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My Life with Neuropathy

Hey guys, I know it has been forever since my last post but I promise it was all worth it. I needed to take some time to focus in on ME. 644 more words

What it feels like to finish chemo

My throat aches, I’ve got head spins and dizzy spells galore, my muscles and bones feel like lead, peripheral neuropathy is now present in my feet, and overall, my body feels like it’s been hit by a Boeing 747. 935 more words

Breast Cancer

Brain, Meet Spine

It starts with the brain.  My brain controls all of my voluntary actions, such as walking, sighing, talking, reading, stifling a fart, etc.  My brain is a thing of wonder.   290 more words

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)

Definition: an acute, predominantly motor, inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Aetiology/ risk factors:

-occurs a few weeks (1-3) after an infection

e.g. Camylobacter jejuni (from undercooked chicken) 404 more words

Medicine

How does CMT involve the central nervous system?

Cerebral white matter abnormalities in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Lee M, Park CH, Chung HK, et al

Ann Neurol 2017; 81:147-151

Abstract

Here, we report the structural evidence of cerebral white matter abnormalities in Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) patients and the relationship between these abnormalities and clinical disability. 169 more words

Ann Neurol

There goes my brain

I’m not happy. Why not? Every time I sneeze or cough, my guts rearrange themselves and I swear to beezus, a small piece of brain falls out of my nose. 158 more words

Life