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When is a person in coma declared dead?

My sister has been in a coma for the last 2 years after she had brain surgery. Now, the doctor is asking us if we want to end her life support because she has no signs of activity,...

Pulsing and ringing in ears

I was diagnosed with cochlear tumor, after having stapes surgery. I suffer from vertigo, tension headaches, stiffness in the neck, and pulsing and ringing in both ears. I originally...

Are there natural ways to treat migraine?

I experience at least 2 migraines a week. Needless to say, I have tried pretty much every over the counter pain medication. Are there any natural ways to treat/prevent migraines?...

After a stroke, my husband is unable to speak clearly. What should I do?

My husband suffered a stroke 8 months ago, and now he struggles to speak. Is there anything we can do to help him?

Should 90 year old mother with dementia travel abroad for 6 weeks?

I'm thinking of taking my mother to Spain for 6 weeks on holiday. She had crescendo TIAs 10 months ago, all on the same day. She is 90 years old and was diagnosed at the time...

Stage 3 Lyme or M.S.?

7 years ago I had an engorged deer tick and developed a bulls eye rash. The blood test at that time was negative, so it went untreated. Recently I was hospitalized with symptoms...

My father has been urinating less since his stroke. What is the connection between the two?

My father had a stroke last year post, and since then he has been urinating less often. My father refuses to ask why this happens with his physician, but when I asked, he suggested...

regarding transmission of disease

If a normal man has intercourse with a woman suffering from MD, then is there any chance of transmission of disease?

What causes a person to have dementia?

What are the various factors that could result in dementia? Are there any symptoms to identify this condition early?

Can Parkinson's affect younger people?

What is the typical age for Parkinson's disease? My friend went to the doctor recently and the doctors are screening for it now. He is only 40 years old, though.

Do certain foods lead to dementia?

Are there any specific kind of foods that could lead to dementia in a person? A couple of people in my family live with dementia and I am scared for my future because of it....

Sudden Shivering

Doctor, suddenly in the last hour I started to shiver uncontrollably. I don't feel feverish or running a temperature. The shivering is mainly in the trunk of my body though I...

Could hazy vision be a sign of some problem with the brain?

My vision has been hazy for the past 3 days, and I also have a slight headache. Could this be a sign of a brain problem?

When is the Spinal fluid test recommended?

I recently read about a spinal fluid test, and I'm pretty surprised about how common this test is for patients. Under what circumstances is this test recommended?

What causes sudden shocks in the body for some people?

My friend keeps saying that she gets sudden shock waves in her body that start all of a sudden. Is this a neurological problem or is it something else?

How is meningitis treated?

My good friend has been diagnosed with meningitis and despite treatment, his condition is not getting better. What is the ideal course of treatment and how long does it take for...

About muscular dystrophy

I am a muscular dystrophy patient. I am 23. What are some exercises for m. d. ? How I can be happy, energetic and positive?

How to control RSD

How can I control my RSD?

I've been suffering from migraines for the past 3 years. What should I do?

For the past 3 years, I've been suffering from frequent migraines. I have tried so many different treatments, but the migraine still manages to come back. No matter what I do....

What causes issues in the nervous system? How is it treated?

My father-in-law has an issue in his nervous system and it's causing numbness in his hands and feet. The doctors haven't yet told us what is wrong with him, only that it has to...

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