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Will smoking weed worsen my problems with a learning disability?

Will smoking weed worsen my problems with a learning disability?

Possibly: Smoking marijuana decreases focus and concentration, and effects short term memory. This means that it might be more difficult to understand what you are studying; and even if you do understand it, it might be harder for you to remember what you have learned. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Learning Disorders (Definition)

A learning disorder or learning disability is a condition in which a person (usually a child) has trouble reading, understanding, working with, or producing speech with words, sentences, paragraphs, ...Read more


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I had learning disability since childhood now I am adult I have develop nervous probelm. I am easily distracted worry about everything.

I had learning disability since childhood now I am adult I have develop nervous probelm. I am easily distracted worry about everything.

Anxiety is treatable: Some children with learning disabilities ( such as ADD) continue to have symptoms as adults. Some children's problems improve as they become adult. But for others, the childhood difficulties led to on-going distress, sometimes anxiety or depression.Treatment can help. Please speak to you doctor, your local medical society or your insurance company for help finding a mental health professional. ...Read more

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Please explain what are the implications of having a mental health problem & learning disability?

Please explain what are the implications of having a mental health problem & learning disability?

Many aspects: Having a mental health problem implies needing treatment for that problem. Also, depending on its severity it may impact ability to learn. Examples would be severe depression. Mania, drug abuse. And psychosis. There are also learning disabilities that are not connected to these major mental health problems, but still need help in the form of special teaching methods ; tools for the individual. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how learning disability and mental health problem differ?

Can you please tell me how learning disability and mental health problem differ?

A lot : A learning disability implys that a person has a specific disability in acquiring the skills in a specific area consistent with their average overall performance. Reading & math are examples. Although this may lead to some stress, it is not a mental health issue. Mh issues imply that a person has difficulty with issues such as depression or psychosis. They have skills to be fine in learning. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have a learning disability or mental problem that hasn't been diagnosed?

How would i be able to tell  if I have a learning disability or mental problem that hasn't been diagnosed?

Have testing done: Educational psychologists have a variety of tests that screen for learning styles/disabilities as well as mental issues. Poor mental health can often impair ones ability to learn. It would be reasonable to seek clarification after you have a basic physical exam & tests to be sure no health issue is aggravating your problems. ...Read more

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Can chemotherapy cause learning disabilities or memory problems?

Can chemotherapy cause learning disabilities or memory problems?

It is possible: There have been studies to show that things such as the ability to multitask can be impaired by chemotherapy. There are other issues with hormonal blocking medicines in some patients as well. ...Read more

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What are some common learning disabilities in children who have cardiac problems?

What are some common learning disabilities in children who have cardiac problems?

Varies : Some congenital heart problems r associated with learning problems. Some genetic disorders are associated with both too. Secondary learning problems can occur in babies delivered before 38 weeks (for example if the cardiac prob caused labor) or subjected to major health problems in the first month of life. If the heart problem causes decreased blood oxygen, then the developing brain can suffer. ...Read more

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What can be done if you have dyslexia problems like adhd, learning disabilities, phobia, add?

What can be done if you have dyslexia problems like adhd, learning disabilities, phobia, add?

Get evaluated: Speak with a psychologist. They can evaluate your symptoms and help choose a corse of treatment. You can then decide whether to consider a trial on medication. ...Read more

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Smoking weed? First try.For anxiety,panic attack,disability l/t pain/relax;opposed to Dizapam/codine? Also on Sertraline 150&flu. Concerns? Dangerous?

Smoking weed? First try.For anxiety,panic attack,disability l/t pain/relax;opposed to Dizapam/codine?
Also on Sertraline 150&flu. Concerns? Dangerous?

THC can be helpful: Chris, If you have found smoking marijuana to be helpful in reducing your anxiety and panic attacks I would suggest you try other oral forms of TCH to see if you have the same level of benefit. I would also encourage you to consider forms of exercise and exertion that are within your ability i.e. swimming, rowing , walking, biking. If you don't have an accountability partner you may consider one. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Learning Disability (Definition)

Learning disabilities are clinical findings in which a person has difficulty learning new information or skills, often due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more