Bell’s Palsy is a form of temporary paralysis or weakness in the face. Its cause is unknown but a diagnosis from a neurologist can determine the best course of treatment.
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Myasthenia Gravis is a neuromuscular disease with symptoms that include muscle weakness, drooping eyelids, double vision, and difficulty smiling or chewing.
Involuntary and rhythmic shaking in almost any part of your body could be an indication of Essential Tremor. See a neurologist to diagnosis and rule out Parkinson’s Disease and other similar disorders.
Neuropathy can be a serious condition and requires medical attention from a neurologist.
Everyone forgets things from time to time. What does it mean if you misplaced your car keys or forgot the name of a person you just met?
Migraines and headaches may seem an ordinary problem that most people experience at some point in their lives. It is just a part of life. That is not true. A migraine is the most common disabling brain disorder. It is characterized by severe, painful, throbbing, and recurring headaches—usually on one side of the head. According […]
A stroke is a condition wherein blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off, according to the National Stroke Association. The brain’s cells start dying as they are being denied oxygen. This can result in speech impediment, impaired memory, loss of movement, and even death. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention […]
Dizziness can be felt in many ways. It can encompass the feeling of being lightheaded, woozy, vertigo (spinning), fear, and imbalance. It affects the sensory organs such as the eyes and ears. Dizziness is not a disease in and of itself but is a symptom of various disorders—some minor, some serious. Dizziness is a common […]
Recent Findings illustrate that COVID-19 is far more than a respiratory infection. It poses a threat to the whole nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Research is showing that about half of hospitalized Coronavirus patients experience neurological symptoms. This can include dizziness, difficulty concentrating, a loss of smell and taste, seizure, stroke, […]
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, named after the professional baseball player who was diagnosed in 1939. In recent times, the most well-known victim of ALS is the famed physicist Stephen Hawking. ALS is a rapidly progressive, ultimately fatal neurological disease that attacks nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. […]
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