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What's the difference between pressured speech, rapid speech and hyperverbal?

What's the difference between pressured speech, rapid speech and hyperverbal?

Not very much. : Pressured speech and rapid speech are describing the same thing which is someone talking fast. Hyperverbal speech is when someone talks excessively. They all refer to some of the symptoms observed in a person experiencing a manic or hypomanic state. Usually, the affected person also shows elevated mood, lots of energy, decreased need for sleep and racing thoughts. ...Read more

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Having slurred speech and pressure in left temple daily. Is there a treatment. Currently taking 3 100mg of zonisamide daily. Not helping. ?

Having slurred speech and pressure in left temple daily. Is there a treatment. Currently taking 3 100mg of zonisamide daily. Not helping. ?

Tell your doctor: Please let the doctor who prescribed this know what is happening. That's the only way that adjustments can be made in treatment. I'm sure you appreciate that symptoms involving your brain and mot good to ignore or give time. It is also important w/ BP issues and diabetes to check for risks of stroke. Make an appointment asap. Take care of yourself - best wishes! ...Read more

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Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?

Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?

Syncopal episode: You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...Read more

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Recently had stress. At a physical, MD wrote speech is slightly pressured and "near hypomanic" . Are these terms commonly used for stress ?

Recently had stress. At a physical, MD wrote speech is slightly pressured and "near hypomanic" .  Are these terms commonly used for stress ?

Description of terms: A hypomanic episode is a description of an emotional state characterized by a distinct period of persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood, lasting throughout at least four days. Pressured speech is speech spoken quickly as if there was urgency but not viewed so by the listener. ...Read more

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Treatment for slurred speech my sister forget her medicine for 2ds pressure went so high cause a slurred speech she is on medication but will go away?

Treatment for slurred speech my sister forget her medicine for 2ds pressure went so high cause a slurred speech she is on medication but will go away?

May be a stroke: The "so high" blood pressure may have caused a stroke involving one of the speech centers in the brain. If this is new, recommend going to the hospital right away. If it happened a while ago, it may go away, especially with speech and rehabilitative therapy. ...Read more

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I am 31 my blood pressure drops low 101/65 then back to normal then low I am feeling dizzy and faint and extremely tired and also hungry..Speech slurs

I am 31 my blood pressure drops low 101/65 then back to normal then low I am feeling dizzy and faint and extremely tired and also hungry..Speech slurs

BP low, then not: You need to have this formally evaluated to find out why the BP fluctuates. You might simply be dehydrated or having issues with glycemic changes. But you could also have some sort of heart rhythm problem and that requires some testing, staring with good ecg, then possibly cardiac stress testing or holter monitor. Talk to your practitioner. ...Read more

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Hi, I have severe head pressure only when I lie down, goes away when upright, wakes me, stiff painful neck, pulsatile tinnitus, speech disturbances ?

Hi, I have severe head pressure only when I lie down, goes away when upright, wakes me, stiff painful neck, pulsatile tinnitus,  speech disturbances ?

See your doctor: Is this new? Do you have any other systemic signs, like a fever, body pain etc.? It sounds like you have a more complex situation ongoing, which needs evaluation. See your local doctor for an assessment, especially if this is a new set of symptoms. ...Read more

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I am wondering about the manifestation of migraines. Could I get a migraine that manifests in a feeling of pressure in the eyes (as if I am tired or sad) and speech impairment? Please let me know. Thank you.

I am wondering about the manifestation of migraines. Could I get a migraine that manifests in a feeling of pressure in the eyes (as if I am tired or sad) and speech impairment? Please let me know. Thank you.

Yes: you can get migraines with neurologic symptoms. but it is safer to discuss things with your doctor rather than self diagnosis . There are other sinister conditions which can mimic migraines. some info on migraine is on the following link.http://patient.info/health/migraine-leaflet ...Read more

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Pressure/tightness inside nose. It gets worse when I pronounce consonants, therefore it hinders my speech. Tight scalp and face, itchiness all over.

Pressure/tightness inside nose. It gets worse when I pronounce consonants, therefore it hinders my speech. Tight scalp and face, itchiness all over.

Sinusitis?: try nasal steroids like Flonase [Walmart is cheapest , fluticasone] 1 small spray to each nostril twice a day , take showers for steam affect to loosen mucus , mini showers with nasal saline anytime but 15 minutes after steroid to allow steroid to absorb. itchiness? try antihistamine like Zyrtec,benadryl but generics ok , did you eat anything you are allergic to or get allergy tested if persist ...Read more

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Head pressure building, dizzy going to sleep like feeling, ears ringing more and more, dream like vision, speech becoming twisted and difficult.

Head pressure building, dizzy going to sleep like feeling, ears ringing more and more, dream like vision, speech becoming twisted and difficult.

Multiple symptoms: We cannot help you if you give us absolutely no useful information about yourself. We don't even know how old you are and what your medical history is or what medications you are on. You may be intoxicated, having an anxiety attack or a stroke in which case you should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Pressure/ burning sensation in head either top or back of head everyday. Body weakness, slurred speech, neck ache, fatigue, muscle aches? Thanks

Pressure/ burning sensation in head either top or back of head everyday. Body weakness, slurred speech, neck ache, fatigue, muscle aches? Thanks

Fibromyalgia ? : 27 yo female c/o daily head discomfort, "body weakness, slurred speech, fatigue, muscle aches" & cervical pain. Assuming these symptoms are chronic & not an acute viral illness or related to trauma, a general medical exam is needed to rule out systemic disorders & autoimmune disease. If no distinct findings, then see a Rheumatologist to be considered for possible Fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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When standing dream like state pressure in throat and neck mouth dries up cannot swallow numbness in limbs lose speech MRI normal ?

When standing dream like state pressure in throat and neck mouth dries up cannot swallow numbness in limbs lose speech MRI normal ?

Dream: In addition to whatever may be ailing you physically, what are your current stress levels in your life? Stress can manifest itself in dreams, in which case I would seek psychodynamic therapy or psychoanalysis. ...Read more

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What is pressure headace?

What is pressure headace?

Sinus pressure: It is a term that usually refers to the pressure that builds up in the sinuses either due to changes in barometric pressure or pressure from sinusitis. Don't forget to use a nasal saline drainage system such as a neti pot. You can pick that up at any local drugstore. ...Read more

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What are pressure points?

What are pressure points?

Pressure points.: Pressure points are specific areas on the body surface. When pressure is applied to these areas, some can be used for self defense and others for pain relief. ...Read more

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My pressure is not stable?

See your doctor: Bring your blood pressure machine to your appointment so they can make sure you are checking it properly and that it is accurate. ...Read more

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How to cure a pressure point?

Protection: Can be done with pillows/padding to remove the pressure sore spot from any weight bearing while being careful to not create a new one. Frequent repositioning, sometmes a protective dressing (like duoderm) can be applied. Wound care nurse consult can help. Plastic surgeon if severe. ...Read more

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What to do about high pressure?

What to do about high pressure?

Eval: If you have hypertension it is important to see your doctor. If it is mild it might be controlled with diet & exercise. However, you may need antihypertensive medications. ...Read more