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3,130 Possible Causes for Agitation

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  • Menopause

    Her mood is altered and she may be more agitated, depressed, apathetic, and forgetful.[bodylogicmd.com]

  • Hyperventilation

    It is accompanied by agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms[msdmanuals.com] […] or outright panic attacks. [1] Excessively rapid breathing creates low levels of carbon dioxide in your blood, which can lead to dizziness, fainting, weakness, confusion, agitation[wikihow.com] After surgery, or illness, or prolonged social or physical stress Symptoms Acute Attack - agitation, rapid upper chest breathing and heart-rate, chest pains, shortness of[healthnavigator.org.nz]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with agitation and anxiety.[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms of Acute HVS are often more dramatic than Chronic HVS and may include breathlessness or the inability to catch one’s breath, agitation, rapid and/or deep breathing[ndhealthfacts.org] It is accompanied by agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms[merckmanuals.com]

  • Panic Attacks

    […] psychological difficulty: low mood, sleep disturbance, loss of sexual interest, feelings of hopelessness, health anxiety, worthlessness, a loss of pleasure in activities, agitation[warwick.ac.uk]

  • Delirium

    Valproic acid was effective in treatment of agitation and well tolerated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our cookies policy Close Intended for healthcare professionals Education Delirium and agitation...[bmj.com] Wake Up and Breathe Flowchart Choice of Analgesia and Sedation  Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale (RASS) Riker Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS) Level of Arousal Assessment[icudelirium.org]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Agitation or persisting seizures in patients with amphetamine toxicity requires generous titration of benzodiazepines and a calm soothing environment.[emedicine.medscape.com] Anxiety and agitation Cardiovascular collapse has been precipitated by severe agitation requiring physical restraints.[clinicaladvisor.com] People overdosing on amphetamines often act highly agitated.[recovery.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Methadone is a synthetic μ-opioid receptor agonist that is used in the management of pain, neonatal abstinence withdrawal syndrome, and opioid dependence. Overdose can cause miosis, respiratory depression, and central nervous system depression. Rarely, hypoglycemia has been reported. We present the case of an[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] disease, and should not be dismissed: Tremors, convulsions, or uncontrolled shaking of the hands (or even the entire body) Profuse sweating, even in cold conditions Extreme agitation[timberlineknolls.com] Symptoms include severe confusion, agitation and difficulty with coordination and eye movement. HEART The adage is drinking can be good for your ticker.[redeyechicago.com] Signs and symptoms include sweating, rapid heartbeat, hand tremors, problems sleeping, nausea and vomiting, hallucinations, restlessness and agitation, anxiety, and occasionally[mayoclinic.org]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    Greater awareness of potential causes of RLS, and its differentiation from akathisia and illness related agitation might help in reducing the distress associated with it and[doi.org] These might include dizziness, visual disturbances, agitation, seizures, mental clouding, depression, euphoria and other reactions.[consumerreports.org]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    The pain or discomfort caused by pneumonia or a urinary tract infection can result in agitation.[web.archive.org] In one study, those with milder symptoms at baseline were significantly less agitated at three months in the discontinuation group (NPI-agitation, Mann-Whitney U test z 2.4[hdl.handle.net] The second group comprises psychiatric symptoms and behavioural disturbances—for example, depression, hallucinations, delusions, agitation—collectively termed non-cognitive[doi.org]

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