Top 7 reasons why you should visit a Neurologist
We first have to know what a neurologist is. A neurologist is a medical specialist who handles diseases / disorders in the brain and spinal cord (Nervous system) peripheral nerves (nerves connecting to the brain and spine to the organs like lungs, liver etc) and muscles. Neurological diseases can include headache, seizure, dizziness, movement disorder such as tremors; sleep disorders, aneurysm and many others. Headache - it is something almost everyone experience. We can feel
Migraine with Aura: What to expect?
Migraine is a common health condition, affecting around 1 in every 5 women and around 1 in every 15 men. They usually begin in early adulthood. People who experience “migraine with aura” will have many or all the symptoms of a migraine with aura and additional neurological symptoms which develop over a 5 to 20 minute period and last less than an hour. About 15-20% of people with migraine get an “aura” which is a manifestation of neurological symptoms that occurs before a migr
Why can't I sleep?
Sleep deprivation is now becoming a huge problem in the Philippines. There has been a steady rise of patients complaining of not being able to sleep despite being tired. If you kept waking up in the middle of the night it may be a case of insomnia. Sleep deprivation is linked to a whole lot of medical issues including obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Over-the-counter sleep aids rarely offer significant or sustained help for the said sleep problem. Insomnia is an experie
How to stop snoring now
The truth is that snoring is a common condition that occurs to men and women of all ages. Snoring occurs when sleeping and the airways in your head relax enough to narrow, this increases the speed at which you breathe out and affects the air pressure in the airways. This change of pressure means that the soft walls of the airways are sucked inward and close, thus causing vibrations when air is forced through by heavier breathing. Evidence has shown that once you start snoring
Who are prone to have a stroke?
Almost anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others. It’s important to know what the risk factors are and do what you can to reduce your risk. A whole lot of people thinks that strokes only happen to older people but stroke can strike anyone at any time. While most people who have a stroke are older, younger people can have strokes too, including children. Age The largest number of people who have strokes are aged over 55,