Category: Dystonia and parkinson’s

Spasmodic Dysphonia Diagnosis & Treatments : By Dr. De Leon

“The most precious things in speech are the pauses..” Ralph Waldo Emerson Since September is National Dystonia Awareness Month, I thought I would talk about a symptom that affects many in our population known as spasmodic dysphonia (SD) This is a rare disorder of unknown etiology; it is a type of dystonia that affects the

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Role of Marijuana in the Treatment of PD & Dystonia: Weeding through the Hype:By Dr. De Leon

AS consumption of recreational marijuana has skyrocketed over the last few years reaching 20 million people in the last month alone, the use in medicine has also begun to loosen in several states. But is this a good thing? or are we setting our selves for greater disappointment and worst problems down the road? My

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Tips to dealing with cramping toes: By Dr. De Leon

It is extremely painful to have one little toe or worse all toes suddenly decide to have a mind of their own and begin to curl, twist and bend at their own free will. Believe me, I know. This type of pain can bring a grown man to their knees. When I first began having symptoms

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