Headaches are so common we tend to ignore them. Headaches may occur simply due to stress or may herald sinister conditions such as brain tumors and bleeding inside the skull.
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease first described by Jean-Martin Charcot in 1868. Yet, after so many years, it is still not known what causes it. Although medicines are available to slow the disease’s progress, experts are yet to find a cure for it. Read on to find more about MS.
Epilepsy is a recurrent, spontaneous and intermittent abnormal electrical activity of a part of the brain. It manifests as a seizure. It is very important to know what to do and what not to do in case you see someone by the side of the road having a fit.
Have you been experiencing difficulties sleeping lately? You could be suffering from insomnia, someone would say. But an essential question arises: what exactly is"insomnia"? Find out what it really is, and what are the simple things you could do at home to implement your sleeping habits.
Balance disorders are occasionally the symptom of a serious problem in the brain, so getting checked out by a doctor when symptoms first occur is a good idea. Once you are sure you don't have a serious condition, however, then simple lifestyle interventions usually help.
Epilepsy is abnormal, spontaneous, recurrent, electrical activity in a part of the brain, manifesting as a seizure. Medication, surgery and vagal nerve stimulation are available treatment methods.
According to latest statistics, around 5.4 million people living in America suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. It is a common neuro-degenerative disease affecting people usually above the age of sixty. Read on to find out some important things that everyone needs to know about Alzheimer’s disease.
If you happen to be the caregiver of a patient suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, you not only have to slug it out physically but seeing your loved one’s condition deteriorating in front of your eyes takes a toll on your mental health too. Here are some tips to make your life as a caregiver easier.
Finding a doctor who knows how to treat migraines is the single most helpful thing any migraine sufferer can do to get recurrent migraine pain under control. We also have eight other suggestions for making medical treatment of migraines work better.
Dizziness is a common problem requiring medical care. The word 'dizziness' has different meanings such as lightheadedness, fainting, or a sensation of vertigo. Dizziness may occur due to poor blood supply to the brain, and vertigo can occur due to disturbances of the inner ear.