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  • n. Plural form of dystonia.

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  • I also believe she actually referenced a source "according to Health Canada's information on the 2001-2 influenza vaccine, 10.8 per 1 million dosages resulted in individuals experiencing neurological effects, which included dyskenesias and dystonias."

    H1N1

  • For example, according to Health Canada's information on the 2001-2 influenza vaccine, 10.8 per 1 million dosages resulted in individuals experiencing neurological effects, which included dyskenesias and dystonias.

    H1N1

  • In addition to BEB and spasmodic dysphonia, Botox is used against nearly all of the dystonias.

    Botox injections interfere with somatic response - The Panda's Thumb

  • Many dystonias are isolated to specific tasks or situations in which a person is required to perform a well-learned and repetitive movement such as a golf swing.

    Choke

  • But then I started realizing, maybe other kinds of paralysis that you see in neurology, like stroke, focal dystonias -- there may be a learned component to this which you can overcome with the simple device of using a mirror.

    VS Ramachandran on your mind

  • Difficulties in lining up golf shots while under pressure, may show similarities to some task-specific dystonias and other movement problems.

    Mind Hacks: April 2005 Archives

  • Of the second group, diphenhydramine is useful in the treatment of dystonias and as a sedative in the elderly.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • The incidence of dystonias rises with the increased usage of high-potency neuroleptics 589.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • If rash 10 to 15% of cases, hepatocellular or cholestatic jaundice, hyponatremia, water intoxication, dyscrasias, dystonias, or other side effects become problematic, a transient dose reduction is usually sufficient to resolve the difficulty.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Focal dystonias are typically enhanced by Anxiety / stress, and treatment may be helpful (especially when dystonia and essential tremor are paired).

    Serendip's Exchange -

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