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What is the primary problem during psychogenic shock?

What is the primary problem during psychogenic shock?

The term: shock, is a precipitous drop in blood pressure; psychogenic shock is brought about by vasodilation and constitutes an emergency, regardless of the reason. ...Read more

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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


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What is psychogenic etiopathogenesis?

Psychological: It means the syndrome is caused by and evolves through psychological mechanisms. ...Read more

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Is dystonia psychogenic?

Is dystonia psychogenic?

Yes: Some patient exhibit psychogenic dystnia also. ...Read more

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What's psychogenic vs neurocardiogenic syncope?

What's psychogenic vs neurocardiogenic syncope?

Syncope: Psychogenic syncope has no underlying cardiac or neurologic casues usually the result of a psychiatric issue. Neurogenic syncope can result from cardiac disease such as an arrythmia or the result of blood pressure instability. Cardiac eval and tilt table testing can often help diagnose the causes. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with psychogenic illness?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with psychogenic illness?

Psychogenic Illness: From the standpoint of how many illnesses are entirely caused by psychological issues or factors, you would have to include the 25% of individuals with depression, and all all of the other disease, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and more. All other disease states, i.e. Ulcers, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and a virtually all others that the human psyche interacts, making them worse -100%. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is any way to recover memories from psychogenic amnesia?

Please tell me if there is any way to recover memories from psychogenic amnesia?

Very carefully: First, you want to be certain that you are in fact suffering from psychogenic amnesia. What led you to this conclusion. But assuming this is the case, you would benefit from psychotherapy with someone experienced in treating trauma. Two relatively recent techniques are EFT and EMDR so look into this. Psychotherapy should be slow and steady to avoid re-traumatizing yourself. Get a referral. ...Read more

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Can you get increased urination with psychogenic polydipsia? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get increased urination with psychogenic polydipsia? What are the other symptoms?

Yes: Complications of psychogenic polydipsia include incontinence and enuresis, bladder dilation and hydronephrosis, renal and congestive heart failure, and osteoporosis and associated pathologic fractures. Diagnosis is one of exclusion. Other medical causes of polydipsia, polyuria, and/or hyponatremia need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Why after an episode of untreated psychogenic tachychardia 90 bbp at bed i can feel ny heart beat hard and her it loud?

Why after an episode of untreated psychogenic tachychardia 90 bbp at bed i can feel ny heart beat hard and her it loud?

Psycho tachycardia: If you have psychogenic tachycardia you likely are fixating heavily psychologically on your heart. It would be understandable that you'd feel what perhaps others wouldn't. ...Read more

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