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What is the best treatment for symptoms of akethesia?

What is the best treatment for symptoms of akethesia?

Stop the medication: Akethesia is usually caused by bad reaction to a neurotropic medication. It involves restless movements and inability to sit still. Once the medication is reduced or stopped, the symptoms should resolve. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment options for anxiety/panic attacks/depression and related issues?

What are the best treatment options for anxiety/panic attacks/depression and related issues?

Anxiety/depression: Anxiety attacks: avoid provocative stimulants - situations such as crowed room arguments, avoid intake of stimulants, engage in calming activities such as yoga are some examples of non drug therapy. Depression attacks: avoid being alone stay active, enroll in group activities with positive energy. The next route is prescription drug therapy with a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for unsteadiness and weaknes?

What is the most effective treatment for unsteadiness and weaknes?

Depends: The symptoms could be due to a variety of causes, including thyroid issues, anemia, hidden cancers, gastrointestinal disorders, sleep disorders, problems with brain, spinal cord, chronic fatigue, muscle disease, etc. One needs a diagnosis first in order to arrive at an effective therapy. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for phobia and anxiety/depression treatment?

What is the best medicine for phobia and anxiety/depression treatment?

There is no one best: medication. It will depend on things like what you have responded to before, allergies, drug interactions etc. ...Read more

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Which type of medical specialist is best suited for identifying cause of extreme fatigue and possible treatments? Not mental health related.

Which type of medical specialist is best suited for identifying cause of extreme fatigue and possible treatments? Not mental health related.

Start with PCP: I would suggest starting with a primary care physician who will take a complete history , perform a physical exam, and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pain of neuropathy?

What is the best treatment for pain of neuropathy?

Control glucose: Most important is to control ur blood sugar-w/o that it will likely cont to progress. Tx aimed @ sx include oral: gabapentin, pregabalin, some antidepressants (ex duloxetine), more & topical: capsaicin, lidocaine, tens, more. Dfclt to predict who will respond to which the best. Lots of choices & i gen talk thru in's & out's of many & decide together which to try 1st, etc. May need combo top + oral. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for add symptoms due to generalized anxiety disorder?

Maybe not ADD: Untreated anxiety can manifest as in attention therefore treating the anxiety with therapy and or medications can lead to improved attentional ability. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dementia?

What is the best treatment for dementia?

No Best Treatment: Given the fact that there exist many different kinds of dementia there is no best treatment. There are certain dementias that improve when the underlying cause is treated. There are treatments that reduce the progression of some dementias. In the end the best treatment for any dementia would be one that delayed the onset, slowed the progress or cured the dementia. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pseudoseizures?

What is the treatment for pseudoseizures?

Therapy: Pseudoseizures are classified in a group of disorders called conversion disorders. Although your symptoms are very real, there is no physical basis for them. Often the symptoms of conversion disorders are caused by stress. The best treatment is counseling/therapy to help you deal withn the stressors in your life. ...Read more

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What is the safest treatment for elderly anxiety and depression?

What is the safest treatment for elderly anxiety and depression?

Love ; presence: Honestly, authentic love is probably the safest treatment for elderly anxiety and depression. Love with compassion, willingness to be present for daily tasks of living, and to hear stories that are on the person's mind. Sometimes professional treatment may also be needed in the form of lower doses of antidepressants, plus supportive psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What is the best new treatment for Parkinson's disease?

What is the best new treatment for Parkinson's disease?

Azilect (rasagiline) + Other Meds: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro). After they've been maximized & stronger meds are needed to adequately manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Tailor rx with side effects in mind for each person. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for deterioration of school work?

What is the best treatment for deterioration of school work?

Find the Cause: Fnd the cause. Is it lack of motivation? Boredom? Newly discovered learning disabilities? Attention deficit disorder? There many posssible causes which , if discovered , make the remedy much easier to find. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for "mental" perseveration and health?

What are the best treatments for "mental" perseveration and health?

Your question is not: clear. Psychotherapy can help you sort out and stop perseverating about things which would lead to mental well being & therefore health. However, I'm not sure I really understand your question, please ask it again & be more explicit. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for severe depression?

What is the best treatment for severe depression?

No one best tx.: Your Dr can assess for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions. Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try> ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for anxiety?

What is the best treatment for anxiety?

A patchwork quilt: Approach. You are more likely to be successful in dealing with your anxiety by using more that one type of treatment. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle. ...Read more

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