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Not yet: Most circadian rhythm testing is based on levels of melatonin in the body. These tests are usually only performed in research laboratories and not in your doctors office. Sometimes questionnaires and a form of sleep wake monitoring called actigraphy is helpful in determining an individuals general circadian rhythm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can pregnancy blood test give false negative. 3 days late, urine test negative and blood test negative too?
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Yes, being Lisdexamphetamine.Get a more detailed answer ›
3 days late, a few pg symptoms, negative digital test but faint positive regular urine test. 8 pregnancies, 4 kids. Are these test results common?
Excessive somnolence: If you have daytime sleepiness, there is a screening tool called the epworth sleepiness scale. If you get a score greater than 10, you have have a sleep problem and should see a sleep specialist to review. Need a sleep study. There are some blood tests that are commonly done when someone is tired all the time such as a complete blood count or thyroid function test, which help determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
False positive: A false positive means that the test shows positive, even though the reality is actually negative. Any test has a chance of generating both false positives and false negatives. However, tests are designed to keep those false results as low as possible. ...Read more
Home Pregnancy Tests: About the time that the next period is due...So about two weeks or a bit more. ...Read more
Not likely.: This is not a known problem with vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). But regardless of what meds you or are not taking, it's a good idea to repeat any lab test (particularly tests done at home)that you suspect as inaccurate. Also, if you are trying to get pregnant or not effectively blocking conception, i suggest you stop the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), along with almost all other medications that have not been specifically "ok'd" by your ob. ...Read more
You are not: Pregnant. You probably have a hormonal imbalance and did not ovulate . If it happens again and concerned call you gyn for an evaluation ...Read more
Immunochromatography rapid antibody test negative @42 days.Blood serum CMIA screening [email protected] days(7th week) is 0.15 non reactive. Results conclusive?
It can happen: Revised reply: disregard earlier one if you saw it. At first I misunderstood the question. The newer TP specific IgG/IgM tests (EIA etc) and RPR/VDRL have similar seroconversion times, typically 4-6 weeks. The IgG tests often are positive first, but exact frequency of this isn't yet known -- more study needed. Apologies again if any confusion from earlier reply. ...Read more
What type of doctors have the legal authority to issue the "wakefulness test" to people with narcolepsy so that they can get a driver's license?
Medical Expertise: What you mean to say is MEDICAL EXPERTISE which is then, recognized by a government agency & translated into a legal right for a person to operate a motor vehicle. Typically, you'll find this being done by those with a specialization in Sleep Medicine. Most frequently, pulmonologists or neurologists who have specialty training in SLEEP MEDICINE do these. More questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
I need to get an "wakefulness" test because I have narcolepsy. The hospital that I go to is taking FOREVER but I need to drive. Where else can I go?
I am wondering how can I get an maintenance of wakefulness test done if i don't have insurance or an job. But i need it done to keep license. Help.
MSLT can be done: in isolation from a formal diagnostic sleep study, however, it is more valuable for clinical purposes and to have a solid lay of the land if the sleep study in full is done in conjunction. I'd be happy to answer more questions for you if you drop me a line at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Lack energy & wakefulness.ongoing for past months.coffee,energy drinks, vitamin b no effect. Lot of same during adolescents.blood tests normal. Help?
Many causes...: Fatigue and sleep difficulties have SO many causes (not only physical but also emotional). My advice, stop the artificial attempts to increase energy (they are likely working against you). Drink 1 1/2 liters of water per day. Eat balanced clean diet. Exercise daily. Meditate. See your doctor if your symptoms are not improving to rule out medical causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took sleep test, diagnosed w/ idiopathic hypersomnia. Take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & Nuvigil. Any suggestions for how to improve wakefulness w/o more meds?
Myoclonus: Many people experience this. For some, it is pleasant. It is harmless. ...Read more
No: The question makes no sense.Get a more detailed answer ›
It's a long list!: A few for wakefulness/energy: coffee, green or black tea, siberian (red panax) ginseng, dark chocolate. A few for relaxation/sleep: chamomile, ashwaganda, rhodiola, valerian root, maca, holy basil, magnolia bark. A few supplements for relaxation/sleep: melatonin, magnesium, l-theanine, tryptophan, 5-htp. ...Read more
If I take amphetamines like Adderall almost daily just to suppress tiredness due to my work that requires me to sleep less would I build up tolerance to the wakefulness effects ?
Yes.: correct. Just like with the other effects of this agent (or most of them, less obvious but including focus/concentration), prolonged use leads to tolerance/dependence, hence the schedule II status. ...Read more
Is selegiline a stimulant? Can I take it to improve my stress, wakefulness and fatigue? We do not have adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) provigil type drug in our country. I am looking for alternative.
Don't know : however why you need such medicines? Our goal is to find causes for your symptoms and treat. Please visit us www.ehacstl.com to learn how we propose to treat the cause. If interested you maybwant to make a tel consult or video conference. Hope it helps. Seligiline is for Parkinson's ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sm amt ear drainage bilat noted waking up at normal feeding at night No odor fever inc fuzziness/wakefulness Off/on runny nose Is in daycare wait/md?
Brian Mapping: Quantitative electroencephalography, or a qeeg test, is one of the most reliable, non-invasive methods used in detecting the subtle neurological differences present in individuals with adhd. Clinical studies using qeeg discovered that this breakthrough technology has a 96% success rate in predicting conditions like adhd and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). ...Read more
Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more
Blood test.: It is performed to detect antibodies in the blood. It is commonly used for blood transfusion related tests and prenatal testing of pregnant women usually with rh negative blood group. For additional details please check at http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/coombs_test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, if done right: There are certain techniques that have to be observed, such as not squeezing the finger, etc. That must be observed. If everything is done right the resultant blood test results are quite accurate. The fingerstick blood sugars are one of the most important things that a diabetic can doo help him/herself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer