Does charcot marie tooth disease make you appear as though you have no energy?

Neuropathy. Autosomal recessive inherited neuropathy that causes wasting and weakness mainly in the feet and legs later on in the hands without sensory changes causes little disability and is associated with a normal life expectancy. Some doctors prescribed Neurontin (gabapentin) or Gabapentin for neuropathies but i'm not sure if they prescribe that for this condition.
Yes. Charcot marie tooth syndrome is debilitating and the people who have this are apt to have less energy.

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Does charcot marie tooth disease make you feel as though you have no energy?

Hereditary Neuropath. As your peripheral nerve are affected from your neuropathy usually the furthest muscles from your spine are affected first. Rehab and more rehab and safety programs for balance and neuromuscular reconditioning are paramount to avoid complications such as falls. Pls d/w your neurologist. Read more...
No. Usually, the initial symptom is foot drop early in the course of the disease. This can also cause claw toe, where the toes are always curled. Weakness in the hands and forearms occurs in many people later in life as the disease progresses. Pain from the disease could make you feel that you have no energy.Depression could also make you feel that you have no energy. Please see your doctor. Read more...

Can you tell me about charcot marie tooth disease?

Please see below. There is too much information to include in this small space. Please follow below link: http://www.Cmtausa.Org/. Read more...
See a neurologist. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for management. Read more...

What information should I know about charcot marie tooth disease?

Information website. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/ds00557. Read more...
Genetic. This is a genetic condition that is passed along family lines and causes damage to the nerve sheath. Read more...

How does charcot-marie-tooth-disease affect diabetes?

CMT. Is an inherited motor neuron disease. People have a normal life expectancy as CMT affects peripheral nerves and is characterized by muscle weakness in the lower leg. It should have no affect on diabetes directly. Diabetes that is not well controlled can also cause neuropathy and compound the cmt. Please see your specialist to discuss your particular case in more depth than is available here. Read more...

What are the signs and symptoms of charcot marie tooth disease?

Muscle problems. Cmt is an inherited muscle disorder affecting 1 in every 2, 500 people. Symptoms include difficulty speaking, walking, breathing, and swallowing. It can start i adolescenc and the symptoms progress gradually. For more information: www.Ninds.Nsh.Gov 1800 352-9424 www.Mda.Org www.Cmtana.Org. Read more...
See a neurologist. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for evaluation, imaging and management. Read more...

I have charcot-marie-tooth disease. Is there any thing I can do to slow progression?

Non Medicaly. There's no cure for charcot-marie-tooth disease. However, some treatments can help you manage its signs and symptoms. Medications for pain and ifection. Physical therapy occupitional therapy orthopedic devices surgery. Read more...
Reference Sites. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/pages/treatment.aspx and http://health.Nytimes.Com/health/guides/disease/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/overview.Html. Read more...

Hi docs! Wondering about charcot-marie-tooth-disease how does it affect diabetese?

CMT. Is an inherited motor neuron disease. People have a normal life expectancy as CMT affects peripheral nerves and is characterized by muscle weakness in the lower leg. It should have no affect on diabetes directly. Diabetes that is not well controlled can also cause neuropathy and compound the cmt. Please see your specialist to discuss your particular case in more depth than is available here. Read more...

Which parent is charcot marie tooth disease inherited from? Is it possible to tell?

Depends. 1 of the 5 primary types (5 of the 34 subtypes) are x-linked dominant meaning it comes from the x-chromosome (mom) but the vast majority are autosomal recessive or dominant meaning from either parent or both parents (if recessive although this is much rarer than dominant). You could tell by doing a genetic test on both the parents and/or evaluating the pedigree (family history) of both parents. Read more...