Neurological Diseases

Diabetes, Leg and Feet Swelling on Both Sides With Numbness

Cathy Asked : I am a 52 year old female and recently I have been experiencing persistent swelling of both legs which were paining at first but now there is some numbness. I was diagnosed with diabetes around the age of 45 and over the past 3 years I have been on metformin. I do not have any leg sores or anything of the >> Read More ...

Dehydration and Headache – Symptoms and Prevention

Can Dehydration Cause Headache? Dehydration can cause both sudden or chronic headaches. Causes of a sudden dehydration headache: Occasional pressure-like headache due to not drinking enough water, especially after physical exertion and in a hot weather Migraine, a pulsating, one- or both-sided headache with nausea and >> Read More ...

Head Pains Diagnosis and Tests

Identifying the cause of head pain may not always be a simple task for the attending doctor, especially if there is a lack of overt signs, presence of vague or unrelated symptoms and if there is no suitable record of the patient’s medical history. In this case, your doctor will assess your case and make a diagnosis >> 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 ...
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