Brain & Neurology

Aortic Dissection

Aortic aneurysm - dissecting

Aortic dissection is a severe condition where there is a tear in the wall of the major artery bring blood from the heart (aorta). As the tear extends along the wall of the aorta, blood can flow between the layers of the blood vessel wall (dissection). This can lead to aortic rupture or decreased blood […]

Updated: January 20, 2017 — 12:32 pm

Head MRI: Brain Scanning

Brain MRI Test

A head MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is an imaging test that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to produce pictures of the brain and surrounding nerve tissues.

Updated: January 16, 2017 — 3:57 am

Head Injury

symptoms of head injuries

What Is Head Trauma? A head injury is any trauma to the scalp, skull, or brain. The injury might be just a small bump on the skull or a severe brain injury.

Updated: January 3, 2017 — 2:36 pm

Carotid Artery Surgery

artery blockage in neck

Carotid artery surgery is a procedure to bring back proper blood circulation to the brain. Alternative names of Carotid artery surgery are Carotid endarterectomy; CAS surgery; Carotid artery stenosis – surgery; Endarterectomy – carotid artery.

Updated: January 2, 2017 — 8:29 am

Thigh Feels Numb to Touch (Meralgia Paresthetica)

thigh feels numb to touch

Thigh Feels Numb to Touch – Is It Meralgia Paresthetica? Meralgia paresthetica is a condition that causes numbness, pain, or a burning feeling in your outer thigh. You may also hear it called Bernhardt-Roth syndrome. It happens when there’s too much pressure on or damage to one of the nerves in your leg.

Updated: December 17, 2016 — 5:10 pm

Silent Migraines

silent migraine

What Are Silent Migraines? It seems odd to call a silent migraine a “headache.” What makes this neurological disorder different from the migraines most people think of is that you don’t get the usual pain. Even without it however, the other symptoms can be disturbing and can interrupt your typical day.

Updated: December 15, 2016 — 5:20 am

Best Medication for Panic Attacks

Panic Attacks

Medicines for panic disorder are used to control the symptoms of panic attacks, reduce their number and severity, and reduce the stress and anxiety and fear linked with having another attack.

Updated: December 12, 2016 — 1:58 am

Main Causes of Dizziness and Treatment Methods

feeling dizzy

What Is Dizziness and How Does It Affect to Human? Dizziness is the sensation of being lightheaded, woozy, or out of balance. It affects the sensory organs, particularly the eyes and ears, so it can often cause fainting. Dizziness isn’t a disease, but rather a symptom of numerous disorders.

Updated: December 7, 2016 — 2:26 am

Safe and Effective Sleeping Aids

safe sleep aids

You have actually followed the usual pointers for getting adequate sleep– sleeping on a regular schedule, preventing caffeine and daytime naps, working out frequently, and handling stress. Still, it’s been weeks and a good night’s sleep stays evasive.

Updated: November 14, 2016 — 10:56 am

Sociopath Traits

Sociopathy or antisocial personality disorder is defined as psychological health condition in which a person has a long-term pattern of controlling, making use of, or breaching the rights of others. There are many particular Sociopath Traits and the defining requirements are noted here.

Updated: November 12, 2016 — 1:57 am
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