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What is cadsil syndrome?

What is cadsil syndrome?

Inherited strokes: Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (cadasil) syndrome is the most common inherited form of small vessel disease, characterized by frequent migraine attacks with aura, recurrent strokes and progressive white matter degeneration. It can present as early as age 30, and can have TIA (transient ischemic attack or "mini-stroke") as initial symptom. ...Read more

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Hi there would like to know chances that i have to get a baby with cadasil.knowing that my husband has a family background of the disease.

Hi there would like to know chances that i have to get a baby with cadasil.knowing that my husband has a family background of the disease.

Cadasil?: I am sorry but I do not know what Cadasil is . If you have the correct name/Spelling of the condition, may be some one will be able to help you ...Read more

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What drugs are used to treat cadasil dementia?

What drugs are used to treat cadasil dementia?

None really: Presently, there is no specific drug treatment available. However, physicians do use anti-platelet agents such as aspirin, dipyridamole, or clopidogrel in efforts to retard the disease process by helping to prevent some strokes. Research is trying to find ways to assist this very troubling condition. ...Read more

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Hello, can anybody help me ? A doctor told to my best friend that she has a disease called Cadasil, please if somebody can say if there is a treatment

Hello, can anybody help me ? A doctor told to my best friend that she has a disease called Cadasil, please if somebody can say if there is a treatment

Brain arteries: CADASIL is a dominant gene mutation that causes thickening and thrombosis of small cerebral arteries. This leads to subcortical brain infarcts and results in migraine headaches, strokes, and ultimately dementia. There is no specific treatment, but measures slowing progression include no smoking,treatment of diabetes,high BP. migraine,and aspirin. ...Read more

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What's the Kundalini syndrome?

What's the Kundalini syndrome?

Kundalini: The kundalini syndrome has been reported in people with near-death experiences or with some types of yoga & meditation. The main sx is a feeling of energy or heat at the spine. It can also include severe headaches, sense of energy or heat in the hands, ecstasy, body tremor or vibration, sense of heat or cold moving through the body, sensing inner lights as well as other tactile experiences. ...Read more

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Can sjogen's syndrome be cured?

Can sjogen's syndrome be cured?

See below: There is no true cure for autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's---our goal is to put them into remission with medications so that you can feel better. ...Read more

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What is gillian barre syndrome?

What is gillian barre syndrome?

Autoimmune: An autoimmune disease that attacks the myelin sheaths on your peripheral nerves. Usually starts in feet an ascends. Sometimes starts in the eyes. ...Read more

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What is XYY syndrome or disease?

What is XYY syndrome or disease?

Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more

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How serious is Alstrom syndrome?

How serious is Alstrom syndrome?

Depends on Severity: In some cases there can be serious issues with liver, kidneys, bladder, & /or lungs. ...Read more