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I though I'd mention my chloresterol levels hit an alarming high about 3 years ago.The primary care doctor,GP,really did not want to give me statins due to the potential response which in some patients had been in other neurological conditions,…Continue
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a rare neurological disorder that affects peripheral nerves. Symptoms range from weakness to paralysis, mild loss of feeling to total numbness, and no nerve pain to significant nerve pain.
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) disorder is also sometimes called chronic relapsing polyneuropathy, is caused by damage to the myelin sheath (the fatty covering that wraps around and protects nerve fibers) of the peripheral nerves. Although it can occur at any age and in both genders, CIDP is more common in young adults, and in men more so than women. It often presents with symptoms that include tingling or numbness (beginning in the toes and fingers), weakness of the arms and legs, loss of deep tendon reflexes (areflexia), fatigue, and abnormal sensations. CIDP is closely related to Guillain-Barre syndrome and it is considered the chronic counterpart of that acute disease.
Hi I am starting this discussion in hopes that someone has had a similar issue. I have had a tight band around my ribcage that has been there for 3 months or so. None of my doctors have any thought to what it could be, but it is extremely…Continue
Has anyone been told they have an aneurism of an artery after having an MRI? My last MRI of the lumbar spine showed a dilation of the common left iliac artery.(aneurism) It is still small at almost 2cm, but am curious as to what the doctors had to…Continue
Does anyone suffer from the shakes? My daughter has CIDP which affects her upper body - shoulders, shoulder blades, arms and hands. She has recently developed the shakes in her hands particularly after exercise (soccer). Could it be the exercise…Continue
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