Akathisia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Akathisia

Patients having akathisia won’t be able to keep or sit still at one place and are always fidgety, restless, hop from foot to another or pace about. Akathisia literally means “inability to sit,” and is a type of movement disorder. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment of akathisia.

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Akinesia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Akinesia

Basically patient suffering from Akinesia does not have any normal bodily movements. Treatment varies and depends on the underlying medical condition causing akinesia and mostly is similar to treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

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Ataxia: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, Types, Diagnosis

Ataxia

There are various conditions, which can result in ataxia, such as stroke, alcohol abuse. Ataxia can also be caused by an inherited defective gene. Treatment depends on the cause of ataxia and comprises of adaptive devices like cane or walkers, which help in maintaining patient’s independence.

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Athetosis: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

Athetosis

Athetosis is a condition where the patient experiences slow, convoluted, involuntary and writhing movements of the hands, fingers, feet and toes. The common cause for Athetosis is lesions or damage in the brain, especially in the corpus striatum of which Athetosis is the symptom. Treatment for athetosis consists of different approaches which include: drugs, surgery and re-training the movements of the patient.

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Dystonia: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, Types, Diagnosis

Dystonia

Dystonia can affect a muscle group or only one muscle or the entire body. Women are affected more from Dystonia than men. Treatment for Dystonia comprises of Botox injections, deep brain stimulation, medications etc.

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Dystonic Tremor: Symptoms, Types, Treatment, Diagnosis

Dystonic Tremor

Dystonic tremor is a type of tremor which the patient develops along with or in association with dystonia. Dystonic tremor can also affect the patient’s quality of life and cause tiredness in the patient and feels of isolation in social gatherings. Know the difference between dystonic tremor and essential tremor, symptoms of dystonic tremor, its types, treatment and diagnosis.

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Involuntary Movements - Causes, Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis Treatment

Involuntary Movements - Causes, Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis Treatment

Involuntary Movements in body refers to a condition in which an individual does not have control over movements of the parts of the body. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

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Myoclonus: Causes, Symptoms, Investigations, Treatment

Myoclonus

Myoclonus is a medical condition where a person experiences rapid, involuntary muscle jerks. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

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Parkinson's Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Investigations, Treatment

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease occurs as result of gradual degeneration and death of certain neurons or nerve cells. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

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Spasmodic Torticollis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Lifestyle & Home Remedies

Spasmodic Torticollis

Spasmodic torticollis, also known as cervical dystonia, is a rare medical condition in which there is involuntary contraction of the muscles in the neck causing pain and twisting/ turning of the head to one side. Know its causes, symptoms,treatment.

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St. Vitus' Dance or Sydenham Chorea - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

St. Vitus' Dance or Sydenham Chorea - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

St. Vitus' Dance or Sydenham Chorea is found more in girls more than boys and is known to develop between the ages of 5 and 15. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

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Tardive Dystonia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis

Tardive Dystonia

In tardive dystonia, the characteristic symptom experienced by the patient is involuntary contractions of the muscles, contorted movements of the body and awkward postures. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment for Tardive Dystonia.

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Tic Disorder: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis

Tic Disorder

The exact cause of tic disorder is not known. Some of the tic disorders include chronic motor or vocal tic disorder, transient tic disorder and Tourette’s syndrome. Tic disorders can be often managed with treatment and changes in lifestyle.

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Tourette’s Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Lifestyle Modifications

Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette's syndrome has been connected to different regions of the brain, which also includes an area known as the basal ganglia, which is responsible for controlling body movements. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

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Treatment & Exercises for Cervical Dystonia or Spasmodic Torticollis

Treatment & Exercises for Cervical Dystonia or Spasmodic Torticollis

Cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis does not have any medical treatment. There is however a process of natural treatments carried on for supporting proper muscle function and support nerves. Natural treatments help in the proper regulation of cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis. Also learn about the exercises for Cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis.

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