Neurological Diseases

Cerebral Edema Causes of Fluid in the Brain Tissue, Spaces

Cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) may arise for various reasons – as an inflammatory response to injury and infection, damage to the blood vessels which allows fluid and blood to leak into the brain tissue, impaired drainage of tissue fluid from the brain or an intracranial masses. Acute causes often hold the >> Read More ...

Swelling of the Brain (Cerebral Edema) Types and Process

What is cerebral edema? The medical term for swelling of the brain is cerebral edema. It occurs when the brain tissue swells due to an increase of fluid in the tissue spaces or within the cell itself. This leads to raised intracranial pressure as the brain enlarges to occupy more space than is available within the cranial >> Read More ...

Diabetic Neuropathy (Diabetes Nerve Damage)

What is Diabetic Neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy is the nerve dysfunction and damage that is a result of long-standing and often poorly controlled diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes). It is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus and these neurological disturbances may affect more than half of all cases of long >> Read More ...

Hangover Headache and Alcohol-Induced Head Pain Remedies

Headaches are usually accepted as being part of a hangover especially after a period of heavy alcohol consumption. However, not every person who drinks an excessive amount of alcohol at one sitting (binge drinking) will suffer with a headache. In fact, a person who is susceptible to frequent headaches and migraine >> Read More ...

Facial Tingling or Pain Caused by Bulging Disc in Cervical Spine

Can facial numbness or pain arise from a bulging disc ? Yes. It is interesting to note, that cervical disc bulges can also lead to facial symptoms (1). It is frequently seen as neck pain involving the shoulder and also extending to the face. However, sometimes it may even occur without any neck involvement. Earlier it was >> Read More ...

Nerve Stretch, Leg Pain, Other Tests For a Pinched Nerve

KatherineH45 Asked : My problem started 6 months ago when both of my legs started paining but the left leg pain was worse. The right ankle became quite sore and started swelling bout a month later and I visited my doctor who told me that I was putting too much pressure on the leg. He suspected that I had a pinched nerve >> Read More ...

Constant Headache – Causes of Persistent, Continuous Headaches

What is a Constant Headache? A headache is one of the more common symptoms experienced in life and is usually episodic. Constant headaches are considered as any head pain that does not subside for weeks or months. It can vary from severe pain to a dull ache. It may appear episodic but careful assessment will reveal that it >> Read More ...

Anosmia (Loss of Sense of Smell) Causes and Treatment

What is Anosmia? Anosmia Definition Anosmia is the medical term for a complete loss of the sense of smell (olfaction). It can be temporary or permanent and while taste may not be affected, it does impact on the perception of flavors. If the sense of smell is reduced (partial, not complete loss) , then this is known as >> Read More ...

Headaches and Dizziness (Light Headed, Vertigo) Causes

A headache may often be accompanied by other symptoms and dizziness is one of the more common complaints that is reported along with the head pain. It is important to identify if the dizziness is a symptom of the condition causing the headache or whether the dizziness is the result of a headache. Pain triggers a number of >> Read More ...
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