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820 Possible Causes for Agitation, Difficulty Concentrating, Weight Gain

  • Depression

    Winter depression, typically accompanied by social withdrawal, increased sleep, and weight gain, predictably returns every year in seasonal affective disorder.[nimh.nih.gov] The symptoms of a depressive episode include: Loss of interest or loss of pleasure in all activities Change in appetite or weight Sleep disturbances Feeling agitated or feeling[nami.org] concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness or guilt Persistent physical symptoms such as headaches, digestive problems[halfofus.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    The NNTHs for discontinuation due to adverse events, somnolence, sedation, 7% weight gain, and akathisia relative to placebo were estimated with 95% confidence intervals to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] history of panic disorder and one patient with a history of generalized anxiety disorder were treated with buspirone and experienced an increase in their anxiety levels, agitation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include excessive anxiety or worry, restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and irritability.[web.archive.org]

  • Schizophrenia

    […] of weight gain between short-term and long-term studies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In cases where the patient is agitated but more redirectable, sedation can be administered orally.[emedicine.medscape.com] concentrating a feeling that you're being controlled by something outside yourself not feeling up to normal activities like washing, dressing or seeing friends.[youngminds.org.uk]

  • Insulinoma

    Clinical case The 49-year-old patient went to ER on three occasions in the six months previous to her last admittance for symptoms of agitation, delusions, gentle crying and[scielo.org.co] Symptoms that are seen in more serious cases of insulinoma may include: convulsions or seizures a rapid heart rate (greater than 95 beats per minute ) difficulty concentrating[healthline.com] The child had a favorable evolution in the clinical follow-up, presenting with weight gain and progressive remission to complete disappearance of most symptoms-except for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Menopause

    Other physical changes Many women report some degree of weight gain along with menopause.[medicinenet.com] Her mood is altered and she may be more agitated, depressed, apathetic, and forgetful.[bodylogicmd.com] Difficulty concentrating .[avogel.co.uk]

  • Seasonal Mood Disorder

    […] and craving carbohydrates gaining weight losing interest in normal activities Symptoms of SAD in summer include: trouble sleeping not feeling hungry losing weight feeling agitated[healthdirect.gov.au] Symptoms of wintertime SAD include: daytime fatigue difficulty concentrating feelings of hopelessness increased irritability lack of interest in social activities lethargy[healthline.com] But overdosing on carbohydrate-rich foods—comfort foods such as candy, cookies, cakes, potatoes, breads, and pastas—can lead to lethargy and weight gain.[prevention.com]

  • Nicotine Withdrawal

    Symptoms include intense cravings for nicotine, anger/irritability, anxiety, depression, impatience, trouble sleeping, restlessness, hunger or weight gain, and difficulty[en.wikipedia.org] Agitation, with the Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS), and delirium, with the Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist (ICDSC), were tested twice daily during the ICU stay[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight Gain: Some smokers, not all, gain weight after quitting. Nicotine raises the rate at which your body burns calories. When smokers stop, they burn fewer calories.[holyname.org]

  • Severe Depressive Episode

    […] loss as a result of reduced appetite but increased cravings for food and weight gain is seen in some people) Anxiety, agitation or restlessness may be seen Slowed thinking[symptoma.com] Either way, they are likely to complain of constant tiredness and difficulty concentrating on tasks.[mentalhelp.net] Psychomotor agitation can also lead to generalized restlessness. Motor agitation is rarer than motor retardation and is often occurs in the elderly.[psychnet-uk.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    BI use generally did not induce significant weight gain (0.02 kg); weight gain with insulin detemir (-0.30 kg) was less than that with neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] concentrating Feeling anxious or irritable Hunger or nausea Erratic changes in behavior What to do if you experience low blood glucose symptoms Severely low blood-sugar levels[jdrf.org] To avoid gaining weight, those low blood sugar dips that increase hunger and also create a tendency to store energy as fat must be avoided.[adrenalfatigue.org]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    The rates of clinically significant ( 7%) weight gain were 12.2% with quetiapine and 0% with placebo, resulting in an NNH for 7% weight gain of 8.2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was psychiatrically hospitalized for agitation, aggression, and manic symptoms including insomnia, rapid and pressured speech, and hyperactivity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] concentrating Agitation Spending sprees Increased energy, activity, and restlessness Poor judgment Increased sexual drive Abuse of drugs, particularly cocaine, alcohol, and[halfofus.com]

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