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Hyper Stimulation Syndrome
Is transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) an option for a four (4) year old patient with Williams-Biuren syndrome?
Unlikely: TDCS is experimental and has shown some benefit in individuals after brain injury either from trauma or stroke, it has also been tried in individuals with parkinsons disease. These are all cases where the brain was normal at one time and the therapy is used in attempt to re-establish connections via memory. ...Read more
How successful is sarcal nerve stimulation in treating fowlers syndrome? & are there any big risks before I accept sns (19yrs old & complete retention)
Could gene therapy or transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) or any other method help a patient with Williams syndrome?
Unlikely: There are no gene therapies I know of for this condition. I have also not seen any research on tDCS use for this condition (mostly depression, parkinson's, gen. anxiety) but very small studies only. I did review Johns Hopkins Psychiatry and Behavioral Science website as they do some of this research. It is very limited and no mention of treatment of Williams syndrome. I am sorry. ...Read more
Is sacral nerve stimulation likely to work for patient who has neurogenic bladder due to cauda equine syndrome.?
SNS: That question is difficult to answer without additional information, like urodynamic findings and current bladder management. The great thing about sacral nerve stimulation is that it is tested prior to full implantation and you will be able to answer the question for yourself as to whether or not it worked for you prior to implantation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there definitive tests for "hyper-beta androgenic syndrome" that don't require going to mayo? Or treat to diagnose route?
Not really: There is always some uncertainty in medicine. And sometimes, the experts treat with the same rationale. I.E empiric ttament to see if indeed the diagnosis. ...Read more
My wife is suffering from benign hyper mobility syndrome and been diagnosed with it couple of days back. She is 37 years old, is there any cure?
None per se....: Hypermobility is a causes for accelerated osteoarthritis. It can be helped with proper sporting activities: 1. They should be non-concussive. 2. They should avoid pivoting of jumping-tennis, volleyball, etc. 3. Bicycling proipable best aerobic activity. 4. Strengthening opposing muscles-bicepts instead of triceps will help hypermobile elbows! Good luck! ...Read more
I do not: Recommend it. You risk injuring the spinal cord. ...Read more
Yes it is: Yes it is a good sportGet a more detailed answer ›
Multiple causes: It is a condition characterized by too many eosinophils (a type of immune cell). Sometimes a mutation in the precursors of the eosinophils causes them to multiply out of control. In other cases, another immune cell goes haywire and tells the eosinophils to multiply. Sometimes we can't find what causing them to multiply. It is usually acquired through life, and is only very, very rarely inherited. ...Read more
No: We are still trying to find out what this means although there is suggestion that this may well be a precursor of asthma. It is not related to hypereosinophilic syndrome per se. Once you developed allergic asthma, eosinophils are often elevated in the airway and it is no longer a case of eosinophilic bronchitis but a case of eosinophilic inflammation. ...Read more
Hello doctor, I have a problem. I always remain in rush or hurry, am I suffering from hyper active syndrome?
Fake Medical Problem: You have bad habits. You do not have a medical condition. Bad habits can be broken. As you age this is one of the areas, it appears, that you have to work on to create more productive habits. You have to slow down; you have to learn to make lists and check off the 'to do' items one by one; you have to force yourself to pause and breath and to 'slow down' enough to make sure your tasks are done. ...Read more
Friend's kid is hyper, his dad has hyperactivity with mild torretes syndrome. Could their child be starting to get it?
Unknown: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is something that is usually inherited, therefore if dad has it, it is likely the child may have it. However, each person needs to be evaluated individually. You might suggest to your friend that they take their child to their pediatrician to be evaluated. By the way, most pediatricians evaluate a child for adhd with questionnaires. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ehlers-Danlos: Ehlers-danlos or marfans syndrome is a hereditary disorder that causes this condition and cannot be prevented. Muschle strenthening helps with the symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: These are indeed quite common to experience with Asperger's. The failure to pick up on social cues can lead to the over-sharing, and the hyper-sensitivity can be a reaction to the social impairment (i.e., the person knows they don't act like other people and becomes anxious about it). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hyper mobility syndrome and difference in leg length, I'm always achey or hurting is this the reason why?
Likely: Joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs) has a broad spectrum symptoms & degrees of joint laxity. Is common in women. Sacroiliac joint can be hypermobile &, as it shifts, invokes functional (not actual) leg length change; imparting tilting of upright body tower, widespread adaptive chronic muscle spasm, & causes fibromyalgia (my own theory). See discussions my chronic pain board at quora. Com (free). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could I with aspergers syndrome develop hyper sensitivity to sound, smell and light at a later stage in?
Anyone on the: Autism spectrum can develop the hyper sensitivity you mention. Anyone can, for that matter, but people on the spectrum may be more at risk. Great plains laboratory has a good website with info and lab tests. Please see you doc for a check up to rule out other things. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is there any definite treatment for Hyper IgE Syndrome? I mean one that is not only maintenance of symptoms but may lead to actual improvement?
No not at this time: Hyper IgE syndrome is an inherited immunodeficiency disorder. The current treatments are supportive, prophylatic and treatment of infections as they occur. You can read more information on http://primaryimmune. Org/about-primary-immunodeficiencies/specific-disease-types/hyper-ige-syndrome/ ...Read more