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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • General treatement at to identify Gait disorder

    I am doing research on Human Gait. I am very keen to know now-a-days what are the treatements done at clinic by the doctor to identify gait disorder of a patient and finding out the probable disease. As we know the costly equipments (vision based & wearable sensor based) capable to identify gait,...

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  • Parkinson's Disease and tension.

    I've been diagnosed with Parkinson's for nearly 9 years.  One of my main problems is I cannot relax, due to tension in my muscles.  I have asked my Consultant about the use of medical Cannibis, but she says she can't prescribe it for Parkinson's patients, although she can for...

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  • Non antipsychotics

    I took a list of my medications and entered them into a site titled akathesia and medications. I found multiple medications increase akathesia symptoms that have the symptoms of restlessness,as well as; other symptoms associated with akathesia. I am in need of the medications for other health conditions...

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  • Scared to death about possible Huntington's Disease

    To start off, I'm in my late teens, and no-one in my family that I know has had Huntington's before. None of my parents, none of my grandparents, no-one I know has had it. For the past year or so I've been depressed. I linked it to starting college and not being around other people as much...

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  • Full body muscles twitches and tremors

    I'd like to preface with saying I'd really appreciate if everyone read thouroughly through everything I'm about to post before responding as it is all important and relevant. Thanks. I'm a 25 year old male. For the past nearly 3 months (since the beginning of April) I've been...

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  • Nicotine to help movement disorder (tardive dyskinesia)

    Hi there I have a unfortunate situation in that I've got the drug induced movement disorder tardive dyskinesia... Lucky me..! Does anyone know whether nicotine can help with reducing movements? I'm not a smoker but have considered using nicotine patches or gum, or even trying vaping if it...

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  • I have severe akathesia,need tips on coping with symptoms

    I have been off all psychotropic meds since 2004 yet symptom. I found some of my other medications not related to medications supposedly do not have these risks. I would like tips on coping as symptoms are unbearable at times. I get to the point of just crying. I have a good support systems with...

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  • A lot of anxiety from akathesia

    For a week to 2 weeks my akathesia has been very difficult to manage. I have been sick physically for a month and a half so I am physically and emotionally tired. My movements begin immediately upon awakening. Although I have been off meds relating to this condition since 2004 I continue experiencing...

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  • Tremors of the lower trunk when standing

    About 15 year dealt with asthmatic, years of on and off stiffness random pain just year ago diagnost oestro arthritis. Then odd symptoms started memory of time like seconds? Then tremor of right foot. Fully body tremors twice a month apart. Now last few months only both legs when standing tremors will...

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  • Bad Wrist Pain

    Hello. This is my first post here and Im hoping someone can clear some things up for me. Il start by saying I fractured both my wrists about 6 years ago, I didnt recieve treatment until the next day because we wernt sure.. For the next 4 years I didnt notice anything wrong with them, but over the last...

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  • Motor Tics

    Hi, Its my first post regarding Motor Tics, have been struggling with my little girls Motor Tics. She is 9 years old and has Cystic Fibrosis, was only diagoised with Tourette Syndrome 2 months with aggressive movement of the neck moving back and forward. She has neck pains, headaches, but the main problem...

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  • Anybody with a tremor made worse by alcohol?

    Hi folks, New to the group, so saying hello! I have been experiencing a fairly mild tremor for the past year or two. This is a tremor of the hands, but I also feel generally shaky when it's bad and my voice gets wobbly. I know doctors often ask what affect caffeine, alcohol, and stress have to...

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  • Really weird involuntary spasms and tingle

    Ok so I have something weird that's been happening to me since I was around 11-12 I think(17 now). So what happens is I feel this weir tingling sensation in my neck that travels to my shoulders/upper arms before my wrists HAVE TO shake. Like I can stop them from shaking but I have to try very hard....

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  • What should I do? Testing?

    So, my half sibling(we share the same father) was diagnosed with Huntingtons disease before 10. I do not believe her mother had it but her mother also died around 50 from cancer so she was never tested. Our father is near 60 and I am not sure if he has been tested or has any symptoms. I am wondering...

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  • Advice for my Nan please

    Hi there, My nan has been diagnosed with Parkinson's for about 6 months to a year, she has started Siminet once before and felt worse so stopped but then after some very bad days she has started again and is on 3 x daily (I don't know what dose), she has been on this for a few months and really...

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  • ?? Parkisons

    Hi I'm currantly.under a dignoses of fibromyaligia but due to.recent new symptoms been sent back to.a Nerourlogistis to see if what I have is.parkisons . Is tjere anyone out there can tell me what they was. like. before. they was dignosed. with parkisons as I'd. Like. to know and what your exspericenes...

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  • essential tremor

    hi im in early 20s. ive had essential tremor for the past 2 months. also been diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome. im taking propranolol to reduce the tremor. what matter the most whether the tremor is due to the medication or not because im afraid it will affect my future since im taking a degree in fine...

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  • for charlies girl

    Charlies girl sorry you feel so bad,I dont mean to be ignorant but whats akathisia? I am going rapidly fro anxious to ok throughout the day,have massive problems with my daughter so Im not sure if its a normal reaction to a diifcult situation or my illness.My tremor seems worse today,I wish I hadnt had...

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  • Essential tremor

    My husband was diagnosed with eddential tremor given Proprananol which did mit help abd made hom feel ill, so stopped. He also had/has polymialgia was in steroids and thwn weaned off, his blood tests were clear so was taken off. After aroubd 6 months pains back but blood tests clear. Still has oain and...

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  • Can akathisia improve then get worse again?

    I withdrew from 10 years on oxycodone, firstly at a clinic, then for 3+ weeks in utter misery at home. I couldn't eat and all the other nasty bathroom problems...I eventually got to my doc in absolute agony (full of codeine) and he gave me Prochlorperazine for nausea. To cut a long story short, I...

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  • Shuffling gait after walking short distance

    Hi all I would like some view points. I have numerours health problems. It started about 18 months ago with a shoulder problem. Then my mobility went and I was on crutches and then a walker. I was never given a diagnosis (other than its all in your head) though low b12 and low folate were picked up...

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  • Weird spasm type things?

    Sorry for the title, this thing is hard to explain. Ive never brought it to the attention of my gp or anyone, because it doesnt worry me, im mostly just curious. Every now and then i get this feeling, almost like a chill down my spine, exept it gets 'stuck' just under my shoulder blades and i...

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