Neurological Diseases

5 Signs of Whiplash (Neck Strain) and Late Whiplash Syndrome

Whiplash is one of the most common consequences of a motor vehicle collision. It may not always be immediately evident after a car accident. In fact the symptoms usually arise after 24 hours and can last for months but it is not common for whiplash to lead to chronic problems. People with previous neck injuries or >> Read More ...

7 Signs of Nerve Damage (Sensation and Movement)

Nerves run throughout the body, carrying signals to and from the brain and spinal cord. When there is any injury to the body there is always a risk that a nerve may be damaged. This can be either temporary or permanent depending on the type and severity of nerve injury. It may give rise to varying signs and symptoms >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Parkinson’s Disease and How to Spot It

Parkinson’s disease affects about 1 in 100 Americans and is among the more commonly known neurologic disorders. About 50,000 new cases are reported every year. While there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, early diagnosis and treatment can help slow the progression of the condition. There is no routine >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Fibromyalgia and Symptom Checklist

Fibromyalgia affects approximately 2 out of every 100 Americans with women being about 7 times more likely to suffer with it than men. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown and there is not cure for it as yet. Medication may help along with counseling but no single treatment is effective for all the symptoms. >> Read More ...

10 Signs of a Concussion (Head Injury) and Causes

The brain is safely encased within the hard bony skull and further protected by surrounding fluid which acts as a shock absorber. Despite these protective mechanisms, brain injury can still occur even if there is no penetration of the skull. This is known as traumatic brain inury and there are different grades of severity. >> Read More ...
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