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Merz Launches New Online Resource for Patients with Focal Dystonias
Date:2/2/2011

we can help patients learn how to make these changes by sharing the real-life experiences and examples of others, and give them tools they can use to talk to their doctors about how they can manage the condition and live satisfying lives."

The new site offers various opportunities for patients and caregivers to be recognized for their ongoing dedication to the focal dystonia community. The patient stories section provides a glimpse into real-life patient experiences, and the featured community member page highlights those who are making an impact on the exchange of dystonia information through social media and networking tools. In both sections, visitors have the opportunity to submit their own personal story to potentially be highlighted on the website in the future.

"Merz Pharmaceuticals is committed to raising awareness of focal dystonias and encouraging patient dialogue, especially for lesser-known conditions such as cervical dystonia and blepharospasm," said Jack Britts, President and CEO of Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC. "We hope that patients and their families will benefit from this new online resource as they seek information about managing focal dystonias."

To learn more, please visit www.FocalDystoniaExchange.com and become a fan of Focal Dystonia Exchange on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FocalDystoniaExchange.

About Dystonia

Dystonias are movement disorders in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. These movements, which are involuntary and sometimes painful, may affect a single muscle (focal), a group of muscles such as those in the arms, legs, or neck (segmental), or even the entire body (generalized). Symptoms can be mild or severe and dystonias may be markedly disabling.

Although dystonia is thought to be rare, it is possibly undiagnosed
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