Neurological Conditions

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

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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.


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.

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.

People with a condition that affects the brain will most likely see a specialist called a neurologist. Check out what we have found on how to ask the right questions for finding a brain specialist.

Alzheimer's disease can be hard disease on the person it afflicts and their surrounding loved ones. Learn more about how to cope with the early stages of Alzheimer's disease in this article.

Strokes Overview

Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of permanent disability. More than half of all strokes could be prevented. Are you at risk?

Are epileptic seizures more common during a full moon?

People blame a lot of things on the full moon, including an increase in the rate of seizures among those with epilepsy. But is it really true, or just a sort of superstitious lunacy?

Asperger Syndrome

Children with autism are frequently seen as aloof and uninterested in others, unlike those with Asperger syndrome who usually want to fit in and have interaction with others. Check out facts about asperger syndrome and treatment options.

Tourette Syndrome Overview

You may think you know what Tourette syndrome is, but throw out what you think you know. Tourette's patients are not constantly twitching and belting out obscenities.

Can a study on reversing memory loss lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's is a particularly tragic disease, devastating those who suffer from it and their family members. Learn how a new study may lead to new treatment possibilities to people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Oh that queasy feeling, when the world just won't stop swaying or bobbing. No matter what the mode of transport, the result can be motion sickness. Learn tips to help avoid this uncomfortable state.