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Senior Health - About Anxiety Disorders - 33 Frequently Asked Questions And Answers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 2:19pm NIH Senior Health 1. How is an anxiety disorder different from just feeling anxious or worried? If you have an anxiety disorder, worry or fear becomes long-term and may get worse instead of better as time goes on. Doctors and older adults tend to view anxiety and fear as normal given the circumstances of aging. But ... Read on »
Dietary Magnesium and ADHD Comorbid Disorders by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm 2 Comments This is the third in a three-part series on the effects of magnesium intake on ADHD. We have seen previously how ADHD can be associated with dietary magnesium deficiencies, and how supplementation with magnesium can prove helpful. We have also seen that taking in vitamin B6 can boost magnesium's absorption into cells, improving its effectiveness fo ... Read on »
Etiologic Classification of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Jul 2009 11:53pm J. Gordon Millichap, MD, FRCP Division of Neurology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois ABSTRACT Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a neurobiological syndrome with an estimated prevalence among children and adolescents of 5%. It is a highly heritable disorder, but acquired f ... Read on »
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment Options by castlewoodtc Posted Fri 01 Apr 2011 8:00am In addition to existing treatment options for obsessive compulsive disorder, research is bringing in fresh, improved therapeutic methods that can help OCD sufferers lead fulfilling and worthwhile lives. The two commonly adopted treatment methods for this disorder are psychotherapy and medication. Typically a combination of both therapy and medica ... Read on »
Brainsway Gets FDA Approval To Conduct Study To Assess Efficiency Of Deep TMS Device To Treat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 1:16am Moving right along with TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) treatments here’s a new study to take place.  As you can read below Brainsway already has approval for a device to treat depression.  I am guessing the treatment would be for severe obsessive-compulsive disorders as if the truth was known there’s a little bit of OCD  in all of us a ... Read on »
Two Cases Of Lyme Disease-Associated Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:39am Lyme Disease Foundation's XV International Conference on Lyme disease and other Tick-borne Disorders Farmington CT April 6-7, 2002 TWO CASES OF LYME DISEASE-ASSOCIATED OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD) ARE DESCRIBED. OBSESSIONS MAY BE TERMINATED SUDDENLY AND PERMANENTLY BY THE FIRST INJECTION OF IM PENICILLIN Abstract by Virgin ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:12pm A teenager talking about his father found his dad's way of doing things rather entertaining. He pontificated that his father was soOCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) that his dad called the disorder CDO because that put the letters in alphabetical order. Read on »
FDA OKs deep brain stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Medtronic by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 6:30pm Medtronic is really making some moves into the “brain” department with devices of late.  This is the latest device and more information at the Medtronic website will tell when the product will actually become available.  Below are a couple links to recent posts along the same subject line.  BD Medtronic Announces First Clinical Data on Occipi ... Read on »
Antidepressants and the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:52pm 1 Comment This article reviews some of the more data on the use of SSRI antidepressants in treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  The article suggests that the use of medications such as Prozac and Zoloft can bring relief up to twice as often as a placebo.  However, the relief is generally modest, and must be balanced against the possible side ef ... Read on »
Drugs for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Get Healthy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of drugs and medications that are commonly prescribed to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Anafranil Antidepressants Buspar Celexa Citalopram Clomipramine Clonazepam Cymbalta Dopamine Effexor Fluoxetine Fluvoxamine Klonopin Lamictal Lexapro Luvox Paroxetine Paxil Prozac ... Read on »