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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.


Why are there so many great writers with epilepsy?

 Why are there so many great writers with epilepsy?

Great writers with epilepsy aren't uncommon, from Lewis Carroll to Charles Dickens. How did books like Alice in Wonderland come from writers with epilepsy? See more »

Alzheimer's Overview

 Alzheimer's Overview

Alzheimer's isn't a normal part of aging. Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent form of dementia, and its diagnosis can be heartbreaking for families. See more »

Epilepsy Overview

 Epilepsy Overview

Epilepsy operates like an electrical storm or traffic jam in the brain. Explore life with epilepsy and take a peek inside the world of the epileptic brain. See more »

 Agitation and Depression in Patients with Brain Disease

Agitation and depression in patients with brain disease is good information to know if caring for an individual afflicted by this disease. Learn more about agitation and depression in patients with brain disease from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Brain Disease Conversation Starters

 Brain Disease Conversation Starters

These brain disease conversation starters can be beneficial when dealing with this disease. Learn more about brain disease conversation starters from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Coping While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's

 Coping While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's

Coping while caring for someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult. Learn about coping while caring for someone with Alzheimer's from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Evaluating Facilities and Services for Care of Brain Illnesses

Evaluating facilities and services for care of brain illnesses is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about evaluating facilities and services for care of brain illnesses from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Have a Difficult Conversation About Brain Illnesses

How to talk about brain illnesses is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about how to talk about brain illnesses from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Talk to Family and Friends About Brain Conditions

How to talk to family and friends is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about how to talk to family and friends from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Questions to Ask Brain Specialists

Questions to ask brain specialists will help you be more prepared for this conversation. Learn more about questions to ask brain specialists from HowStuffWorks. See more »