Vitamin B12 may help protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease, according to new evidence that suggests the vitamin and an amino acid called homocysteine may both be involved in the development of Alzheimer’s.
When nerve cells fire signals at an excessive speed, seizures occur; they may be set off by a head injury or birth defect that affects the chemistry of the brain. Often, seizures in babies are triggered by a high fever; this type of seizure is called febrile seizure; recurrent seizures may indicate
The sciatic nerve is a collection of nerve roots that exit the spine in the lower back and form the large nerve that supplies the back of the leg. Irritation of the sciatic nerve can lead to symptoms of leg pain, numbness, tingling and weakness in the affected leg. This type of condition typically a
Alzehiemer's Disease has no known cure, and the secrets to preventing it are not yet known. But research supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and other public and private agencies offers tantalizing clues about the origins and development of AD.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is a chronic, often poorly understood, syndrome characterized by severe pain and changes in the tissues and bones. The late stage of RSD usually begins within 6-12 months of an injury and can last for years. Thi
Sciatic Neuroma, or sciatica is common problem related to issues in the lumbar spine. Sciatic neuroma is normally diagnosed through X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans and electromyogram, which will look for herniated discs in the lower back that impinge nerves in the lower back. If you or a loved one has b