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Mehta causes a tingling tongue? Could it be rabies?

Mehta causes a tingling tongue? Could it be rabies?

Rabies: NO: Other medical conditions are possible: get examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treatment. ...Read more

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Who should not take mht?

Who should not take mht?

See below: Meopausal women with certain conditions including: heart disease, breast, ovarian or uterin cancer, liver disease, unexplained uterine bleeding or blood clots in the lungs or legs. Also don't take if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Hello nice to meet you dude?

Thanks, you too!: Hi, yourself! Welcome to Healthtap. Hope you benefit by what you find here. If you have any questions (medically related, (we don't do windows!), please feel free to ask, There's a 150 character limit for your question, including spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete. ...Read more

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What exactly is mental health?

What exactly is mental health?

Adaptive or not: There are many answers to this, but one way of answering this very broad question is the idea of how adaptive a person's behavior is (or isn't) to social situations, i.e., the context in which the behavior is exhibited. For instance, jumping up and down and yelling during, say, a Catholic mass might be considered maladaptive/ inappropriate, in that context. However, not at all at a sporting event. ...Read more

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What is a mental status change?

What is a mental status change?

A difference in mind: This refers to an alteration in one or more of the basic domains of a person's mental state. The components of mental status examinations include, for example, appearance, attitude, behavior, mood and affect, speech, thought process, thought content, perceptions, cognition, insight, and judgment. These are the vital signs of a person's mental state. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of menia?

What are the symptoms of menia?

Mania?: Manic-depressive disorder or bipolar disorder occurs when someone has an unstable mood, that is they can be very low and depressed or very high and excited at different times. When someone is manic, they are in the very high, excited, energized state they are over active, difficult to calm down, sleep little, and can show reckless behavior like overspending or buying expensive items on impulse. ...Read more

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Why are heavy metals dangerous?

Why are heavy metals dangerous?

Metal: Heavy metals are particularly toxic, due to buildup in the body, and very minimal physiologic disposal. The interfere with enzymes that use similiar metals with different chemistry. ...Read more

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Do they have away to treat merca?

Do they have away to treat merca?

MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. It's tougher to treat than most strains of staphylococcus aureus -- or staph -- because it's resistant to some commonly used antibiotics. Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-mrsa#1 ...Read more

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I have mental problem. What I do?

Mental problem: Please spell your condition and your symptoms.

I have no clue what you have,

Do a very detailed description of your symptoms and the medications you take. ...Read more

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How can I improve my mental health?

How can I improve my mental health?

Psychotherapy: First and foremost, consider psychotherapy. A psychologist can help you understand your problems and address them. Sometimes you could benefit from medication, as well. Regular exercise and support groups can also help improve your mental health. ...Read more

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How do I clear up a mesa out break?

How do I clear up a mesa out break?

See your doctor to: Obtain a culture from one of the pustules. The results tell which oral antibiotics are likely to work. Cut your fingernails short. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizers before picking up babies or touching other people. Continue the antibiotic for the full course of treatment prescribed. ...Read more

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What is the stigma of mental health?

What is the stigma of mental health?

Stigma Still Present: Mental health has carried a negative stigma for centuries. I believe this stigma, which continues today, is due to ignorance and lack of treatment. With mental illness there are no broken bones, no blood, nothing visible. If you can't see it it doesn't exist. Treatment with medications and widespread use of psychotherapy just started in the 1950's. We must educate to combat this stigma. ...Read more

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What is the mental health continuum?

MH continuum: Mental health runs along a continuum, from temporary to permanent, with periods of mental distress & times of no distress, between optimum & poor mental health. Optimum means happiness, control over behaviors, appraisal of reality, healthy self concept, & academic or work effectiveness. ...Read more

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What causes mental health disorders?

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What causes mental health disorders?

Etiology: Easiest way is to think of causes as Biopsychosocial. The biological is genetics. The psychological is self concept such as self-esteem. The social is environment such as stress or traumas. ...Read more

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What do heavy metals do to the body?

What do heavy metals do to the body?

Depends on the metal: Different metals have different effects. Almost all will affect the nervous system. You may consult this site for information:
http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/heavy-metal-poisoning ...Read more

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What affects someone's mental health?

Everything: You are the total of all of your biochemistry and experiences, both good and bad. Therefore, everything affects your emotional or mental health. ...Read more

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What are signs of poor mental health?

What are signs of poor mental health?

Many: There are many symptoms of mental problems and these are often specific to a particular problem. In general, poor mental health is noted by poor interpersonal relationships, an inability to function in a meaningful way in the environment, and loss of contact with reality. ...Read more

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Am I going mental or am I just crazy?

There isn't much: Info to go on here. If you are concerned about your mental health- why not just obtain a psychological evaluation and obtain objective feedback. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I test mental health in child?

How can I test mental health in child?

Time for a visit: Mental health issues are sometimes difficult to pin down in childhood. The presentations vary and require some training to sort out those that respond to simple measures from those needing specific professional help. Your pcp or pediatrician may have screening tools they use in the office to aid this process. A visit to rule out medical issues and provide specific referral would be wise. ...Read more

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How can war affect your mental health?

How can war affect your mental health?

Global mental health: I agree with dr. Raina about the effects of war on individual mental health. However, these effects go far beyond this into the universal. For instance, we cannot know the full effects on developing children whose parents are deployed for long periods, or killed. Also when we harm others, we inflict suffering that magnifies with each person touched. The results extend outward, indefinitely. ...Read more

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What can cause mental health problems?

What can cause mental health problems?

Many: There are many causes of mh problems, including genetics, environmental stress, addictive substances, substance sensitivities, psychological trauma, thought processes, neurologic factors, and more. Discerning the cause in specific instances requires medical and psychological evaluations. ...Read more

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How can our mental health system work?

How can our mental health system work?

Your question is: Important, but hard 2 answer in 400 characters. I hope that Obama Care will help improve the Mental Health system in our country. It is flawed largely due 2 the fact that mental health services are underfunded. Many people fail 2 see that psychotherapy can help reduce medical costs. Let your senators/congressmen know U want more mental health services covered by insurance ...Read more

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How to find out if I am mentally sick?

How to find out if I am mentally sick?

Cause: If you feel distress
then please get psychiatric evaluation to clarify things. ...Read more

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How can I assess my own mental status?

Its always: It is always recommended to be assessed by a mental professional. ...Read more

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How to know if someone is mentally ill?

How to know if someone is mentally ill?

Mental Illness: Some conditions, like schizophrenia, a psychotic disorder, may be more easily detected due to hallucinations, delusional thought content or paranoia. Mood disorders (depression, bipolar) and anxiety disorders (panic attacks, phobia) require more in depth evaluation. Medical conditions may present first as a mental illness. If a loved one concerns you, ask the family md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I get advice on mental health here?

Absolutely!: Ask away! Lots of family docs & psychiatrists plus other physician specialists with experience. We've heard/seen "everything" plus there's the anonymity of internet so feel free to ask w/o getting embarrassed. However, if you need treatment, then we need you to see your own family doc and/or psychiatrist. Btw, we're not supposed to actually give "advice" but rather just some general ideas etc... ...Read more

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