Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Linked In Flickr Watch us on YouTube Google+
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Junior Member Hilary S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    3
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0

    Dopa-Responsive Dystonia/Juvenile Parkinson's ?

    For a few years now, my doctor has been telling me that I have dopa-responsive dystonia. But recently i have been having more symptoms (same ones, but more often) and we had to increase my medication (sinement) so she is starting to think that I may have Juvenile Parkinson's (im 17).

    Do you know anyone with these conditions? what do they do when their symptoms are bad

  2. #2
    Unregistered
    Guest
    It's also getting worse with age when it's just DRD. A DaTSCAN allows to decide between YOPD and DRD. A genetic analysis in many cases shows specific mutations, which are responsible for DRD. There is also a seven times higher Risc to get Parkinsons if you have DRD. But normaly this will happen 60+


Similar Threads

  1. Mystery Of Dystonia Unlocked With Advanced Imaging
    By ! D33NA ! in forum Health and Fitness
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-16-2011, 06:45 AM
  2. what does zinc responsive dermatitis look like?
    By clairebutler44 in forum Health
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-13-2009, 12:10 AM
  3. My mom has Parkinson's. ?
    By ericka s in forum Health
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-04-2009, 08:59 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-04-2009, 04:06 PM
  5. HELP ipod clickwheel not responsive?
    By Laura K in forum Beyond Reality
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-13-2008, 02:07 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:48 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.5
Copyright © 2018 vBulletin Solutions Inc. All rights reserved.