Brain and Spine

Trigeminal Neuralgia by Dr. Khawaja S. Nasir

What is trigeminal neuralgia? It is a chronic debilitating painful condition that affects the main nerve (trigeminal nerve) that carries sensation from your face...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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The Patient’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis (Part 1)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neural and autoimmune condition that damages the brain, spinal cord and optic (eye) nerve, hence causing muscle spasms and...
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Everything You Need to Know About Parkinson’s (Part 2)

While not directly fatal, the numerous complications caused by Parkinson’s Disease (PD), a neurodegenerative condition caused by dangerously low levels of dopamine in the...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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Everything You Need to Know About Parkinson’s (Part 1)

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a slowly progressing neurodegenerative condition identifiable via increasing movement difficulty and tremors. Commonly affecting individuals over 50, Parkinson’s is not...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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Ocular Migraines – Not Just the Head

The first word that comes to mind when hearing the word ‘migraine’ is headaches. Splitting, blinding, excruciating headaches. However, ocular migraines, despite their name,...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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Migraines Unmasked: The Stages and Triggers

Where headaches are unregulated, can affect any section of the head, and range in severity at every occasion, migraines are limited to only one...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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Dark Clouds: 9 Signs You Should See A Neurologist

While daily schedules and comparatively lower funds leave little time or resources for booking and withstanding long waiting times at the doctor’s office, that...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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Brain Power! 7 Tips To Prevent Dementia

Typically considered an old age disease like osteoporosis, dementia is a neurodegenerative condition characterized by near-crippling problems with memory, thinking, language, learning, and judgement,...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

Down The Rabbit Hole: The Many Dangers Of Self-diagnosis

People turn to Google for a medical diagnosis for one of three reasons: lack of time for a formal appointment, mistrust in a doctor’s...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
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