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What Kind Of Effect Does Heat Have On Multiple Sclerosis
Makes it worse: Hot ambient surroundings can bring out symptoms c/w a "pseudo-relapse", and can increase fatigue. Recent information suggests that consistent hot summer weather is associated with more ms lesions seen on mri. Ms patients do better in cooler surroundings, usually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Memory and mood: Ms effects the white matter of the brain which is essentially the interconnected wiring of the different parts of the brain. This can cause mood effects such as depression and mania and cognitive effects such as memory loss, disorganization and mental slowness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes of a reduced arm swing besides Parkinson's disease? Any clue what else might cause this no MS or stroke either ? Just name some...
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What's the connection between aspartame and any kind of neuropathy, and, what might i look for in terms of symptoms?
Aspartame: Is artificial sweetener (ex. Equal) that added to diet drinks and diet food, contains phenylalanine (amino acid). People with genetic predisposition can develop phenylketonuria syndrome (brain dysfunction, seizures, retardation, central and peripheral neuropathies). Milk, eggs and meat contain phenylalanine. If you genetically predisposed, read the food labels to prevent pku. ...Read more
Summary: MS is an autoimmune disorder which affects, brain, spinal cord, and eyes. The most common type is relapsing/remitting, but also primary progressive, secondary progressive, relapsing progressive, and benign. CIS is an initial phase usually of relapsing/remitting, and RIS is finding MS activity on an MRI prior to the disease presenting clinically. ...Read more
A lot of effects: While dialysis is essential to survival by replacing kidney function unfortunately there is a price to pay with that. Dialysis patients are anemic ( low blood counts) and require medications for that , they have many problems with their calcium and phosphorus level. Patients and especially men mostly can be depressed and they lack sexual desire. They may have weight loss and peripheral nerve damag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have burning sensations which appear on different parts of the body. A couple of doctors think anxiety related. Does fibro have many more symptoms ?
Several : The electrical shock sensations over the neck and upper back associated with lhermitte's, the intense facial pain associated with tic douleureux, the vague aching encountered over trunk or legs, and less common syndromes. But most common is migraine headaches, which occur at frequency of 2-4 times those who do not have ms. ...Read more
Neurosarcoidosis: Inflammatory condition where granulomas are common. Neurological symptoms (though neuro involvement is rare) are many and depend on where the disease is found. It is a little like ms or lyme's disease in terms of the many different symptoms but balance, vision and other cranial nerve problems as well as cognitive and behavioral (psyche) changes can occur. Also impacts peripheral nerves. ...Read more
What are the possible side effects/long term issues related to cutaneous lupus? I currently have vasculitis in my legs. What else could be of concern?
It is always: important to make sure you truly have the cutaneous type and not the systemic type. Simple blood tests may help. Also having a good Rheumatologist to help with the definitive diagnosis would be important. ...Read more
Nothing: Friction will cinch your hair from this area and it's very common condition. ...Read more
I'm diagnosed with neuropathy, but i don't exactly believe that's what it is. What are some other explanations of the symptoms of neuropathy?
OK to question diag.: Peripheral neuropathy is a not uncommon problem, and is most often associated with diabetes in usa. Numbness, tingling, pain, can be experienced over the toes or fingertips initially. Sensory loss and weakness may also be acquired from spinal cord and brain problems, but pattern very different. Sounds like a second opinion is in order here, and seems you need to know causation. Good luck. ...Read more
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