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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Parkinson Syndrome

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What my risk of complications during pregnancy if I have wolf parkinson whites syndrome wpw?

What my risk of complications during pregnancy if I have wolf parkinson whites syndrome wpw?

Minimal risk: If you are 40 and going tohave a baby, you are at increased risk and need a high risk OB person, and a cardiologist who does electrophysiology (electric recordings and treatment of the heart). ...Read more

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What's the drug of choice in treatment of Parkinson's disease with a pregnant women?

What's the drug of choice in treatment of Parkinson's disease with a pregnant women?

Avoid amantadine: Please see your neurologist before starting therapy while pregnant. Amantadine has been linked to birth defects in pregnant women. ...Read more

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I am 27, diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease and looking to start a family. Is there any known issues in respect to Parkinson's and pregnancy?

I am 27, diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease and looking to start a family. Is there any known issues in respect to Parkinson's and pregnancy?

Adverse effects: There is probably no problems with the pregnancy itself but there are some research findings that the pregnancy itself may adversely affect and aggrave the pd, specifically worsening the motor(muscular) deterioration. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/10634252. ...Read more

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What complications during pregnancy if I have wolf parkinson white?

What complications during pregnancy if I have wolf parkinson white?

WPW: Wpw is the presence of ventricular pre-excitation due to an accessory pathway which can result in fast heart rhythms (i.e. Supra ventricular tachycardia). Risk stratification is important to determine the risk of sudden cardiac death. The main risk during these fast rhythms is usually syncope (fainting) which can be very dangerous in a pregnant state. I would speak with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

Heart condition: Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is a heart condition in which there is an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart. The condition can lead to episodes of rapid heart rate (tachycardia). Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is one of the most common causes of fast heart rate disorders in infants and children. ...Read more

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What is Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

What is Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

Fast heart rate: This is a syndrome of having a specific type of fast heart rate related to having an abnormal connection of cells between the top and bottom chambers of the heart. WPW can usually be cured by a procedure called ablation, where the abnormal band of tissue is gently burned away. ...Read more

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What happens in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

What happens in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

Short circuit: Acceesory pathway conduction this pathway may be right or left sided could be antegrade or retrogade in conduction . Tachycardia are symptoms defanitive therappy eps evlation and ablation of tracks for cure very successful in cure .Discuss with an electrophysiologist will help if you are a patient. ...Read more

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What's the difference between parkinsonism and Parkinson's syndrome?

What's the difference between parkinsonism and Parkinson's syndrome?

Variation on a theme: Parkinson's disease (pd) is a neurodegenerative disorder of as yet unknown cause, which has typical symptoms including tremor, stiffness, lack of spontaneous movement (and many others). Parkinsonism is a condition in which some of the factors of true pd are present but atypical factors are also present. Commonest form is drug-induced parkinson-like movement disorder. ...Read more