Another trigger for Sammy was being outside in cold temperatures without a jacket. Sammy should also be reminded not to ignore the sign and symptoms of being ill such as a fever, nausea, and diarrhea. Because most SCD patients always have some degree of pain, Sammy
Higgins was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when she was in college around twenty two years old. She was suffering from loss of vision and horrible migraines. She had a vision test, an MRI, and then a spinal tap. The MRI showed four lesions on her brain and the spinal tap confirmed the diagnosis because her spinal serum tests differently than healthy humans. Every month Higgins has an injection of medicine that is meant to help slow down the progression of her MS.
“Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth” (“Lou”). This was said by Lou Gehrig in 1939 at his Hall of Fame ceremony (“Lou”). He had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig disease (“ALS”). To begin, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is broken into three different terms (“ALS”). The “a” in amyotrophic means no or negative (“ALS”).
According to WebMD, the first type of spinal muscular disease is the most serious variant due to the fact that most children with type 1 fail to live past two years of age from breathing issues because the muscles that control breathing are feeble. Symptoms of type 1 include limp arms and legs as well as the trouble swallowing. Moreover, type 2 spinal muscular atrophy occurs with children from six to eighteen months old. According to the National Organization for Rare Diseases, children with type 2 are able to sit on their own, but fail to walk more than 10 feet, however, once they mature to a teenager, they will be unable to sit independently. A symptom common for people diagnosed with type 2 is the fingers quivering (National Organization for Rare Diseases).
It was the last inning in our all-star game, and we were losing 10 to 8. Our team had 2 outs and we couldn’t get the third. Our pitcher was doing bad, throwing all balls, while all of us in the field were tired, ready to fall asleep at any moment. There goes another walk. They score again.
There are many symptoms of the disease, but you will only get so many of them depending on your age. The disease’s symptoms range from a migraine all the way to quite severe strokes, pseudo bulbar palsy and subcortical dementia depending on how long you have been dealing with it. Signs of the disease may be waves of random migraines, strokes or mood disorders between 35-55 years old. Below is an image showing age widths of when you can experience certain symptoms. Symptoms are slow to progress though and usually by the mid 60’s people affected by it experience dementia and cognitive issues.
Osgood-Schlatter Disease can impact your life dramatically. It can take shots on your body for so long until you can’t take it anymore. Osgood-Schlatter Disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). It occurs when your bones, tendons, muscles are growing rapidly than what they should.
This psychological assignment requires us to break a social norm. In my case, I decided to break an appearance social norm. I thought in something weird, but at the same time really funny. Therefore, I entered to my little walking closet and I took the most brilliant and extravagant high heels shoes that I found to wear them at a place when people usually used flip flops.
Multiple Sclerosis can come in many forms and can affect people very differently. It is a disease of the brain and spinal cord, it occurs from damage on the myelin sheath that is around the nerve fibers in the central nervous system. This affects the transmission of nerve signals between the brain, spinal cord, and the rest of the body. Early on symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis can include; stiffness, tingling, and blurred vision, the most common signs of a person with developed Multiple Sclerosis are muscle stiffness, joint problems, thinking problems, and some urinary problems. Currently there is no cure for the disease but there are many treatments to help with the disease.
This disease, also known as “shaking palsy,” is a common disorder that affects the central nervous system, which comprises a person’s brain and spinal cord (Abramovitz 13). It affects about one million Americans and ten million people worldwide. This disability has multiple limitations. One is the loss of fine motor skills,
“To this day I still remember my first encounter with multiple sclerosis. My family and I were at our lake house in Houghton Michigan. It was the morning of July third 2007; I had woken up in the bathroom, dazed and confused. Apparently I began vomiting in my sleep. My grandmother was the first to discover me in this state, and as a result, dragged me to the bathroom.
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Every Moment Counts I hug her knowing that this will be our last. Tears are streaming uncontrollably down my cheeks, staining her shirt. I'm not ready to say goodbye. I don't understand why this is happening. Out all of the 7.28 billion people in the world, why did it have to be her?
Albert Einstein once said, “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Although I was not born with the best bike, I have learned to pedal through all the hardships—and that has made all the differences. As a young child, I was shy and timid; however, participating in my high school Cross Country team for four years helped me come out of my shell and become more open and social.
Brewerton, T. D., & Anderson, O. (2016). Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome masquerading as an eating disorder. International Journal Of Eating Disorders, 49(8), 826-829. In “Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome masquerading as an eating disorder”, authors Dr. Timothy D. Brewerton and Dr. Odette Anderson present the clinical case report of a twenty-two-year-old female with Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS).