Dystonia

What is Dystonia?

Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes the muscles to contract and spasm involuntarily. Opposing muscles often contract simultaneously as if they are 'competing' for control of a body part. Dystonia may affect a single body area or be generalized throughout multiple muscle groups.

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We have taken our son (20 years old) who had all the symptons of absence seizures, yet the doctors at Strong Memorial Hospital diagnosed him with...

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I can understand the agony in you parents after your son is not properly diagnosed and treated. It is sometimes...

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I often get a cold feeling behind my left eye. I have had it continuously for the last two years. I was suffering with Dystonia at the...

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Regarding the cold feeling behind the eye, I personally feel it is not a symptom of concern and does not indicate any...

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Iam a 64 yrs old..hAD A VERY STRESSFUL JOB BUT RETIRED NOW FOR 2 YEARS. HAVE APPARANTLY GOT dYSTONIA WHICH AFFECTS MY EYES AND HAVE INJECTIONS...

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