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Movement Disorders

Also known as Akathisia, Ataxia, Cerebral Palsy, Chorea, Dyskinesia, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Sydenham's Chorea, Tetrabenazine, Tic Disorders, Tourette's Syndrome, Tremors, Writer's Cramp

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  • Do I have Parkinsons?

    I'm 25 since yesterday.😎Anyways I've been living a sedentary life. Good thing I have a high metabolism I'm still slim. These past two days I've been busy walking alot. In stores or at home cleaning, watering my plants which I hadn't since a month ago. This all took a toll...

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  • Benign Hereditary Chorea

    Hello,  I have a 2 and a half year old daughter who was diagnosed with the above since birth, there was a 50% chance she would have this as her dad carries the gene. I don't know anyone else who has this, I think it is quite rare, noone in my area (Tayside, Scotland) has a condition similar...

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  • MRI scan.

    Little info my neuro doctor gave, I researched finding possible of early stage of parkinson (PD), PSPalsy, or MSA. Symbols mickey mouse, panda bear and possible cub, with out the true hummingbird sign. Question would how to ask the right questions. I have had incidentle tremors mostly lower trunk / legs....

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  • Has anyone else got or had medication induced akathisia?

    Hi Just wondering if there's anyone else out there who either has or has had akathisia as a result of taking ssris or anti pcyhotics? It seems like an uncommon thing. I am very sensitive to meds and have severe akathisia from SSRIs. I got it on citalopram, came off that and was put on sertraline...

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  • newly diagnosed with parkinsons

    hello, I have just recently been diagnosed with PD and have been given Madopar 62.5mg 3 times daily to be increased to 2 rablets 3 times daily after 2 weeks I have only been taking them 4 days and am experiencing severe palpitations is this normal? I have had Paroximal atrial fibrilation for some years...

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  • Is this a movement disorder?

    My neurologist isn't sure what's going on, so he's referring me to a movement disorder center. I was able to get a video (less than 2 minutes) of what I'm doing. It isn't as intense as it can get sometimes but it's what I was able to get. I would really appreciate feedback about...

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  • Tardive dyskinesia - any other sufferers out there?

    Just that, really. I've had it for about 18 months and it seems to be settling down a bit. My symptoms aren't as bad as they were, it's mainly the lip smacking/licking and grimacing / tongue protrusion that are the worst symptoms, and manageable. I'd love to connect with other sufferers...

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  • Cataract operation with tremor.

    I have had essential tremor for many years and just live with it.  I do not need to say how stress makes this condtion much worse.  I recently had an eyesight test which came below the limit for driving.  Cataracts are the cause so i will need an operation on my eyes if I wish to continue...

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  • parkinsons meds

    My husband is on 8 pills a day of carbidopa/levodopa 25 - 100 mg daily.  Also 6 tablets daily of carbidopa/levodopa/enta 50 200 200 daily.  Is anyone else on such a great amount of meds?

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  • tardive dyskinesia years after diagnosis with pain

    For 7 years I've just lived with tardive dyskinesia.  I'm 67 now.  I suspain my daily neck pain is a result of this movement disorder.  I clench teeth and do chewing motions most of the time.  I also turn head side to side a lot.  its the pain that bothers me.  

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  • oromaudibrler dystonia patient

    Sir I am dystonia patient since 4 year treatment continue but no relief my jaw was not closed automatic please suggest what can I do kindly help me I am just 33 year old

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  • Question about tic disorder

    Hi, I'm 22 years old. For 7 years, I have been doing some movements and sounds : - I'm cracking my knuckles over my chin. Also my wrists and elbows. - I'm clearing my throat. - I'm biting my lips and my nails. - I'm cracking my neck If I don't do these movements, I can feel...

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  • Involuntary movements question

    Hello. I have been experiencing a number of troubling symptoms and was hoping to hear from someone who has been there. I will try to be brief (sorry, long...). I have been to a first appointment with a neurologist, and had an MRI, but it is such a long time until my next appointment. Beginning March...

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  • Tremors really acting up this last week .

    I have essential tremors that have been well controlled with medication. They have really been flaring this last week. They only change that comes to mind is that I have been out of my thyroid medicine for the last couple of weeks. Does anyone think this could be what's causing my flair?...

