Brain & Neurology

Absence of Coordination

Uncoordinated movement is also known as lack of coordination, coordination problems, or loss (absence) of coordination. The medical term for this issue is ataxia.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:38 am

How Do I Know if My Brain Is Getting Enough Oxygen

Low oxygen in blood called Hypoxemia. Oxygen is one of the most abundant elements in deep space. It’s a bit ironic, then, that people with breathing problems cannot seem to obtain enough of it. The body requires a certain quantity of flowing oxygen in the blood at all times to successfully nurture the cells, tissues […]

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:39 am

How Do I Know My Brain Is Bleeding

Medical terminology of a brain bleeding is a brain hemorrhage. A brain hemorrhage is a kind of stroke. It’s caused by an artery in the brain bursting and causing localized bleeding in the surrounding tissues. This bleeding eliminates brain cells.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:56 am

Antisocial Personality Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, Possible Treatment

Definition Antisocial personality disorder is a mental condition where a person has a long-term pattern of controling, making use of, or violating the rights of others. This behavior is typically criminal. Other names of the disorder are Sociopathic personality; Sociopathy; Personality disorder – antisocial.

Updated: January 30, 2017 — 4:04 am

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

What Is It? Wernicke – Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is the combined presence of Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) and Korsakoff’s syndrome. Due to the close relationship in between these two disorders, people with both are generally detected with WKS, as a single syndrome.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:41 am

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: February 14, 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
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