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Warning Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

When a person suffers from stroke (a condition in which a part of the brain loses blood supply and stops working), the part of the body controlled by the affected region of the brain stops working. Stroke is of two types: Ischemic stroke – which is due to a blood clot in the blood vessel [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

Trigeminal Neuralgia – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a continuous painful condition – wherein you feel pain in the face. In this condition, some of the nerves in your face get affected – as a result you feel pain, which is intense and like an electric shock. It is a progressive disease, but not life-threatening. Trigeminal nerve is a type [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is the common neurodegenerative disorder and most common movement disorder in the elderly people. It is fairly prevalent in the elderly who feel it quite disabling. Parkinson being a complicated progressive neurological disorder – unravels rather slowly. The disease progresses stage wise – in the first stage, the symptoms manifest rather slowly and [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

Common Conditions Leading to Back Pain

Back pain may result if something disturbs the way in which your joints, discs, muscles and nerves fit together and move. Do you know – back pain is the leading cause of disability in people younger than 40. In addition, ongoing back pain is the worst nightmare for many people throughout the world. There are [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is Migraine?

Migraine is a disorder associated with repeated episodes of headache – which is usually on one side of the head. In some cases, migraine is associated with sensory or visual symptoms (Auras). Auras often arise before the pain. Migraine is often associated with extremely high sensitivity to sound and light and to some perfumes as [...]

By | March 31st, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is Hypotonia?

Hypotonia is more of a symptom rather than an ailment. It is the loss of muscle that can occur due to a number of underlying problems like neurological and non-neurological issues. In case of neurological issues, the patient’s nerves or the nervous system may be affected. In most of the cases it leads to loss [...]

By | March 25th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a type of autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the myelin, which is the outer covering of the nerves. Myelin sheath is wrapped all through the nerve fibers to protect them. The nerves get damaged if there is no more outer shell and this disturbs the normal flow of [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)?

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis or ADEM is characterized by a widespread attack of inflammation which takes place mainly in the brain or spinal cord. However, this inflammation is only for a short duration. The inflammation damages myelin which acts as the protective cover of nerve fibers. This inflammation occurs mostly after infection and rarely after mumps [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is a Brain Hemorrhage?

A brain hemorrhage is bleeding in and around the brain. Weak blood vessels, high blood pressure, trauma, brain injury and drug abuse can cause brain hemorrhage. What are the symptoms of brain hemorrhage? The symptoms of brain hemorrhage are similar to that of stroke like numbness in hands and legs, weakness in the body, especially [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

Apraxia of Speech – Do You Pronounce Chicken & Kitchen Properly?

A motor speech disorder, apraxia of speech occurs when the signals from the brain to mouth get disturbed leading to abnormal lip movement. In other words, the individual affected with this motor speech impairment cannot move the tongue at the right time to voice out the sounds exactly even though the muscles in and around [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|blogs|0 Comments