These symptoms may come and go; different symptoms may appear at different times during the course of this disease. No two cases of Lupus are alike so people may experience different signs and symptoms. Here is a list of the most common symptoms of lupus for men and women; extreme fatigue, headaches, painful or swollen joints, fever, anemia, swelling, pain in the chest, sensitivity to sunlight, hair loss, and abnormal blood clotting. This disease affects the kidneys, lungs, central nervous system, blood vessels, blood, and the heart. By affecting the kidney, it may impair their ability to rid waste from their body.
Some people might find that they will cry or laugh for no reason. They can also feel really tired. -bladder problems: the bladder is controlled by the nervous system, so MS might cause bladder issues, such as no control of the bladder resulting in wetting themselves, or needing the toilet more than normal. Billy had trouble with his balance and his bladder a lot, he also suffered from a few muscle spasms which caused him to go to the Doctors. The causes of multiple sclerosis: MS happens because of the damage to the nerve fibres of the central nervous system.
The Encyclopedia of mental disorders (2010) states that people with generalized anxiety disorder experience excessive worry that causes problems at work and in the maintenance of daily responsibilities. Evidence suggests that generalized anxiety disorder involves several neurotransmitter systems in the brain, including nor-epinephrine and serotonin. The abnormal levels of certain neurotransmitters in the brain have been associated with generalized anxiety disorder. Neurotransmitters send a special chemical from nerve cell to nerve cell when transferring information. If these neurotransmitters are out of balance, the chemical messages cannot get through the brain properly.
Paralysis – or weakness could affect one side of the body more than the other making tasks like getting dressed difficult. Continence may also be affected. Ataxia – irregular, uncontrollable tremors affecting co-ordination of movements can make it difficult to write. Hands may shake and the person may become clumsy. Hormonal imbalances – damage to the hypothalamus or the pituitary glands can lead to insufficient or increased
Causes of Fibromyalgia There are many theories about the causes of fibromyalgia, but research has yet to pinpoint a clear culprit. Some doctors believe hormonal or chemical imbalances disrupt the way nerves signal pain. Others suggest a traumatic event or chronic stress may increase a person's susceptibility. Most experts agree that fibromyalgia probably results from a combination of factors, rather than a single cause. Fibromyalgia and Fatigue After pain, the most common and debilitating symptom of fibromyalgia is fatigue.
In particular, neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine are found to be at lower levels in people with MDD. Serotonin is responsible for many bodily functions including notable roles in sleep, appetite, memory, learning, mood, sexual behavior, cardiovascular function, and endocrine regulation as well as a role in aggression. Norepinephrine is secreted by the adrenal glands in response to stress. If norepinephrine’s neurological pathways are blocked, depression can result. Antidepressants that are effective through altering levels of serotonin and norepinephrine prove their role in
There are many ways to define pain as each person is different and may possibly have a way of defining pain. Assessment can be described as an evaluating process of something or someone. It involves the development of decision-making process and collection of information (Katon 2001). Management of chronic pain is defined as having control over the pain in terms of finding treatment, management may help reduce the unpleasant pain, and this will focus on pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to its management. Pharmacological management involves the use of drugs to help ease the patient’s pain or cure the pain (Monga & Grabois 2002).
Week 9 - Final Ruth Screen PSY 240 December 13, 2013 Analyzing Psychological Disorders Psychological disorders can affect anyone and everyone - they do not discriminate again age, gender or social class. Some people are predisposed to some psychological disorders, such as depression, anxiety, addiction, schizophrenia but there are thousands of people that are diagnosed with one of these disorders without having any genetic connection. There are a lot of people that suffer from anxiety, from something as small as always having to have a clean house to having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and not going to certain places because of the amount of dirt everywhere. There are people that battle with insomnia - my mom has really bad insomnia
Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Exercise Abstract Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease affecting the central nervous system, making up the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. MS is a chronic disease and is often disabling; hindering patients’ ability to live a pain free, active life. Symptoms are sporadic and can either be mild or severe and vary widely with each person. There is currently not a cure for multiple sclerosis, but strategies and medications that alleviate symptoms associated with this disease. Although there are diverse studies/medical opinions on what is most effective in terms of treatment, exercise is one most preferred for MS patients.
Pain killers are intended to relieve pain, cough and diarrhea. People who abuse on pain killers take them to block the brain from receiving pain messages. Their intake is much higher than normal in order for them to get the similar feeling they would to an illegal drug. There are withdrawal symptoms that can cause people to become more dependent on the drug. Usually people who abuse pain killers are people who are facing psychological problems.