiction or disorder for people who watch anime excessively or play video games frequently? Watching free stream anime online 6-12 hours every day even digging into hentai for the absence of intimacy. And online using video games for social n

Yes: Online addictions, whether for action games, online porn, chatrooms or many other activities can be serious and damaging to quality of life. Many addiction programs have now started special programs for those with these kinds of problems (called 'process' addictions). They sometimes reflect another underlying psychiatric problem, sometimes not. See an addiction specialist (aaap.Org or asam.Org). ...Read more

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Mixing up words during speech, getting worse. Blurred vision and bumping into things. Difficulty perceiving where things are in space relative to me.

Mixing up words during  speech, getting worse. Blurred vision and bumping into things. Difficulty perceiving where things are in space relative to me.

Get seen ASAP!: If this is something that has been happening suddenly or for just a short period of time(which seems it is the case) you should be seen at the ED as soon as you can get there. ...Read more

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My daughter is 6 has learning difficulties across board,developmental delay in all areas and in toileting ,language , short attention any ideas ?

My daughter is 6 has learning difficulties across board,developmental delay in all areas and in toileting ,language , short attention any ideas ?

Child testing: First it would be good to get psychometrics done via psychologist who can to testing batteries to take stock of where your daughter is at developmentally by the numbers. That documentation will be invaluable as you navigate school and add on providers and services, including social security based disability funding. Pediatric referral for the above is good to start with. take care. ...Read more

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By implanintg sacral nerve stimulation, will there be any feeling of uncomfortable while running, sleeping, playing sports or doing any activities?

By implanintg sacral nerve stimulation, will there be any feeling of uncomfortable while running, sleeping, playing sports or doing any activities?

No: Typically, a nerve stimulator, interstim, is placed after a test period of time to ensure the stimulator is helping with the urge incontinence. If this is the stimulator you are referring to, it should not cause any problems. ...Read more

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What are some examples of computer games that improve hand-eye coordination?

What are some examples of computer games that improve hand-eye coordination?

None : "eye hand coordination" refers to your eyes guiding your hands in 3 dimensions. More specifically, eye hand coordination is required to make complex, rapid motions in a controlled and accurate way. Video games do not require that skill: your fingers activate buttons in response to movements on a two dimensional screen. How then do you improve eye hand coordination? Get outside! play a sport! ...Read more

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At certain positions through part of the range of motion my thumb will twitch while slowly scrolling phone scree but not at rest, neurological or norm?

At certain positions through part of the range of motion my thumb will twitch while slowly scrolling phone scree but not at rest, neurological or norm?

Twitch: Muscles can twitch when kept in an awkward or unusual position even in the absence of neurological abnormalities. If you observe no other neuromuscular symptoms,I wouldn't worry about this. ...Read more

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Mom's age-47.Her hands tremor holding light things eg a plate of food against gravity & also li'l tremor at rest while hand is held free while standin?

Essential tremor: Heredofamilial essential tremors run in families, and there are many medications which can readily control the shaking. Worthwhile to see neurologist and make certain that other problems are not causation. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to reduce eye strain and fatigue when playing video games and electronic devices?

What are some good ways to reduce eye strain and fatigue when playing video games and electronic devices?

Frequent breaks: When we concentrate on a vision task, we tend not to blink as frequently. This can lead to dehydration of the eyes' surface, in turn causing strain and fatigue. Time seems to fly when we perform fun activities, such as playing video games, and even those without true dry eyes can develop strain. Your eyes are telling you that they need a break. Try to get up every 30-60 minutes and walk around. ...Read more

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Can dehydration in a hot work environment over time accelerate or increase tfcc/cartilage degeneration along with repetitive movement?

Can dehydration in a hot work environment over time accelerate or increase tfcc/cartilage degeneration along with repetitive movement?

No: There are no environmental factors that lead to increased tfcc pathology. Certain activities may increase the work load across the ulnar side of the wrist, but that is more of any activity issue. ...Read more

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Possible ideas as to why hip hurts? Difficulty with walking, sitting, laying down, etc Bring tears to eyes level of pain Young adult not overly active

Possible ideas as to why hip hurts?
Difficulty with walking, sitting, laying down, etc
Bring tears to eyes level of pain
Young adult not overly active

Can see orthopedist: An orthopedic doctor can evaluate, and likely do imaging tests, to see what is causing the pain. Possibilities include bone problems such as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), avascular necrosis (LCP disease), etc... There can also be pain from ligament, tendon, or muscle problems. Be sure to bring the symptom timeline, written clearly, to the doctor. ...Read more

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Can delay in language also be a cause of poor response to name in a 2 year old. Hearing ok, social, no repetative behaviour, does pretend plays.

Can delay in language also be a cause of poor response to name in a 2 year old. Hearing ok, social, no repetative behaviour, does pretend plays.

Real concern...: ...it is imperative that you get your child examined by a behavioral/developmental pediatrician. No it is not normal an inadequate response to his/her name... ...Read more

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Do seizures always involve jerking limbs or are there differnt symptoms such as brief periods of no breathing, gritting teeth, sudden fear.?

Do seizures always involve jerking limbs or are there differnt symptoms such as brief periods of no breathing, gritting teeth, sudden fear.?

Different presentati: seizures have different presentations. Some seizures are a stage 2 presentation of Lyme Disease. So, rule out the presence of Lyme. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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