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Teen Who Has Dystonia Raises $300,000.00 For The Cause! by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 12:00am View article about a teen who has raised money for Dystonia research http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20101027/ZONE04/310270022 Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: task-specific focal dystonia by nih.gov Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 9:40am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed December 2012 What is task-specific focal dystonia? Task-specific focal dystonia is a movement disorder tha ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: dopa-responsive dystonia by nih.gov Posted Wed 16 May 2012 4:44pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2012 What is dopa-responsive dystonia? Dopa-responsive dystonia is a disorder that involves involunta ... Read on »
Is it Dystonia or a Hoax? by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 10:02pm Is the story about Desiree Jennings, the cheerleader who got Dystonia from the Flu Vaccination a hoax? There are stories circulating that this young woman does not actually have Dystonia. Dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes muscles to contract involuntarily. Often, doctors are not able to pinpoint the exact cause of the disorder. ... Read on »
Dystonia by Life With Shaky Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:54pm I recently received an email from Renee on behalf of The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation, Inc. I was asked to post on my blog their PSA about Dystonia, of which I said I'd be happy to oblige after doing some research on the topic. Well, there just isn't any information to be found. Dystonia is similar to PD in that it is a n ... Read on »
Major fail by medical regulators: Dr. Rashid Buttar given slap on the wrist by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 20 Apr 2010 10:00pm 1 Comment Beware, North Carolina. Beware. Dr. Rashid Buttar is free to practice medicine. So goes the title of a blog post by Orac at Respectful Insolence . Background, Dr. Rashid Buttar is an alternative medical practitioner who has, amongst other things, “therapies” to treat autism. He has been a major proponent of ... Read on »
Woman Develops Dystonia After Receiving the Flu Shot by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 2:04pm Is it possible to get Dystonia after receiving the Flu shot? Anything is possible. In regards to the young woman who developed Dystonia throughout her body after receiving the flu shot, my thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family. She is obviously in a great deal of discomfort as Dystonia is a painful disorder that causes the muscle ... Read on »
My Story (Part Nine): Questions and Theories by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 2:04pm In the last "My Story" post, I discussed how I visited an alternative doctor in search of some help for my medical conditions. That "doctor" turned out to be not worthy of my money. Although I invested a lot of money and time in dealing with this doctor, he ultimately was not the doctor for me. But, as I said, tests that were ordered by thi ... Read on »
FDA Approves Xeomin® A Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox)To Treat Cervical Dystonia by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 2:11pm Dystonia has been a hard to diagnose disease at times and other times can be confused with other disorders.  The link below goes back a short post on how Botox gave a grandmother her voice back.  In addition deep brain stimulation has been used to treat dystonia and now it appears Botox may even be a simpler treatment and the FDA has a ... Read on »
What changes are in store for Generation Rescue? by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Apr 2010 3:23pm If you haven’t read the celebrity gossip news you may have missed it (and good for you!). Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey have split. As an aside, in classic Hollywood fashion, news also just came out that her ex husband is in a new celebrity relationship. I’ll never understand the way Hollywood uses relationships for ... Read on »