mental confusion


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At the following day, his mental confusion, blurred vision, and nystagmus significantly improved.
When exercising in very cold and freezing temperatures, be aware of the signs of hypothermia, such as mental confusion, poor coordination, slurred speech, drowsiness and cold feet and hands.
Sometimes dehydration can result in brain fog, a situation described as feelings of mental confusion or lack of mental clarity.
And when the liver gets 'sick,' it can adversely affect the brain and cause an illness described as hepatic encephalopathy, which manifests in mental confusion and anxiety.
Other signs are headaches, fatigue, dry or chapped lips and, if you're very dehydrated, mental confusion.
Older adults are more susceptible to side effects such as mental confusion or dizziness that can lead to falls; abnormal heart rhythms, electrolyte abnormalities, weakness, and other symptoms.
Al-Shaif said some symptoms might require ambulatory medical attention such as shortness of breath, loss of consciousness, mental confusion, severe or persistent vomiting which can lead to dehydration and high temperatures over an extended time.
Not dementia Delirium is a state of mental confusion, says Veronica Rivera, MD, assistant professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at Mount Sinai.
In hot or cold weather, kids generally need reminding to drink regularly, as do the very elderly or those with dementia - their thirst mechanism is weak and dehydration leads to more mental confusion.
Star fruit can be problematic for people with kidney problems, such as chronic renal failure; consumption (only for those suffering from kidney problems) can cause symptoms of "star fruit intoxication," including persistent hiccups, nausea, vomiting, agitation, insomnia, mental confusion, and even death.
In solitary confinement, people end up with psychosis, they can end up with hallucinations, mental confusion, breakdowns," said Julia Payson, executive director of the John Howard Society of B.
In extreme cases it can cause mental confusion, vomiting, loss of muscular coordination, loss of consciousness and ultimately death.
On the other hand, the difficulty results from that rich flow of information which different societies in different shapes and ages have been subjected to - something that gives way to the removal of traditional communication means by exchanging them with other hindrances resulting from mental confusion.
are product of a troubled conscience and mental confusion, a deadly combination.
In Rhonda's treatment, these essences help the injured child deal in turn with stress and any frustration he may feel with the rate of recovery from his injury, panic, shock, fear and mental confusion.