Yi-Cheng Hou

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The impacts from the bupropion on the brain structures have seldom been mentioned in the literature. The bupropion is a kind of antidepressant with dual action in the norepinephrine and dopamine receptors. Here we have a case to share about the bupropion-related effects in the brain structure.
Case Report “Miss B” was a depressed patient (depressed mood, anhedonia, anergia, binge eating, and suicide ideation) with partial remission of symptoms under duloxetine treatment (60 mg/day) for 1 year. However, she disliked the side effects of duloxetine (dizziness and sedation). Therefore, duloxetine was abruptly switched to bupropion 150 mg/day. She(More)
Case Report “Mrs. L” is a 58-year-old, female, first-episode, drug-naïve PD patient with the following panic symptoms for 6 months: unexplained abdominal pain, gastrointestinal upset, dyspepsia, chest tightness, palpitations, dizziness, and limb numbness. These symptoms occurred suddenly and exacerbated progressively within 10 minutes. She had significant(More)
PURPOSE To assess the existence of alterations in the micro-integrity of the fasciculus in prediabetic subjects. The issue of micro-integrity in white matter tracts has not been adequately addressed in prediabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-four prediabetic subjects and 54 controls were enrolled. All participants completed 24-hour diet records and 3-day(More)
The selective melatonin receptor agonism effect of ramelteon is useful for insomnia. Here we wanted to present a refractory chronic migraine case, who had significant improvements in migraine after using ramelteon. The possible mechanism for the ramelteon in the migraine relief might be related to melatonin effects.
The neurophysiology of prediabetes plays an important role in preventive medicine. The dysregulation of glucose metabolism is likely linked to changes in neuron-related gray matter. Therefore, we designed this study to investigate gray matter alterations in medication-naive prediabetic patients. We expected to find alterations in the gray matter of(More)
OBJECTIVE This is an Asian study, which was designed to examine the correlations between biochemical data and food composition of diabetic patients in Taiwan. METHODS One hundred and seventy Taiwanese diabetic patients were enrolled. The correlations between biochemical data and diet composition (from 24-hour recall of intake food) of these patients were(More)