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Sudden Loss Coordination
Emergency room: Evaluation, labs an head an possibly spinal scanning. ...Read more
Motor coordination is the combination of body movements created with the kinematic (such as spatial direction) and kinetic (force) parameters that result in intended actions. Motor coordination is achieved when subsequent parts of the same movement, or the movements of several limbs or body parts are combined in a manner that is well timed, smooth, and efficient with respect ...Read more
Loss of coordination: The loss of coordination is itself a symptom, and sometimes a sign. There are many ways coordination can be impaired, from inner ear problems to brain stem strokes, to acute drug toxicity (including alcohol). More information is needed. I suggest you discuss the problem with your doctor or a neurologist. If you are abruptly, severely impaired, I suggest going to to an emergency department. ...Read more
Function loss: The most important thing to do for sudden loss of coordination -- or any sudden neurological symptom -- is to get immediate and thorough medical/neurological evaluation. This may be in an emergency room, where the person can be examined by skilled physicians plus have quick access to head ct scans and other studies that help with diagnosis. ...Read more
Cerebellar Ataxia: Acute cerebellar ataxia is defined as the sudden loss of coordination or abnormal gait due to abnormal function of the cerebellum. Causes are vast, and include tumors, infectious diseases, and genetic (inherited) etiologies. This is best managed by a neurologist (specialist in the nervous system). ...Read more
More info needed: This question cannot be answered without knowing how and why your coordination was lost in the first place! ...Read more
Could be: See the answer to balance question significant and persistent loss of coordination should be investigated! ...Read more
Yes: There are progressive degenerative diseases of the cerebellum or those tracts from the cerebellum which can cause loss of coordination. There are also other causes such as tumor, trauma, infection, and others. A neurologist can help you sort these out. ...Read more
I've been having dull headaches, loss of coordination and feeling tired all the time. What could this be?
A reason 2 see a Dr:
I don't mean to be trite, but your symptoms sound significant enough that you should see a doctor. Loss of coordination could be due to some type of neurologic problem. You could be anemic, your thyroid could be abnormal. Too many items to list.
Do yourself a favor and see a physician. ...Read more
Is serious. You should not drive.
You should see a doctor.
If progressive see the er doc. ...Read more
What to do if invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) has messed up my memory? It also causes loss of coordination and balance
I'm a 26 year old petite female, with a horrible diet also. I keep having these bouts before eating times of dizziness, weakness, loss of coordination, a light shaky feeling throughout my body but physically shows in my hands. What could it be?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
2 nested Pyrex containers hit left temple no confusion, loss of coordination etc. Mild headache, nausea. What are signs to be concerned about?
Watch for concussion:
Symptoms that can happen minutes to hours after a concussion include:
●Memory loss – People sometimes forget what caused their injury, as well as what happened right before and after the injury.
●Dizziness or trouble with balance
●Nausea or vomiting
●Acting cranky, strangely, or out of sorts. So seek medical attention if you have all of these symptoms. ...Read more
Discuss w/ Dr!!!: There are reports of muscle stiffness or rigidness but long term loss is different - definitely talk w/ Dr about your concerns. Your worry might become a problem if you don't learn to ask? S whenever you get a Rx and knowing how to get the best benefits. I'd urge you to seek a good health psychologist for mgmt of medical issues - health anxiety. ...Read more
I have mild loss of cervical lordosis. My symptoms are imbalance and poor coordination...Brain MRI was clear. What could be the cause of these symptoms?
Please keep going to your health care provider. This could be related to inner ear dysfunction (labyrinthitis), but other diseases are also possible. A consultation with a neurologist may be helpful.
Loss of cervical lordosis can relate to muscle spasm, among other causes. ...Read more
I was playing volleyball for about an hour. 20min after my right arm started feeling heavy and tight/loss of coordination in my right hand?
20 y/o, F, born 3 1/2 months premature. I have severe issues with cognition, memory loss and hand-eye coordination. What kind of doctor should I see?
A neuropsychologist: Or a neurologist is a good bet, but you still might want to simply start with a general practitioner. Specialists may be easier to find in big cities - good luck! ...Read more
Joint pain/tenderness/swelling, Dizziness/lightheadedness Loss of balance/cordination, Muscle weakness, Low libido, Eye light sensitivity/cloudy vision, Thinking/memory problems, Numbness/tingling, Severe fatigue, vaginal dryness, pain all over.
See your doctor.: That is and impressive list of symptoms, and certainly more than can be dealt with in 400 characters. I would recommend that you see your doctor ASAP. If you have already done so and you do not have a diagnosis, you should seek out a second opinion with a primary care doctor. Don't stop until you find some answers. Good luck. ...Read more
Healthy but heavy?: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: The healthiest way to lose weight is a healthy well balanced diet and regular exercise. Cut out all sodas and drink water instead. For snacks don't eat sugar filled cookies and such, instead opt for healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables or even different kind of nuts which can also give you some energy. Get 7-8 hours of sleep at night which is important. Don't eat upto 2 hours before bedtime. ...Read more
Focus on healthy: Eating and exercise. You don't give me your current weight, height or age but most adults could eat 1600-1800 kcal/day emphasizing vegetables, fruit, healthy protein and grains. Choose 5+ servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and 3-5 servings of whole grain. Protein serving size is a deck of cards: 2-4/day. Then exercise--burn 500 cal at least 5 days a week. You'll get there--1 to 1 1/2 lbs/week ...Read more
Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more
Lose wt. Naturally: Successful weight loss requires that a person stick to a plan for months. The person must be happy with the foods she gets to eat (so severe calorie restriction is a bad idea). She can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. 1-2 pounds a week is 6 pounds a month. Don't need pills nor supplements, but exercise is great! ...Read more
Better foods: Lower calories are key... Along with higher lean protein and smaller meals of lower carb - not necessarily no carbs, and lower fat. There are websites to calculate your basal metabolic calorie burn. Take that and subtract 1000 calories and this is what you should eat to lose around 1-2 #s a week. Especially if increasing interval aerobic exercise and strength training 3-5 xs a wk - 30-45mins. ...Read more