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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

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Neuromyotonia (Definition)

Neuromyotonia is a clinical finding where hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves leads to spontaneous twitching of muscles. Other symptoms include muscle stiffness, delayed relaxation of ...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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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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