Movement disorder is the condition that affects a person's nervous system that causes abnormal increased movements, which may be voluntary or involuntary. These disorders can also cause reduced or slow movements.
Common types of movement disorders are:
Signs and symptoms of movement disorders include problems with
Some movement disorders are genetic, such as Huntington's disease. These disorders can be inherited from a parent through an abnormal gene- a gene mutation. Other types of disorders occur for no known reason.
Researchers believe that movement disorders may be the result of
As we all know that stress can cause an elevation in blood pressure, palpitations, and tremors. Stress can similarly manifest as disorders of movement. Anxiety-induced stress can also trigger involuntary muscle movement and involuntary muscle movement can also trigger anxiety.
Movement disorders cannot be cured, the treatment is given to minimize the symptoms and relieve pain. Some disorders are severe and progressive, impairing your ability to move and speak. The treatment for movement disorders will depend on the underlying cause of your conditions.
The doctor may suggest:
As no two movement disorders are the same, the doctor will develop a customized treatment plan for you.
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