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Neurological surgery deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the nervous system such as the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. 

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Classifying the head injury is the first step. To do this, the doctor will take a detailed history and perform an examination. How did the injury happen? Which parts of the brain and skull have been injured? And what is the severity of the injury?" -- these are some of the impo...
22 Jan 2020
The signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease can vary for each individual. They can be mild, especially in the very early stages. Over time, the important cardinal signs of Parkinson disease develop initially on one side of the body before progressing to affect both sides . These ar...
21 Jan 2020
The most commonly used form of magnetic brain stimulation in clinical practice is transcranial magnetic stimulation (known as TMS). This makes use of Faraday's law of induction (if you remember from physics) to create current flow within the brain, which, in turn, excites the neuron...
21 Jan 2020
Please bring this to the attention of your chiropractor as soon as possible. He/she will most likely ask you to stop all chiropractic, gym and/or sports sessions and rest your back for about a week. Despite this, if there is no improvement, please seek early medical attention by vis...
21 Jan 2020
Hypopituitarism refers to a state where the pituitary gland fails to produce or regulate hormones . The body undergoes several changes and can even be life-threatening. Essential hormones like steroids are needed especially when the body has to cope with stress (like an infectio...
15 Jan 2020
Radiation for pituitary tumours is generally reserved for recurrent tumour growth . Sometimes it is too risky to operate on tumours that have already invaded the surrounding brain (for example, cavernous sinus). These tumours are given either fractionated therapy (over a few ses...
15 Jan 2020
There are two main types of pituitary tumours. The first are active ones . These produce excessive hormones and cause the body to undergo major changes (for example, excessive growth hormones or thyroid hormones). These tumours must be removed to restore the body to its no...
15 Jan 2020
The fall resulted in a bruised nerve and hence the pain and numbness. Most of the time, these are minor and will resolve with time . Most importantly, you should rest that part of the body. Some doctors recommend using steroids to reduce the swelling. It will also reduce ...
5 Dec 2019
Most times, there are very little signs or symptoms of growth in the brain. It can also present with innocuous headaches if there is a rise in intracranial pressure. These headaches are usually progressive and get worse over time . There may be associated with nausea and vomitin...
5 Dec 2019
The treatment options include: Medications Physiotherapy Acupuncture Spinal injections Surgery Normally, we will start with the conservative methods first, failing which then more invasive methods will be contemplated. Physiotherapy is ...
23 Oct 2019
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