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    CMT Symptoms

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    Although symptoms of CMT can vary from individual to individual, there are common symptoms of CMT that are prevalent. Early signs of CMT are commonly noted in children or infants that are clumsier and have difficulties trying to walk because they have trouble lifting up their feet (Charcot-Marie-Tooth (cmt), 2015). This early symptom can be accompanied with weak leg muscles and fatigue. Young children who have difficulties picking up their legs to begin walking may have early signs of foot drop. Foot drop is when individuals have difficulties lifting their feet at the ankle (Charcot-Marie-Tooth (cmt), 2015). Although these early signs may be just delayed walking skills, it is important to have it checked out by a physician. Other signs that…

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    In some cases symptoms appear after the experience of an extremely stressful event. A high incidence of IBS in seen in adults who were the victim of sexual or physical abuse in childhood. I personally have had traumatic experience in Afghanistan where is when my IBS symptoms began in 2010. These traumatic episodes have an irreversiable effect on the colon and have lead to five plus years of dealing with IBS. Stress and IBS go hand in hand, but the relationship is not yet fully understood.…

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    Uncontrollable nervous smile, tensioning of the throat, quivering of the knees. Symptoms all too familiar to me. Symptom of an unsure man. Symptoms of high-strung and anxious man. Symptoms of a man about to host a seminar on a topic he is extremely passionate about in front of hundreds of his peers. The topic was on stereotypes and the misconceptions that come along with it, focusing on race. I had about 10 minutes to calm my nerves before my guidance counselor, who had recommended me to host…

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    Schizophrenia is a devastating disorder that cost over $60 billion in the United States alone. A disease as devastating as schizophrenia puts most families in a terrible situation. In the book, The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa believes that he transformed into a bug and is clearly suffering from schizophrenia evident to cognitive, behavioral, and psychological symptoms that was shown throughout the book. In the very beginning of the book the easiest symptom to identify is cognitive. One of the…

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    Somatic Symptom Theory

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    Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD) embodies the conundrum of compartmentalizing mental disorders as separate from physical, emotional and spiritual ailments. The number of individuals presenting for treatment of somatic symptoms associated with mental duress is enormous (Sharma & Manjula, 2013). They suffer high disability, marked impairment of health status, and place massive financial burden on the health care system (APA, 2013; Ruttley, Ng & Burnside, 2014; Sharma & Manjula, 2013). Approximately…

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    Children With ADHD Study

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    classifies the boys as being twice at risk of developing the condition compared to the girls. In the general population, some of the symptoms that occurred in the past would not be detected due to lack of sufficient facilities and knowledge on the subject. However, the recent development and innovations that have taken place in the medical field have ensured that ADHD is rightly diagnosed and the children receive the right medication. According to (Holland, 2015), ADHD…

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    Type A and type B tularemia have similar signs and symptoms that seem nonspecific until after the incubation period. Tularemia is presented as an illness that includes symptoms such as chills, headache, muscular pains, and fever and skin ulceration. However after the incubation period, people infected with the bacteria will develop 1 to 6 different clinical symptoms depending on the portal of entry. Typically the incubation period falls anywhere between 1 to 21 days, however symptoms…

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    he suffers from an anxiety disorder due to the simple fact that he has feelings of extreme nervousness that are interfering with his job. However, this is not his only symptom of anxiety he shows. Anxiety is usually not the only mental disorder one encounters at a time and he does show symptoms of other mental disorders as well. After reading Owen’s case the generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) stands out. GAD is a serious and common disorder (Bandelow et al., 2013). Symptoms of this disorder…

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    Influenza Case Summary

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    today with complaints of malaise, increased somnolence/fatigue, non-productive cough, fever/chills, headache, and generalized myalgia (7/10). Symptoms began yesterday morning, prior to school, and continued to get worse. Patient drank an energy drink around 7pm yesterday and again this morning to increase her energy but was unsuccessful. She took OTC Tylenol last night for other symptoms with no relief. She has been unable to eat because of sore throat and sitting upright makes symptoms worse.…

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    Cell Signalling and Disease Project: Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms of pancreatic cancer are rarely visible until the disease reaches an advanced stage, which contributes to the low survival rate (six percent). When symptoms are present, they include body pain (specifically in the torso or middle back), nausea, fatigue, blood clotting, dark urine, weight loss, and yellowing on the skin and eyes. This disease very rarely afflicts people under the age of forty-five, although it is possible. Although…

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