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Forum: Dystonia 04-03-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,661
Posted By spitball
Beware of private message from lollergirl

Hi Everyone, Today I received a private message from lollergirl. DO NOT OPEN this ****.
Forum: Tourette Syndrome 02-02-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,591
Posted By spitball
Hi Tammy

Hi- You are doing the everything you can for your son, so don't be hard on yourself. The media does tend to portray TS as swearing; it is too bad that is the generalized perception, but at least it...
Forum: Dystonia 02-02-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By spitball
Hi- Tardive Dyskensia

Hi- I like the Jack in the Box statement. The Neurologists ruled out Tourette's. Our dog, Molly, does not do anything when I bark. Unless it is a new movement, or sound, Molly just handles it like a...
Forum: Dystonia 01-30-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By spitball
Follow up

Hi and thank you for taking the time to read my post and reply. Today my Mom and I talked (my Dad is deceased) and the frustration is caused by not being able to help me-just like you said! One thing...
Forum: Dystonia 01-30-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By spitball
How to cope with family members coping with living together

Hi Everyone, Today I learned the parent I live with (we also have a dog) is finds it hard sometimes to live with the movements I have. Recently I have been barking like a dog and it sounds like a...
Forum: Dystonia 01-29-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,311
Posted By spitball
Hi Everyone

Hi- Have you read anything by Dr.Oliver Sacks? He is well known, and his website is oliversacks.com

I hope any information can help anyone.
Forum: Dystonia 12-26-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,194
Posted By spitball
Leon Fleisher-Kennedy Center Honors

Hi Everyone- Tonight I watched the Kennedy Center Honors and was curious what neurological impairment caused the loss of playing piano for 30 years. I checked the internet, and the cause was...
Forum: Dystonia 12-25-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,378
Posted By spitball
Hi- I tried acupuncture once. It is very relaxing...

Hi- I tried acupuncture once. It is very relaxing and I actually fell asleep. Sorry, never had a therapeutic massage. Have you had botox injections? I just had my first three in the neck, and knock...
Forum: Dystonia 12-10-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,782
Posted By spitball
Thanks Endwell

Hi Endwell, Thank you for the information and I am glad it is helping you. I'll ask the Doctor Friday.
Forum: Dystonia 11-28-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,399
Posted By spitball
Thanks for the links

Hi Everyone, I appreciate your posting the links.
Forum: Dystonia 11-26-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,311
Posted By spitball
Sorry to hear about the news

Hi- Sorry to hear about the system. It is frustrating. Is it possilbe to turn the tables and ask your Doctors how they plan to treat your alleged psychological issue? Do you have a copy of the Pscyh....
Forum: Dystonia 11-17-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,782
Posted By spitball
Thanks for post

Hi Firebird, Thanks for the post. I have no idea what is causing the walking problems. It comes and goes. Hopefully time will tell!
Forum: Tourette Syndrome 11-15-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,150
Posted By spitball
Hi

Hi- I am sorry to learn about the long journey you and your family have been going through. You are a wonderful parent and are doing everything you can. Your son is fortunate to have a loving...
Forum: Dystonia 11-10-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,782
Posted By spitball
Dystonia in neck and trouble walking

Hi Everyone, I have been diagnosed as having Dystonia in my neck. I did not think to ask what form of dystonia I have. Has anyone else treated for dystonia in the neck and had benefits in their legs,...
Forum: Dystonia 11-10-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,311
Posted By spitball
Hi Linsky- It is maddening when the Doctors don't...

Hi Linsky- It is maddening when the Doctors don't know. I live in the USA, and Conversion Disorder, in my opinion, is a medically/technical way to say I don't know. My best advice would be to go to...
Forum: Dystonia 10-05-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,692
Posted By spitball
Hi and thank you for the interesting post. I will...

Hi and thank you for the interesting post. I will ask the Dystonia Doctor when I have my appointment next month. Did anyone find it hard to receive a diagnosis with Dystonia? I am familiar with the...
Forum: Dystonia 09-30-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By spitball
Thanks

Hi and thanks for the replies. I was diganosed in June, 2007 but won't have an appointment with a Dystonia specialist until November, 2007. You are so right to celebrate the good days-there are a...
Forum: Dystonia 09-28-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,692
Posted By spitball
Hi Flake, What does SSRI stand for please? Do the...

Hi Flake, What does SSRI stand for please? Do the medications induce movement disorders upon taking them, or if when you stop taking them? Is Dilantin one of the medications in this group?
Forum: Dystonia 09-26-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By spitball
Anger/Pity Party

Hi- Thanks for letting me vent. I have Dystonia of the head and possibly of the legs-at least the left one. I joined a walking club at a gym. Yesterday I walked for 40 minutes and did not need a cane...
Forum: Dystonia 09-26-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,197
Posted By spitball
Physical Therpay for Vertigo

Hi and sorry to hear your Mom has multiple medical issues and Doctors who can not agree. A friend of mine is a Physical Therapist and specializes in patients with Vertigo. Perhaps mentioning Physical...
Forum: Dystonia 08-30-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,897
Posted By spitball
Recently diagnosed with Dystonia-help appreciated

Hi- I was recently diagnosed with Dystonia in the head and neck. It is so nice to have a name to go with what is wrong. The Movement Disorder Neurologist mentioned sometimes people have special...
Forum: Multiple Sclerosis 07-25-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,905
Posted By spitball
What a disgrace to the profession

Hi- Sorry you experienced such a rude and ignorant person. What you choose to do with medications is your business. Perhaps there should be a policy implemented when the caller has to confirm your...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-09-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,539
Posted By spitball
Hi Gina

If moeny is what motivates your Father (I hope I am not taking things out of context, forgive me if I am): You don't have to answer me, but is your Father claiming you as a dependent on his tax...
Forum: Child Neurology 07-09-2007, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By spitball
Hi

Hi- I agree, there are no stupid questions. Unless we ask, we don't know. I do not have children, but had epilepsy (knock on wood), and now I feel the need to tell you something: Any parent(s) who...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-09-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,539
Posted By spitball
Get audio tape of your Father

Hi- I don't know if this is legal, but you should not have to go through this. If possible, audio tape your Father. Play it to your Neurologist. Now it is your Neuro's ethical dilemma how to handle...
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