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Is a plasma exchange the best treatment for neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Is a plasma exchange the best treatment for neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Not usually: The inherited forms do not typically respond to plasma exchange. If you are the only person in the family who has the disorder, you may benefit from plasma exchange. Symptoms usually come back not long after the intervention. ...Read more

Neuromyotonia (Definition)

Neuromyotonia = Isaacs Syndrome = Isaacs-Merton syndrome = hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves can cause stiffness, delayed relaxation ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Neuromyotonia?

What is the definition or description of: Neuromyotonia?

Neuromyotonia: Neuromyotonia = Isaacs Syndrome = Isaacs-Merton syndrome = hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves can cause stiffness, delayed relaxation & fasciculations of muscles. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

See below: It is usually diagnosed by physical examination as well as a test called an EMG which involves placing a special needle in the muscles. The muscle produce a certain type of EMG signal which is characteristic of neuromyotonia. ...Read more

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What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example. ...Read more

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What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

No cure: There is no cure. The long term prognosis is generally highly variable. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with neuromyotonia and after reading I still don't really understand it?

I have been diagnosed with neuromyotonia and after reading I still don't really understand it?

See below: I am no expert on this condition called isaac's syndrome but we did study it in residency. It is thought to be a autoimmune condition which causes interference with transmission between nerve impulses and muscle contraction that causes muscle stiffness and cramping. The body produces antibodies which attack certain receptors in nerves that cause them to become overreactive. ...Read more

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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia: Complete Neurologic exam, Blood work, MRI, EMG, Nerve conduction studies, & CT-scan of chest. ...Read more

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Does a negative ANA rule out neuromyotonia? Have muscle twitches, weakness, and tremors. Getting worse

Does a negative ANA rule out neuromyotonia? Have muscle twitches, weakness, and tremors. Getting worse

A positive ANA: -detects antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in your blood. Your immune system normally makes antibodies to help you fight infection. In contrast, antinuclear antibodies often attack your tissues — specifically targeting a cell's nucleus. In most cases, indicates that your immune system has launched a misdirected attack on your own tissue. However, a negative ANA does not rule out any condition. ...Read more

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Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Shampoos: Your best methods at home are: -wash your hair daily. Most people who wash their hair everyday have a lot less dandruff than people who wash less often -use over the counter anti-dandruff shampoos. Pick up two different types, put both in the shower, and from day to day switch between them. ...Read more

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Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

See Sinus Survival: That book is the best reference. Avoid dairy, wheat, sugar. Be sure you are getting enough vit d. The herbs thyme, clove, oregano, ginger, and rosemary are all helpful in food. Vitmain c with bioflavanoids inhibit histamine which is an aggravating factor. Xylitol nasal spray can be helpful. ...Read more