Neurological Diseases

Headache Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

What Is a Headache? A headache is diffuse pain in the head not confined to the area of distribution of any nerve. By headache, we usually mean pain anywhere between the back of the head and front (like tension headache), or pain in one half of the head (like migraine or cluster headache). Head pain confined to particular >> Read More ...

Types of Headache

Primary Headache Primary headache is a headache not caused by another medical condition. Neurological examination, results of CT, MRI and other tests are usually normal (1). Your doctor can make a diagnosis on the basis of your personal medical history and physical examination. Primary headaches include (2): 1. Migraine >> Read More ...

Nerve Chest Pain

Nerve pain or neuralgia can occur for various reasons and may occur on its own or be accompanied by other signs and symptoms related to the cause. This type of pain does not always indicate nerve damage and may be due to injury, pressure, inflammation, chemical irritation or infection. When the cause of the pain is >> Read More ...

Lip Twitching

Lip twitching can be a rather disturbing symptom for some even though in most cases the cause behind it may not be serious. Most cases of a twitching lip may be due to stress, fatigue, emotion, excessive caffeine intake (drinking large amounts of coffee or caffeinated soft drinks), or some deficiency in the diet such as >> Read More ...

Facial Droop – Causes of a Sagging Face

Facial droop is sagging of the face caused by loss of facial muscle tone. This is usually caused by an impairment of nerve function that supply the facial muscles, particularly involving the facial nerve. Most cases of facial droop are one-sided (unilateral) causing a distortion of the normal face structure. This typically >> Read More ...

Pinched Thoracic Nerve – Radiculopathy, Compression

Nerve compression at the level of the thoracic vertebrae, or thoracic radiculopathy, is less common than in the cervical radiculopathy or lumbar nerve compression because of the lower amount of pressure and movement that the thoracic vertebrae are subjected to. However a pinched nerve at the thoracic level may cause >> Read More ...

Pinched Nerve vs Bulging Disc Meaning

What is a pinched nerve? The term ‘pinched nerve‘ actually refers to any condition where compression of the nerve causes a range of sensory (‘feeling’) and motor (‘movement’) related symptoms in the affected area. While a pinched nerve if often believed to affect the spinal nerves only, >> Read More ...

Causes of Tingling or Numb Lips

Tingling or Numb Lips Lip tingling is abnormal feeling, and lip numbness is decreased or absent feeling in the lip. Both sensations, medically called paresthesia, arise from conditions affecting sensory nerves in the lips, but usually not from neurological diseases. Skin diseases also rarely cause tingling or numbness >> Read More ...

Sciatic Nerve Pain – Causes and Symptoms

What Is Sciatica? Sciatic pain (sciatica) is a pain in the lower back, buttock, leg and/or foot, usually on one side at a time, caused by one of disorders affecting the sciatic nerve: Pinched nerve due to: Bulging or herniated disc Degeneration disc disease (DDD) Spinal stenosis (narrow spinal canal) Fracture of one or >> Read More ...
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