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Doctor insights on: Signs Of Dsylexia

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Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Dyslexia (Definition)

A neurological problem that causes difficulty in recognizing or spelling words. This often affects reading comprehension and ...Read more


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Early signs of altzheimer?

Early signs of altzheimer?

Mostly memory loss: Alzheimer's dementia starts earlier than previously thought with declining intellectual capacity and memory. Mild at first it's excused as "absent minded, you're just tired, it's my adhd". The one affected is often in denial of the loss. Eventually newer memory fades & new memory isn't formed. Cognition declines, paranoia & delusions may occur & motor skills(even swallowing) & self care deteriorate. ...Read more

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Signs of dibeaties?

Signs of dibeaties?

Classics: Include polydipsia (drink a lot), polyphagia (eat a lot), polyuria (pee a lot), plus low energy (not using sugar ingested), sweet smell to urine or urinary infection, blurred vision (from high sugar in eye fluid). If concerned, get your fasting blood sugar checked and urine checked for spilling glucose. Next comes hgba1c or glucose tolerance testing. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of developmental delays?

What are the warning signs of developmental delays?

Depends on age: Each age of child has a set of milestones associated with it. So we look to match up milestones with the appropriate baby's age. When we see a missing milestone, we look for grouping and associations. For example, we might see a motor ( muscle movement ) delay in a baby and find an associated change in muscle tone. Delay can be gross motor, fine motor, social, speech, communication. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of tourettes?

What are the early signs of tourettes?

See below.: Tourette syndrome is characterized by chronic motor and vocal tics beginning before adulthood. People with tourette's typically have repetitive, stereotyped movements or vocalizations, such as blinking, sniffing, facial movements, or tensing of muscle groups. Patients can also have adhd, obsessive-compulsive disorder, poor impulse control, and other behavioral issues. Symptoms can vary over time. ...Read more

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What are early signs of parkinson's?

What are early signs of parkinson's?

Symptoms parkinsons: Symptoms of parkinsons may be slowness of movement, a tremor in one hand at rest, changes in the voice, unexplained falling, or trouble turning over in bed or fastening buttons on shirt. ...Read more

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What are the signs of mental confusion vs mci?

What are the signs of mental confusion vs mci?

Permanence and varia: Confusion often fluctuates mci very frequently is very dementia-a.D. ...Read more

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What are warning signs of meningitis?

What are warning signs of meningitis?

Do you mean symptoms: Fever, headache, increased sensitivity to light and sound, stiff neck, nausea and vomiting, changes in thinking, level of consciousness, and so on. If you think you are getting meningitis go see a doctor asap instead of trying to diagnose yourself. ...Read more

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What are early signs and symptoms of autism?

What are early signs and symptoms of autism?

In infancy: Core symptoms of autism look different at different ages, but always include delays in social communication. A 4-month-should goo and coo " in sync" with mom, a 6-month-old should raise his arms to be picked up, a 9-month old should respond to his name. The diagnosis includes much more, but these are things parents can notice early. Firstsigns.Org has good checklists for parents. Check it out! ...Read more

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Signs of depression?

Signs of depression?

Perpetual sadness: Period of intense sadness, regular crying, apathy, decrease in energy and appetite, poor sleep, decreased motivation and enjoyment of activities, poor self care, isolation and withdrawal, hopelessness, thoughts of suicide. These thoughts, behaviors and feelings are typically not associated with things that would make one sad (loss) but are often independent of life's circumstances. ...Read more

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Signs of depression?

Signs of depression?

Persistent low mood: Sad and low mood which persists for weeks accompanied by changes in sleep and appetite, decrease interest in previously pleasurable activities, decrease motivation, concentration and interest life are commonly seen in depression. Hopelessness and suicidal ideation may be signs of worsening depression and needs immediate help. ...Read more

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What are the signs, symptoms of cerebral palsy?

What are the signs, symptoms of cerebral palsy?

Motor delay: Children with cerebral palsy have difficulty with movement because of an injury to the areas of the brain controling movement. They typically have delay attaining their motor milestones like sitting, crawling and walking. ...Read more

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What are signs of dementia?

What are signs of dementia?

See below: Dementia has gradual onset: forgetfulness will increase with time; disorientation to time and place;judgement, decision making, will be affected in the later stages; later loss of communication skills. Patients need to be evaluated for dementia by looking at various domains by a professional. In the elderly, sometimes depression might be confused for dementia, therefore a thorough exam is needed ...Read more

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What are the early signs of schizoprenia?

What are the early signs of schizoprenia?

Hearing voices: You may experience depression in high school, then begin to hear a voice when you are alone occasionally. You may begin to feel "different" than others, and believe people are watching you or out to get you. Hallucinations are key. ...Read more

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What are early signs of depression?

Depression symptoms: The first symptoms you may have vary from person to person. Symptoms of depression include: a loss of interest in activities you used to enjoy, difficulty concentrating, change in sleep and/or appetite, fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, poor motivation, and irritabiliy. If you have suicidal thoughts you should seek medical help immediately. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of cfs?

What are the warning signs of cfs?

Fatigue: With our polluted environment and poor diets this has become a common issue! find a functional medicine doc in your area at a4m.Com using doc locator function. They can help you find cause of your cfs - usually environmental toxins, food allergens, and metabolic derangements. Then you can live a normal life rather than take meds that just mask symptoms and cause side effects! it is treatable! ...Read more

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What are the early signs of cerebral palsy?

What are the early signs of cerebral palsy?

Early handedness: An early preferance for the use of one hand (handedness before 18 months of age), fisting of the hands and scissoring of the legs are often early subtle signs of cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs, symptoms of eating disorders?

What are the warning signs, symptoms of eating disorders?

Preoccupation: Eating disorders share a preoccupation with food, either consuming, restricting or purging it. ...Read more

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What are the progressing signs of myexedema?

What are the progressing signs of myexedema?

Advanced hypothyroid: Myxedema is just severe, prolonged and advanced hypothyroidism, so the symptoms are like hypothyroidism -- everything slows down. When severe, which is very uncommon today, the warning signs of dangerous myxedema include an intolerance to cold, low blood pressure, shortness of breath, lethargy and seizures this is easy to prevent by having the doctor give you brand name thyroid replacement. ...Read more