Results for "Neurosciences"

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5 Things You Should Know About Peripheral Neuropathy
At one time or another, you’ve probably had numbness and tingling in your hands and feet after sleeping with your arm folded under your head or sitting...
Jun 23
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What to Do When Someone Has a Seizure: Myths and Facts
Seeing someone have a seizure can be scary. “A lot of times, people are frightened. Their immediate action is to try to rescue them,” said Steve Chung,...
Jun 11
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Don’t Fall for These 8 Common Myths About Concussions
It’s crucial to understand the truth about concussions. These mild traumatic brain injuries are dangerous and knowing the symptoms and when to seek medical...
Jun 09
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How Do Alzheimer’s and Dementia Affect Personality?
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can diminish memory, reasoning and other skills. But there’s more to dementia than memory loss. “Behavioral...
Jun 03
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Could My Herniated Disc Lead to Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)?
In your teens, back pain was nothing more than a myth. In your 20s and 30s, your back only hurt after a day of heavy yard work. By the time you hit your...
May 27
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What You Should Know About Two Nervous System Diseases, ALS and MS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple sclerosis (MS) can both affect the nerves and cause weakness, and they both have “sclerosis” in their...
May 17
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These 12 Steps Can Help You Prevent a Dangerous Stroke
Every year, about 795,000 people in the United States experience a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact,...
Apr 27
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Why Are My Hands Shaking? Nerves or Medical Problem?
You’re nervous about a big presentation. Your heart begins to race, your throat gets dry and your hands start to tremble. Deep breaths can help calm your...
Apr 01
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Good Stress vs. Bad Stress: How Can You Tell the Difference?
Imagine that out of nowhere, your boss asks you to tackle a new project with a short deadline. It’s a stressful scenario — you’ve got other important responsibilities...
Mar 10
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What Is Ataxia and Should I Be Concerned?
For many people, walking, eating, talking, putting on clothes or even jotting down a note are smooth and seamless tasks. The smoothness of these movements...
Feb 04