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Is this peripheral nervous system damage?

Is this peripheral nervous system damage?

This condition exist: What arre you considering peripheral nervous system damage. The condition exists , but what are you referring to? ...Read more

Dr. Vasu Brown
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Brain Damage (Definition)

Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more


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I'm scared that i might have central nervous system damage, how to tell for sure?

I'm scared that i might have central nervous system damage, how to tell for sure?

Hard to tell: Not enough information to assess why you would think that you have central nervous system damage. Was there a traumatic brain injury, stroke, concussion? Are you having symptoms like headache, trouble thinking, weakness or paralysis. The symptoms will help your doctor figure it out and order the appropriate test. ...Read more

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Is it possible for long time marijuana use lead to permanent nervous system damage?

Is it possible for long time marijuana use lead to permanent nervous system damage?

Yes. : This is unequivocally proven. From schizophrenia to decreased judgment. Best to stop, as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Does folic acid deficiency cause irreversible nervous system damage?

Does folic acid deficiency cause irreversible nervous system damage?

Not usually, but : Do you really have Folic Acid deficiency? If so, you could have elevation of homocysteine, which could be a risk of heart attack and/or stroke. If this is the case, have your doc check for an mthfr (tt or ct allele genetic condition), as this could be quite a problem if not addressed. The tt is relatively uncommon, but must be treated. ...Read more

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My husband has Lyme disease he had a reoccurrence with nervousness and stiffness on doxycycline 100mg 7 days. Is that enough treatment?

My husband has Lyme disease he had a reoccurrence with nervousness and stiffness on doxycycline 100mg 7 days. Is that enough treatment?

Probably not but...: Acute lyme disease responds well to Doxycycline though lyme specialists advise 200 mg 2x/day for 30 days. If his recurrence is due to a new bite i advise that dose. If it's recurrence of previous infection, as dr. Raff mentions, this is a controversial subject. There is strong evidence lyme can persist (http://bit.Ly/1ffxjxl) but i feel antibiotics are seldom effective for chronic lyme.See comment:. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment and recovery rate for brain damage?

What is the best treatment and recovery rate for brain damage?

Great question: This has been an active area of research for decades, first with post-stroke damage, and now post-TBI. There are some clinical trials you might want to track (clinical.trials.gov) to see if any are open / recruiting. Brain damage healing varies between people and circumstances. Neuropsych testing can show positive change in some people out to 2 years. Sorry about your injury, best wishes ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for traumatic nerve injury?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for traumatic nerve injury?

SCENAR: Good nutritional support (omega 3 supplement high in dha), and scenar treatment are two good starts. Scenar is a microcurrent biofeedback device that needs to be used by a certified and experienced practitioner, but can be particularly helpful. It's similar to a tens unit, but much more effective. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for diseases of the nervous system?

What is the treatment for diseases of the nervous system?

NS illness: Depends on the disease & the part of the nervous system involved. If neurologic symptoms, consult a Neurologist. ...Read more

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Will citalopram increase efficiency of autonomic nervous system? I have pots and feel rubbish without treatment

Yes: Citalopram an ssri can be extremely effective in re-regulating the autonomic nervous system and raising blood pressure. Some studies indicate that serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (snris) such as venlafaxine (effexor) and duloxetine (cymbalta) are even more effective. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Nerve Injury (Definition)

Nerve injury is a general term for any problem with the nerve that results form injury. It can present as pain, numbness, ...Read more