Kay Byard
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  • Overland Park, KS
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Late pps - involuntary muscle twitches

15 months ago I lost kidney function and went on hemodialysis at a clinic. In August I went to the overnight cycler which hs been grand!  I have been experiencing muscle spasms, involuntary muscle movement which happens spontaneously day or night. I will be seeing a neurologist nthe end of the month. I suspect the kidney lost with and treatment has activated more pps. I am 78 and up to this point had experienced pps years ago.  My question, has anyone else had this experience. The tremors were…See More
Jan 4

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Are you a Polio Survivor?
yes
What year did you contract polio?
1946
Do you have Post-Polio Syndrome?
yes
When did you begin experiencing symptoms?
1990
List any assistive devices you are using...
brace and cane
Please describe how polio has changed your life.
Polio made me a strong person but also a private person about myself and my polio condition. With my family and others, even strangers, I am sensitive and very caring. I don't like to complain and steer away from showing any signs of frustration; I d not like or want to ever complain. I have a wonderful life full of love and have a great family.
How did you find out about PolioToday.org?
I am reading POLIO PARADOX and today first got on this website.

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Late pps - involuntary muscle twitches

15 months ago I lost kidney function and went on hemodialysis at a clinic. In August I went to the overnight cycler which hs been grand!  I have been experiencing muscle spasms, involuntary muscle movement which happens spontaneously day or night. I will be seeing a neurologist nthe end of the month. I suspect the kidney lost with and treatment has activated more pps. I am 78 and up to this point had experienced pps years ago.  My question, has anyone else had this experience. The tremors…

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Posted on January 4, 2018 at 10:31am

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