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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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Suggest remedy for shortness of breath and pain in arms

50 year history of depression. Suicidal thoughts. Had nervous breakdown in April 2012 when I lost my job of 22 years. That is why I have no energy, no will to live. Short of breath at times. Pain in arms and numbness in hands from 3 and 4cervical vertebrae deterioration. Sleep til noon; no will to get up. Some days I just stay in bed. Could this also be alzheimers setting on?
Wed, 4 Mar 2015
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
In your presentation following is evident:
-Cervical Spondylosis.
-For symptoms of Breathlessness to be evaluated for IHD beside this get check for T2DM,Vit B12,Vit D (Deficiency), Thyroid Dysfunction these morbidities exist with Depression. In these diseases depression exist & same way in Depression these morbidities occures.
-Its unlikely to be Alzheimer's.
-Join physical conditioning program for overall benefits.
-Medication for Depression.
-Consult Psychologist for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
-Consult Nutritionist
-Consult Yoga expert.
-Learn Ergonomics of all day to day postures to minimise pain neck & referred pain in arms.( Use Steam Heat Treatment).
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