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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Functional Disorder

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Can someone with conversion/functional disorder due to tramatic life experiences ever be cured and live a normal life?

Can someone with conversion/functional disorder due to tramatic life experiences  ever be cured and live a normal life?

What is Normal?: Yes, a happy and productive life is possible after trauma expressed in conversion and functional disorders. There is a wide range in what we consider "normal" but the ability to live in relative emotional comfort and be able to function is a key concept. Please see a mental health professional. Clinical hypnosis is very helpful w/conversion disorders and trauma. See www.asch.net for referrals ...Read more

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What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

Not clear: It is not clear of what you are talking and these vary . Many of this type of treatment does not cure but slows disease process down. See your doctor and work with this person in coordination of the neurologist. This is the best advice I can give. ...Read more

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What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

Which disease?: Physiological means of or relating to physiology. characteristic of or appropriate to a an organsism's healthy or normal functioning. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of choice for newly diagnosed Susac Disease?

What is the treatment of choice for newly diagnosed Susac Disease?

See below: Susac’s syndrome is best treated as soon as possible with an aggressive, long-term course of drugs that suppress the immune system, such as steroids. Some medications include: prednisone intravenous methylprednisolone intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) cyclophosphamide mycophenolate mofetil azathioprine biological therapies ...Read more

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What treatment, medical or holistic, is there for grover's disease?

What treatment, medical or holistic, is there for grover's disease?

Grover's disease: Since heat and sweating may be triggers for grover's disease, you should avoid activities that expose you to such triggers, whenever possible. High potency topical corticosteroids, moisturizers, and emollients are usually recommended as first-line therapy. Antihistamines may help with itching. Other options include vitamin d analogs, phototherapy, systemic retinoids, and systemic corticosteroids. ...Read more

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What is the most recommended treatment for obsessional thought disorders?

What is the most recommended treatment for obsessional thought disorders?

SSRIs: Seratonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris), such as flouxetine, citralopram, sertraline, and Lexapro (escitalopram) work well. Most people with depression do not realize that obsessing about negative thoughts is the most common form of ocd. These drugs do wrok the best for this. ...Read more

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What is chagas disease? Treatments?

What is chagas disease? Treatments?

A parasite: A parasite causes this. It is usually in central or south america. It causes fever at first, sometimes redness at the site of the insect bite that carried the parasite. If it is diagnosed it should be treated with antiparasite medications as it can then come back in later years with more serious symptoms, specifically heart and serious digestion issues. ...Read more

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What is treatment for chrons disease ?

What is treatment for chrons disease ?

Long answer to this: Sometimes nothing, sometimes very expensive lifetime meds, and many options in between, depending on the symptoms and their duration. If you have confirmed or likely diagnosis, you deserve a long dicussion. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for pyronies disease?

Let try to help: The two most common surgeries used to treat peyronie's disease are: removal of the plaque followed by placement of a tissue patch. Removal or altering the tissue from the side of the penis opposite the plaque, which counters the disease's bending effect. The other option is penile prosthesis implantation. Some other medical treatments are available. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment paget's disease?

What's the best treatment paget's disease?

Rephrase question: Please rephrase your question. Paget's disease of the breast or paget's disease of the bone? These two are completely different. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for wilsons disease?

What is the treatment for wilsons disease?

Remove copper: Excessive copper poisons the body organs, so the treatment is to remove the copper while stabilizing organs that may have been injured. This is called chelation. Several chemicals are used to remove the copper. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001789/ also, www.Wilsonsdisease.Org. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reading disorder?

What is the treatment for reading disorder?

Aka Dyslexia Rx: Every person with a reading disorder requires a different strategy. Individual education plan should be created for each child with the condition.The following may be recommended: extra learning assistance (remedial instruction); private, individual tutoring; special day classes. Positive reinforcement is important: many students with learning disabilities have poor self-esteem. Counseling helps. ...Read more

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What is coeliac disease and it's treatment?

What is coeliac disease and it's treatment?

Gluten: Celiac disease is a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing parts of food that are important for staying healthy. The damage is due to a reaction to eating gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for dysthymic disorder?

What is the treatment for dysthymic disorder?

Talk or meds: Dd is increasingly recognized as a disorder with considerable potential to impair function. Various forms of talk therapies and antidepressant medications both may be useful, but it can be hard to treat because it tends to be chronic. It also puts people at increased risk for major depression--so called double depression. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for kimuras disease?

Whats the best treatment for kimuras disease?

Rare immune lumps: Kimura disease is a rare benign idiopathic immune disease. After making sure that there is no kidney involvement management involves Prednisone & excision of larger lumps. Since lumps recur learn to accept the smaller ones. A good description can be found on wikopedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/kimura_disease. Contact nih for a local expert to assist you. ...Read more

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Why are combined treatments for mood disorder?

Why are combined treatments for mood disorder?

Hit from all sides: The expectation is that combined treatments (medications, therapies, lifestyle improvements) will have an additive positive effect on the patient. Mood disorders can impact multiple areas of one's life. So, fighting back against the disorder by circling the wagons and attacking it from all sides can be more effective than one treatment alone. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for personality disorder?

What is the treatment for personality disorder?

Big question.: Depends on which personality disorder (pd), what treatment has been attempted, patient characteristics, etc. A therapist would be helpful if you have specific questions. ...Read more

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How long do treatments for mood disorders work?

How long do treatments for mood disorders work?

Depends: In some people, the treatment can work for years, in some people, especially with new onset medical conditions or substance abuse, the meds can stop working. Sometimes the meds stop working on their own. Most of the time the reason they stop working is because people stop them. Also, in bipolar disorder, antidepressants often work and then stop working if the person is not on a mood stabilizer. ...Read more

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