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6 possible causes of "Myoclonic jerks, Personality ..."
Symptoms:
  • Moist skin
  • Stopped breathing
  • Myoclonic jerks
  • Personality change
  • Hallucinations
  • Stops breathing
1. Epilepsy Overview
The types of epilepsy include Juvenile Myoclonic, Benign Rolandic, Reflex, West Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Landau-Kleffner and Rasmussen's Encephalitis Epilepsy.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Hallucinations
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Myoclonic jerks
  • Personality change
  • Retrograde amnesia
2. What is Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is a progressive brain disorder. Learn about the causes, signs and research being done about AD.
Symptoms:
  • Agnosia
  • Hot flashes
  • Myoclonic jerks
  • Personality change
  • Severe headache
  • Confabulation
3. Head Injury
Injuries to your brain, skull, or scalp are all types of head injury. A head injury may be mild or severe depending on what caused it. Some injuries produce bleeding within your skull. Others cause damage on the outsid...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Chorea
  • Writhing movements
  • Unable to stand
  • Myoclonic jerks
  • Personality change
  • Unable to speak
4. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Mad Cow Disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is an infectious disease that causes the brain to degenerate. The hallmark of this brain disease is an inability to think clearly and take care of oneself. Over time, the disease cause...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Loss of control of movement
  • Seizures
  • Myoclonic jerks
  • Personality change
  • Nausea
5. Brain Tumor
A brain tumor is a collection (or mass) of abnormal cells in the brain. The skull is very rigid and the brain is enclosed, so any growth inside such a restricted space can cause problems. Brain tumors can b...
Symptoms:
  • Limited range of motion
  • Blindness
  • Dementia
  • Myoclonic jerks
  • Personality change
  • Crossed eyes
6. Stroke Overview
A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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