Dr. Mark Moronell

  • Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • , Internal Medicine
  • Dayton, OH

Dr. Moronell's Activity

  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What are cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia?

    Cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia affect one's mind, brain and thoughts. Often, people with schizophrenia experience cognitive symptoms like disorganized thinking and thought disorders. Thought disorders make it difficult for people with schizophrenia to think clearly, and cause them to...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What are the treatment options for schizophrenia?

    Without treatment, people with schizophrenia rarely recover from the illness. The treatments for schizophrenia include antipsychotic medications, individual therapy, and support groups. Medication treatment may play the biggest role in helping people recover from schizophrenia, reducing psychotic...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What does bipolar depression feel like?

    The symptoms of bipolar depression can be unique for each individual. If you have bipolar depression, it can be quite severe or mild (dysthymia). Some people suffer with bipolar depression for weeks while others may have a low-grade depression called dysthymia for two years or longer. Whatever symptoms...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    Is exercise important for bipolar II disorder?

    Doctors agree that getting regular exercise is essential for all people with bipolar disorder. Daily physical activity helps to maintain your overall health. That's especially important if you have bipolar disorder, which has been linked to various other medical conditions. Also, some people with...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What is bipolar I disorder?

    Bipolar I disorder is a serious form of bipolar disorder. The other types are bipolar II disorder, bipolar disorder not otherwise specified, and cyclothymic disorder, or cyclothymia. Some people with bipolar I experience mania or mixed mania and depression that lasts seven days (mania is a feeling...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    Could I have atrial fibrillation without having symptoms?

    Transesophageal echocardiography is a method that can diagnose, or identify the risk for, atrial fibrillation or blood clots in your heart. Atrial fibrillation is a common type of irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, that causes the heart to beat rapidly and unevenly. Normally, an echocardiogram...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What is plaque psoriasis?

    Psoriasis is a chronic immune system disease of the skin that occurs when skin cells grow too quickly. Faulty signals in the immune system cause new skin cells to form in days rather than weeks. The body does not shed these excess skin cells, so the cells pile up on the surface of the skin and lesions...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    Do specific genes cause schizophrenia?

    Most schizophrenia experts agree that there is a genetic link for schizophrenia. In fact, multiple, extensive research studies are being routinely conducted to learn more about these genetic links. One of the most obvious signs of a genetic link for schizophrenia is the rate at which schizophrenia...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    Is exercise good for someone who is bipolar?

    Getting lots of exercise can help a person with bipolar disorder manage his or her symptoms. Following a schedule that includes some physical activity on most days can also help to prevent other conditions common in people with bipolar disorder, including heart disease and diabetes. You don't need...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What are the treatment options for plaque psoriasis?

    Treating moderate to severe psoriasis usually involves a combination of treatment strategies. Besides topical treatments, your doctor may prescribe phototherapy (also known as light therapy) and/or systemic medications, including biologic drugs.

    Light therapy includes:

    Laser therapy, where a dermat

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  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    What increases my risk for plaque psoriasis?

    Researchers believe that for a person to develop psoriasis, the individual must have a combination of the genes that cause psoriasis and be exposed to specific external factors known as “triggers.”

    Triggers include stress, skin injuries, and medications, including Lithium, which is used to treat manic

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  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    How does plaque psoriasis affect other illnesses?

    Individuals with psoriasis are at an elevated risk to develop other chronic and serious health conditions such as heart disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and diabetes. People with severe psoriasis have an elevated risk of heart attack. Learn more about the other conditions, or “comorbidities,”

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  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    How does plaque psoriasis affect the body?

    Plaque psoriasis causes patches of raised, reddish skin covered by silvery-white scales. Patches frequently form on the elbows, knees, and lower back, but can occur anywhere on the skin.

    Individuals with psoriasis are at an increased risk for developing other chronic and serious health conditions,

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  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    Can bipolar disorder be treated with "natural" remedies?

    There is not much research to show whether natural or alternative remedies help control bipolar disorder, and they may interfere with treatment. In fact, St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum), an herb often marketed as an antidepressant, may trigger a switch to mania and make other medications...Read More
  • Dr. Mark Moronell, MD - Dayton, OH - Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

    Is there a cure for childhood bipolar disorder?

    There is no cure for childhood bipolar disorder, but doctors can use medications and therapy to help children manage the mood swings. Most doctors believe in the motto "start low, go slow" when it comes to treating children with bipolar disorder. That is because medications can have side...Read More