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Muscular Dystrophy, new symptoms

I have muscular dystrophy and I am 47 years old. 2 years ago I started having lightheadedness, dizziness and blurred vision, pressure in my head and shakiness and now I can’t...

Is it possible to lose your ability to talk after neurosurgery?

I saw this happen on TV, where someone had brain surgery and wasn't able to talk after they did something wrong. Could this really happen in real life? Does it happen often?...

Is my son's sluggish speech due to anesthesia?

My son recently had a brain surgery where he was given anesthesia. Ever since he woke up from surgery, his speech has been sluggish. Is it because of anesthesia?

Why am I getting muscle cramps and spasms all over my body? How can I stop them?

I have CMT, but suffer from severe muscle spasms all over my body daily. Nighttime is worse. I get these in my legs, feet, and hands, but also severe spasms in my stomach. No...

How does radiation therapy work on cancer?

My son has had a brain tumor that was cancerous, but recently, doctors told us that his tumor is now benign and a lot smaller than it was. They now believe that it's safe to remove...

When is a PET scan recommended?

When is a PET scan recommended for a patient?

What tests can find the cause of my headaches?

I have a headache almost constantly, and my doctors aren't able to pinpoint the reason why it happens. What test would you recommend to diagnose the cause?

Can anesthesia lead to nerve damage?

Can anesthesia ever lead to nerve damage in a person?

My son has been having bad headaches. His neurologist is sending him to a radiologist. What can we expect next?

My 12 year old son has been complaining of sharp headaches over the last few weeks. I took him to see a pediatric neurologist who is now sending my son to a radiologist for some...

Feeling very depressed after a traumatic head injury. Should I see a psychiatrist?

I suffered a traumatic head injury a year ago in a car accident. I went through surgery and many months of physical therapy but I am still getting terrible headaches which make...

What is the reason behind my frequent headaches?

I am having frequent headaches throughout my whole head. NSAIDS dont seem to be helping the pain. I'm worried it's something serious. How can i tell?

What are the first steps to take in case of stroke?

What are the first few life saving steps that should be taken in case I, or a loved one, is having a stroke?

Are frequent headaches normal?

Is it normal if I have frequent headaches? Should I treat it with motrin?

Where can I find clinical trials for mild cognitive disorder?

Where can I find clinical trials for mild cognitive disorder?

Treatment for pediatrics optic nerve damage?

What is the correction for optic nerve damage in children? Is surgery needed?

Does brain surgery correct eye problems?

I've been having headaches, double vision and eye pain. I got an MRI and they detected a benign brain tumor. If i get surgery to remove it will my eye issues stop?

Does a stroke always show up on a brain scan?

My father just got admitted to the ER for a suspected stroke and we are waiting for the report. If the brain scan doesn't show a stroke does that mean he 100% did not have one...

How can diabetic neuropathy be treated?

My father has been diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy. Are there medications that can treat his condition and relieve his pain?

My mother is suffering from hallucinations. What is the treatment for this?

My mother is 82 years old and is suffering from hallucinations. What can be done to help her?

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,...

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