Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia It is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve or 5th cranial nerve , largest nerve of the head, which carries the sensation from face to the brain. if there is trigeminal neuralgia even , mild stimulation of the face- such as from brushing your teeth or putting on make-up can […]

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treatment of cerebral palsy

Treatment Of Cerebral palsy

Treatment of  cerebral palsy mainly depends on the  symptoms of patient . Care of patients with Cerebral palsy is complicated, it requires different services . Main goals of the treatment is to reduce the complications of the disease. various treatment  for cerebral palsy are as follows…. 1) REHABILITATION— Rehabilitation includes physical therapy, Use of certain […]

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Cerebral Meningitis

Cerebral Meningitis

Cerebral Meningitis   Meningitis is a serious inflammation of meninges, thin membranous covering of the brain and spinal cord. Since meningitis is very serious and dangerous infection because the brain cells are very delicate and if enough brain tissue is damaged by an infection, life-long handicaps will remain. Meninges are the three separate membranes of […]

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Fibromyalgia Cycle

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Fibro means (fibrous tissue) myo(muscle) and algos(pain) meaning muscle and connective tissue pain. It is a medical condition characterized by pain and allodynia(painful response to pressure). In other words it is a common syndrome in which a person has a long term, body pain and tenderness in joints, muscles and soft tissues. It is […]

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Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (DM)

Alzheimer’s Disease (DM)   It is the most common form of Dementia among older people. Dementia is brain disorder that affects person’s ability to carry out daily activities. AD  begins slowly. It first involves the parts of brain that control thought, memory and language. People with AD may have  trouble in remembering things that happened […]

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Also abbreviated as MS, disseminated Sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminated. It is an inflammatory(a protective response by the organism to the stimuli that causes injury and thus initiate the healing process) disease in which myelin sheath (usually layer around the neuron that is essential for the proper functioning of CNS) around the brain and […]

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia

Dyslexia   Dyslexia is a learning disability(certain learning problems like reading,  writing, reasoning) that can hinder a person’s ability to read, write, spell and something speak. Dyslexia is most common disease found in children and persist through out the  life. It is also referred as specific reading disability. The severity of dyslexia vary from mild […]

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Epilepsy and Its types

Epilepsy is also called as seizures.Brain normally controls the body movements by sending small electrical signals through nerves to the muscles but when the brain sends out abnormal signals resulted in seizures or convulsions. Single seizure that does not  happen again is not epilepsy. Seizures vary from person to person. In some people  there is […]

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Autism and its causes

Autism is a result  of  neurological disorder that  affects the normal brain function and leads to delay in the development of many basic skills like– 1) Ability to socialize 2) Form relationships with others 3) Proper communication In autism there is intellectual and behavioral disabilities. With autism the different areas of the brain  fails to work together . In […]

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Treatment of epilepsy

Epilepsy is a group of disorders characterized by  recurrent seizures .Brain normally controls the body movements by sending small electrical signals through nerves to the muscles but when the brain sends out abnormal signals , it results in seizures or convulsions. There are different types of epilepsy and seizures. Epilepsy drugs are mainly used to control […]

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parkinsons disease

Parkinson’s Disease

  Parkinson’s  Disease   A progressive disorder of the nervous system that mainly affects elderly people most often after the age of 50, which is  associated with the destruction of brain cells that produce  Dopamine . dopamine is a neurotransmitter formed in brain which is essential for normal functioning of CNS. Parkinson’s disease is also […]

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Migraine

  Migraine Condition characterized by moderate to severe headache and nausea. It is 3 times more common in women than men. The typical migraine headache is unilateral (affecting one half of head), lasting from 4 to 72 hours. Approximately one-third of people who suffer from migraine headache perceive an aura. aura may be transient visual, […]

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Hydrocephalus and its types

Hydrocephalus is  defined as a condition which is mainly characterized by excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.Hydrocephalus can be classified as congenital or acquired. The  indication of hydrocephalus in children and infants is  rapid increase  circumference of head  or an unusual increase in head size.  Hydrocephalus is mainly  derived from the Greek words “hydro”  which […]

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Treatment of autism

The main goals of treating child with autism is to decrease  associated defects and family distress. Main focus is to increase the quality of life and functional independence. Autism patients have additional medical conditions such as  sleep disturbances, seizures etc, therefore variety of therapies are included to treat autism___ 1) Medications 2) Behavior analysis 3) occupational therapy […]

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cerebral palsy

Cerebral Palsy

CEREBRAL PALSY   It is defined as a term used to describe a group of chronic conditions affecting body movements and muscle coordination. “cerebral” refers to the “ brain”  and “ palsy” to a disorder of movement or posture. If someone has cerebral palsy it means that because of an injury to their brain (cerebral) […]

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Diagnosis of epilepsy

Number of tests have been done to diagnose epilepsy. Sometime people have symptoms similar to seizure but they are non – epileptic events caused by other disorders. Therefore in order to make difference between these disorders and epilepsy  close observation and certain tests should be done.. 1) EEG( Elecrtoencephalogram)– In this electrodes are placed on […]

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Tetanus

Tetanus(lock jaw)

Tetanus(lock jaw) Tetanus is a serious bacterial disease that affects the muscles and nerves, which is mainly caused by contamination of wounds from bacteria that live in the soil, in animals and in human intestines. It is mainly caused by bacterium clostridium tetani(tetanus bacteria). The bacteria usually enter the body through a deep cut, or […]

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Symptoms of Epilepsy

Symptoms of epilepsy differs from person to person. In some people there is simple staring while others have violent shaking or loss of consciousness. Seizure type mainly depends on the part of brain affected and the cause of epilepsy. In some people ,there is stage called “AURA” in which person have strange sensation like tingling sensation […]

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Transverse myelitis

Transverse myelitis

Transverse myelitis Transverse myelitis(TM) is a neurologic syndrome of spine that is caused by inflammation across the spinal cord. Inflammation is usually a protective response, which generally includes swelling, pain, heat and redness, however in case of transverse myelitis, the inflammatory  response causes damage to the spinal cord, resulting in varying degree of weakness and […]

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