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Doctor insights on: Mosquito Borne Varieties Of Neurological Disease

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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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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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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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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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I need to know what is neurological disease-demyelinating disease? What are its symtoms?

I need to know what is neurological disease-demyelinating disease? What are its symtoms?

Demyelinating diseas: Refers to loss of myelin in the central/peripheral nervous system. In the CNS the most common cause is multiple sclerosis (ms). In the pns the most common cause is diabetes. Symptoms for CNS demyelination depend upon where the lesion is located- visual, motor, sensory... In the pns, symptoms for demyelination include paresthesias, numbness, burning, weakness and usually starting in the legs. ...Read more

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What is a progressive neurological disease that affects adults (in 30's or 40's) where the patient approximately 10-20 years after onset of symptoms?

Please clarify: There is a word or phrase or something missing from your question. "What is a progressive neurological disease that affects adults (in 30's or 40's)" is okay, but the rest makes no sense. You can see that, right? Please repost your question with clearer wording. ...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