Suggest medications for elevated insulin and SGPT levels, with hunger and tiredness
My 16 yr old son had elevated Insulin level 18.1, and fbs of 102....he has 25 lb weight gain, tired, inability to focus/declining grades, hunger/thirst...went to get cortisol/acth levels done all OK, Fasting insulin level came down to 14.9 (was checking fingersticks ranged 83-157 highest) and fbs 100....Now sgpt slightly elevated too....they ruled out mono/lyme/cushings, adrenal fatigue...BUT he is still no better....Help? I am an RN. Suggestions?
My roommate just started on lorazepam (0.5mg) exactly one week ago and has been taking 4x/day for the past week. He has been incredibly stressed over work and recent death in the family and started feeling depressed and anxious. The first couple of days he took lorazepam, the anxiety level seemed to have gone down and he seemed more relaxed. Then a few days into it, I started noticing that he seemed more anxious, more unhappy and completely depressed. He just wants to sleep all day and cannot seem to function at all. He seems worse than before he started his meds. The other medication he is taking is Lexapro 10mg once a day. I think he may be taking the wrong meds for him, especially the lorazepam. His doctor told him to take 2-3 lorazepam per day vs 4 when my roommate called him to tell him that he is feeling worse than ever before. He also takes antabuse which he has been taking for a year now, everyday, without missing one single dose. I am not sure lorazepam is the correct anti anxiety pill for an alcoholic taking antabuse. Should he start weaning off lorazepam? How? He s only been on it for a week. He only took one dose today and he s a big mess. He said he feels so anxious and tired. He looks like he s about to have a breakdown and physically he just looks miserable. Should he be weaning off Lexapro (escitalopram) as well? If so, how? Please help. I want to help my friend. He will be seeing another doctor early next week (earliest he can see one due to the holiday) but would love you know how I can help in the meantime.
For sixth months, after a left lung embolism and anemia and excessive tiredness, I have been on warfarin and prednisolone. I have put on a lot of weight, now 121 kgs. I get bouts of excessive tiredness which can occur at any time. They say I have elevated bilirubin levels, 42 instead of 20. My elder brother, 68, has mantle cell lymphoma. I am almost 59. What is going on
i used to be a great energetic guy, body building, running and healthy stuff, was involved in masturbation for few years but i quit, same was with drugs and drinking. few years back i feel my digestive system is not working well, when i do exercise, instead of gaining muscle my body feels as it is swelling, then my sexual appetite went down to zero, then a doctor told me that i had hypoglycemia with hyper insulin, started using glucophage, 2 tablets of 1 gram a day, seemed as if it was working, stopped using them after 3 years, as my doctor stated saying that i have low blood count and also my testosterone levels went down, then a Hakeem or what can we say a herbal doc told me i have spleen problem and its not working properly, i canèt digest vegetables and fruits, also the dairy food is hectic for me, no matter how much i run i canèt bring my waist measurement down. feels like a bulging all the time around my waist area, after meal i am short of breath with swollen tummy, i am almost fed up but one good thing i never give up, i am living in canada, and i am working 12 hours most of whic is seated work, i feel tired out of energy, in short i am out of my livelihood, so i would be really greatful if anyone can guide me where i am standing and what should i do, i forgot to tell i am 34 years of age, weigh around 210 pounds and height is 5-11
30 minutes after a run yesterday, that i did not feel was extremely stressful. my heart felt out of rhythm and i was coughing. i felt like the cough was to get it back in rhythm, is it? i am a 50 year old female, have high blood pressure and am about 40 # overweight. i have had a EKG and stress test w/ultra sound and everything is normal.
hi. Im a 28 yr old student. Over the last month I have been tired all the time, I forget regular bits of information like the date, and have had several incidents of bed wetting in the last 2 weeks. Could this be due to the stress of my up coming exams?
does vyvanse or acutane have a connection to psoriasis. I have this theory that acutane caused my psoriasis and vyvanse keeps it under control but when i stop that anxiety is worse and could cause the stress level to go up. Also, I drink alcohol and love spicy foods
hi, my newly born baby have fast heart beat and admitted in a nursery as per doctors instructions.is there is any thing dangerous ?? am very worried.... and they also said his reports are fit.... but he has minute blood infection... that not diagnosed yet please tell is it worrying? he ill be al right?
Hi Doctor, I want to improve my brain performance, so visited Ayurvedic doctor to take the swarna bhasma,i am little obese and having snoring problem, so doctor has prescribed varanadi kashayam. Apart from this, i have short temper problem, so...
hi i m facing sleep disturbance since last 8 years i feel too much pressure over and behing myleft ears may be it leads to stress and breaks my sleep after i sleep abnormal feeling on left while yawning too much tightness on left ear and...