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About This Condition
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder. Primarily a hereditary condition, dystonia can cause severe involuntary muscle contractions that may interfere with your everyday life.
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterised by involuntary muscle contractions. These contractions force certain parts of the body into repetitive, twisting movements or painful postures.
Individuals with dystonia often suffer from abnormal involuntary muscle contractions that may often interfere with everyday functions like walking, sleeping, eating, and talking.
There are two types of dystonia:
Additionally, there are various classifications of dystonia characterised by the affected part of the body:
Although the causes of dystonia are unclear, primary dystonia is mainly hereditary. Generalised dystonia is considered the most difficult form of dystonia to live with and to treat.
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