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Doctor insights on: Mosquito Borne Varieties Of Neurological Disease

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How quick can a neurological disease progress ?

Depends on the dz: There are known natural histories of diseases that have been documented before there were treatments. How fast a disease progresses depends on which disease it is, whether the current treatments are disease-modifying or symptomatic, and how severe the clinical phenotype of that particular disease is in the individual patient ...Read more

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How quickly can a neurological disease progress ?

How quickly can a neurological disease progress ?

It depends: It depends on the type of the neurological disease process...A stroke can progress fairly fast or acutely, or in parkinson's disease where cells in the brain die off over time , rather slowly. They may also come and go like the relapsing remitting type of multiple sclerosis ...Read more

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How many people suffer from a neurological disease?

How many people suffer from a neurological disease?

VARIABLE: Exact figures for total pts are not available, but are for the following diseases: migraine, 28 million alzheimer's, 5.2 million parkinson's, 1.5 million multiple sclerosis, 400, 000 (all are numbers from usa). ...Read more

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Is it possible to live a productive life with a neurological disease?

Is it possible to live a productive life with a neurological disease?

Neurologic: Absolutely, with good treatment and strong support system, depending on type of illness and prognosis medically. ...Read more

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What is neurological disease-demyelinating disease? What are its symtoms?

What is neurological disease-demyelinating disease? What are its symtoms?

Demyelinating Dx: Demyelinating disease causes weakness and sensory loss. Myelin insulates the nerves of the central and peripheral nervous system. Illnesses that cause damage to myelin are called demyelinating diseases. Examples are multiple sclerosis and CIDP or chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy. ...Read more

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Could heavy thinking help prevent neurological diseases?

No: It is unclear at this time what causes degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's. What is known is that people with higher cognitive baselines can compensate for longer until they become symptomatic. As far as we know this has no effect on treating the actual disease itself ...Read more

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Could neurology myotonia be confused with another disease?

Could neurology myotonia be confused with another disease?

Sure.: I presume you mean "Neuromyotonia." There are several diseases which cause myotonia and there are some other diseases which LOOK like myotonia. Best discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about neurology myotonia confused with other disease?

Can you tell me about neurology myotonia confused with other disease?

Neurologist can tell: Myotonia is a symptom of neuromuscular conditions in which the muscle cannot relax and therefore has an increased tone. A neurologist can assess for myotonia. Symptoms similar to but not the same as myotonia may suggest other conditions including paramyotonia congenita and hyperkalemic periodic paralysis. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myotonia/myotonia.htm ...Read more

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What r neurological diseases that cause musculaskeletal horrible pain.Please justify...?

What r neurological diseases that cause musculaskeletal horrible pain.Please justify...?

Trigger Points: Although trigger points are not really a neurological disease as such, they are the most common cause of severe musculoskeletal pain. One theory is that local inflammation irriates nerves in the area with substantial pain and spasm developing. If you suffer from these, they can be quite painful. ...Read more

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