Hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction

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What is hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction?

Hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction is a condition in which the pelvic floor muscles spasm without the ability to relax. This may lead to pain or soreness in the affected area.

Common symptoms reported by people with hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction

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

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Treatments taken by people with hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction

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

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fatigue (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Vyvanse)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Stevens Johnson syndrome
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dry mouth
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
for hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dizziness pins and needles
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Vyvanse)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
blood pooling in limbs cold sensation in feet
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nervousness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
muscle pain
Total evaluations
1
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 2
30s 5
40s 2
50s 5
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction patients who have completed their condition history
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