Brain & Nerve

Tinnitus

8 Things That Can Worsen Your Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a stressful condition; ringing noise in one or both ears that may be constant or come and go. Tinnitus is associated with hearing loss. While there is no cure for tinnitus, understanding the symptoms can help manage the ringing-in-the-ears sensation.  Here are some of the things that can worsen your tinnitus; 1.    Loud …

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Understanding the Adolescent Brain

Understanding the Adolescent Brain

It’s a good thing parents get 12 years to bond with their children before they become teenagers. Otherwise they might not be so motivated to help them grow into adults. Teens are often annoying, demanding, moody, gloomy, and defiant. If their reckless behavior doesn’t kill them, it may scare their parents to death. And parents …

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Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation

Summary Stroke rehabilitation is a method of treatment that helps stroke patients to relearn basic skills lost after a stroke. Each year, more than 700,000 people in the United States experience a stroke, and two-thirds of those people eventually require rehabilitation, according to the National Institutes of Health. During a stroke, many patients experience damage …

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Stroke Basics – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Summary Also known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), a stroke is a life-threatening event in which part of the brain is deprived of adequate oxygen. Strokes are extremely dangerous, accounting for more than 160,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Stroke is the third leading …

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Stroke and the Brain – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Embolic Stroke, Ischemic Stroke, CVA, Cerebrovascular Accident, Brain Attack, Thrombotic Stroke, Hemorrhagic Stroke Summary A stroke is a potentially life-threatening event in which part of the brain is deprived of adequate oxygen. Also known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), a stroke can be very dangerous. Each year, approximately 700,000 strokes occur in the …

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