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

6 Signs you could be at a Risk of Brain Attack

Stroke or brain attack can hit anyone anytime like an electric shock. Even if you survive stroke, the aftermath can be devastating - affecting your movement and speech and sometimes making you paralyzed for life. Many of us are aware of the signs and symptoms of heart disease and other major diseases, but unfortunately unaware [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments

What is Muscular Dystrophy? Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Muscular dystrophy generally affects young boys. However, there are instances of muscular dystrophy in individuals in their adulthood as well. The most common form is the Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In this type, there is loss of muscles which ultimately leads to consequent loss of strength. In this article, we will discuss the causes, symptoms and [...]

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

Can Brain Stroke Be Prevented?

The most common proverb that we have been listening to on a regular basis is “Prevention is better than cure”. This is applicable to the prevention of stroke as well. The risk factors that are manageable in reducing the risk of stroke are simple lifestyle changes. Such risk factors can be controlled rather expeditiously to [...]

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

Brain Tumors: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

No one knows what causes brain tumors. As per research only a few known risk factors have been attributed to brain tumor. Children who have received radiation are more prone to developing brain tumor as adults. In fact it is also seen that people who suffer from neurofibromatosis have shown signs of brain tumor in [...]

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

What is a Silent Stroke?

There are some instances wherein some people may experience stroke without having any apparent symptoms. Such types of strokes strike without any warning and without any symptoms – either they have no clear symptoms or the person having the stroke don’t realize that he or she had stroke. Anyway, such strokes can cause permanent damage [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|blogs|0 Comments