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Doctor insights on: Neuromuscular Conditions List

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Neuromuscular Disorders (Definition)

Neuromuscular disorders are disorders of the nervous system, muscular system, or both. Symptoms can include muscle ...Read more


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What medical conditions cause fibromyalgia?

What medical conditions cause fibromyalgia?

See below: I have seen people with liver problems (hepatitis) have fibromyalgia. Persons with infections like lyme disease may sometimes have fibromyalgia symptoms. People with depression often have fibromyalgia. It is known that persons (usually women) with a history of physical or sexual abuse either as children or adults have a higher propensity to fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What medical conditions are related to chronic fatigue syndrome?

What medical conditions are related to chronic fatigue syndrome?

See below: Cfs identifies a heterogeneous population of people in whom fatigue, pain, cognitive complaints and virus-like symptoms are the final common consequence of a variety of different causes. Most patients have had past or current psychiatric disorders such as depression. Postinfectious fatigue cases after mononucleosis, influenza, brucellosis, lyme disease and q fever are indistinguishable from cfs. ...Read more

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Are dental conditions hereditary?

Are dental conditions hereditary?

Yes: Genetics play a role in all our diseases. However it is the epigenetics that count. That is the environment action on our genetics. For example if you are prone to tooth decay because you have slightly acidic saliva (genetics) but you eat low carb and use Fluoride rinses and tooth paste, use xylitol, acp and have excellent oral hygiene. Your decay rate should be low. ...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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Are rheumatic diseases related to fibromyalgia?

Yes: ? of association of rheumatic diseases w. fibromyalgia (FM). These disorders often occur concurrently. In my opinion, explanation for this occurrence is that FM is disorder characterized by musculoskeletal deconditioning, & many rheumatic diseases cause increased splinting, guarding, and disuse of body parts; causing increased general muscle weakness, dysfunction, chronic muscle spasm, and pain. ...Read more

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What are some medical conditions that may cause or exacerbate gastrointestinal disorders (gis)?

What are some medical conditions that may cause or exacerbate gastrointestinal disorders (gis)?

Many: Almost any medical condition can contribute to GI symptoms. Very commonly psychologic status plays a major role in one's GI health status. ...Read more

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Are mitochondrial diseases considered metabolic disorders?

Are mitochondrial diseases considered metabolic disorders?

No: no, mitochondrial diseases related to certain internal cellular issues and their discombobulation's. Metabolic diseases include for the most part diabetes, obesity, Dysmetabolic syndrome, which are a separate type of disease process than internal internal cellular constituents such as mitochondria ...Read more

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How does cfs relate to other illnesses such as fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivities, gulf war syndrome, neurally mediated hypotension, Lyme disease, and candida?

How does cfs relate to other illnesses such as fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivities, gulf war syndrome, neurally mediated hypotension, Lyme disease, and candida?

Simply put...: The underlying theme describes a constellation of signs and symptoms that we have absolutely no clear, concise idea how it biologically works, how to effectively treat it, and how to address its neuro-psychiatric effects, unfortunately, it is this ambiguity that is being exploited by some quacks, to spread misinformation about each of the diagnoses mentioned (and it's not exhaustive). ...Read more

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What other diseases mimic lupus?

What other diseases mimic lupus?

Fibromyalgia : Lupus can cause almost any symptom so it often mimics other diseases. It is diagnosed by a list of clinical and lab criterea. It is best diagnosed by a rheumatologist with experience in this disease. It is most commonly confused with other autoimmune diseases and other types of arthritis. It is also often missed in fibromyalgia which occurs with it. I hope this is the information you ...Read more

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Neurologists both diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions, right?

Neurologists both diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions, right?

Not exactly: They usually treat problems related to the neurologic system that would involve both brain and peripheral problems regarding both diagnostics and treatment. ...Read more

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What are some genetic neurological diseases?

What are some genetic neurological diseases?

All sorts, varies: This is a particularly broad question. There are diseases with a genetic predisposition, such as multiple sclerosis. There are diseases where some people have a genetic form and some have a sporadic form, i.e. Parkinson disease. Then there are diseases where if you have the gene, you will get the disease--huntington disease. There are varied inheritances for the different muscular dystrophies. ...Read more

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Please answer! what medical conditions are related to carpal tunnel syndrome?

Please answer! what medical conditions are related to carpal tunnel syndrome?

Quite a few of them:: Rheumatoid disease; hypothyroidism; diabetes m, vit lack, like b6; in pregnancy due to fluid retention, which improves after delivery; rarer causes like a tumor (or swelling) in the carpal tunnel, arising from the nerve itself, tendons, fat, blood vessels, more than the usual number of tendons, or a bony lesion, including healing bone (of a fx). See your orthopod and pcp to be properly diagnosed. ...Read more