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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Parkinson Syndrome

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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

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Why is there a delta wave seen in Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) syndrome?

Why is there a delta wave seen in Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) syndrome?

Pre-excitation: Wpw syndrome is commonly diagnosed on the basis of the surface ECG in an asymptomatic individual. In this case it is manifested as a delta wave, which is a slurred upstroke in the qrs complex that is associated with a short pr interval. The short pr interval and slurring of the qrs complex is actually the impulse making it through to the ventricles prematurely (across the accessory pathway) withou. ...Read more

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Can wolff-parkinson-white syndrome (wpw) get you kicked out of the army?

Can wolff-parkinson-white syndrome (wpw) get you kicked out of the army?

Not sure : Sorry don't know the answer but WPW is curable by an ablation procedure. If this were done there would be no issue. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Parkinson's disease and tourette syndrome?

What is the difference between Parkinson's disease and tourette syndrome?

Read up: Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disease of a part of the brain that produces dopamine, and results in deterioration of movement and thinking. It generally affects older adults. Tourette's disease is an inherited disorder that generally shows up in childhood, and manifests with vocal and motor tics. The two conditions are different neurological illnesses with different treatments. ...Read more

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Do you need to go to hospital is you have wolff parkinsons white syndrome?

Do you need to go to hospital is you have wolff parkinsons white syndrome?

Not just for WPW: There may be half a million people in the U.S. with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW), and they are not all in the hospital today. That means a person does not go to the hospital just because she has WPW. There must be some other reason, in order for a person with WPW to go to the hospital. ...Read more

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Is lorazapam safe to take for people who have Wolff Parkinson's White syndrome?

Is lorazapam safe to take for people who have Wolff Parkinson's White syndrome?

Yes, it is safe: I don't know of any reason to contraindicate the use of lorazepam in Wolff Parkinson White syndrome. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine sedative and is not a stimulant. In fact, benzodiazepines can sometimes even be given for tachycardia syndromes. ...Read more

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Can using Reglan (metoclopramide) over several years cause Parkinson's syndrome?

Can using Reglan (metoclopramide) over several years cause Parkinson's syndrome?

Possible: Stop it now. The FDA issued a warning that if any movement disorder occurs to discontinue it and call your doctor. The warning also states that it should not be used for more than 12 weeks "in all but rare cases where therapeutic benefit is thought to outweigh the risk of developing tardive dyskinesia." Side effects may mimic Parkinsonism. ...Read more

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I have just been diagnosed with Wolff Parkinson white syndrome is it still safe for me too run? I am training for a marathon!!

See cardiologist: There are treatments to prevent arrhythmias in patients with WPW and I would recommend speaking with your cardiologist for consideration of treatment as well as recommendations for management to keep you safe before you over exert yourself in your training. ...Read more

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