March 16, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis (MS Symptoms, Causes, and Life Expectancy)

Early Symptoms and Signs of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Multiple sclerosis or MS is a disease that attacks nerve tissue in the brain and spinal cord, which damages and destroys it. Examples of early symptoms and signs of multiple sclerosis are bowel problems like constipation or stool leakage eye problems like

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March 15, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Occipital Neuralgia (A Type of Headache)

Occipital Neuralgia Symptoms: Neck Pain Pain in the neck can be more than just a hassle. Neck pain can come from disorders and diseases of any structure in the neck. There are seven vertebrae that are the bony building blocks of the spine in the neck (the cervical vertebrae) that

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March 14, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Health Tip: Recognize a Foot Neuroma

Latest Neurology News (HealthDay News) — A neuroma is a non-cancerous, thickened nerve between the toes. The American Podiatric Medical Association says possible symptoms include: Pain between the toes or in the forefoot. Pain, a tingling sensation or numbness affecting the ball of the foot. Swelling between the toes. —

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March 14, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Sports and Concussions: What Are the Recommendations?

Take players with suspected concussions out of the game When it comes to making recommendations, doctors’ organizations tend to come late to the game, calling press conferences to state the obvious. The American Academy of Neurology states that “any athlete who is suspected to have suffered a concussion should be

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March 13, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Robin Williams and Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy body dementia and the tragic death of a comedy legend “One of the doctors said, ‘Robin was very aware that he was losing his mind and there was nothing he could do about it.’ This was a very unique case and I pray to God that it will shed

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March 08, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An invasive multiple sclerosis treatment called liberation therapy is not only costly, it’s also ineffective, new research contends. Since 2009, thousands of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have undergone the controversial treatment. Liberation therapy involves opening up narrowed veins from the

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