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Most of the links below are direct links to pages on stiff person syndrome (SPS, a.k.a. stiff man syndrome) on the indicated Web sites. There are few entire Web sties devoted to this rare disorder.


AAPM&R Case Study on SPS Sufferer - By the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

BrainTalk Communities - A forum on stiff person syndrome.

Medical Library Stiff Person Syndrome - From a holistic/ natural health oriented Web site.

NINDS Stiff-Person Syndrome Information Page - by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

NORD - Stiff Person Syndrome - By National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

OMIM Stiff Man Syndrome - On the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man database.

Stiff Man Syndrome Neurological Home Page - By Yale University. Contains one of the best descriptions of SPS I have found, along with a SPS Roundtable.


Prednisone

Prednisone is one of the more commonly prescribed drugs for SPS. The pages below provide info on this drug.

ADAP drugs: Prednisone - By The Access Project.

Common Questions Patients Ask About Prednisone - By Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.

OBRA/Patient Information: Prednisone - By HealthAnswers.com

Prednisone (Cortisone Taken Internally) - By The Skin Site.

Prednisone - By TransWEb.org.


Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are another class of drugs used for SPS.

Benzodiazepines--Side Effects, Abuse Risk and Alternatives - By the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Behavioral Effects of Benzodiazepines - By Peter R. Breggin, M.D.

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