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  • abnormal
  • One theory states that the effect of different stressors in the immature brain produces an abnormal, excessive secretion of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), causing spasms. (medscape.com)
  • severe
  • The spasms can be severe enough to wake you from sleep and may feel like a heart attack . (webmd.com)
  • West syndrome is a severe epilepsy syndrome composed of the triad of infantile spasms, an interictal electroencephalogram ( EEG ) pattern termed hypsarrhythmia, and mental retardation, although the diagnosis can be made even if 1 of the 3 elements is missing (according to the international classification). (medscape.com)
  • Brain
  • But still I am getting spasm in sigmoid colon due to this gas and fecal mater was stagneting in that area and giving lot of pressure to to brain. (medhelp.org)
  • West syndrome is an age-dependent expression of a damaged brain, and most patients with infantile spasms have some degree of developmental delay. (medscape.com)
  • One theory states that the effect of different stressors in the immature brain produces an abnormal, excessive secretion of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), causing spasms. (medscape.com)
  • Virtually any disorder that can produce brain damage can be associated with infantile spasms. (medscape.com)
  • disorder
  • An existing animal model of infantile spasm may provide better insight into the pathogenesis of this disorder. (medscape.com)
  • Evaluating children with infantile spasms for possible tuberous sclerosis is critical, as this is the single most common disorder, accounting for 10-30% of prenatal cases of infantile spasm. (medscape.com)
  • episodes
  • my son was exposed to a bleach water solution and ever since then he has experienced episodes of spasms, especially during athletic activities. (healthboards.com)
  • Due to failure to follow a gluten-free diet, episodes of carpal spasms appeared again. (medscape.com)
  • often
  • These are uncoordinated spasms that often happen along with regurgitation. (webmd.com)
  • A twisted, or corkscrew-shaped, esophagus is often involved in powerful spasms. (webmd.com)
  • patients
  • Some patients will report worsening of spasms with fatigue, situations of anxiety, and changes in position of the head (e.g., head to one side or the other on the pillow at night) [ 7 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Patients are diagnosed with symptomatic infantile spasms if an identifiable factor is responsible for the syndrome. (medscape.com)
  • Therefore, the possibility of celiac disease should be considered in patients with repeated carpal spasms that seem unduly difficult to treat. (medscape.com)
  • Back
  • Back spasms are primarily caused by one of three reasons: injury, ageing, or oxygen deprivation (when the oxygen supply in our nerves is reduced). (ehow.co.uk)
  • Follow these steps to stop back spasms before they even start. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Consult a physician or physical therapist for exercises that may help alleviate back spasms. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Wearing the wrong shoes (those with poor arch control and little cushion) can also increase the likelihood of recurring back spasms. (ehow.co.uk)
  • http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_5750988_stop-back-spasm.html. (ehow.co.uk)
  • stop
  • In order to stop spasms from happening frequently, be sure that you are giving yourself adequate rest in between your exercise regimen. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Monika, It does stop the fluttering and the small spasms. (dailystrength.org)
  • Doctors
  • I have been suffering with bowel disorders mainly spasm in sigmoid colon for the past 15 years, so many times under gone for colonoscopy test,barium anema etc, but nothing was found abnormally doctors used to tell it is IBS. (medhelp.org)
  • Presentation
  • Case presentation We report the case of a 3-year-old Albanian girl who presented at our clinic with carpal spasms and hand paresthesia. (medscape.com)
  • Upper
  • Since having my gallbladder removed four months ago, I've been suffering almost daily from spasms in my upper abdomen. (medhelp.org)