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Neurological Conditions

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

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How to Talk to Family and Friends About Brain Conditions

When you are first diagnosed with a condition that affects your brain, you may go through a period of shock and surprise. Learn more about coping with a diagnosis that is associated with the brain in 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. See more »

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? See more »

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? See more »

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. See more »

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. See more »

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. See more »

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. See more »

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. See more »

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. See more »

When you and your family enter the world of brain illness, whether you are dealing with a brain tumor or a diagnosis of dementia, you will have a lot to talk about. Take a look at what you need to know about dementia. See more »