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Physiological Disorders List
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
Sexual trauma: I have worked with many people who were sexually abused as children or teens and some of them have a strong aversion to any kind of sexual relationship no matter how healthy. This aversion to normal, health sex can be helped by working with a psychologist who is trained in treated sexual trauma. There are other causes too but this is one I have seen. Be well, . ...Read more
RAD: RAD is not accepted diagnosis by all drs. However there appear to be a group of children that were chronically and severely tramatized in early childhood and failed to bond with close family members. They often have severe behavior problems, opposition to authority, wander the house at night, can be aggressive, fail to show empathy for others, but can also be very charming, and are delinquent. ...Read more
EMG: Electromyography or EMG is a test used to look at muscle activity which is reflective of nerve activity. This is often done in conjunction with nerve conduction velocity (ncv) testing. This is done by measuring muscle activity over a stimulated nerve. These 2 tests can help diagnoses nerve disorders, muscle disorders, neuro-muscular junction disorders. ...Read more
Too many to list.: Electromyography is performed for abnormal symptoms such as weakness due to conditions in either muscles or peripheral nerves. There are many such conditions. This web page (http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003929.Htm) has a list of many of these conditions, but you should always speak with your doctor about your specific results. ...Read more
Could you list some of the disorders that could cause a low PLT count of 10x10^9/L, whether the disorders are common or rare?
Thrombocytopenia...: ...and no. That's called a differential diagnosis, & it's way too complicated to list here. You can look it up yourself. One CAN divide it into 2 simple categories. Platelets are always being made and destroyed (dynamic equilibrium). So low platelets are due to either 1) decreased production or 2) increased destruction. As the great sage Hillel said, "all the rest is explanation; go and learn it." ...Read more
Yes, biological: Intersex is physiological in that it means the individual was born with physical sex traits that are not distinctly male or female. A good place to start for information (in addition to your medical provider) is: https://www. Apa. Org/topics/lgbt/intersex. Pdf and http://www. Isna. Org/faq/what_is_intersex. Hope this helpful. Please let us know if we can assist further. ...Read more
Which disease?: Physiological means of or relating to physiology. Characteristic of or appropriate to a an organsism's healthy or normal functioning. ...Read more
It such a long list, it's not enough space for it. By group it can be presented as:
1. Airway obstruction diseases
2. Disorders of the chest wall & diaphragm
3. Cardiac disorders
4. Neurological disorders
5. Musculoskeletal disorders
6 malformation of the mediastinum & lung tissue
7. Air leak syndroms
8. Lung tissue disorders and lung vessels
9. Miscelaneous (anemia, iem, electrolytes abn, drugs). ...Read more
The list, and more: 1. Intermittent explosive disorder; 2. Kleptomania; 3. Pyromania; 4. Pathological gambling; 5. Trichotillomania; 6. Impulse-control disorder not otherwise specified. But, in addition to these formal diagnoses, impulsive behavior can be a part of a number of additional mental disorders. ...Read more
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
Metabolic and kidney: There are a number of types of problems where having too much or the wrong type of protein can cause problems. Some categories include: metabolic diseases where the enzyme (s) to metabolize certain proteins is not present or is at a low level; kidney disease where thr kidney cannot handle a protein load; some intestinal diseases where the intestine cannot absorb peotein effectively are a few. ...Read more
Assess the use of complementary therapies in order to support individuals with physiological disorders?
Comp. & Alt.: Support for physiological disorders abound and many have solid research to back up their effectiveness, but you need to look at each one on its own. Please see your doc to make sure you have a clear diagnosis first. Clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training is one good one. See www. Asch. Net for licensed providers who do this. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Need more space...: This is not a practical forum for this curious question--you probably better off googling it. But to name a few: coronary artery disease, hypertensive hd, valvular hd, cardiomyopathies (dilated, hypertrophic, tachycardic types), endocarditis, atrial fibrillation, flutter, wolf-parkinson-white syndrome, r or l bundle branch block, pvcs, pat, 1st/sec/3rd heart block, heart failure. Have fun learning. ...Read more
Are there support groups for polycythemia/ hemochromatosis in dallas tx area? What is a list of symptoms for these disorders? Thank u.
Search Internet: I found many online support groups for polycythemia by searching for "polycythemia search group" (http://goo. Gl/u06c9s). I'd suggest asking those members for assistance in your area. Same goes for hemochromatosis support groups (http://goo. Gl/8yvkzb). As for symptoms, check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/polycythemia-vera/ds00919 & http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hemochromatosis/ds00455. ...Read more
For amniocentesis, can the specialist tell a multiple list of disorder the foetus have without needing to specify which disorder to look for?
Common ones yes: For single gene disorders, family history can be taken by a genetic counselor, to help target testing. ...Read more
Similar symptoms and symptoms of related diseases of liver disease (including Liver disease) Can you list them for me??? Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mood stabilizer: Mood stabilizers are commonly used for treatment of bipolar disorder - i.E depakote, lithium, tegretol, Trileptal and lamictal. Antipsychotic medications are also used to stabilize one's mood - i.e. Abilify, zyprexa, seroquel, Risperdal and latuda (lurasidone). In some cases patients need both a mood stabilizer and an antipsychotic to stabilize their symptoms. ...Read more
What could be a physiological explanation to dissociative disorders? What are the part of the brain that are involved?
Multiple areas: Correlations have been demonstrated between the symptoms of dissociation and the right temporo parietal junction, an area involved in perspective taking, sense of self and integration of information between self and environment. There are several aspects of mental dissociation, and brain areas involved in those domains, e.g., visual/auditory/tactile processing, attention, are associated with each. ...Read more
I have chronic pain and fibromyalgia (too many other diseases/disorders to list). I desperately need help finding a good pain dr. In phoenix. Thank u!
Pcp: Ask your pcp to refer you to one who has experience in managing your condition. ...Read more
Risk factors: Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) occurs when the walls of blood vessels thicken due to deposits of fat and plaque. This narrowing or blockage of the arteries causes heart disease. The risk factors for heart disease include smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity, and diabetes. ...Read more
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
CKD: The glomeruli of the kidney is the filter of the kidney. If it gets damaged either by infection, autoinmune disease, obstruction, diabetes, high blood pressure, it will be destroyed by scarring and all the impurities that are normally filtered are retained by the body causing fluid retention and damage to other organs. ...Read more