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67 Possible Causes for Apathy, Difficulty Climbing Stairs

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Graves Disease

    […] measurement of vitals is rate of percieved exertion. [4] Percautions/Symptoms related to hypothyroidism (if patient on medication or post surgical) [4] Excessive fatigue and apathy[physio-pedia.com]

  • Whipple Disease

    Introduction Whipple's disease (WD) is a rare condition caused by infection with Gram-positive bacilli ( Tropheryma whipplei ) characterised by fever, diarrhoea, arthropathy, apathy[jmedicalcasereports.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Apathy represents a form of executive cognitive dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Participants were required to have no difficulty walking one-quarter of a mile (0.4km), climbing 10 stairs, or performing basic activities of daily living at enrollment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Koopmans, A Comparative Validation of the Abbreviated Apathy Evaluation Scale (AES-10) With the Neuropsychiatric Inventory Apathy Subscale Against Diagnostic Criteria of Apathy[doi.org]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    The intelligence of patients with classical DM1 may be incorrectly assumed to be reduced because of facial expression, speech disturbance and apathy.[doi.org] Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Tiring quickly with exertion[chop.edu]

  • Mental Disorder

    […] sclerosis) , or Lou Gehrig’s disease Parkinson’s disease all forms of dementia Some of the more common symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases include: memory loss forgetfulness apathy[healthline.com] The neurological signs are often preceded by precursor symptoms in childhood: balance disorders, awkwardness, difficulty in climbing stairs and recurrent psychiatric disorders[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] But then the anger, agitation, even apathy, and sympathy are also being amplified. That’s how an “up” day feels.[atlassian.com]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    The patient had a recent history of decreased mentation and apathy, and laboratory findings were found to be consistent with hyperthyroidism.[thefreelibrary.com] climbing stairs – Eye symptoms, which may include pain or diplopia – Nervousness – Tachycardia – Goiter – Elevated plasma levels of thyroxin and/or triiodothyronine 6.[slideshare.net] […] in climbing stairs Significant visual defects such as blurred vision, protrusion of the eyes, characteristic gaze or stare, double vision (diplopia), all together termed[hyperthyroidismsymptomsx.com]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Apathy severity increases in the motormanifest stages of Huntington's disease. HDGECs can adequately assess their level of apathy on a self-report questionnaire.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Activities: Difficulty and slowness in performing functional activities (dressing, bathing, stair climbing, indoor/outdoor ambulation, ADLs).[dx.doi.org] KEYWORDS: Apathy; Health-Related Quality of Life; Huntington-s Disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

    The patient at diagnosis with apathy, myxedema of the extremities, and sparse-brittle hair.[hormones.gr] He was able to sit up from the supine position only with difficulty; he could walk but could not climb stairs.[docslide.com.br] Symptoms suggestive of hypothyroidism such as weight gain, growth failure, lassitude, mental apathy, hoarseness, puffiness of eyes, hair loss, poor appetite and constipation[indianpediatrics.net]

  • Tay-Sachs Disease

    Other features include apathy, uncontrollable seizures, spasticity and dementia. Death follows in the second or third year of life.[patient.info] Mean age at onset was 18.1 years; balance problems and difficulty climbing stairs were the most frequent presenting complaints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other features include apathy, uncontrollable seizures , spasticity and dementia . Death follows in the second or third year of life.[patient.info]

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