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Shy-Dragers by heroteo heroteo Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 8:25pm Dear Mr Teo, I'm sure you will have a very good discussion with Dr Chew on the "Shy-Dragers" syndrome. You are a fantastic PD patient - very resourceful to dig all the relevant medical information. Your knowledge can be as good as the medical specialist. Well done! Take care & warm regards, Hooi Hoon Read on »
JNEN article on synucleinopathies by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:36pm In the introduction to the article cited yesterday, the authors describe two subtypes of multiple system atrophy (MSA-P and MSA-C). What about the type in which primary autonomic failure is the predominant presentation? Does the dysautonomic subtype (formerly known as Shy-Drager syndrome) have a specific MSA subtype designation? And, where would ... Read on »
Mystery Diagnosis..... by Pamela B. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Nov 2008 10:06pm I feel like this is what it's like at our house lately. Yesterday started out with Chloee not feeling well. This is how she spent her day, in the "assumed position" that is common for when she gets her headaches. She stayed like this the majority of the day, although she did get up and go to Wal-mart with me to get some groceries. But it ... Read on »
The Difficulty in Getting an Accurate Diagnosis by Life With Shaky Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 9:14pm There are so many syndromes out there with Parkinson-like symptoms, or parkinsonism, that getting an accurate diagnosis can take years.   Parkinsonism is any group of neurological disorders that have symptoms similar to PD - tremor, muscle rigidity, hypokinesia.  Among those are Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), sometimes referred to as Shy-Drager s ... Read on »
Is Parkinsonism different from Parkinson’s Disease? by heroteo heroteo Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm Joined: 20 Jan 2007Posts: 90 Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:36 pm Post subject: Post of the Week-6/29/09 Is Parkinsonism different from Parkinson's Disease? Parkinsonism simply refers to a person who has symptoms that look like Parkinson’s disease, but after careful scrutiny they are found not to have regular idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. T ... Read on »
Top three abused Investigations in syncope evaluation ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 19 Dec 2013 12:00am Top three  abused  Investigations in syncope evaluation ! (The collective yield of the above three investigation in fixing  a specific diagnosis is  less than 10 % of all known causes of syncope ) Syncope is a dramatic  symptom.It is one of the commonest symptom in ER as well . Life time incidence of syncope is at least one e ... Read on »
Why Traditional Physicians Will Trump Walmart's Primary Care Service Offering by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 13 Dec 2011 9:20pm A big box with plenty of room for primary care? Several years ago, while the Disease Management Care Blog was supervising a medical resident clinic  (an example of how they work can be found here ), an elderly patient came in for an appointment.  According to the resident, Mr. Jones (not his real name) would unexpectedly lose co ... Read on »
Being Shy, Introverted or Highly Sensitive in the Arts by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 29 Aug 2013 8:23pm Many actors, writers and other creative people are considered shy or introverted or highly sensitive. These are not the same thing but can overlap. But why would Introversion fit so well with creative expression? Psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Jung identified it as a core personality trait, and The Myers & Briggs Foundation page ... Read on »
The shy dragger disease and sh ... by heroteo heroteo Posted Thu 18 Nov 2010 4:54am The shy dragger disease and shy dragger syndrome is a very rare disorder that greatly affects the control of the body’s automatic nervous system, which controls one’s blood pressure, vision bowel, heart rate and bladder functions. The Shy Drager disease has a lot many features are same as Parkinson’s disease like slowness, muscle rigidity and ... Read on »
Understanding Introverts by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 22 May 2009 10:13pm I must admit, I was a bit of a social misfit as a child. I much preferred individual projects over group activities. Oral reports filled me with fear and dread. I wasn’t interested in team sports, and going to parties really didn’t excite me. I often wondered what was “wrong” with me. I really didn’t feel like the term “shy” fit me. I didn’t act li ... Read on »