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38 Possible Causes for Apathy, Irritability, Nocturnal Leg Cramp

  • Hypoglycemia

    Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia) Negativism, irritability, belligerence, combativeness, rage Personality change, emotional lability Fatigue, weakness, apathy[en.wikipedia.org] An infant presented with short history of jaundice and irritability, examination showed soft hepatomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] behavior lightheadedness unsteady movement inability to concentrate personality changes headache restlessness depressed mood tingling in the hands, feet, lips, or tongue irritability[glucagenhypokit.com]

  • 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] It can cause irritability, sleeplessness and absence of voluntary muscle movements. Elliot was detected with Graves’ disease in 2008.[healthresearchfunding.org] ˈgrāvz- \ Definition of Graves' disease : a common form of hyperthyroidism that is an autoimmune disease characterized by goiter, rapid and irregular heartbeat, weight loss, irritability[merriam-webster.com]

  • 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,[…][symptoma.com]

  • Insulinoma

    Neuroglycopenic symptoms include dizziness, confusion, apathy, amnesia, personality and behavioral changes, visual disturbances, seizure, and coma. 2 The diagnosis of insulinoma[journals.lww.com] She reported a 30-minute period of fatigue, confusion, poor concentration, irritability, and “staring off” which was noted by parents while the patient was getting ready for[ijpeonline.biomedcentral.com] Ketotic hypoglycaemia presents with symptoms of hypoglycaemia (eg sweating, irritable, confused) and also nausea and vomiting.[patient.info]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Long thought hypochondriacal, these findings, plus their time course and her psychopathology (irritability, delusions, hallucinations, with preserved clarity), are all consistent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some people with pernicious anemia may also become extremely irritable or depressed and, in some rare cases, even experience paranoia (megaloblastic madness).[rarediseases.org] They also may be irritable. If vitamin B12 deficiency isn't treated, these infants may have permanent growth problems.[web.archive.org]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Table 1 Psychiatric symptoms seen with hyperthyroidism Anxiety Apathy (more often seen in older patients) Cognitive impairment Delirium Depression Emotional lability Fatigue[mdedge.com] This leads to a wide range of symptoms including weight loss, increased appetite, increased sweating, intolerance to heat, anxiety and irritability.[symptoma.com] Abstract Patients with hyperthyroidism frequently have neuropsychiatric complaints such as lack of concentration, poor memory, depression, anxiety, nervousness, and irritability[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Apathy was identified in 31.6%; apathy without depression was present in 33.3% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Their speech may become soft and they may become irritable for no reason. Movements may be stiff, unsteady, or unusually slow.[parkinsons.org] Examples of non-motor symptoms include: apathy, depression A mood disorder whose symptoms can include a persistent sad or empty mood, feelings of hopelessness or pessimism, irritability[parkinson.org]

  • Insomnia

    Commonly prescribed hypnotics can cause irritability and apathy and reduce mental alertness. Many psychoactive drugs can induce abnormal movements during sleep.[msdmanuals.com] It is associated with daytime symptoms such as irritability and fatigue. The February 20, 2013, issue of JAMA includes an article about insomnia.[doi.org] 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.[doi.org]

  • Hypocalcemia

    […] hemolysis Inadequate Potassium Excretion - from decreased aldosterone related to Adrenalectomy or Addison’s disease Signs of Hyperkalemia - High Potassium Diarrhea LOC Changes -Apathy[web.archive.org] Hypocalcemia: Lower-than-normal level of calcium in the blood, which makes the nervous system highly irritable, as evidenced by tetany (spasms of the hands and feet, muscle[rxlist.com] The smooth muscles of internal organs can become irritable and cause conditions such as spasms in the lungs and irritation of the gallbladder.[livestrong.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    Mental status changes include mood alterations such as apathy, depression, or apprehension; confusion; hallucinations; delirium; or psychosis.[nursingcenter.com] It causes increased irritability of the nervous system with tetany (spasms of the hands and feet, muscular twitching and cramps, spasm of the larynx, and overly active reflexes[medterms.com] .  Other manifestations include Apathy, Muscle cramps, Hyperreflexia, Acute organic brain syndromes, Depression, Generalized weakness, Anorexia, Vomiting 34.  Measurement[slideshare.net]

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