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Bell’s Palsy Recovery

Bell’s palsy refers to a condition in which the muscles of the face become paralyzed. Affecting one side of the face at a time, it is caused by the inflammation of the facial nerve. It can affect people of any age, but it usually hurts those who have diabetes or …

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Is Parkinson’s Hereditary?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative condition which affects various parts of the brain; however, most deleterious effects are observed in the substantia nigra – a part of the brain which is responsible for balance and movement control. According to latest statistics, this disease affects more than 4 million people …

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Bell’s Palsy Recovery

Bell’s palsy refers to a condition in which the muscles of the face become paralyzed. Affecting one side of the face at a time, it is caused by the inflammation of the facial nerve. It can affect people of any age, but it usually hurts those who have diabetes or …

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Headache Won’t Go Away

People get headaches every day and they can be very uncomfortable. The most common headache type is tension headache and it usually lasts for about 4 hours. For some people, however, the headache hangs on for days at a time. These long-lasting headaches can lead you to become very anxious. …

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Is Parkinson’s Hereditary?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative condition which affects various parts of the brain; however, most deleterious effects are observed in the substantia nigra – a part of the brain which is responsible for balance and movement control. According to latest statistics, this disease affects more than 4 million people …

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Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a disabling neurological condition with many different symptoms. It mostly affects middle age to older people, but can show up in younger people. Early onset Parkinson’s disease can show up just like the usual onset. Younger people may notice a hand tremor, or have trouble walking. The …

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How do You Die from Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease affects around 4.5 million people in the United States. It most often occurs in people over 60 years old, but rarely it may occur in younger people. It starts as a low level of forgetfulness and proceeds to loss of ability to communicate or care for yourself. You …

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Headache Won’t Go Away

People get headaches every day and they can be very uncomfortable. The most common headache type is tension headache and it usually lasts for about 4 hours. For some people, however, the headache hangs on for days at a time. These long-lasting headaches can lead you to become very anxious. …

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Anxiety Attacks at Night

Have you ever been jolted awake by a grip of anxiety attack at night? This type of attack is commonly referred to as nocturnal or nighttime panic attack. It usually occurs with no obvious triggers in place. Just like daytime panic attack, victims of this problem experience rapid heart rate, sweating, …

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Lewy Body Dementia Stages

Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) is a condition characterized by severe mental disability caused by abnormal protein deposits called alpha-synuclein (or Lewy bodies) in the brain. These deposits affect the chemicals in the brain causing changes, which in turn, lead to thinking and movement disorders, as well as behavior and …

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