Multiple Sclerosis: Patients struggle with misdiagnosis and ineffective treatment

12:53 26 October in Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine

A national survey of more than 5,300 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients found that almost 50 percent of respondents had to make more than five office or hospital visits before receiving their diagnosis, with 42 percent of respondents stating that they were mistakenly diagnosed with other...

Cinco Trastornos de Salud Mental Frecuentemente Diagnosticados Erróneamente

16:20 11 July in Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine

Trastorno de déficit de atención e hiperactividad (TDAH) La agencia Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades, por su nombre en inglés) cita el TDAH como el trastorno de conducta diagnosticado con mayor frecuencia en niños menores de 18...

Five Mental Health Disorders Often Misdiagnosed

10:56 27 June in Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) The Centers for Disease Control and Preventioncite ADHD as the most-commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in children under 18. Frequently misdiagnosed as anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression or OCD, ADHD has symptoms that can be easily misread for other mental disorders. Bipolar children seem...