Top
30
Doctor insights on: What Are The Major Characteristics Of The Nervous System

Share
2

2
Wisdom tooth pulled last Friday, gave me alot numbing, nauseated, nervousness, diaherrea. Felt this way since thenhow long till out of system complete?

Wisdom tooth pulled last Friday, gave me alot numbing, nauseated, nervousness, diaherrea. Felt this way since thenhow long till out of system complete?

Vague: Hard to say without a history and being aware of the pre-extraction issues and how the surgery actually proceeded. I would call the dentist/oral surgeon to ask ...Read more

3

3
What are the major organs of the nervous system?

What are the major organs of the nervous system?

Brain & Spinal Cord: The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system (cns). The peripheral nervous system (pns) consists of the nerves and ganglia outside of the brain and spinal cord. ...Read more

4

4
Which major diseases are associated with the nervous system?

Which major diseases are associated with the nervous system?

There are many: Some major neurological disorders include headache, stroke (both ischemic and hemorrhagic), epilepsy, brain cancer, vertigo/dizziness, dementia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, neuropathic pain, ataxia, traumatic brain injury, Myasthenia gravis. For a full list, visit http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/disorder_index.htm ...Read more

5

5
What causes major inhibitory effects in the central nervous system?

What causes major inhibitory effects in the central nervous system?

Neurotransmitters: A balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters exist to facilitate normal bodily functions. The inhibitors are many, including acetylcholine, norepinephrine, seratonin, dopamine, and these modulate the effects of the excitatory chemicals. ...Read more

6

6
Can major depressive disorder cause your whole nervous system to go haywire?

Can major depressive disorder cause your whole nervous system to go haywire?

Sort of: Depression effects your perception of yourself physically and emotionally which can lead to or exacerbate physical symptoms and effect memory and other brain functions. ...Read more

7

7
What are specific locations within the central nervous system where lsd is believed to act?

What are specific locations within the central nervous system where lsd is believed to act?

LSD: Lsd acts on serotonin receptors designated as 5-ht2, which are widespread. Effects are most prominent in two brain regions. 1 -- cerebral cortex, involved in mood, cognition, and perception. 2 -- locus coeruleus, which receives sensory signals from all areas of the body and may be the brain's "novelty detector" for important external stimuli. Sensory distortions result. ...Read more

8

8
What evidence exists on short- and long-term negative effects of GHB (street name g) on the central nervous system, heart, liver or other major organ?

What evidence exists on short- and long-term negative effects of GHB (street name g) on the central nervous system, heart, liver or other major organ?

Unknown: Short term sedation including respiratory depression may require intubation, long term effects are unknown since prospective data are needed. But it can be addicting since it will cause a surge of Dopamine the chief chemical involved in addiction. ...Read more

9

9
What happens when neurons die by injury!? Specific neurons in the brain, injury to the central nervous system.

In most cases: Neurons do not have the ability to regenerate, or have only a limited ability at best. There is significant redundancy and unused capacity with the brain's neural network, so depending on the location and extent of injury, it may be possible to compensate for some degree of neuronal loss due to injury. The damage itself is generally permanent, however. ...Read more

10

10
How can I relieve nervousness?

How can I relieve nervousness?

To V stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 – 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

11

11
Is there any way to cure my nervousness?

Is there any way to cure my nervousness?

Cure for nerves: Anxiety is a normal part of being human, so there is no "cure". Many people can be taught ways to better manage their anxiety through cognitive and behaviorally oriented therapy. There are also anti-anxiety meds that are effective. You can be helped with psychiatric or psychological therapy. ...Read more

12

12
Could nervousness stop antitranspirants?

Do you mean will: An antiperspirant be effective if you are nervous and sweating heavily? There are some clinical strength products that you can use if needed. ...Read more

13

13
Could nervousness be a medical condition?

If nervous is : Anxiety then it may be a condition. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...Read more

14

14
Can there be anyway to reduce nervousness?

Anxiety: Absolutely, if your nervousness has been long-standing it is probably a learned way of reacting. Anxiety if often caused by misperceiving situations and interactions. Individual and group psychotherapy can be very helpful in lessening your nervousness. Best. ...Read more

15

15
Nervousness- what are its effects on the body?

Nervousness- what are its effects on the body?

