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Reason Laughing Disease
Pseudobulbar affect: One possible symptom of neurologic disease with pseudobulbar affect can be involuntary & uncontrollable laughter. ...Read more
What is wrong with a person who laughs and laughs all day for no reason? Is this a sign of a nervous breakdown?
Could be: Pseudobulbar effect; need to be evaluatd by a physician. ...Read more
Pleasant personality: Some are moody, some are introvert, some are extrovert, some not so friendly, some are friendly. Smiling in presence of others suggest you are a naturally pleasant individual who enjoy being around other people. It is a good thing. Generally people enjoy being around those who are pleasant, smiley. So, keep on smiling. Life is short. Live life to the fullest. Good luck. ...Read more
I recently increased my sam-e dosage to 600 mg a day, and I feel happy, and yet, I keep laughing for no reason, is this normal?
Laugh-AndTheWorld...: There are certain areas of the brain that can do that. A very rare neurologic condition can cause that to happen a lot. This is just to say that maybe those areas have been stimulated a bit due to the dose change. I'd expect it to back off soon as you adjust to the new dose. Just don't stare at someone on the subway and start laughing! Decrease the dose if it persists ...Read more
My right side started hurting for no reason today. They are still hurting hours later. Hurts to breath deep or laugh. Should I be checked out?
Sure: You can never go wrong by seeing a dr. And getting a check up of your issues. Good luck. ...Read more
How can I get rid of the smiling all the time and stop crying when I laugh and stop crying for no reason?
Everytime I laugh I fart, the harder I laugh the more I do it, even if I'm not gassy. Any reason for this?
Gas: The gas is present in your colon even if you don't feel it. When you laugh you create a pressure that overcomes your anal sphincter's ability to keep things inside. ...Read more
Hi doctor, I am a momm of 17 month old boy, I am very concerned about an issue, my son sometimes is laughing without reason and I did some research an?
Question cut off: Please resubmit with a clear & specific question. ...Read more
The right upper side of my stomach hurts when I laugh a little, flex or make a turn, this happened after I got sick and laid in bed all day what could be the reason for this pain?
Can do this. Here is an internet site with some information.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/gelastic_seizure. ...Read more
Multiple potential c: Mental illness, cerebral tumors or strokes. Personality disorders, various drugs. ...Read more
Sometimes especially when I laugh I have pain in the scalp below and parallel to my ears but when I relax it stop. What could be the reason
"fake" faints, shaking body parts out of sudden, expressionless, crying or laughing for no reason, random screams, can it be touretters? 14 y/o sister
14 year old got kicked in head off my son, then had a nose bleed, since its stoped she can hear ringing, keeps laughing for no reason what should I do?
Needs to be seen: This sounds like a significant head injury. It needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Sharp pain on right, middle back. Hurts when laughing or inhaling. No recent physical strain. Reason for concern?
See below: This type of pain is usually related to a muscle spasm in the spine, rib, or shoulder and can occur due to over use, poor posture, or trauma. It will usually improve on its own. If you still have pain in 2 weeks see your physician as there are other spinal conditions that cause similar pain. ...Read more
Went 2 dentist. Had to leave during procedure and have 2 reschedule & use laughing gas cuz I panic much. Ate after and get cold, sharp tender pain in area that he was working on. Any reason why?
Mercury toxicity: There is no single cause of alzheimer's but a growing body of evidence implicates mercury toxicity as a significant cause (see http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/733465). Exposure to mercury has increased over time, primarily from dental amalgam fillings but also from contaminated seafood. Research shows those who got flu vaccine preserved with mercury 5 years in a row had 10x risk of alzheimer's! ...Read more
I had lyme's disease as a child and sometimes think that having had this disease may be the reason for my sleep issues. Could this be?
No: There is no current chronic sleep problem known to be part of lyme disease treated years ago. Sleep disorders are fairly common and can be part of active autoimmune disease, several endocrine diseases, sleep apnea, several psychiatric illnesses, medication related, diet related as well as a seperate disorder. ...Read more
13y old (no disease history) recently had hypertension (140/100) never changes from this rate even using different medicine. What might be the reason?
Youth and HTN: May have hypertension but needs treatment as this level can result in kidney damage. May be just HTN Check for sleep disorder, renal artery stenosis, pheocytoma, coarctation of aorta, use of medications like allerga/ claritin/ zyrtec (cetirizine) D (pseudoephrine can cause this) (cocaine), polycystic kidneys, Cushing's disease, rarely tumor or lupus Downs also gets pulmonary HTN. F/u w/doc ...Read more
The common factor...: Among any addiction, be it a drug, alcohol, food, shopping, gambling, whatever, is the feeling of compulsion. An empty, gnawing emotional void which causes a loss of control over the repetitive behavior attempting to fill that inner emptiness. The most effective addiction treatment focuses on identifying the underlying issue and a healthy, alternate response. ...Read more
Cannot be sure.: But certainly your underlying medical problems and their therapy can impact your chance of success per ivf cycle -which is probably no more than 15-20% at your age anyway. Take folic acid, follow the advice of your reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist and keep your spirits up. Perseverance and optimism get rewarded typically. Best of luck! ...Read more
Living with HIV:
I may have to ask for a clarification. Your question seems dated. Dated because this situation you describe in in patients not on treatment who have allowed their immune function to deteriorate.
Now a days most people in our communities here in america are getting good and effective treatment that keeps their immune function strong. They are actually thriving with HIV infection. ...Read more
Not paradoxical: The problem is that copper can't get out of certain cells. The reason for ceruloplasmin being low is under study; since it carries copper, this metal also tends to be low. Checking serum copper and serum ceruloplasmin as a screen for wilson's misses up to a quarter of cases, especially if the person is already sick with anything. ...Read more
How and why do people get affected by cancer? Is there any reason that they get caught by this disease?
Diabetes, High BP: Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes for kidney disease. However there are very many other reasons the kidneys may be damaged or function abnormally. The kidneys not only remove toxic wastes from the body but also keep many things in balance including salt and water, blood pressure, potassium, pH, hemoglobin, uric acid, and many other critical body components! ...Read more
Renal disease: Collapsing and fainting are rarely caused by renal disease. You need to go to an er if these are frequent problems to get evaluated with some blood work to see if the results can diagnose the presence of any kidney disease or the cause of your problem. You should probably see a cardiologist or a neurologist to find the cause of your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
International travel: Someone can board a plane in the 3rd world incubating an illness, arrive in the us and be at your mall the next day. They can bring a vaccine preventable disease to you or your kids. This has been documented for measles in the houston area this year. Some germs also can travel undetected in asymptomatic people (hib).Each germ has specific features that make vaccine use a long term need. ...Read more
Good question: Could be coming from many sources. See your doctor or make a health tap appt foe exam so you can be helped ...Read more