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Can abilify (aripiprazole) cause permanent muscle mass loss and lost of coordination with limbs?

Can abilify (aripiprazole) cause permanent muscle mass loss and lost of coordination with limbs?

Discuss w/ Dr!!!: There are reports of muscle stiffness or rigidness but long term loss is different - definitely talk w/ Dr about your concerns. Your worry might become a problem if you don't learn to ask ?s whenever you get a Rx and knowing how to get the best benefits. I'd urge you to seek a good health psychologist for mgmt of medical issues - health anxiety. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Sudden pain and loss of strength in arms due to deconditioning?

Sudden pain and loss of strength in arms due to deconditioning?

No: Sudden anything is not deconditioning- that takes a long time. Sudden pain and loss of strength needs prompt evaluation. You need to see your family md as soon as possible or it may become permanent. Please do not delay. ...Read more

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Can depression amd axiety cause muscle twitching in legs calves eyes lids and loss of weight without trying?

Can depression amd axiety cause muscle twitching in legs calves eyes lids and loss of weight without trying?

Definitely, yes: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. See your PCP for evaluation and referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden slurring, loss of motor skills and loss of memory.?

What would cause sudden slurring, loss of motor skills and loss of memory.?

Stroke: First possibility is stroke. That is most likely and a medical emergency. Call 911. ...Read more

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What causes sudden loss of muscle control in hands?

What causes sudden loss of muscle control in hands?

May be neurological: Loss of muscle control can be due to problems in the brain or the nerves that control the particular muscles. A primary care doctor and a neurologist can evaluate to see where the problem is (the brain, the spinal cord, the nerves in the arms/hands, the muscles, etc...). Some disorders affect only one part of the body, while other diseases are generalized, affecting many muscles. ...Read more

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What causes rapid loss of muscle mass?

What causes rapid loss of muscle mass?

See below: Severe trauma to a muscle can cause rapid loss. Loss of nerve supply can do the same. In the knee, tear of the cruciate ligaments often causes loss of the quadriceps bulk. Starvation also can cause rapid muscle mass loss. ...Read more

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Is depression and anxiety, impotence loss of sweat and fatigue, small loss of motor skills a sign of a brain tumor?

Here are some...: Sorry to hear someone suffering from what described, but no definite answer could be deduced & offered. To come up a possible diagnosis could be reached by following the instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc to sort out right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling. ...Read more

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Sudden weakness in legs and losing self control?

Sudden weakness in legs and losing self control?

See physician: Assuming no injury has occurred, you need a complete examination and evaluation to see what is going on and why it is happening. It may be a neuromuscular condition. ...Read more

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Will fibromyalgia cause extreme hunger and loss of vision?

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Will  fibromyalgia cause extreme hunger and loss of vision?

Fibromyalgia: No, but some meds. Used to treat it can cause appetite changes and blurred vision. Consult your doc. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Absolutely. All 3: Although far from the only cause of nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia, lack of sleep can definitely cause these symptoms. This is thought to be due, in part, to the abnormal release of certain stress hormones and disruption of normal brain chemistry. Sleep deprivation can also elevate blood pressure and cause abnormal weight gain over the long term. Loss of appetite common early on. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause 30 pounds of unintentional weight loss in 4 months and loss of appetite?

Can anxiety cause 30 pounds of unintentional weight loss in 4 months 
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Possibly but ..: Severe untreated anxiety or mood disorders can cause significant weight loss but it's quite uncommon, especially when you are taking about 30lbs in 4 months. You need to see your doctor urgently to better evaluate you for other organic causes of which are many. I wouldn't delay this as you even if you don't have a more concerning organic cause of your symptoms then you need to addres your anxiety! ...Read more

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Experiencing dehydration, loss of eyesight and loss of strength. What could it be?

Experiencing dehydration, loss of eyesight and loss of strength. What could it be?

Dehydration/eyesight: You need to see your doctor asap as you may have some condition which needs to be diagnosed and treated asap.It may be acute presentation of diabetes or may be some other metabolic condition with electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more

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Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

See a physician.: just the double vision is of such a concern that if that was your only symptom, I would advise you to see a physician. shortness of breath and chest pressure is another indication to see a doc. perhaps all this is anxiety, but you must have this evaluated medically. ...Read more

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Narcolepsy (Definition)

A condition characterized by extreme sleepiness every few hours during the day and frequent, unexpected sleep attacks. This sleep disorder is believed to be caused by a decrease in a protein in the brain. There is no cure for narcolepsy, but its ...Read more