Conditions such as Parkinson's disease, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy are familiar to most people. But what do you know about pheochromocytomas? Or ataxia? We're covering five lesser-known neurological conditions.
My brother and I were watching a television show and a character got bonked really hard on the head. All of a sudden the guy couldn't remember a thing -- not his name, where he lived or even the lady he was married to. What happened? Is this amnesia?
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.
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.
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.
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.