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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well I am date oriented?

I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well I am date oriented?

What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

Stress related?!: At age 30 with so many normal tests and diagnoses like fibromyalgia and trigeminal nauralgia (highly unusual for that age except in MS, ruled out by the normal MRIs) non organic and stress related problems come to mind Don't forget the symptoms are REAL in those cases too! ...Read more

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What are some degenerative diseases?

What are some degenerative diseases?

Many: Osteoarthritis for one is age and trauma related wear and tear of the cartilage in joints. There are many others including macular degeneration of the retina, etc. ...Read more

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Can degenerative dise disease be reversed?

No: It is human to wear and age gravity and entropy are constamts their abscense is supernatural. ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What is degenertive disk disease?

Need a simple explaination for this. What is degenertive disk disease?

This is simple: Https://www. Cedars-sinai. Edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Degenerative-Disc-Disease. Aspx

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What are macular degenerative diseases?

What are macular degenerative diseases?

There are many: Causes of degeneration of the macula. In younger patients they are usually genetic mutations (e.g. North Carolina Macular Dystrophy), and later in life they are age related (e.g. Age Related Macular Degeneration) but a genetic predisposition is required, not everyone gets it. Since the macula is where 'central vision' is captured, when the macula degenerates, the visual acuity worsens. ...Read more

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What is degenerative spine disease? Is there a cure?

What is degenerative spine disease? Is there a cure?

Arthritis: We all get it sooner or later. It is like tires on a car. But unlike worn out tires, there is no cure for it. ...Read more

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Is degenerative spine disease a disability? Please advise!

Is degenerative spine disease a disability? Please advise!

Hard to say: Depends on a lot and what you do for a living. Being disabled means you cannot do anything else as an occupation since the only ability you had was the one occupation you cannot hold anymore. Recommend never getting labeled "disabled" if possible. ...Read more

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What is degenarative spinal disease?

What is degenarative spinal disease?

Wear & tear: The end result of an active lifestyle combined with adverse genetics may include disc degeneration, bone spurs, arthritic spinal, (facet) joints, abnormal movement, nerve root compression, compression fractures, & just plain old pain. ...Read more

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Is neuropathy a degenerative disease?

Is neuropathy a degenerative disease?

Not classified as: Neuropathy represents nerve alteration or damage usually secondary to an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, leprosy, vitamin deficiency. Although occasionally there are some congenital hereditary neuropathies, and some autoimmune nerve disorders, these would not usually be classified as degenerative. It is usually very possible to uncover causation in most cases. ...Read more

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Is schizophrenia a degenerative disease?

Is schizophrenia a degenerative disease?

?: There is a lot of conflicting evidence out there - some studies say it is not degenerative and others say it is. At this point in time, we really don't know for sure. There are still a lot of unanswered questions out there regarding schizophrenia. ...Read more

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Progressive degenerative myopathy, what is this disorder?

Progressive degenerative myopathy, what is this disorder?

Muscle degeneration: There are several types of progressive muscle degeneration. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is one of the better known. Other variants of muscular dystrophy are less severe. Spinal muscular atrophy results from loss of anterior horn cells in the spinal cord that causes progressive degeneration of the involved muscles with weakness. Toxic myopathy can occur including associated with steroid use. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have degenerative disease?

What does it mean if you have degenerative disease?

Your generally ove30: You human and generally over 30 and you have had a MRI you may or may not have symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to please list known diseases that have no known cures?

Large list: The list is too large to place on this page, but I have attached a link to the top 10 odd diseases with no known cause.

http://listverse. Com/2009/03/17/top-10-odd-diseases-with-no-known-cause/ ...Read more

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Tell me about degenerative calcific av disease.

Tell me about degenerative calcific av disease.

Aortic stenosis: A common cause of aortic stenosis or blocked aortic valve. In normal 3 leaflet valves usually presents 65-75 yrs. In bicuspid valves it presents 10-15 yrs earlier. Majority of bicuspid valves develop calcific av disease. Why only some of normal valves do isn't clear. There is a relationship with turbulent blood flow. Also it shares some risk factors to atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Can you list some inheritable x-linked diseases?

Can you list some inheritable x-linked diseases?

Several, some are:..: X-linked diseases can be either recessive or dominant. X-linked recessive diseases include red-green color blindness, haemophilia and the Duchenne and Becker forms of muscular dystrophy (both of which involve mutations in the DMD gene). You can search on the Internet I am sure for a tremendous list of X-linked diseases. ...Read more

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Could degenerative cervical disk diease get worse?

Could degenerative cervical disk diease get worse?

Yes: If you haven't been evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon - recommend that. ...Read more