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How do I manage dystonia on a daily basis?

Many people with dystonia develop severe symptoms that can impact their day-to-day activities. Find a strong support system and talk to others with the condition for tips and advice. In addition to taking any medications or pursuing any treatment options that your doctor recommends, look for other ways to ease and manage your symptoms, such as meditation or yoga.

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When do symptoms of dystonia occur?
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Dystonia can occur in children and adults of all ages. There are numerous types of dystonia and nume...
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What are different types of focal dystonias?
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Focal dystonias affect a specific group of muscles or body part. The following are different types o...
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How successful is deep brain stimulation in treating dystonia?
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One of the challenges of treating dystonia with deep brain stimulation (DBS) is that it is difficult...
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What is focal dystonia?
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Dystonia may affect a specific part of the body, or it may affect muscles all over the body. When dy...
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