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139 Possible Causes for Cognitive Defect, Impaired Judgement, Weight Loss

  • Depression

    Physical health was determined based on information regarding falls and weight loss and an assessment of each patient's general medical condition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Changes in Activity or Energy Level Physical Changes Caused by Depression Unexplained aches and pains Weight loss or gain Decreased or increased appetite Psychomotor agitation[verywell.com] How often have you been bothered that you have poor appetite, weight loss, or overeating over the last two weeks?[depression.org.nz]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    They're Trying To Hide Their Physical Appearance "The use of substances can result in changes in appearance, such as blood shot eyes, poor hygiene, and weight loss," says[bustle.com] Methamphetamines can lead to brain, liver, and kidney damage, impaired blood circulation, significant weight loss, and tooth decay.[aids.gov] loss, dental problems, wearing long sleeves on hot days, etc.)[promises.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.[who.int] Practical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of weight loss in Alzheimer's disease are lacking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case Western Reserve researchers discover FDA-approved drug rapidly clears amyloid from the brain and reverses cognitive defects.[neurosciencenews.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of the disease include anorexia, diarrhea, weight loss, neurologic and psychiatric disturbances (most notably depression), and fatty deterioration of the liver, sometimes[omicsonline.org]

  • Dementia

    Common dementia signs and symptoms include: Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication[helpguide.org] Feeding and eating difficulties leading to weight loss are common in the advanced stages of dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In advanced AD pathology, synaptic dysfunction is another structural defect associated with a decline in memory ( 35 Terry RD.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Treatment can also prevent and manage complications of CKD, such as: fluid overload congestive heart failure anemia brittle bones weight loss electrolyte imbalance Controlling[healthline.com] Symptoms may include: Appetite loss General ill feeling and fatigue Headaches Itching ( pruritus) and dry skin Nausea Weight loss without trying to lose weight Symptoms that[ufhealth.org]

  • Whipple Disease

    WD may be revealed by non-specific symptoms such as weight loss or arthralgia, but also by many other misleading signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The neurologic symptoms were various and always intermingled, as follows: confusion or coma (17%) related to meningo-encephalitis or status epilepticus; delirium (17%); cognitive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The disease is clinically presented with gastrointestinal symptoms (diarrhea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite), polyarthritis, fever and weight loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Myxedema

    Weight loss 4. Most patients with myxedema coma have a history of heart disease, heart surgery, or radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid disease. A. True B. False 5.[proprofs.com] loss Sweating Palpitations Eat a high-fiber, low-calorie diet to relieve constipation and maintain a healthy weight.[saintlukeshealthsystem.org] loss.[hxbenefit.com]

  • Wilson Disease

    This comes in two, not mutually exclusive, categories: frontal lobe disorder (may present as impulsivity, impaired judgement, promiscuity, apathy and executive dysfunction[en.wikipedia.org] The most common symptoms are anemia, jaundice, ascites and weight loss.[symptoma.com] […] of appetite Muscle stiffness Nausea and vomiting Tremor Weight loss Complications If Wilson's disease is not diagnosed and treated when symptoms emerge, serious complications[news-medical.net]

  • Thyroid Crisis

    Signs and Symptoms include: Agitation Emotional changes Insomnia Poor heat tolerance Weight loss Headache Tremors Exophthalmos Goiter (Enlarged thyroid gland) Weakness Dyspnea[medictests.com] However, reported weight loss, intermittent palpitations, and hand tremors for the past year.[physio-pedia.com] Weigh daily and report losses. Rationale: Continued weight loss in face of adequate caloric intake may indicate failure of antithyroid therapy.[rnpedia.com]

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