Neurological Conditions

Neurological conditions can affect the brain, eyes or nervous system. Explore amnesia, Alzheimer's, comas and more.

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Evaluating Facilities and Services for Care of Brain Illnesses

A diagnosis of a brain disease such as a brain tumor or dementia is often the first step into a new world. Learn more about dementia in this article.


What is cerebral edema?

Cerebral edema is a condition where the brain's water content increases, causing the pressure inside the skull to rise. Learn more about cerebral edema from this article.

How can you have fun with epileptic children?

Although epilepsy can make it difficult for kids to live a normal life, there are ways for them to overcome the physical challenges they face. You can learn more about how you can have fun with epileptic children by reading this article.

What is landsickness?

When you're aboard a ship, you become accustomed to the feeling of the floor tilting and rocking beneath your feet. But what if that sensation stayed with you on dry land -- for years?

Why are there so many great writers with epilepsy?

The writers that crafted Alice and her wonderland, Tiny Tim and the brothers Karamazov had something in common besides extraordinary talent: epilepsy. Do seizures and novels go hand in hand?

Alzheimer's Overview

A little forgetfulness is normal, but what about when a person can no longer remember the names of their family members? For those with Alzheimer's and the people who love them, debilitating memory loss is a sad fact of everyday life.

Epilepsy Overview

You can liken seizures to electrical storms or traffic jams in the brain, but what do those seizures do to the rest of the body? Do epileptics swallow their tongues? Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but most people don't know much about it.

Depression and stress are normal among people who have illnesses that affect their brain. Understanding the possible causes of depression and stress can help ensure that the person gets the necessary medical or therapeutic care.

Brain Disease Conversation Starters

Talking about brain disease, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment can seem overwhelming sometimes. The tips in this article will help simplify this process.

Coping While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia? Learn more about this disease and find tips that will help you effectively give care to an individual afflicted with this illness.

A diagnosis of a brain disease such as a brain tumor or dementia is often the first step into a new world. Learn more about dementia in this article.