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Muscular Dystrophy symptoms
Muscular Dystrophy

Symptoms could include:

  • Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue, or tiredness. A person experiencing weakness may not be able to move a certain part of their body properly. They may also experience tremors, which are uncontrollable movements, or twitches in the area of w...
    Source:HLCMS
  • If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medical professionals called this condit...
    Source:HLCMS
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Children reach developmental milestones at their own pace. Minor delays aren't cause for concern. Ongoing delays can be. Read more on developmental delays.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle stiffness is feeling of tension and contraction in the muscles, that may limit normal range of motion. Sometimes muscles feel stiff after periods of vigorous use, for example athletic activities, physical labor or weight lifting.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Muscle stiffness usually goes away on its own. But if you also have other symptoms, there might be an underlying condition. Read on to learn more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unsteady gait is a symptom of instability while walking. Problems with walking can be due to disease or injury to the legs, feet, spine, or brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Unsteady gait is a problem with walking in a coordinated manner maintaining postural control. Unsteady when walking, unstable when walking, unstable gait, instability of gait, disequibrilium when walking, disequilibrium when walking.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypotonia, or poor muscle tone, is usually detected at birth or during infancy. If your infant has hypotonia, they may appear limp at birth and not be able to keep their knees and elbows bent. Your child may continue to struggle with feeding and m...
    Source:HLCMS
  • "Ptosis" is the medical term for a drooping upper eyelid. Eyelid drooping can sometimes affect your vision if it's severe. Ptosis isn't a disease. It's actually a symptom of a condition that you should seek treatment for.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your eyelids protect your eyes. Read more about eyelid disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Gait, the process of walking, and balance are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body, including the:

    • ears
    • eyes
    • brain
    • muscles
    • sensory nerves
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity. This change can cause dramatic, noticeable symptoms or it may not cause any symptoms. The symptoms of a severe seizure include violent shaking and a loss of control. However, mild seizures c...
    Source:HLCMS
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