Category: dystonia treatments

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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I have A Tremor: Does it mean I Have Parkinson’s Disease ? By Dr. De Leon

“Shaking is great. Shaking is one of the oldest practices known to man…connecting the earth and restoring energy through Out…” Jerome Flynn Is my tremor a sign of PD? This is always the million dollar question on everyone’s mind when they go see a Movement disorder specialist for the first time. Although, this is the

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Tips to Prevent and Treat Neck Pain Caused by PD & Dystonia: By Dr. De Leon

” I got bone spurs that jingle, jangle, jingle.” ~ unknown Neck pain is an extremely common problem which afflicts all of us who suffer from Parkinson’s disease at one time or another. Also is a frequent source of disability for those who have cervical torticollis, and generalized dystonia independent of etiology. The cause in both cases is increase

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