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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Head Fog Aspergers

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Can people that have aspergers, hear voices in there head?

Can people that have aspergers, hear voices in there head?

Sometimes: Some children and adults with asperger’s syndrome tend to vocalize their thoughts, apparently unaware of how confusing or annoying this can be to other people. The thought vocalization can occur as a means of problem solving, with some adolescents stating that they can improve their thinking by talking to themselves, or the person has difficulty ‘disengaging mind from mouth’. When listening t. ...Read more

Slow Thinking (Definition)

Slow thinking = cognitive slowing - may occur ...Read more


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Symptoms over the past few weeks. 2 infected styes on left eye, a sore on my lower lip (lip has swelling), bad head fog. HPV related?

Symptoms over the past few weeks. 2 infected styes on left eye, a sore on my lower lip (lip has swelling), bad head fog. HPV related?

Exam : Lower eyelid sores with a lip sore makes me think of herpes simplex disease, and an exam is definitely warranted right away. This combination would not be consistent with HPV. See an ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more

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Do I have aspergers syndrome if high energy and monkey mind?

Do I have aspergers syndrome if high energy and monkey mind?

Aspergers: Not exactly sure what your question means but if you want to understand a little bit about asperger's you can start by watching this short video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more

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Do those who have aspergers have eye contact problems?

Socialization issues: Effective communication between humans involves eye contact. It's considered to be one more of many features of autistic spectrum disorder, the new way of describing what we use to diagnose as asperger's. But, remember that other disorders such as those under the amxiety disorders "umbrella" and even psychotic disorders with paranoid ideation can also cause people to have "avoidant" eye-gaze. ...Read more

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Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?

Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?

Both can: Since asperger's syndrome was a disorder on the autistic spectrum (no longer in the diagnostic manual), both disorders can have similar presentations. The difference lies in severity and impairment. ...Read more

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Will neurofeedback help with aspergers. Specifically motor skills and hand eye coordination?

Will neurofeedback help with aspergers. Specifically motor skills and hand eye coordination?

I found a site : That mentions eye hand coordination as 1st thing it can help with, although they did not speak about aspergers here's the link http://www.brain2.com.au/service/neurofeedback ...Read more

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Could neurofeedback help with aspergers. specifically motor skills and hand eye coordination?

Could neurofeedback help with aspergers. specifically motor skills and hand eye coordination?

No proven benefit: There are no randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled studies to support the claims of those who provide NFB to older kids & teens with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Level 1 & average or above IQ's. EEG Biofeedback has been used since the 70's. When kids with ASD/ADHD relax & focus on 2-dimensional figures on a screen, a preferred activity, they do well. It doesn't generalize outside the lab. ...Read more

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Please tell me will neurofeedback help with aspergers like motor skills and hand eye coordination?

Please tell me will neurofeedback help with aspergers like motor skills and hand eye coordination?

I don't know of any: studies on this topic but it is a good idea to have a session w/a neurofeedback professional and ask him/her the same question. Your doc or state psychological association can help w/referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Should I go to doctor? Was sick for almost 2wks. Fever went away finally. Stuck with extreme fatigue/head fog. Is this normal?

Should I go to doctor? Was sick for almost 2wks. Fever went away finally. Stuck with extreme fatigue/head fog. Is this normal?

Obviously not: Profound fatigue and changes in sensorium are not normal under any circumstances. If this persists would see your doctor. ...Read more

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If you only drink 3sips of water a day for several weeks are you dehydrated? Symptoms include passing out, extreme dizzy, slow thinking and head ache

If you only drink 3sips of water a day for several weeks are you dehydrated? Symptoms include passing out, extreme dizzy, slow thinking and head ache

Insufficient info: How much you drink is only half the equation. How much fluid is lost from urination, sweating, bleeding diarrhea and/or vomiting is the other half. Your sx suggest dehydration but there are other causes too. Further evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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I'm on day 4 of levaquin (levofloxacin) for sinus infection & feel really weird- head fog/head pressure not from sinus infection & heart palpitations. Is this common?

I'm on day 4 of levaquin (levofloxacin) for sinus infection & feel really weird- head fog/head pressure not from sinus infection & heart palpitations. Is this common?

Foggy head: Until the sinus infection clears, you will still feel fullness in the head. Try irrigating the nose with saline 50 cc into each nostril 5 times a day. Saline is made mixing one tsp kosher salt to one quart of water. You will need at least 10 days of levaquin (levofloxacin). Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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I am a 57 yr old male and over the last 3 years have developed numerous symptoms my doctor(s) are unable to explain. The few I am most concerned about do affect my functionality: memory, slow thinking, exercise intolerance, resting pulse 48, one eye out o

I am a 57 yr old male and over the last 3 years have developed numerous symptoms my doctor(s) are unable to explain. The few I am most concerned about do affect my functionality: memory, slow thinking, exercise intolerance, resting pulse 48, one eye out o

?thyroid: Slow mem, low exercise tolerance and low resting pulse w/ ?Eye sxs, could be multiple things, but one not to be missed is low thyroid. Since multiple physicians have seen you, I am sure your thyroid has been checked. Normal values are changing. Tsh should be between 1-2.5. The higher the tsh, w/ lo t4, the more hypothyroid one is. Rx is thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are most of the aspergers symptoms just symptoms of a brat?

Simplistic: Nobody knows what asperger's is, but the behaviors that you'll see often trouble these kids. They are often jerks but don't realize it, and find the world baffling and often terrifying. Discipline won't help but guidance and explaining kindly may help. By contrast, the real "brat" is likely to be diagnosed with "oppositional-defiant disorder" & understand the impact of his/her behavior well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Aspergers and autism?

What are the symptoms of Aspergers and autism?

Autistic Spectrum : Disorder is now the sole diagnosis for people who have qualitative impairments in social communication & reciprocity + stereotypical movements or narrow, restricted areas of interest. ASD level 1 is diagnosed if a person with impaired Theory of Mind, face recognition, social reciprocity & social communication who has cognitive, adaptive & many areas of language skills in the normal range. ...Read more

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Is the inability to speak clearly a symptom of aspergers?

Is the inability to speak clearly a symptom of aspergers?

Inability to speak: The short answer is no. The main problem areas in asperger syndrome are a lack of reciprocal relationships and having many repetive behaviors. See the apa website for more detail however, since some autistic people are less social they may talk less than the usual. ...Read more

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What are examples of symptoms of Asperger syndrome? How come so many people are calling themselves aspergers?

What are examples of symptoms of Asperger syndrome?  How come so many people are calling themselves aspergers?

Delayed Development: Asperger syndrome (as) is a developmental disorder that is characterized by repetitive routines or rituals, peculiarities in speech and language, socially and emotionally inappropriate behavior, problems with non-verbal communication, clumsy and uncoordinated motor movements, and limited or inappropriate facial expressions. As a relatively new diagnosis, it is often over diagnosed. ...Read more

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Could i consult a doctor because I am portraying symptoms of aspergers?

Could i consult a doctor because I am portraying symptoms of aspergers?

Asberger's: Yes, consult with a clinical psychologist who does evaluations for asperger's and ask for a treatment plan along with a proper diagnosis. Best. ...Read more