Dr Brims : Hello, welcome to Justanswer, I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek
Dr Brims : I'm sorry t hear about this
Dr Brims : Do you have any medical conditions or take any medication?
Customer: No meds, no alcohol
Dr Brims : When did this start?
Customer: it happened last month also
Dr Brims : Do you have anxiety?
Customer: yes he does (my son)
Dr Brims : Is he on medication for this?
Customer: no, he is wary of anxiety meds
Dr Brims : Has he had any tests?
Customer: no insurance/ limited funds/good job/can't miss work/
Customer: still waitin on line
Dr Brims : Sorry
Dr Brims : Can you see my replies?
Dr Brims : My computer had problems
Customer: I see no repies
Dr Brims : Has he ever been diagnosed with a psychiatric condition?
Customer: no, but I feel he has some problems ...nothing that can't be handled, though. His sisters & i take anxiety meds.
Dr Brims : Okay, his symptoms may be from hypothyroidism, which is caused by low thyroid hormones
Dr Brims : He may need to take a medication like thyroxine to treat it
Dr Brims : Part of his symptoms may also be due to anxiety, but I would dule out the thyroid as the cause first
Customer: anything over the counter or diet that could help?
Dr Brims : I wouldn't recommend treating this with diet or over the counter, but vitamin B supplements may be helpful
Customer: anything else a worried mother can do?
Dr Brims : not much other than convincing him to take his medication and stay healthy
Customer: Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX
Dr Brims : You're quite welcome
Dr Brims : Thank you