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  • Propranolol and alcohol

    I've been prescribed to start taking propranolol to help with my tremors and am unsure about what I can do in terms of alcohol consumption with it. I know almost every medication tells you to avoid alcohol but it's mostly for liability purposes so I'm unsure how it would affect this particular...

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  • Weird natural body moving!

    Sorry the max was only 100 letters so I decided to write it somewhere please help me what I have been dealing with, undiagnosed still but have a follow up on June 11 to neurologist ! Pls follow the link http://notes.io/s1rZ

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  • Essential Tremor and dating

    Hi Everybody,  I am looking for some wisdom, encourage and hopefully motivation. I am a 25 year old male, and I have had essential tremor as long as I can remember. The first time I noticed it was when I was a kid taking communion in church. With one hand, I had to grab a tiny glass of grape juice...

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  • Tremors (Severe) - Vitamin D deficiency

    I suffered for years with tremors that increase to a total body tremor and felt unwell and fatigued... The tremors became very severe by the age of 40 and found it hard to function. It's worth looking into this - my consultant decided to look at my vitamin d levels and the result was they were so...

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  • Severe akathisia

    My mother has an abdominal pain for 9months but all the test results have been negative. We have done x-ray, ct (head and body), ultrasound, gastro. We are currently on pain relief (oxycodone 10mg twice a day and oxynorm 10mg 3-4times a day) along with regular medication (paracetamol, gabapentin 300mg...

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  • Repetitive Strain Injury and weakness

    I've been diagnosed with a repetitive strain injury in boths wrists, caused by computer use. My main two symptoms are pain and weakness/fatigue. I'm wondering if anyone knows how to address the weakness so that I'm less limited in what activities I can do before fatigue sets in. Is weight...

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  • Anyone else have medication induced akathisia?

    Hello I just wondered if anyone is suffering from or has suffered from akathisia as as result of taking ssris or other medication? I'm in the grips of this thing and feel very alone and scared. There isn't much info on the web about it. Thanks

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  • Jerking movements before sleep have acting out dreams

    Hello, this all began about six months ago. Previous to the six months ago, I never had any of the symptoms. I was not on any medication. I am a 33 year old healthy gal. But then I started jerking before I fell asleep. I close my eyes and dreams come quick. And the next thing I know I am acting out my...

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  • Can't cope with tardive dyskinesia and involuntary movements

    I'm struggling to cope with having tardive dyskinesia and can't stop lip smacking/tongue movements every day. I have posted elsewere about this and will try to post more details in the future if anyone replies to this. It's so embarassing, not to mention socially weird. I feel a real freak...

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  • Centers for kids with cerebral palsy

    hi everyone.  You can get some useful information on this website.  As I've already said my granddaughter has cerebral palsy.  Where we live in Saudi Arabia we have no specialist centers for children with cp.  we are therefore taking her to the Bobath Centre in London for a 4...

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  • Please can someone help me. Leg pains when walking

    Hi everyone. I was wondering if anyone can help me. Since i was 17 (im 27 now) i have sufferd with very painful lower leg pain when i walk. When i walk in both both of my legs from foot to knee i get numbness and pain to a point i cannot feel my feet and i lose feeling of my feet but get left with pain...

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  • Tremors and muscular spasms

    For more than a year now, I had tremors and muscular spasms.  I have them when resting, when I’m up or active I don’t notice them. It’s more pronounced at the end of the day and after eating. At first I only noticed it in bed, then the second part of the day, then always. The firsts months I had...

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  • PD and pacemakers

    I have had PD Since I was 43 . Im 51, I started fainting without dizzy spells. I had a Pacemaker put in. Now 2 weeks home and today I fainted again. without warning? I

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  • no control of arms and legs

    I was walking on the sidewalk and all at once I could not take a step so I fell and was not able to catch my fall with my arms.  I fell breaking my glasses and had a severe cut on my forehead.  This all happen in 15 seconds.I was not dizzy and no spinning. Now I'm tempted to wear a helment...

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  • Cigarette smoking and shaky hands

    I am 40 years old and have been smoking for years without my hands being really shaky. Lately during and after every cigarette my hands will shake rather noticeably. I am also right now dealing with stress and digestive issues. I am not sure if the digestive issue is linked or not. I know that stress...

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