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Body dysmorphic disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/body-dysmorphic-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353944

Oct 28th, 2019 - Diagnosis After a medical evaluation to help rule out other medical conditions, your primary care provider may make a referral to a mental health professional for further evaluation. Diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder is typically based on: A psychological evaluation that assesses risk factors and thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to negative self-image Personal, social, family and m...

Body dysmorphic disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/body-dysmorphic-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20353938

Oct 28th, 2019 - Overview Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health disorder in which you can't stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in your appearance — a flaw that appears minor or can't be seen by others. But you may feel so embarrassed, ashamed and anxious that you may avoid many social situations. When you have body dysmorphic disorder, you intensely focus on your appearance and bod...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378414

Oct 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Oct 14th, 2019 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Sexual Dysfunction
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9125-sexual-dysfunction-and-disease

Oct 13th, 2019 - What is sexual dysfunction? The term “sexual dysfunction” describes a set of conditions that affect your sex life. Among other problems, sexual dysfunction can reduce your desire for sex, or your ability to become sexually aroused. It may prevent you from achieving an orgasm, cause premature ejaculation, or it may cause pain during intercourse. Sexual dysfunction gets in the way of a pleasurabl...

Schizotypal personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizotypal-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353924

Oct 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis People with schizotypal personality disorder may seek help from their primary care doctor because of other symptoms, such as anxiety, depression or problems coping with frustration, or for treatment of substance misuse. After a physical exam to help rule out other medical conditions, your primary care doctor may refer you to a mental health professional for further evaluation. Diagnos...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Oct 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Breast MRI Breast MRI During a breast MRI, you lie on your stomach on a padded scanning table. Your breasts fit into a hollow depression in t...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355197

Oct 4th, 2019 - Overview Functional neurologic disorders — a newer and broader term that includes what some people call conversion disorder — feature nervous system (neurological) symptoms that can't be explained by a neurological disease or other medical condition. However, the symptoms are real and cause significant distress or problems functioning. Signs and symptoms vary, depending on the type of functiona...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355202

Oct 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There are no standard tests for functional neurologic disorders. Diagnosis usually involves assessment of existing symptoms and ruling out any neurological or other medical condition that could cause the symptoms. Functional neurologic disorders are diagnosed based on what is present, such as specific patterns of signs and symptoms, and not just by what is absent, such as a lack of st...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353994

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing thoracic outlet syndrome can be difficult because the symptoms and their severity can vary greatly among people with the disorder. To diagnose thoracic outlet syndrome, your doctor may review your symptoms and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Physical examination. Your doctor will perform a physical examination to look for external signs of thoracic outle...

Obesity - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obesity/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20375753

Aug 21st, 2019 - The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients. Less Is More: Losing Weight, Gaining Perspective A lifetime of food addiction resulted in Jessica Erickson's weight becoming unman...

Sleep disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20354018

Aug 9th, 2019 - Overview Sleep disorders are conditions that result in changes in the way that you sleep. A sleep disorder can affect your overall health, safety and quality of life. Sleep deprivation can affect your ability to drive safely and increase your risk of other health problems. Some of the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders include excessive daytime sleepiness, irregular breathing or increased mo...

Sleep disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sleep-disorders/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354021

Aug 9th, 2019 - Sleep disorders care at Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic has a team of sleep specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. Your health care is tailored to your personal needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat the full spectrum of sleep disorders, in...

Erectile Dysfunction & Heart Disease
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15029-heart-disease--erectile-dysfunction

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is the inability to achieve and sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. The condition is not considered normal at any age. Premature ejaculation, infertility, or low sex drive are not the same as erectile dysfunction, though one or more of these conditions may be associated with it. How serious a problem is erectile ...

Borderline personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370242

Jul 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Personality disorders, including borderline personality disorder, are diagnosed based on a: Detailed interview with your doctor or mental health provider Psychological evaluation that may include completing questionnaires Medical history and exam Discussion of your signs and symptoms A diagnosis of borderline personality disorder is usually made in adults, not in children or teenagers...

Borderline personality disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20370237

Jul 16th, 2019 - Overview Borderline personality disorder is a mental health disorder that impacts the way you think and feel about yourself and others, causing problems functioning in everyday life. It includes self-image issues, difficulty managing emotions and behavior, and a pattern of unstable relationships. With borderline personality disorder, you have an intense fear of abandonment or instability, and y...

Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9794-anorexia-nervosa

Jun 26th, 2019 - What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder. It is defined as self-starvation in order to maintain an abnormally low body weight. Low body weight is described as weighing less than the minimum that is considered normal for the person’s age, sex, stage of growth and development, and physical health. Individuals with anorexia nervosa have an intense fear of ga...

Frontal lobe seizures - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontal-lobe-seizures/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353962

Jun 24th, 2019 - Diagnosis Frontal lobe epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can be mistaken for psychiatric problems or sleep disorders, such as night terrors. It's also possible that some seizure effects found in the frontal lobe might be the result of seizures that begin in other parts of the brain. Your doctor will review your symptoms and medical history and give you a physical exam. ...

Mental illness - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mental-illness/symptoms-causes/syc-20374968

Jun 7th, 2019 - Overview Mental illness, also called mental health disorders, refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors. Many people have mental health concerns from time to time. But a mental health concern becomes a mental...

Cardiac Disease & Depression
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16917-depression--heart-disease

Apr 28th, 2019 - Stress, anxiety and depression and its impact on Heart Disease Written with: Leo Pozuelo, MD Department of Psychiatry and Psychology It is common for you to feel sad or depressed after a heart attack, cardiac surgery or procedure, recent hospitalization, or new diagnosis of heart disease. These emotions may be the result of not knowing what to expect or not being able to do simple tasks without...