Results for "Brain and Spine"

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Try These Treatment Options If Your Back Surgery Fails
Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is a difficult diagnosis to deal with. If you’ve had surgery to treat your back pain, you were surely hoping it would...
September 22
Teach Me
These 8 Surprising Health Conditions Could Be Triggering Your Migraines
The pain, light sensitivity, nausea and fatigue you feel with a migraine might feel like it strikes out of the blue. But sometimes, there’s a health condition...
August 15
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What's Causing My Muscle to Twitch and How Can I Make It Stop?
It can seem like muscle twitching comes on for no apparent reason. You’re watching TV, and your eyelid starts twitching. You’re settling into bed and your...
July 21
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10 Questions to Ask Before Spine Surgery
A lot of times, you can treat your back or neck problems with medication, heat, ice or physical therapy, and you don’t need to have surgery. But sometimes,...
June 16
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5 Treatment Options to Help Relieve Your Excruciating Migraines
If you suffer from migraine headaches, you know they’re different from your run-of-the-mill tension-type headaches. It’s not just headache pain, it’s throbbing...
May 29
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5 Ways to Lead a Healthy Life After You’ve Had a Stroke
If you’ve had a stroke, you probably found the experience frightening. Whether it was a mild stroke with a quick recovery or a more severe stroke where...
April 26
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New Treatment Options for People with Myasthenia Gravis
People with myasthenia gravis (MG) experience weakness that can affect their lives in various ways. Newer treatments can help control symptoms, so people...
April 04
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How Vagus Nerve Stimulation Can Treat Epilepsy, Depression and Stroke
Your vagus nerve is one of your body’s most important nerves.  It starts in your brainstem and extends throughout your body, sending signals back and forth...
March 09
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How a Spinal Cord Stimulator Could Ease Your Chronic Pain
If you have pain following back surgery, your doctor might recommend physical therapy, medication or injections. But what if these pain-control options...
February 10
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3 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy and Steer Clear of the Spine Surgeon
Whether you’ve woken up with a stiff back, felt sore after a day of yard work or tweaked your back unloading the dishwasher, you’ve probably had back pain...
January 08