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Hamman Rich Syndrome
No: Miller Syndrome is a rare condition affecting the face and arms- here is a link with more information http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/miller-syndrome Miller-Fisher syndrome is causes poor muscle coordination and paralysis of the eye muscles - here is a link for MFS http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/miller_fisher/miller_fisher.htm ...Read more
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems. ...Read more
Disembarkment: Is a rare condition occurring after a motion event such as flying. Causes feelings of swaying or rocking, imbalance, fatigue & low concentration (brain fog), headaches, dizziness. Symptoms worsen by stress or lack of sleep or loud noises. Cause unknown. Some benefit from Benzodiazepines & Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. ...Read more
Blood diseases: Hemolytic-uremic syndrome/ thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a adquired blood disease where the small blood vessels makes the plateles to be activated and damaging the red blood cells and thus, decreasing their numbers. This produces a myriad of symptoms, from kidney to CNS problems. Beta thalassemia is a genetic blood disease that produces anemia. ...Read more
Can antiphospholipid syndrome be found in people with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy?
Simply healthy: Hi AMonroe, The good news is that you don't any specific diet restrictions. Aim to stay in a healthy weight range with a BMI of 20-25. Choose fresh foods, eat plenty of vegetables and moderate amounts of fruits. The majority of your nutrient breakdown should be protein and carbs. Fats should be more omega-3s if possible. Stay active, sleep well. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Miller Fisher: Miller-fisher variant of guillain barre syndrome is a rare variant of a rare disease that affects the nervous system of people. The cause is an autoimmune reaction which may be triggered by an infection but more often than not the cause is not found. As an example, however, a large number of people could catch the same influenza virus but a minuscule number would get this problem. ...Read more
Yes: Eds is a disease of the connective tissue with several sub-types. The connective tissue layer of the arteries can be affected and this can lead to cystic medial necrosis. This is a degenerative disease of the media of the aorta and other arteries with loss of elastic tissue and muscle cells. It is a pathological substrate for aortic dissection. Not all people affected get cmn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it IgE: I assume you are referring to ige rather than IgA levels. High levels of ige in a patient with uncontrolled asthma raises the suspicion of churg-strauss vasculitis. Talk to your doctor as intensive medication regimen is indicated if it is truly the cause. A pulmonologist /rheumatologist would be the one to talk to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which autoimmune diseases/disorders, besides antiphospholipid syndrome, are made worse by consumption of foods high in vitamin k?
Health status counts: If you are young and healthy, your healing will be better/faster. If you have multiple medical problems and in poor health, the injury will not heal as well and may take longer. Protein supplement probably does not do much if you are in good health/nutritional status. Take it easy for now to allow complete healing before resuming strenuous activities. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Congenital defect: Drs dandy and walker described a brain defect in children that caused a cystic enlargement of the fourth ventricle due to lack of development of drainage holes that normally drain spinal fluid out of the fourth ventricle. This often causes large head, problems with balance, problems with learning, and seizures. Surgery relieves pressure but does not cure the defect. ...Read more