Top
10
Doctor insights on: Could Surgery Help To Cure My Tardive Dyskinesia

Share
1

1
Could surgery help to cure my tardive dyskinesia?

Could surgery help to cure my tardive dyskinesia?

Not FDA approved: There is increasing evidence that deep brain stimulation targeting the globus pallidus is effective for tardive disorders but this is not officially an fda approved indication. If it is disabling, you can consult a functional neurosurgeon. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
152 doctors shared insights

Dyskinesia (Definition)

Dyskinesia is a symptom in which a person has trouble controlling his movements to make them smooth, coordinated motions. Dyskinesia can appear as repetitive motions, rough movements, jerky movements, etc. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) may occur as ...Read more


2

2
I researched the chances of develop. Tardive Dyskinesia on S.G. Antipsychotics, but every source claims drastically different numbers. Who to believe?

I researched the chances of develop. Tardive Dyskinesia on S.G. Antipsychotics, but every source claims drastically different numbers. Who to believe?

Just monitor: ;yourself carefully when taking the medicine and you won't have a problem. if you notice symptoms call your doctor and ask to stop the medicine and how to do it safely over the phone. good luck people worry about side effects way too much at times. ...Read more

3

3
Can eft help tardive dyskinesia?

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. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How do people get tardive dyskinesia?

A movement disorder: Tardive dyskinesia is a disorder of abormal, uncontrolled movements that is caused by using certain medications, typically neuroleptic (anti-psychotic) medications. Characteristically this includes abnormal movements of the face and mouth. ...Read more

5

5
Tardive dyskinesia from meds is permanent, right?

Possibly: Tardive dyskinesia can resolve over time if the causative medication is discontinued, but may also be permanent even after stopping the medication. ...Read more

6

6
What can be done for the symptoms of tardive dyskinesia?

What can be done for the symptoms of tardive dyskinesia?

Tardive Dyskinesia: Patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia when using psychotropic medications. SSRIs, stimulant medications and illegal drugs. Discontinuance of the offending agent is the most important treatment of TD. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What's the difference between dyskinesia and tardive dyskinesia?

Whether it goes away: Tardive just means that the dyskinesia continues and does not go away. Certain drugs can cause excessive facial and body movements that are called dyskinesia. If used too long these movements remain even if the drugs are stopped. This is then called tardive dyskinesia. This may be a permanent movement disorder that is very difficult to treat. ...Read more

8

8
Are there any signs that tells me that my tardive dyskinesia will be permanent or it will subside by time?

Wait and see: Tardive dyskinesia is a term that implies a long term movement disorder. The term tardive means long lasting. However, if you remain off medication and follow good health habits, it may improve. Only time will tell. ...Read more

9

9
What can prevent tardive dyskinesia?

Unknown: There are no definite way to prevent it. Careful selection of psychotropic medicine may help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Ssri's related to tardive dyskinesia? What is that?

Of course: TD is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder. Patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia when using psychotropic medications. SSRIs (Fluoxetine ), stimulant medications and illegal drugs. Discontinuance of the offending agent is the most important treatment of TD. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Mark Ingerman
76 doctors shared insights

Tardive Dyskinesia (Definition)

Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of antipsychotic medications and consists of repetitive, uncontrolled movements that typically affect the ...Read more