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Dr. Ira Katz
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Abnormal Movements (Overview)

Abnormal movements is a symptom in which a person's muscles move in an abnormal way. Examples include muscle twitching, face twitching, twisting/writhing movements of the arms, jerky movements of the legs, etc


Dr. Ira Katz
9 doctors shared insights

Abnormal Movements (Overview)

Abnormal movements is a symptom in which a person's muscles move in an abnormal way. Examples include muscle twitching, face twitching, twisting/writhing movements of the arms, jerky movements of the legs, etc


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Why does a decrease in glutamate rduce abnormal movements in parkinson's?

Why does a decrease in glutamate rduce abnormal movements in parkinson's?

Decrease stim: Glutamate is a nerve receptor that can cause neuroexcititory and neruodegenerative disease. If glutamate release can be controlled, then some of the movements associated with parkinson's can be reduced. Drugs that decrease glutamate release are being use in the early, mild form of parkinson's. ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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After giving birth, i suffered from hemorrhoids. Now its been 3 years its painful when i have bowl movements. How can I get rid of them?

After giving birth, i suffered from  hemorrhoids. Now its been 3 years  its painful when i  have bowl movements. How can I get rid  of them?

Seek medical : Attention. Some time hemorrhoids could be treated medically and some need surgery. In the meanwhile her are some tips. Avoid constipation (fiber), seitz. Seek topical relief. (steroids) , keep that area very clean. Exercise. Moderate aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking 20–30 minutes a day, can help stimulate bowel function. ...Read more

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Why does a decrease in glutamate rduce abnormal movements in parkinson's?

Decrease stim: Glutamate is a nerve receptor that can cause neuroexcititory and neruodegenerative disease. If glutamate release can be controlled, then some of the movements associated with parkinson's can be reduced. Drugs that decrease glutamate release are being use in the early, mild form of parkinson's. ...Read more

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Would someone who is high on drugs have difficulty and abnormal eye movements?

Would someone who is high on drugs have difficulty and abnormal eye movements?

Yes: Drugs can causes this and this is what officers check for on individuals suspected to be under the influence of illicit drugs. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the abnormal mouth movements people make when they don't have teeth?

Can you please tell me about the abnormal mouth movements people make when they don't have teeth?

Collapse: Without dentures, there will be over closure. The chin will be too close to the nose. There is more of a side to side movement in chewing. The cheek comes in to hold the food over the gums. The tongue pushes the food over gums from the inside. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have gray stool? I have had 2-3 abnormal bowel movements in the past few days, mainly gray stool. What does that mean?

What does it mean when you have gray stool? I have had 2-3 abnormal bowel movements in the past few days, mainly gray stool. What does that mean?

Let me explain: Light-colored, white or clay-colored, this may indicate a bile duct obstruction. Certain medications, such as large doses of Bismuth Subsalicylate (kaopectate, pepto-bismol) and other anti-diarrheal drugs. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps, abnormal bowel movements. Can it be viral, and how do you know which virus?

Stomach cramps, abnormal bowel movements. Can it be viral, and how do you know which virus?

Could be: Very difficult to determine which virus may be causing your symptoms and usually not worth the trouble trying. ...Read more