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I have recently been diagnosed with" altered mental state"

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I have recently been diagnosed with " altered mental state" by my physician. What does it mean and is there any cure?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I only take one Xanax at night for a sleep aid. I have been taking it for about fifteen years. Previously I took Valium for about ten years also as a sleep aid.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Nothing unusual. I conside myself to be healthy, do not drink alcohol, nor indulge in drugs. I am a female ex-jock who played competive tennis, swam daily in my own pool and loved all sports.

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Doctor: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 8 months ago

Did your doctor write this in your chart after doing an exam or after you presented to the doctor with some symptoms of not being yourself or not knowing what the date was or were you were? Basically, any signs of confusion?

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