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In times of Community Quaratine (Lockdown); It is certainly difficult to have your regular medical check up or getting an updated Prescription for you to buy your medicine. VIDEO ONLINE CONSULTATION with your specialist now available in the Philippines.

Get a quick, convenient and secure way to digitally connect with your neurologist (specialist) without having to queue on long lines in the clinic or going through the heavy traffic of the metropolis. You can access the online consultation via audio call or video call (viber). Prior appointment is required.

This is an easy way to form to ask about an existing condition or medication / ask about a symptom or referral for a test / discuss a test result / ask for a prescription for your medications.

The online consultation program also offer clients a easy way to pay for the professional fees via Paypal or Gcash. In cases wherein your neurologist feels you need to be seen or assessed personally, they will arrange a face-to-face appointm...

Get a quick, convenient and secure way to digitally connect with your neurologist (specialist) without having to queue on long lines in the clinic or going through the heavy traffic of the metropolis. You can access the online consultation via audio call or video call (viber). Prior appointment is required.

This is an easy way to form to ask about an existing condition or medication / ask about a symptom or referral for a test / discuss a test result / ask for a prescription for your medications.

The online consultation program also offer clients a easy way to pay for the professional fees via Paypal or Gcash. In cases wherein your neurologist feels you need to be seen or assessed personally, they will arrange a face-to-face appointment with you. This might be because they need to examine you or conduct a medical procedure.

The Online Consultation Program do not accept emergency or urgent cases. You may directly visit the emergency room / department of any hospital near you for urgent me...

Get a quick, convenient and secure way to digitally connect with your neurologist (specialist) without having to queue on long lines in the clinic or going through the heavy traffic of the metropolis. You can access the online consultation via audio call or video call (viber). Prior appointment is required.

This is an easy way to form to ask about an existing condition or medication / ask about a symptom or referral for a test / discuss a test result / ask for a prescription for your medications. The online consultation program also offer clients a easy way to pay for the professional fees via Paypal or Gcash. I

n cases wherein your neurologist feels you need to be seen or assessed personally, they will arrange a face-to-face appointment with you. This might be because they need to examine you or conduct a medical procedure.

The Online Consultation Program do not accept emergency or urgent cases. You may directly visit the emergency room / department of any hospital near you for urgent me...

Online Medical Consultation offers an easy, excellent solution and alternative to a traditional clinic consultation setup. It achieves a real-time consultation and obtain advice on treatment options.  According to a global survey conducted by a reputed news site, due to the revolution in technology, 80% of medical health issues can be solved online. It convenient and easy to use especially for those who live in remote areas and have busy schedules. By using a video conferencing platform smartphone apps, and online management systems, doctors can now connect with patients and diagnose then provide e-prescriptions.  

A stroke is a sudden interruption in the blood supply of the brain. Most strokes are caused by an abrupt blockage of arteries leading to the brain. Because stroke occurs rapidly and requires immediate treatment, stroke is also called a brain attack. The effects of a stroke depend on which part of the brain is injured, and how severely it is injured. Strokes may cause sudden weakness, loss of sensation, or difficulty with speaking, seeing, or walking. Since different parts of the brain control different areas and functions, it is usually the area immediately surrounding the stroke that is affected.

Stroke prevention starts with knowing your risk. A person may modify their lifestyle in order to change or treat some risk factors that one may have, but there will always be factors that we can not change. 

Lifestyle risk factory that you may change:

1. High blood pressure- This is the single most important risk factor for stroke because it’s the leading cause of stroke. Kno...

A brain aneurysm is a bulging area in an artery in the brain. Its walls may be weak and thin and is prone to rupturing. In other words when blood passes through the weakened blood vessel, the blood pressure causes a small area to bulge outwards like a balloon.

Ruptured brain aneurysm usually cause bleeding into the space around the brain. Here are some of the common signs and symptoms: 

  • Severe headache

  • Nausea

  • Stiff neck

  • Blurred vision

  • Sensitivity to light

  • Seizure

  • Vomiting

  • Drooping eyelid

  • Pain above and behind the eye

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Confusion

  • Weakness and/or numbness

If a brain aneurysm is detected before it ruptures, treatment may be recommended to prevent it rupturing in future. Factors that affect whether treatment is recommended include your age, the size and position of the aneurysm, your family medical history, and any other health conditions you have.  If treatment is recommended, this usually involv...

Neuropathic pain (Nerve Pain) is caused by damage or injury to the nerves that transfer information between the brain and spinal cord from the skin, muscles and other parts of the body.

The pain is usually described as a burning sensation and affected areas are often sensitive to the touch. Symptoms of neuropathic pain may also include excruciating pain, pins and needles, difficulty correctly sensing temperatures and numbness. Some people may find it hard to wear thick clothes as even slight pressure can aggravate the pain.

Common causes of neuropathic pain include nerve pressure or nerve damage after surgery or trauma, viral infections, cancer, vascular malformations, alcoholism, neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis and metabolic conditions such as diabetes. It may also be a side effect of certain medications. Occasionally no identifiable cause is found which can be distressing for the individual experiencing the pain.

Chronic neuropathic pain is common and may be related t...

Headache disorders is one of the the most common disorders of the nervous system. Primary headache disorders, such as migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache, and the so-called chronic daily headache syndrome, can cause substantial levels of disability. Headache can also occur as a symptom of a considerable number of other conditions

A patient with depression often presents a wide variety of complaints that can be categorized as physical & emotional. The physical complaints include chronic pain and headaches; sleep disturbances; severe insomnia and early awakening; appetite changes; anorexia and rapid weight loss; and a decrease in sexual activity, ranging at times to impotence in males and frigidity in females. Emotional complaints include feeling “blue,” anxiety, and rumination over the past, present, and future.  A headache secondary to depression is usually considered a tension-type headache.

The physical complaints dominate the situation so that the underlying de...

Based on studies conducted by The Brain & Spine Foundation of London. Here are several facts gathered: “Dizziness” is a general term to explain the feeling we have when there is something wrong with our sense of balance. Many people who experience dizziness find it difficult to explain exactly how it makes them feel. For example, some people who feel dizzy, light-headed, giddy or off-balance describe the feeling as if they, or their surroundings, are spinning around. Doctors use the term vertigo to describe this spinning, revolving form of dizziness.

Dizziness & Vertigo are not diseases in themselves. They are symptoms of a distinct condition or cause. There are many different conditions that can cause dizziness. Most cases of dizziness and vertigo are caused by problems with the balance systems located in the inner ear. The widely-held belief that our sense of balance comes from the inner ear is largely true.  

Dizziness can often be short-lived, and can ease on its own accord. For shor...

Cognition is defined as the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. If your cognition is affected after a stroke, then you could find it difficult to concentrate or remember certain things. 

We store all kinds of information in our memory. We also remember things for different lengths of time, which is why we have a short-term and a long-term memory. Your short-term memory is like a temporary storehouse for information. It allows you to remember things just long enough for you to use them. When you read a telephone number, for example, you use your short term memory to remember it for the few seconds it takes you to dial. Some people also call this your working memory. If you need to remember something for longer than this, it moves to your long-term memory. 

Many people have problems with their memory after a stroke, especially in the first weeks and months. However, they may not always be down to a problem...

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