What is Migraine?
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 mig
Understanding Spinal Cord (Spine) Injury
The Human Spine or Spinal cord has an average length of 43 to 45 cm long and composed of billions of nerve cells. It is actually an extension of the brain and contains nerve cells, called neurons, and bundles of nerve fiber that carry signals to and from the brain. These messages help us to move our body, feel pressure and control vital functions like breathing, blood pressure, bladder and bowels. The majority of spinal cord injuries are due to preventable causes such as fal
Suffering from Hand Tremors?
Shaky hands are commonly referred to as a hand tremor. A hand tremor is not life-threatening, but it can make daily tasks difficult. It can also be an early warning sign of some neurological and degenerative conditions. You should speak with your doctor if you experience hand tremors. Many people associate shaky hands with Parkinson's disease, but the most common cause of shaking hands is actually essential tremor. It is a nervous system (neurological) disorder that causes in