Parkinson's Disease

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Apr, 2022

World Parkinson’s Day: Common myths surrounding brain disorder busted by experts

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World Parkinson's Day: There are many myths surrounding Parkinson's disease considering the symptoms are not the same for everyone affected by it. Parkinson's disease, a brain disorder that mostly affects people over age 60, may lead to shaking, stiffness, problems in balance and coordination and eventually difficulty in walking and talking as the disease progresses and gets worse over time. The fastest growing neurological condition in the world has no…

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Mar, 2022

Understanding brain hemorrhage!

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Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) or 'brain haemorrhage " is a very serious life-threatening neuro-surgical emergency condition requiring immediate diagnosis, transfer to a specialised neuro-care centre and intensive (ICU) management. This condition is often seen in both male and female patients,…

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Mar, 2022

Emerging technologies aiding manage cerebral palsy

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Technology is helping every aspect of human lives. For cerebral palsy patients, simple apps are being developed, which help to improve their communication if they are facing speech problems. High-end medical technology in the form of computerised gait analysis, as well as special implantable medication pumps, are helpful for patients with cerebral palsy. On February 28, 2022, news broke out about the death of Zain Nadella the son of Microsoft…

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Jan, 2022

Migraine In Children

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Migraine is a common disorder in children. 3.5-5% of children will experience recurrent headaches consistent with migraine. Q: What are the presentation and symptoms? Ans: The presentation is varied and varies according to patient age, as follows: Infants may present with only episodic “headbanging”Preschool children often have episodes involving an ill appearance, abdominal pain, vomiting, and the need to go to sleep; they may exhibit pain by irritability, crying, rocking,…

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Grief - Affects your health

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Oct, 2020

Ridden with grief? A psychiatrist reveals how it can affect your health

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Our emotions aren’t futile. They have a huge impact on our overall well-being. One such emotion is grief. Grieving is always counted as a single unit, but it is multifaceted. It comes with pain – both physical and mental. That’s why it becomes all the more important to understand this emotion to tackle it better. One of the biggest reasons for grief is the loss of a near and dear…

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