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Tsh level fluctuate-0.88 to1.82 iu/ml, antitpoab 28.0 (0-60iu/ml), enlarged thyroid.Concentration/cognition/memory impaired and fatigue-treatment?

Tsh level fluctuate-0.88 to1.82 iu/ml, antitpoab 28.0 (0-60iu/ml), enlarged thyroid.Concentration/cognition/memory impaired and fatigue-treatment?

Other causes: The thyroid tests are normal, so you need to have other causes considered and investigated. If your doctor agrees that your thyroid is enlarged then further eval with an ultrasound is easy. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Cognition (Definition)

In science, cognition is a group of mental processes that includes attention, memory, producing and understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem ...Read more


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Will treatment of OCD revive clarity of thought and/or intelligence and/or cognition, for 8 year old?

Will treatment of OCD revive clarity of thought and/or intelligence and/or cognition, for 8 year old?

PANS?: There should be no problems with clarity of thought or intelligence in a child with primary OCD. I would take that child in ASAP to a developmental pediatrician or child psychiatrist to evaluate for PANS. ...Read more

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If a family member has a tumor affects cognition and refuse treatment, is there anything a doctor can do?

Sometimes: The patient has to be declared mentally incompetent by a judge before a physician can do something -- unless it is an emergency, it which case two physicians can agree they are doing the best thing for a patient and treat. However, this does not sound like an emergency. Advanced care directives and health care directives try to cover this eventuality. ...Read more

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Some cognition prblm and some mental retardation due to bacterial meningitis. Is not there any treatment or therapy or medicine for this?

Some cognition prblm and some mental retardation due to bacterial meningitis. Is not there any treatment or therapy or medicine for this?

Unfotunately no: The brain structural damage is permanent. The only hope is that that remaining brain may adequately compensate for ability to function in life. Try caffeine tablet 100 mgm as a test to see if any improvement in mental cognition occur for next 3-4 hours. If so then give caffeine tablets life long. ...Read more

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Do people who suffer impaired cognition as a result of a brain tumor recover their faculties?

Do people who suffer impaired cognition as a result of a brain tumor recover their faculties?

Some: Unfortunately usually some permanant brain injury occurs during removal of the malignancy, but with effort improvement can be made with cognition and motor skills. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for visual macular degeneration?

Is there a treatment for visual macular degeneration?

Depends: There is good relief from modern injectable medications for the wet form of macular degeneration (MD). The dry form of MD can be slowed in its progression with a multivitamin supplement (AREDS). There is no cure yet for this disease but it is a major area of research/ ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good medication or treatment for visual snow?

Can you tell me some good medication or treatment for visual snow?

Need more info: Not sure what is meant by term "vision snow" please describe event and precipitating causes ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a distortion in some part of visual field?

What is the best treatment for a distortion in some part of visual field?

Visual field problem: "distortion" in the visual field is an unusual description. Usually distortion is described in the central or near central vision where straight lines appear crooked or bent. This virtually always indicates a retinal condition and should be evaluated asap. In the peripheral vision, problems are usually described as a vision loss or blind spot. This too should be checked. Possibly visual migraine. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hallucinagen persisting perceptual disorder ? (visual disturbance only)

What is the best treatment for hallucinagen persisting perceptual disorder ?  (visual disturbance only)

study results: No. Subjects improved/ total medication 7/8 haloperidol 2/2 diphenylhydantoin 1/1 trifluoperazine 1/1 barbiturates 8/9 benzodiazepines 2/2 narcotics 1/1 carbamazepine 1/1 sertraline (see text) 1/1 naltrexone 9/11 clonidine 1/1 zyprexa (olanzapine) and prozac 2/2 benzodiazepines drug and alcohol dependence 69 (2003) 109/119 no randomized controlled studies exist so far. ...Read more

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What is " impaired circulation"? Could it couse lighthead, mild tinnitus and lack concentration? What is the treatment? Thanks..

What is " impaired circulation"? Could it couse lighthead, mild tinnitus and lack concentration? What is the treatment? Thanks..

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of impaired circulation to the head? What are the symptoms and treatment? Is it common problem which is curable?

What is the cause of impaired circulation to the head? What are the symptoms and treatment? Is it common problem which is curable?

Stroke risk: Impaired circulation to the brain is a serious matter. Blood vessels can be clotted and may put one at risk for a stroke. Heart conditions can also cause impaired circulation throughout the body. There is not an easy simple answer, that could fix this. Each circulation problem is addressed with different tests and treatments. However, many problems can be treated and improve. ...Read more

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Can SPECT scan help diagnose why I have Visual Snow&Tinnitus?Studies show abnormalities in both on SPECT. Does SPECT help guide treatment? Arghh!

Can SPECT scan help diagnose why I have Visual Snow&Tinnitus?Studies show abnormalities in both on SPECT. Does SPECT help guide treatment?
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SPECT of what?: Visual snow? I'm lost. If you have positive symptoms (flashes, sparkles, ringing, noises, tingling, etc) that come and go the issue may be migraine or focal seizure. What did the EEG show and if negative what did the repeat EEG show? SPECT? ...Read more

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Male 57, heavy eating/no control 8 hr fasting sugar=117 with low carb light breakfast it is 70 mg/dl. Is this impaired do I need any treatment.?

Male 57, heavy eating/no control 8 hr fasting sugar=117 with low carb light breakfast it is 70 mg/dl. Is this impaired do I need any treatment.?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?

Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?

Possible: Depends on the cause, the motivation of the person to improve, and specialists involved in treatment. These specialists are speech/language therapists, educational therapists, and neuro developmental specialists. ...Read more

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How problematic is macular pucker in both eyes for prognosis & treatment. 1 eye advanced from mild to moderate in few mos. but no visual effects yet.

How problematic is macular pucker in both eyes for prognosis & treatment. 1 eye advanced from mild to moderate in few mos. but no visual effects yet.

Macular pucker: Bottom line: observe only unless affecting vision significantly. Pars plana vitrectomy with membrane peel is a major surgery and not to be taken lightly even though results are much better than they once were. Keep follow up appointments and do Amsler grid testing at home. Many cases do not advance, so be patient. Many cases have no known cause. ...Read more

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30 percent optic nerve damage in one eye, other eye normal. 58 years old. Even with treatment, how long before i'm visually impaired or legally blind?

30 percent optic nerve damage in one eye, other eye normal. 58 years old. Even with  treatment, how long before i'm visually impaired or legally blind?

Glaucoma?: I am guessing you have glaucoma. This can be treated with proper medication and laser or surgery if that fails. Seeing your ophthalmologist regularly gives you an excellent chance to preserve what vision remains. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Impaired Visual Cognition (Definition)

Impaired visual cognition is a symptom in which a person has trouble processing or making sense of ...Read more