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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.[]

  • 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[]

  • 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[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Apathy represents a form of executive cognitive dysfunction.[] 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.[] Koopmans, A Comparative Validation of the Abbreviated Apathy Evaluation Scale (AES-10) With the Neuropsychiatric Inventory Apathy Subscale Against Diagnostic Criteria of Apathy[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    The intelligence of patients with classical DM1 may be incorrectly assumed to be reduced because of facial expression, speech disturbance and apathy.[] Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[] 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[]

  • 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[] The neurological signs are often preceded by precursor symptoms in childhood: balance disorders, awkwardness, difficulty in climbing stairs and recurrent psychiatric disorders[] But then the anger, agitation, even apathy, and sympathy are also being amplified. That’s how an “up” day feels.[]

  • 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.[] climbing stairs – Eye symptoms, which may include pain or diplopia – Nervousness – Tachycardia – Goiter – Elevated plasma levels of thyroxin and/or triiodothyronine 6.[] […] in climbing stairs Significant visual defects such as blurred vision, protrusion of the eyes, characteristic gaze or stare, double vision (diplopia), all together termed[]

  • 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.[] Activities: Difficulty and slowness in performing functional activities (dressing, bathing, stair climbing, indoor/outdoor ambulation, ADLs).[] KEYWORDS: Apathy; Health-Related Quality of Life; Huntington-s Disease[]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

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

  • Tay-Sachs Disease

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

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