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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the best kind of diet people with charcot marie tooth syndrome should follow?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Healthy: An exercise program (preferably directed by a physical therapist) along with a healthy diet. Foods that help muscle recovery include spinach, pineapple, eggs, chocolate milk and green tea. Follow advice from integrated health team including physician.
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Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Usually high Vit C: This heriditary syndrome is a type of peripheral neuropathy . Dentistry is usually not involved in this disease except that vitamin c is regularly prescribed to aid soft tissue health.
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A 41-year-old member asked:

What positive things can people who have charcot marie tooth do?

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Dr. Fay Gyapong
Dentistry 32 years experience
CMT: As with most degenerative diseases, solutions must often times be dynamic. Modifying the consistency of foods so that you may chew them easily, taking vitamin supplements that promote muscle and tissue strength, visiting a physical therapist familiar with the head and neck musculature and consider visiting your dentist more frequently to keep your teeth and soft tissue in optimal health.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How do you get diagnosed with charcot-marie-tooth syndrome?

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Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Endodontics 36 years experience
Genetic test : This syndrome is a herdaitory disease that affect the nervers and muscles of arms and legs in the early childhood or adult life and sometimes midlife . It could be diagnosed via physical examination , usually the legs muscule look like upside down champagne bottle , nerve conduction and reflexes 'emg , blood sample for genetic test
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