Some of you might not know what trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm are. While it sounds very foreign, this disorder commonly occurs among Asian people.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic changes globally, jeopardising our physical health and mental health. Many countries are under lockdown and for countries that are not, many citizens are working from home or serving quarantine, if necessary. An analysis of the impact of quarantine on mental health that came out in March posits that it could increase anger, boredom, confusion, and some post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in the long-term.
With more people being asked to work from home, many are overwhelmed while adjusting to a vastly different working style and lifestyle. How do we make an arrangement at home or at the workplace with minimal disturbance to our lives? How do we manage the anxiety and stress related to our health, the economy, and our future?
Caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease can be challenging, especially if the patient is someone who is really close to you.
Due to low levels of dopamine and (sometimes) medication, patients with Parkinson’s disease also experience dystonia and dyskinesia. Knowing what dystonia and dyskinesia are as well as understanding how to manage them can be very helpful, especially if you are taking care of Parkinson’s disease patients
Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder with no cure. The disease is progressive, which means that it gets worse over time, making it particularly difficult to live with. Imagine not being able to control your own actions or take care of your children.
While Parkinson’s Disease is incurable, early diagnosis can lead to preventative treatments that help in slowing down the effects of the disease. As a progressive disease, nonmotor deterioration, such as depression or loss of smell, happens before motor deterioration, such as tremors and stiffness, in Parkinson's Disease. This article explains some of these nonmotor and motor deterioration symptoms.