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Nervous System Diseases In Children
Varies: Since "nervous system diseases" may affect cognition, emotions, ability to see and hear, sensation, balance and gait, strength, level of awareness, a multitude of symptoms can emerge resulting in a variety of ultimate disabling outcomes. Depending on the disorder, a variety of treatment responses are available. ...Read more
Various mechanisms: The classic neurological diseases that involve myelin are Multiple Sclerosis, and Neuromyelitis Optica. Both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's involve nerve cell dysfnctn, and resultant neurotransmitter deficiencies. Some peripheral nerve disorders attack the central axon, and are termed axonal neuropathies. ...Read more
Too numerous: Could be a neuromuscular disorder such as myasthenia gravis, an acute polyneuritis such as Guillain-Barre, trauma to spinal cord, a severe stroke, an infection such as botulism, a chronic problem such as end-stage motor neuron disease, etc. If this refers to you or a relationship, you might wish a Concierge visit to discuss. ...Read more
Can you use an empi select pain control system while on lithium. :) just curious. Cause pain n nerve stimulation while on nervousness meds lithium :?
Wisdom tooth pulled last Friday, gave me alot numbing, nauseated, nervousness, diaherrea. felt this way since thenhow long till out of system complete?
Yes: The best way, of course, is by treating the graves' disease and getting the thyroid levels back to normal. But that can take time, so if symptoms such as heart pounding or racing, shakiness, or feeling nervous or jittery are causing problems, many doctors give a kind of blood pressure medicine called a bets-blocker to help with these. Examples would be propranolol, atenolol, or metoprolol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: There is no evidence that any vitamin supplement helps alleviate symptoms associated with any psychiatric illness. Vitamin k specifically has no known effects on the brain or on psychiatric illness. It is primarily associated with bone growth and clotting. There is some research associating omega 3 fatty acids (especially high dha) with better mental health but even these are preliminary. ...Read more
Anxiety modulation: Some antidepressants modulate ; treat anxiety ; are the backbone treatment of anxiety. All can increase anxiety levels if not started at very small dosages ; titrated slowly ; carefully by the treating physician. We use them with good results in our center, but not all types of anxiety respond to it well. Some respond better to other meds i.e. Citalopram or fluvoxamine. Good luck ; feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Lyme disease cause anxiety attacks and nervousness. A feeling that your not yourself. Maybe like a panic attack. Can antibotic help?
Indeed it can: There are a few ways that psychological symptoms can arise in lyme disease - the disease causes increased pressure in the head which affects blood flow and oxygen and causes all sorts of cognitive/emotional disturbances. The might only last awhile, but they may recur. Antibiotics may or may not help - that's lyme, right? A link: http://www.Newyorker.Com/reporting/2013/07/01/130701fa_fact_specter. ...Read more
My husband has Lyme disease he had a reoccurrence with nervousness and stiffness on doxycycline 100mg 7 days. Is that enough treatment?
Probably not but...: Acute lyme disease responds well to Doxycycline though lyme specialists advise 200 mg 2x/day for 30 days. If his recurrence is due to a new bite i advise that dose. If it's recurrence of previous infection, as dr. Raff mentions, this is a controversial subject. There is strong evidence lyme can persist (http://bit.Ly/1ffxjxl) but i feel antibiotics are seldom effective for chronic lyme.See comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weakness, gas, diarrhea, numbness, nervousness. Are all of these symptoms of anxiety because I have an anxiety disorder. I also was sleep deprived^?
Anxiety IS a symptom: There may be connections between all or some of these complaints. Also, being deprived of adequate sleep (or any other need for a healthy body) matters. Naming a set of problems helps sum it up, but it won't fix anything. You really need to see a psychotherapist, perhaps get rx help and stick to a daily healthy life plan for eating, sleeping, etc. You're aging too quickly, slow down, calm down. ...Read more
How do you treat the emotional symptoms of graves disease?
I experience irritability, nervousness, anxiety, depression, mood swings, agitation etc.
Therapy &/or meds: You may beenfit from therapy, as well as prescription medication to help with all your symptoms as described, which are unfortuantley common with thyroid disorders. Usually, as your graves condition itself is treated, the emotional aspects should hopefullly start to show some sings of improving too. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many answers: There are many answers to this question. There are illnesses that affect the nervous system and nothing else, and there are illnesses that affect many parts of the body, including the nervous system. There are illnesses related to infections, cancer, stroke/vascular disease, degenerative conditions, toxic exposure, inherited illnesses. inflammatory conditions like MS, for example. ...Read more
Too many to list: However, a few include Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson's, Huntington's, spinocerebellar degenerations, motor neuron diseases, etc. Please note that the term degenerative is now considered archaic, as we have learned that many of our disorders have understood causes, and a no longer as mysterious as in years' past. ...Read more
Many: There are many diseases that can take over the nervous system and they range in severity and responsiveness to treatment. There are neurodegenerative, autoimmune, metabolic, infectious, neoplastic, inflammatory, medication-induced, and psychological, to name a few categories. ...Read more
There are many: There are too many to list. You have to be more specific about the disease or the symptoms. ...Read more
Far too numerous: The nervous system can be afflicted by multiple primary and secondary disorders. If you have a fairly specific category related question, we would be happy to answer, but your general question can be answered within a standard textbook of medicine. ...Read more
Not quite: Diabetes can affect the nervous system but the cause of diabetes is not the nervous system. For example, poorly controlled diabetes can lead to neuropathy or damage of the nerves. It can affect the feeling of your hands and feet and less often after very prolonged diabetes can affect your autonomic nervous system and lead to stomach problems or syncopal issues. ...Read more
Yes: Tourette's is classified as a neurological disorder. It can be a stand alone condition or coexist with others disorders like adhd or bipolar. Not every person with a tic has tourette's and isolated tics in children are not that uncommon. Sudden onset of tourette's can be caused by a strep throat infection and if caught early can have good resolution. Meds are often used in chronic cases. ...Read more
Addison Disease: Is an endocrine disease where adrenal glands do not produce sufficient steroid hormones, leading to abdominal pain, weakness, low blood pressure, fever, muscle weakness, fatigue, mood changes, GI symptoms, & cravings for salt. Cause can be poor development of adrenal glands, impaired steroid production, or destruction of adrenal glands such as by infection or autoimmune disease. ...Read more
Several: A classic is Giant Cell Arteritis, now considered due to Herpes Zoster. Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory autoimmune disorder. Arteritis and vasculitis associated with lupus in form of lupus cerebritis. Most infections of brain and spinal cord such as encephalitis or meningitis associated with loads of inflammation. ...Read more
Several: Difficulty typing can be related to motor control or executive function, both of which can be affected by neurodegenerative diseases but also by diseases of the peripheral nervous system. If this problem is consistent, I would recommend further conversation with me: www.healthtap.com/drileneruhoy and use key code RQMXWM or see your physician for further evaluation and management. ...Read more
None: There are no "general" signs or symptoms of a nervous system disorder. The nervous system is so large and complex that no "general" statement can be made. If you're interested, purchase a neurology textbook. These usually begin with introductory chapters discussing the signs and symptoms of neurological disease systematically. ...Read more
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