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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Dysmetria (Overview)

Dysmetria is a clinical finding in which a person's movements tend to undershoot or overshoot their target distance. This can occur due to neuron diseases, strokes, or brain tumors.


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Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Not true dysmetria!: Dysmetria ) refers to a lack of coordination of movement typified by the undershoot or overshoot of intended position with the hand, arm, leg, or eye. It is a type of ataxia. It is sometimes described as an inability to judge distance or scale. However, symptoms like dysmetria can occur if you have pain in the feet, typical for reiter's. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Dysmetria (Overview)

Dysmetria is a clinical finding in which a person's movements tend to undershoot or overshoot their target distance. This can occur due to neuron diseases, strokes, or brain tumors.


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What is extraocular dysmetria?

Brusque motions: Dysmetria is an inability to contol muscle movements, so movements are brusque and may be made with more force than needed. Extraocular muscles are those that control the eye muscles, so this would be poorly controlled eye movements. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for occular dysmetria?

What is the treatment for occular dysmetria?

No great treatment: Ocular dysmetria is a type of dysmetria that involves the under- or over-shooting of the eyes when attempting to re-fixate gaze on something. This is usually from problems in the cerebellum of the brain, and can be seen with multiple sclerosis. Isoniazid and Clonazepam have been used to treat dysmetria. There is no surgical or ocular procedure that helps this. Nor can glasses. ...Read more

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What is extraocular dysmetria?

Brusque motions: Dysmetria is an inability to contol muscle movements, so movements are brusque and may be made with more force than needed. Extraocular muscles are those that control the eye muscles, so this would be poorly controlled eye movements. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for occular dysmetria?

No great treatment: Ocular dysmetria is a type of dysmetria that involves the under- or over-shooting of the eyes when attempting to re-fixate gaze on something. This is usually from problems in the cerebellum of the brain, and can be seen with multiple sclerosis. Isoniazid and Clonazepam have been used to treat dysmetria. There is no surgical or ocular procedure that helps this. Nor can glasses. ...Read more

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Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Not true dysmetria!: Dysmetria ) refers to a lack of coordination of movement typified by the undershoot or overshoot of intended position with the hand, arm, leg, or eye. It is a type of ataxia. It is sometimes described as an inability to judge distance or scale. However, symptoms like dysmetria can occur if you have pain in the feet, typical for reiter's. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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