Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
Read highlights from the joint meeting of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the American Medical Association on opioid prescribing, chronic pain, and prescription drug abuse.
Depending on the severity of multiple sclerosis, exercises can mean different things to different people. Very recently I attended a number of sessions of physiotherapy. My initial reaction was that the exercises were much too gentle and would not have any effect nor make any improvement on my balan
Injuries such as burns or broken bones cause nerve damage. Sometimes high blood pressure and diabetes, if left untreated, cause nerve damage throughout the body. Symptoms of nerve damage include pain or tingling in the affected area, weakness and numbness. If the nerves are damaged in organs or bodi
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and runs from the lower portion of the spine, through the buttocks and down into the thigh and lower leg. It is responsible for feeling and movement in the major muscles of the hamstring, lower leg, and foot. Sciatica, a disorder caused by irritat
Generally when you are looking at both the good and the bad side of any kind of diet, you would expect to find at least somewhat of an even balance between the two. When you look at MS diet pros and cons, you have a slightly different slant on the picture as the number of advantages that come with e
According to The Spine Universe website, a pinched nerve can cause severe back pain and other problems. Pinched nerves are often the result of an injury from a fall or car accident. Physical therapy and other treatments can correct the problem, but some people suffer with the pain for...
When you have injured a part of your body, cells send messages to your spinal cord and then to your brain indicating that you are in pain, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Neuropathic pain, however, is not so cut and dried.
Several investigative groups provided more accurate estimates of the total incidence rates and burden of stroke in the United States and the world at the 25th International Stroke Conference.
Rapid-onset obesity,hypothalamic dysfunction,hypoventilation,and autonomic dysregulation (ROHHAD) is a rare disorder first described in 1965. Since that time fewer than 50 children have been described in the literature with this disorder. These patients have a somewhat variable presentation,but ...