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I Have Cantu Syndrome

A Cantu Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Cantu Syndrome. You're not alone.

    I am Hispanic, female, 49 years old. On September 2012 started with progressive serious problems in my health. Weakness on my extremities, drastic loss of weight , foot drop...
    Matty65 Matty65 46-50, F Mar 27

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    I'm only 24 and I'm having severe back pain. Has anyone with Larsen Syndrome had back pain that was diagnosed and treated? What can I do? From what I can tell my problem might...
    Coiraingeal Coiraingeal 22-25, F Apr 16

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    Hi I'm Chelsea. I was diagnosed with Duane Syndrome (Type 1) at a very early age as the first few weeks I was born were scary for my mom because she's told me about my left eye...
    lovelymoon11 lovelymoon11 18-21, F Apr 18

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    i wasnt going to write a story about this.... but i will just to share y story with people and hopefully i can maybe try to help people who have it too...
    Slothislife Slothislife 18-21, M 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have never admitted this, ever. I have almost constant craving for sand. I've been keeping this a secret from everyone I've ever known since I was a child. I know it causes me...
    LilllyAnnne LilllyAnnne 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have the weirdest additions..I crave different smells,for example petrol,permanent markers,firelighters, mothballs, shoe polish,paint..I always love eating crunchy and powdery...
    Abigail321 Abigail321 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've only told my boyfriend of 4 years and another friend of my condition, I started chewing on the grit from nail files and then I started chewing glass, and then send and dirt...
    zonumira618 zonumira618 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have Asperger's and I thought meeting other people with aspergers would help me cope but it hasn't . It's like I can't even relate with those people because we're too alike , if...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I just read how a lot of ppl love the smell of wet cement, when it rains. It arouses my pica. When I smell it I gotta have that smell in my mouth...dirt, drywall, and chalk.
    yummytummy610 yummytummy610 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have asperges, I hate it people always Judge me because I'm so quiet :(
    wisey86 wisey86 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm a newbie! My daughter who is 17 has been diagnosed with POTS. Can anyone give me any pointers? She has been on the couch in headache pain and faints often...
    jbusard jbusard 41-45, F Mar 30

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    Does anyone else suffer with blood pooling in their abdomen as a result of their POTS? If so what do you do to help it?
    justhollyjayne justhollyjayne 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I crave soap! I remember biting a bar of Irish Spring Sport when I was about twelve, but I really started craving it when I was pregnant in 2006. I would put a bar in water to get...
    somommy617 somommy617 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    aunt T, she is an excellent example of how we should get older. aunt T has AHD syndrome, called everything but not to be down syndrome. Always on the top. She, being seventy-seven...
    redribbonbook redribbonbook 46-50 Mar 31

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    I am currently beside myself! I think my partner (and father of my 17month old) has Asperger's Syndrome. We are currently separated but "trying to work it out" except he insists...
    graciesplayground graciesplayground 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Hi there Aspies! I'm currently working on a short presentation about MDD (Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder) and I've came to the point where I have to describe what are the usual...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Hi I am wondering if others have experienced that their spouse is asexual due to the syndrome ? This is my first time writing here. Thank you
    v636 v636 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm currently in the process of analyzing some videos for my psychology class. The videos are the videos of dysfunctional families with young children that keep screaming for...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    So, I went to see my doctor today and he suggested that I might have Asperger's syndrome. I don't really know much about it, so was hoping someone on here could enlighten me...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I have Alice In Wonderland Syndrome, I didn't know I had it until a few years ago. when I was a kid things would get big and sometimes everything just speeded up everything around...
    AwesomePossum117 AwesomePossum117 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been diagnosed with SMA syndrome for a year. I started experiencing symptoms at 16. I was an incredibly stressed student. I was constantly studying and taking AP classes. When...
    jfletcher jfletcher 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I found this image about this anime "Parasite" or "Parasyte", I think it's called both ways, I just end watching the anime and I remember thinking about the parasites like Asperger...
    SusAssasins SusAssasins 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed in September 2015. over the years it's been firbromyalgia, restless legs, neck and back problems. This year was given a bisopy. I was positive for small fiber...
    jmjkpl jmjkpl 56-60, M Mar 28

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    Hello Everyone! I'm currently 16 years old, 7 months ago I was going school, hanging out with my friends and living life to the fullest! But now everyday is a struggle. I don't go...
    amandas1011 amandas1011 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    For as long as I can remember I had felt....a little different than others. I didn't care about most things. I didn't want or need much social activities. I had, and still have, a...
    secretlyhonest1 secretlyhonest1 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Just diagnosed this week although they called it neuralgic amyotrophy. I believe there is another name for it as well, do you know? Does this all mean our immune system has...
    tickatocken tickatocken 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I never really understood why I acted the way I acted and said some of the things I said until I was diagnosed . I never knew why most of my relationships never worked out and why...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I recently realised that I had never been able to feel what others feel. i feel bad for people, but I can't put myself in their shoes... when I see someone crying I generally...
    loafemon1 loafemon1 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I met Pete nine years ago and the first year was just the best ... After that it just got more n more bad ... I realised he wasn't who I thought he was and when I lost my job he...
    pammyorion pammyorion 41-45, F Mar 30

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    One of the struggles i have found myself having is speaking with other people i have the words i want to say but they won't come out. I want to meet a person because she has been...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I have aspergers and I thought meeting other people who have it would help me cope but it hasn't . It's like I can't even relate to those people who have it because were too alike...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I have been diagnosed with pots for almost 2 years now. I'm 13 and going into 8th grade next year. My school is getting super stressful, I went for half a day last week and today I...
    luluhamilton luluhamilton 13-15, F Apr 6

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    Yes, another malady. Actually I've had it since age 20 when I injured my elbow pitching. I loved to pitch and was asked to walk on to the UW Madison team back in 1975. I'll...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M Apr 7

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    Soooo....does anyone know the female equivalent of "small **** syndrome?" I'm asking for a friend who ran out of insults. lol
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I'm Jennifer. 28 years old, from CT, USA and I was born with total Athyrosis. .. no Thyroid at all. I've yet to meet anyone with this condition and frankly, growing up, it had...
    Genesis478 Genesis478 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am starting to branch out. To be honest, it doesn't have to be over night, but very gradual. I used to think remaining silent and unnoticed would be better for me, but then you...
    LeaderOfThePack LeaderOfThePack 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I have this but I have periods of denial which mess me up mentally because admitting to having such a disabling disease is so difficult. I go to college because my parents forced...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I have a potential narcissist mother who I rent a property from. She convinced me to rent from her when I was working and I stupidly agreed. Things took a turn for the worse in my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    Ever since I have been diagnosed with Aspergers my parents have always said no i dont. However, they really dont know the half of it. I know i have it mild but i still have it and...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17

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    No cures. Chemical imbalances. And new syndromes. Plus deformities. But no search for causes. Causes get denied. Msg. Gmos. Hgh. All denied. Statins did...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M a week ago

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    I, Caylee, had delayed 2 weeks of my life stuck in that hellish hospital, but today is my release date. So I guess I’m sort of happy. Either way I actually missed Anna and Miah...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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