Geschwind Syndrome

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What is Geschwind Syndrome?

Geschwind Syndrome is characterized as excessive verbal and writing output, altered sexuality, hyper-religious, and intensified cognitive and emotional responses, found in some epilepsy patients. At present, there is controversy within the medical community regarding this condition.

What is it like to have Geschwind Syndrome?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Geschwind Syndrome and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chest X-ray, Hysterosalpingogram, Pelvis X-ray) 3 more
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Geschwind Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Geschwind Syndrome

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chest X-ray, Hysterosalpingogram, Pelvis X-ray) 3 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Geschwind Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Geschwind Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 2
40s 2
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

33% Females
67% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Geschwind Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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