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Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is a rare, inherited, neurological disorder which affects the nerves, resulting in progressive loss of muscle and touch sensation affecting the feet, legs, hands and arms. CMT disease affects approximately 1 in 2,500 people.
Hi everyone. I was diagnosed this year with having very mild symptoms of x-linked (they think) CMT type 2. My brother has it much more severely than I do. As a result of this my (new - August 1st) husband and I have made the decision to begin the…Continue
I haven't had a proper diagnoses as of 1994. It is for sure a neurological disease. First the experts called it CT disease, then they called it Periphal Neuropathy. They are so close in the nature. Is there somewhere I can get a proper…Continue
By the way! Happy CMT Awareness Month to you all! In honor of the terrible things Charcot Marie Tooth disease does to a patient's feet, I'm posting a picture of my icky feet LOL Here's my high arches, numb toes, and my usually cold feet!I haven't…Continue
Happy Friday! I was just talking to a coworker and mentioned how sore my legs are from just walking across the parking lot. I have told this particular person before that I have CMT and that is why I can't walk very far without pain. He says to…Continue
I just wanted to keep you all in the loop: I've spoken with my high school's social worker about talking to my mom. She said she would try calling my mom, but I told her that if she can't do anything, I'm calling my local MDA after school
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