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11 Possible Causes for Apathy, Impaired Judgement, Nocturnal Leg Cramp

  • Hypoglycemia

    Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia) Negativism, irritability, belligerence, combativeness, rage Personality change, emotional lability Fatigue, weakness, apathy[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Chronic kidney insufficiency affects a significant number of individuals in the developed countries, particularly the United States. The progressive nature of the disease and a substantial reduction in the quality of life over the period of time are the primary reasons why an early diagnosis is crucial. Anemia,[…][]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    An elderly black man was admitted to our institution with macrocytic anemia, dysphagia, and significant weight loss. Results of an esophagogram were suggestive of achalasia. Gastric adenocarcinoma infiltrating the gastric cardia was seen on gastroscopy. The mode of presentation of gastric cancer in this case has[…][]

  • Insulinoma

    Neuroglycopenic symptoms include dizziness, confusion, apathy, amnesia, personality and behavioral changes, visual disturbances, seizure, and coma. 2 The diagnosis of insulinoma[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    These patients and their carer/spouse were asked to report any history of abulia-apathy, hallucination, personality change and other variety of symptoms.[] Cognitive impairment tends to emerge later 33, 46 and typically includes impairment across the domains of orientation, memory, language, attention, information processing[] FDA bans quinine for nocturnal leg cramps. Drug Utilization Rev. 1995; Oct:150. 26. Moss AH, Casey P, Stocking CB, Roos RP, Brooks BR, Siegler M.[]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    In AD patients, depression was significantly associated with premorbid neuroticism, and agitation, apathy, and irritability with premorbid agreeableness.[] Common dementia signs and symptoms include: Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication[] Sleep disorders including rapid eye movement sleep disorder, restless legs syndrome, nocturnal cramps. Fainting spells.[]

  • Insomnia

    Commonly prescribed hypnotics can cause irritability and apathy and reduce mental alertness. Many psychoactive drugs can induce abnormal movements during sleep.[] judgement and increase reaction times, so affecting the ability to drive or operate machinery, and increasing risk of road traffic accidents.[] Cramps. N Engl J Med 1971;285:31-40. PubMed Google Scholar 118. Monderer RS, Wu WP, Thorpy MJ. Nocturnal leg cramps. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2010;10:53-59.[]

  • Sleep Deprivation

    Fear of urinary incontinence associated with nocturia and urgency caused the patient to deprive himself of sleep, resulting in slowed mentation and apathy that was diagnosed[] Impaired judgement Sleep deprivation impacts your visual working memory, making it difficult to tell the difference between relevant and irrelevant stimuli in your environment[] leg jerks or cramps, and nocturnal joint pain.[]

  • Amaurosis-Hypertrichosis Syndrome

    Antisocial Personality Disorder, Anti-Thyroid Antibody Positive, Anxiety, Anxiety Disorder, Aorta Hypoplasia, Aortic Atherosclerosis, Aortic Stenosis, Aortic Valve Stenosis, Apathy[] Cramps, Nocturnal Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease Leg Cramps, Nocturnal Leg Length Discrepancies Leg Pain With Exercise Leg Ulcers Leishmaniasis Lentigo Leprosy Leptomeningeal[] Impaired, Juvenile Arthritis, Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca, Kidney Malformation, Knee Operation, Kyphosis, Laboratory Test Abnormal, Laboratory Test Interference, Labyrinthitis[]

  • Manganese Poisoning

    The progression of manganism includes: Behavioral Changes - Symptoms include fatigue, headache, muscle cramps, loss of appetite, apathy, insomnia, and diminished libido.[] If there is continued exposure, progression to a second stage may occur, with psychological disturbances, including impaired memory and judgement, anxiety, and sometimes psychotic[] Chronic symptoms of Exposure: Sleepiness, weakness in legs, muscular twitchings, nocturnal leg cramps, slowness of speech, languor.[]