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My dr says I only have 40 percent of brain activity. What…

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My dr says I only have 40 percent of brain activity. What causes this? Can I do anything to improve this? What happens if it gets worse?

Doctor's Assistant: Do you keep personal medical records to help track this?

My dr says I only have 40 percent of brain function. What causes this and can I do anything to improve this? What happens if it gets worse?

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

I am treated for anxiety and depression. Also treated for HBP.

Submitted: 27 days ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago

How old are you?

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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
67 female
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago

Have you had any small strokes?

any signs of dementia?

how did they determine this?

scan or test?

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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
No. MR i
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago

Did they do any cognitive tests?

are you having any symptoms?

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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
No. I can't write as well.
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago

Ok. There is no way that any doctor can say you only have 40% of brain activity with a scan only.

I would get a second opinion

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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
Are you still there?
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago

I'm here

I answered above

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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
I still don't understand what would cause this?
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 27 days ago

I don't agree with your doctor's assessment so nothing is really causing it

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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 26 days ago
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