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Is a plasma exchange the best treatment for neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Is a plasma exchange the best treatment for neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Not usually: The inherited forms do not typically respond to plasma exchange. If you are the only person in the family who has the disorder, you may benefit from plasma exchange. Symptoms usually come back not long after the intervention. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Neuromyotonia (Definition)

Neuromyotonia = Isaacs Syndrome = Isaacs-Merton syndrome = hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves can cause stiffness, delayed relaxation ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Neuromyotonia?

What is the definition or description of: Neuromyotonia?

Neuromyotonia: Neuromyotonia = Isaacs Syndrome = Isaacs-Merton syndrome = hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves can cause stiffness, delayed relaxation & fasciculations of muscles. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

See below: It is usually diagnosed by physical examination as well as a test called an EMG which involves placing a special needle in the muscles. The muscle produce a certain type of EMG signal which is characteristic of neuromyotonia. ...Read more

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What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example. ...Read more

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What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

No cure: There is no cure. The long term prognosis is generally highly variable. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with neuromyotonia and after reading I still don't really understand it?

I have been diagnosed with neuromyotonia and after reading I still don't really understand it?

See below: I am no expert on this condition called isaac's syndrome but we did study it in residency. It is thought to be a autoimmune condition which causes interference with transmission between nerve impulses and muscle contraction that causes muscle stiffness and cramping. The body produces antibodies which attack certain receptors in nerves that cause them to become overreactive. ...Read more

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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia: Complete Neurologic exam, Blood work, MRI, EMG, Nerve conduction studies, & CT-scan of chest. ...Read more

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Does a negative ANA rule out neuromyotonia? Have muscle twitches, weakness, and tremors. Getting worse

Does a negative ANA rule out neuromyotonia? Have muscle twitches, weakness, and tremors. Getting worse

A positive ANA: -detects antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in your blood. Your immune system normally makes antibodies to help you fight infection. In contrast, antinuclear antibodies often attack your tissues — specifically targeting a cell's nucleus. In most cases, indicates that your immune system has launched a misdirected attack on your own tissue. However, a negative ANA does not rule out any condition. ...Read more

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What is neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

What is neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example. ...Read more

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Best cold remedy?

Best cold remedy?

Tincture of time!: Millions have colds yearly. It is due to rhinoviruses and others. There is no cure. Rest, humidification, fluids, proper nutrution (chicken soup), fever control, vitamn c, perhaps an antihistamine to dry one up or perhaps a decongestant to open one up may be used. But usually observation, fluids and rest are all that is needed. Cover the coughs, nose and wash the hands. Stay at home! ...Read more

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C.O.P.D? Homeo remedy

C.O.P.D? Homeo remedy

COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complicated yet treatable illness in both allopathy and homeopathy. However, hundreds of homeopathic medicines might be helpful to a person with copd. This means individualized treatment with an trained homeopath is needed, so that your unique totality of symptoms can be considered in the prescription. Follow-up would be long-term, not magic. ...Read more

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Remedy for pscoliosis?

Scoliosis: Is curvature of the spine. Mild to moderate cases are followed with symptomatic treatment. Severe cases may require surgery. ...Read more

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Remedy to an daily headce?

Remedy to an daily headce?

Find the cause: It's unusual to have daily headaches. The treatment depends on the cause of the headache. Much more medical history, lab work and possible imaging studies are needed to figure this out. See your doctor to discuss evaluation. Something is going on and you need to find what that is. ...Read more

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Is there remedy for dim vission?

Is there remedy for dim vission?

depends: Most visual problems are due to a need for eyeglasses. Other causes are due to things like diabetes, cataracts and changes in the cornea. If you have dimming of vision, check with your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for cold?

What's the best remedy for cold?

Sleep and hydration: A cold is usually the result of a virus, which will resolve on its own after 3-5 days. Some days may be tough while other days more mild. You should strive to get plenty of sleep, rest, and good nutrition and hydration. Your cold will pass, and you will feel good as new. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for colds?

What is the best remedy for colds?

Meds for symptoms: Medicines that relieve symptoms: lozenges for sore throat, decongestants for congestion, and cough medicine for cough. ...Read more

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How to remedy uncontrollable itch?

How to remedy uncontrollable itch?

Find the cause: Itching can be the result of multiple issues. Consult with your primary care doc for some basic labs and if all normal, see an allergist to additional testing. You need to get to the bottom of it to stop it. ...Read more

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What remedy for low spermatic fluid?

What remedy for low spermatic fluid?

Men and Aging: Unfortunately there is none. This is a common part of aging for a man. ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for mollescum?

What's the best remedy for mollescum?

Leave it alone...: This is a poxvirus, 4 -subtypes (mcv1-4), and can be quite contagious..Lasting from 3wks to 2-3 months, but an outbreak can last to 18 months. They often resolve without treatment..Attempts at removal such as scraping/rubbing may actually spread the virus more. Topical such as wart cream or 10% benzoyl peroxide(acne cream) can help. Cryotherapy by your doc also can be tried...Good luck.. ...Read more