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2 Acupressure Point for Chorea

LI 11

Location

LI 11 Located on outer crease of the elbow

GB 34

Location

Slightly below the level of the bottom on the kneecap, on the outer side of the leg, in the slight depression formed when the knee is completely straight. 13 more words

Acupressure

Mudra for Chorea

Vayu Mudra

How to do it?

Keep the tip of the Index finger on the base of Thumb finger 

Duration:

For best results do it 30 – 45 minutes

Mudra

Huntington's Walk4Hope

Hey followers,

Firstly, I’m so sorry that I haven’t posted in a while! I’ve had so much going on in my personal life that I’ve struggled to find the time to do much of the things I enjoy. 198 more words

Walking in Support of Huntington's Disease Research and Awareness - May 4

Today was another training day for me.  I didn’t get as many Ks in as would have liked, but still had a decent hike; 8.8 kilometers for the backpack hike and 12.85 kilometers total for the day. 530 more words

Huntington's Disease

Rheumatic fever

What is rheumatic fever?

Rheumatic fever is an antibody mediated disease which can involve the joints, heart, brain and skin. Rheumatic fever most often manifests with low grade fever, pain and swelling of large joints – polyarthritis (knee, ankle, elbow). 193 more words

Cause Of Rheumatic Fever

What else may be as effective as tetrabenazine for chorea?

Effect of Deutetrabenazine on Chorea Among Patients With Huntington Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 

Huntington Study Group

JAMA 2016; 316:40-50.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE:

Deutetrabenazine is a novel molecule containing deuterium, which attenuates CYP2D6 metabolism and increases active metabolite half-lives and may therefore lead to stable systemic exposure while preserving key pharmacological activity. 499 more words

Chorea

How do the motor features of Huntington's disease evolve with time?

Progression of motor subtypes in Huntington’s disease: a 6-year follow-up study

 Jacobs M, Hart EP, van Zwet EW, et al; REGISTRY investigators of the European Huntington’s Disease Network. 279 more words

J Neurol