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5 Different Neurological Disorders and Their Symptoms

Neurological disorders are conditions that affect the central and peripheral nervous systems. Together, these systems include the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves that extend out of these areas and into the rest of the body.

Jan 11th, 2022
Cause of Neurological Covid-19 Symptoms Explored

Clinicians have found that COVID-19 is associated with neurological symptoms.Scientists need to conduct more research to understand how COVID-19 is linked to these neurological symptoms.

Jan 11th, 2022
What to Know About Surgery for Migraine

Currently, there is no strong evidence to suggest that surgery works reliably as a treatment option for migraine across a large population. Research supports its use for occipital migraine, but this is a different condition.

Jan 11th, 2022
What Is Todd's Paralysis?

Todd’s paralysis, or Todd’s paresis, happens after a seizure, and it usually affects people with epilepsy. It involves being temporarily unable to move all or part of the body.

Jan 11th, 2022
What to Know About Episodic Migraine

People with episodic migraine have headaches with migraine symptoms between zero and 14 days per month. People with chronic migraine have headaches with migraine symptoms on 15 or more days per month, for 3 or more months in a row.

Jan 11th, 2022
What Is Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)?

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a slight deterioration in a person’s memory or thinking that does not affect their ability to live independently and perform most tasks.

Jan 11th, 2022
Alzheimer's: Dealing With Mealtimes

Confusion and forgetfulness about food are particularly troubling aspects of Alzheimer's disease, and they often mark the end of a person's independence.

Jan 11th, 2022
What Is Chronic Migraine?

Chronic migraine is a neurological condition. It causes severe head pain, nausea, vomiting, and other visual and physical symptoms.

Jan 11th, 2022
Seizures: What Do They Look Like?

Seizures can be scary to watch, but most are not medical emergencies. Nevertheless, correctly identifying a seizure can help keep the person safe and rule out other emergencies such as a stroke.

Jan 11th, 2022
How Does a Person Get Meningitis?

Meningitis refers to swelling and inflammation of the meninges, which make up a protective layer of membranes covering the brain.

Jan 11th, 2022
ADHD and Tiredness: What to Know

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects attention, motivation, and executive functioning.

Jan 11th, 2022
What to Know About Meningiomas

A meningioma is cancer that starts in the space between the skull and brain or the spine and spinal cord. It is the most common type of primary brain cancer.

Jan 11th, 2022
How Is Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosed?

No single test can confirm multiple sclerosis (MS) or discount it. Instead, doctors test for MS by ruling out other possible diagnoses and then looking for signs of MS-related damage.

Jan 10th, 2022
Doubling Down on Headache Pain

It's not uncommon for people who experience a concussion to have moderate to severe headaches in the weeks after the injury.

Jan 10th, 2022
Tips and Techniques for Migraine Prevention

It may be possible to prevent migraine by avoiding triggers, adjusting dietary or lifestyle factors, or taking supplements. Preventive migraine medications are also available.

Jan 10th, 2022
Brain Changed by Caffeine in Utero

New research finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral problems later in life.

Jan 10th, 2022
Could a Common Prostate Drug Help Prevent Parkinson`s?

While scientists still don't know what causes Parkinson's disease, new research shows an association between a drug that some men take for an enlarged prostate condition and a reduced risk of developing the illness.

Jan 10th, 2022
What to Know About Cysts in the Brain

Most cysts, especially cysts in the brain, are congenital. Sometimes, a cyst in the brain can develop as a response to an infection, injury, or cancer.

Jan 10th, 2022
What to Know About Absence Seizures

Absence seizures, previously known as petit mal seizures, are a type of epilepsy. They occur due to brief periods of abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

Jan 10th, 2022
Can Covid-19 Cause Seizures?

We already know there are a number of neurological complications that can be caused or complicated by COVID-19 and evidence now suggest that seizures could be another one of those issues.

Jan 10th, 2022
4 Drug-Free Ways to Fight Your Migraine Headaches

Relief often comes in the form of ibuprofen or a prescription rescue medication, but did you know there are natural, drug-free ways to fight (and prevent!) those crippling migraine headaches, too?

Jan 10th, 2022
Could Loss of Interest Be Sign of Dementia Risk?

Older adults with severe apathy, or lack of interest in usual activities, may have a greater chance of developing dementia than people with few symptoms of apathy, according to a new study.

Jan 10th, 2022
Why Is My Sciatica Not Going Away?

Sciatica is a type of nerve pain that radiates down the back into the hip and leg. It often goes away in a few weeks, but for some people, the condition is chronic.

Jan 10th, 2022
What Is Confusion, and What Can Cause It?

Confusion can occur with many medical conditions. It involves changes in attention and thinking. Anyone who experiences confusion with no clear cause should receive medical care immediately.

Jan 10th, 2022
Why Is My Mouth Numb?

Many people associate the feeling of a numb mouth with a visit to the dentist. However, there are many other potential causes of a numb mouth.

Jan 10th, 2022
What Causes a Throbbing Headache?

Throbbing headaches can have a range of causes, such as a migraine headache or hangover. They can occur in different areas of the head and may occur alongside other symptoms, such as nausea and vomiting.

Jan 10th, 2022
Early Prevention of Neuropathic Pain

An unpleasant tingling in the hands and feet, numbness, fuzzy and burning sensations—these symptoms may indicate a neuropathy, a disease of the nervous system.

Jan 10th, 2022
Play Sports for a Healthier Brain

There have been many headlines in recent years about the potentially negative impacts contact sports can have on athletes' brains.

Jan 10th, 2022
New Treatments for Migraines Show Promise

While no cure for migraines exists, hope abounds thanks to major advances in research. "Ten new treatments for migraines have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over the past six years.

Jan 10th, 2022