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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a neurological condition characterized by a brief but intense attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin, the protective covering of nerve fibers. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis usually occurs following a viral infection but may appear following vaccination, bacterial or parasitic infection, or even appear spontaneously. As it involves autoimmune demyelination, it is similar to multiple sclerosis.
What thoughts make you feel better? What do you think about when you want to runaway? One option is meditation. For me another favorite is researching camping.There are so many great options. In the USA there are wonderful places to campeverywhere.…Continue
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I have had such a bad few days after a very positive last week. Why has the last few days I have felt soo low. Feel like I'm going backwards :(
For younger kids (3-5 yrs. old) affected from ADEM... What seizure medication has worked for your child? I know everyone is different, but I just want to hear how children have responded to Topomax and Zonegran specifically. ThanksContinue
My 1 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADEM and also TM since it did not affect her brain too much. Demyelination of her spinal cord was from the cerebrospinal junction to T10. The onset of paralysis began 05/26/15 with IVIG and high dose steroid…Continue
There are basic for maintaining your body. Fear, food, sex, and sleep are big ones.They all help with recovery. What is the next big one that helps for you? Forme it is meditation. I've tried everything. Meditation is the only thing thatmakes me…Continue
I suppose the question we just don't seem to have any kind of answer to is,,,,Is there recovery once you have the lesions in your brain and All the Dr. will say is "it takes a long time for the brain to Heal". Does this mean that the damage that is…Continue
Yesterday I had tea with a survivor. He shared with me something that I find succinct and uplifting:The new normal may be a moving target, and that is OK; just keep it moving forward!Keep at it.Continue
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