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The after effects of bacterial are like emotional instability, mood swings, a little mental retardation and clumsiness. how can I help myself?therapy?

The after effects of bacterial are like emotional instability, mood swings, a little mental retardation and clumsiness. how can I help myself?therapy?

A psychologist: or social worker can help you learn some strategies to help w/your situation. There is a lot you can to to help yourself but others need to be involved, including your doc, for the best outcome. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Clumsiness (Definition)

When our movements are not well coordinated, we are clumsy. We may drop things, run into doors, or have trouble getting projects done that require coordination of our movements. Some people are just clumsier than others. However, if someone is not usually clumsy and now starts having trouble with hand movements, walking or other movements, a visit to the ...Read more


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Is there no any therapy to treat or to minimize the after effects left by bacterial meningitis? Like some cognition problem, clumsiness, mood swings...

Is there no any therapy to treat or to minimize the after effects left by bacterial meningitis? Like some cognition problem, clumsiness, mood swings...

Mennigitis: Yes there is therapy usually done through a neuropsychologist. Check with a neuro-rehab facility they should be able to direct you. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: clumsiness?

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Poor coordination: When our movements are not well coordinated, we are clumsy. We may drop things, run into doors, or have trouble getting projects done that require coordination of our movements. Some people are just clumsier than others. However, if someone is not usually clumsy and now starts having trouble with hand movements, walking or other movements, a visit to the family doctor is important. ...Read more

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Could yoga help with clumsiness?

Could yoga help with clumsiness?

Gradually, yes: Many poses in yoga increase balance, flexibility, and strength. All of these qualities would help increase coordination and a sense of one's own body. Clumsiness may often come from lack of awareness of one's body, or its location in space. Yoga transforms this because there is the constant focus on internal sensation, breath, and gentle practice with one's body in both motion ; stillness. ...Read more

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Ideas? What might cause the sudden onset of excessive clumsiness?

Ideas? What might cause the sudden onset of excessive clumsiness?

Laundry list: Without more information this is probably a very long list of things that could be considered. I would see a doctor to look into the really bad things - please note that I am NOT saying you have ANY of these! - but someone needs to make sure you are not having a stroke, compression of the spinal cord, a tumor, brain water backup. ...Read more

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What could causes clumsiness after a migraine?

What could causes clumsiness after a migraine?

Brain ischemia: During severe migraine there can be decreased blood to the brain. This can effect balance centers. Vertigo and nausea are common. Slow recovery of equilibrium may take a couple days. ...Read more

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Any ways to reduce clumsiness?

Any ways to reduce clumsiness?

Clumsiness: Make sure there is no root underlying cause such as spinal stenosis (seek advice from primary care physician or neurologist). If work up negative or positive i would work with a physical or occupational therapist and enroll in a pilates course. ...Read more

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How do you deal with unusual clumsiness?

How do you deal with unusual clumsiness?

See your doctor: If you are e trouble walking (clumsy legs), or dropping things (weak, clumsy hands and arms) see your physician as soon as possible for a good examination. It might be a problem with the brain or spinal cord. If it is changing quickly, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What can be done to improve clumsiness?

What can be done to improve  clumsiness?

Concentration: If the only problem you have is clumsiness, it may mean you are not concentrating on the activity you are trying to accomplish. Also some people are not as coordinated as others and it is not a diease or anything else. For example how many of us can hit a 100 mph fastball in a baseball game? ...Read more

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Can there be anything that can cause clumsiness?

Can there be anything that can cause clumsiness?

Vague question: If you are speaking about a specific clumsiness of for example the left hand, then you would consider a lesion in the brain that controls that region. Damage to the specific motor areas in the brain can lead to the specific motor weakness ie. Clumsiness. Things that can cause damage include stroke, brain tumors, traumatic brain injury. ...Read more

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Is it true that clumsiness is a disorder or a behavior?

Can be a symptom: Clumsiness could be a symptom of a neurological disorder. If a person has a medical condition which is causing damage to the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance, then the person could be "clumsy" as a result of the condition. Most of the time, a person described as clumsy probably does not have a neurological condition, however. ...Read more

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Can people 'grow out' of being clumsy?

Some people do: Clumsiness may be due to muscular weakness, gross of fine motor coordination difficulties, visuomotor integrations difficulties, sensory input problems, vestibular or balance difficulties.. As the brain matures sometimes better motor control and inhibition develop, in other cases neuropsychological or neurological assessment may lead to recommendations for pt or ot. ...Read more

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I have problems with dizziness, clumsiness and focusing since yesterday afternoon. Do i need to see a dr. About this?

I have problems with dizziness, clumsiness and focusing since yesterday afternoon.  Do i need to see a dr. About this?

Yes: Clumsiness and dizziness can be caused by inner ear and also cerebellar problems. Add focusing problems and any number of problems causing encephalopathy in a young person should be considered. Yes you should see a doc. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Clumsy (Definition)

Clumsy = awkward movements. ...Read more