Muscular Dystrophy symptoms
Muscular Dystrophy

Symptoms could include:

  • Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue (tiredness). Full body weakness is often the result of a bacterial or viral infection such as influenza or hepatitis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Megalencephaly is a condition that results in the development of an abnormally large brain.
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Drooling is defined as saliva flowing outside of your mouth unintentionally. It is often a result of weak or underdeveloped muscles around your mouth. The glands that make your saliva are called the salivary glands. You have six of these glands, a...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Claw hand is a condition in which your fingers are noticeably curved or bent. One or more of your fingers on one or both hands may be affected. The condition gets its name because the curvature of the fingers makes the hands resemble a bear's claw...
    Source:HLCMS
  • It's up to you to help others know and understand how your epilepsy affects you. With knowledge comes understanding.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Scoliosis is an unnatural curvature of the spine. The normal shape of the spine includes a top-of-the-shoulder curve and a lower back curve. Scoliosis causes the spine to curve from side to side or in an "S" or "C" shape. The condition is often di...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Joint range of motion refers to both the distance a joint can move and the direction in which it can move. There are established ranges that are considered normal for various joints in the body. For example, according to The Merck Manual for Healt...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Kyphosis, also known as a round back or hunchback, is a condition in which the spine in the upper back has an excessive curvature. The upper back, or thoracic region of the spine, is supposed to have a slight natural curve. The spine naturally cur...
    Source:HLCMS
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