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A 79-year-old female asked:

Can eft help tardive dyskinesia?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes, EFT may help: Patients with psychogenic TD, movement disorders, somatoform disorder, somatization disorder can benefit from the emotional freedom technique. Ask your neurologist or psychiatrist for more information.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Please help! what is the difference between dyskinesia and tardive dyskinesia?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Dyskinesia is dimin-: ished control of voluntary movements with involuntary spasmodic movements; e.g., hand tremors, uncontrollable movement of upper body or lower extremities from neurological disorders. Tardive Dyskinesia is involuntary movements; e.g., facial grimacing, jaw swinging, repetitive chewing, tongue thrusting &/or finger movements from long-term use of antipsychotic medications in 10-20% of patients.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Could surgery help to cure my tardive dyskinesia?

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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Experimental: Deep brain stimulation surgery is being studied with some promising early data. It is not yet routinely done, but an academic medical center with an active functional neurosurgery program would be the most likely place to find out more.

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