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271 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hypersomnia, Weight Gain

  • Myxedema

    Symptoms: Hypothyroidism signs of myxedema includes fatigue and unexplained weight gain.[] I have seen stuff about coma, death and brain damage from myxedema and now I am confused and wondering if I should be calling emergency...?![] A 56-year-old woman, who had not received medical care for 30 years, presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening fatigue and confusion.[]

  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome

    Kleine-Levin syndrome and menstrual-related hypersomnia are rare idiopathic sleep disorders occurring primarily in adolescence.[] The episodic disorder was characterised by excessive sleep, voracious appetite, irritability, confusion and electro-encephalographic changes. Remission was spontaneous.[] If you experience increased hunger and overeat during episodes, you may be more likely to experience weight gain.[]

  • Endogenous Depression

    Anticholinergic effects, weight gain and orthostatic hypotension were more frequent in the clomipramine group. No biological treatment-related changes were observed.[] “A patient who has psychomotor retardation, hypersomnia, and gaining weight is scored as having identical symptoms as another who is agitated, sleeping badly, and has weight[] The generalized exanthem of the secondary stage is often confused with a drug eruption. The systemic involvement may also resemble other diseases.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Heavy drinking can hinder the body from burning fat, leading to more weight gain.[] 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.[] Increases in your blood pressure can also be caused by weight gain from excessive drinking 3.[]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    Idiopathic hypersomnia without cataplexy or REM sleep abnormalities may represent a third phenotype, although most cases of idiopathic hypersomnia are probably unrelated to[] The disorder is sometimes confused with insomnia due to its characteristic disturbed night-time sleep and with epilepsy because of unexplained sudden falls caused by cataplexy[] Other, non specific, clinical signs include hypnagogic hallucinations, sleep paralysis, insomnia, hypnopompic hallucinations and weight gain.[]

  • Epilepsy

    Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[] He did indicate episodic confusion pointing towards possibility of more occurrences.[] gain (n 2) SV discontinuations (n 2): weight gain and depression (n 1), unsteadiness (n 1) Czapinski 1997a “Exclusions” due to adverse events or no efficacy 4 Proportion[]

  • Atypical Depression

    […] increased appetite (comfort eating), often with significant weight gain.[] OBJECTIVE: In this study, we used a strict definition of hypersomnia and tested if the association between overeating-hypersomnia remained positive and significant.[] But is this only confusing the picture?[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    gain swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs purple patches on skin joint pain confusion nervousness crossed eyes difficulty speaking shaking hands that you cannot[] In this review we describe conditions that may be confused with MS because they can present as lesions disseminated in time, space, or both.[] The weight gain was a symptom of his reliance on the oral steroid Prednisone, which, at the time, he says, was his only defence against the asthma that left him constantly[]

  • Encephalitis

    Migraine - Cluster - Vascular - Tension Amaurosis fugax - Foville's syndrome - Millard-Gubler syndrome - Lateral medullary syndrome - متلازمة وبر اضطراب النوم : Insomnia - Hypersomnia[] Changes in behavior such as confusion, sleepiness, and difficulty waking up may also occur.[] Other symptoms include: sudden fever, headache, vomiting, heightened sensitivity to light, stiff neck and back, confusion and impaired judgment, drowsiness, weak muscles,[]

  • Barbiturate Overdose

    Whenever she gained weight, she focused on trying to lose weight. Whenever she canceled an event, she'd play a long engagement of concerts to make up for it.[] Red, thickened, or scaly skin Skin rash or hives Sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth Sore throat Fever Swelling of eyelids, face, or lips Wheezing or tightness in chest Confusion[] Overdose Symptoms Common symptoms of a barbiturate overdose include heavily garbled speech, agitation, severe mental confusion or disorientation, partial or total loss of[]

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