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"Dystonia"




  1. photo Could your psychiatric drug cause tardive dyskinesia (TD)?Could your psychiatric drug cause tardive dyskinesia (TD)?News
    make you stand or walk awkwardly. Tardive dyskinesia in the form called tardive dystonia can cause painful spasms of any muscles in your body, commonly causing neck twisting and shoulder shruggingRead more
  2. photo Colorado school confiscates student's life-saving medicine thanks to draconian prohibition lawsColorado school confiscates student's life-saving medicine thanks to draconian prohibition lawsNews
    , administrators seized the medicine and told the boy that he couldn't return to school with it ever again.Young Jack suffers from spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and dystonia, and medical marijuana is the onlyRead more
  3. photo Using antidepressants while pregnant raises child's risk of obesity, diabetes, and moreUsing antidepressants while pregnant raises child's risk of obesity, diabetes, and moreNews
    Syndrome, Epileptiform Discharges, Epileptic Seizures and/or Epilepsy, Hypoglycaemia/Hyperglycemia, Stroke/Hemorrhagic Syndromes, Frontal Lobe Syndrome, Tardive Dyskinesia/Dystonia, Parkinsonism, AkathisiaRead more

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Dystonia

Disease

Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements may resemble a tremor. Dystonia is often initiated or worsened by voluntary movements, and symptoms may “overflow” into adjacent muscles.The disorder may be hereditary or caused by other factors such as birth-related or other physical...More