Too numerous to list: The effects are too numerous to list here so I am referring you to a comprehensive website with an excellent overview of the effects on all the various organ systems in the body. Best wishes.
Helpguide. Org/mental/stress_signs. Htm
don't let stress hijack your life. Learn the signs and causes of stress overload and what you can do to help yourself. ...Read more

16

16
How can you stop random attacks of nervousness?

How can you stop random attacks of nervousness?

Deep breathing: Learn professionally deep breathing using your diaphragm learn proper way how to relax and distract your self ...Read more

17

17
What is the best way to fight against nervousness?

What is the best way to fight against nervousness?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 – 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

19

19
What are the bad effects of nervousness on your body?

Cardiac abnormalitie: If you're nervous for an extended period, it can affect your heart rate and may even raise your blood pressure.
Sometimes you can fell better with simple things like a cup of camomile tea or a walk. ...Read more

20

20
How do I control my nervousness or try not to show it?

How do I control my nervousness or try not to show it?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 – 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

21

21
What is the definition or description of: Nervousness?

Nervousness: Nervousness is feeling anxious or afraid in certain circumstances or with particular people, objects or activities. It might make one feel jittery or afraid. Nervousness can sometimes cause people to avoid the things that make them fearful. Reasons for nervousness could be biological or from a previous bad experience. ...Read more

22

22
Can you please list a few OTC medicine for nervousness?

Can you please list a few OTC medicine for nervousness?

A few: The first thing to do with nervousness is to discover why it's happening, and deal with that. Stop all stimulants, including caffeine. Breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation, and yoga are helpful practices. Depending on what other medications you're taking, some herbal medicines can be safe to try -- such as milky oats which is like nature's xanax (alprazolam). Passion flower, lemon balm, or kava too. ...Read more

23

23
How to relieve nervousness after making a fool of myself?

Let it go: You are the biased judge of yourself. You don't determine what others perceive. ...Read more

24

24
What can I do to help me calm my nervousness and be like myself?

What can I do to help me calm my nervousness and be like myself?

Meditation is great.: You can start with deep breathing and sit down in a comfortable position and repeat a mantra or a work over and over.
Your mind will feel cleared of distraction thoughts and your body will relax.
It helps to close your eyes too. ...Read more

25

25
What r the causes of regular nervousness and does this cause risk of errors in tasks?

Many: Regular nervousness is not common and needs to be evaluated. Some medications used to treat bronco ecstasies can cause nervousness, and difficulty breathing can itself present as anxiety. Get evaluated for thyroid problems and other metabolic issues. Finally, anxiety and depression at your age is common which can explain some symptoms you are describing. ...Read more

26

26
Someone at work pointed out to me today that I giggle after most sentances, I think its nervousness as I haven't been there long how do I stop doing it?

Feedback: In my anesthesia practice I have noticed that nervousness manifests itself in various ways, depending on personality. Some patients get very quiet, some giggle, others get defensive, etc. These sort of nervous responses may be unconscious. I suggest you ask close friends who you spend a fair amount of time with to monitor this behavior and tell you when it happens so you can modify it. ...Read more

28

28
What can I do about nervousness and anxiety?

What can I do about nervousness and anxiety?

See Below: Try to identify things that you can control and things you cannot control. Work on things that you can control, and let go of things that you can't. Establish routines for yourself-- it helps make environment more predictable. Do relaxation, self-care, sleep hygiene. Find a therapist to help you guide through the process. ...Read more

29

29
What is the best cure for nervousness and taking tension for almost everything......?

No Fun.: Sounds like no fun. Start with thorough medical evaluation to include adrenal hormone and neurotransmitter testing. Lifestyle (sleep, diet, exercise, relaxation, yoga, meditation). Love psychotherapy.

I prescribe meds temporarily as last resort.

Targeted Amino Acids (eg 5-htp, taurine, glycine), GABA support, l-theanine, passiflora, inositol) also safe and effective. Good luck. ...Read more

30

30
How to get rid of nervousness before speech?

Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is helped most by practice and rehearsal. Toastmasters can be a forum for this. Relaxation exercises help. I will often prescribe a low dose beta blocker as Propranolol that helps prevent tremors and increased heartrate, but it can't be used with asthma. Benzodiazepines need to used very cautiously as they can sedate and cause memory problems is used excessively. ...Read more