Posts tagged Brain

Chorea

Faith had her appointment at the movement disorder clinic this past week.  The neurologist observed Faith and explained Faith’s movement using the term, “chorea”. According to the NIH, chorea is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder, one of a group of neurological disorders called dyskinesias, which are caused by overactivity of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the […]


A New Year…

We are hoping that 2012 will bring progress and resolution to many things for Faith! Faith is still struggling with reflux and gas issues that can make her very miserable at times. We are still trying to get her back to handling the rate we were at with her tube feedings before she got sick. […]


Road Trip

This past week we took a road trip to the Mayo Clinic with Faith. Our main reason for making this trip was to do a consultation at the Sleep Center. Faith has been struggling with sleeping adequately and efficiently for quite some time now which was confirmed by the sleep study. The sleep study report […]