Study Reveals Early Warning Signs and Link Between Medication Use and Tardive Dyskinesia, Urges Vigilance for Symptoms

A recent study analyzed the early warning signs and symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (TD), highlighting the importance of recognizing the early indicators of this condition, which is characterized by involuntary movements, particularly in the face and body. It also explores the link between the prolonged use of certain medications, such as antipsychotics, and TD. The researcher advises individuals to be vigilant for symptoms such as repetitive facial grimacing, tongue movements, and uncontrolled limb gestures, emphasizing the significance of early detection and seeking medical attention to manage and treat TD effectively.

Reference: Bharadwaj R. Tardive Dyskinesia Warning Signs: What to Look Out For. Microsoft Start Health. Published April 12, 2022. Accessed May 15, 2023.

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