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5 Likely Signs of A Seizure In A Baby

Seizures are common in babies. Babies have seizures which last anywhere from a few seconds to a couple of minutes. Seizures are the result of the electrical activity in the brain, which malfunctions or gets disturbed. When a baby suffers a seizure, he/she may exhibit some specific behavioral and physical changes. According to the Epilepsy …

5 Likely Causes Of Seizures

When a sudden electrical discharge deep inside the brain, spreads quickly and often uncontrollably through the CNS or central nervous system it results in a seizure. Individuals across all age groups, from babies to adults, can suffer from sudden seizure episodes. In short, seizures can be defined as an individual’s temporary inability to control his or …

Top Five Causes Of Epilepsy

Neurons or brain cells communicate with each other by sending electrical signals. When these signals are disrupted, it leads to abnormal transmission of electrical signals  in the brain resulting in seizures. When a person has two or more repeated seizures, he/she is known to have epilepsy. The seizures may affect a part or the entire …

The Best Multiple Sclerosis iPhone and Android Apps of the Year

The Best of MS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, degenerative, and often debilitating autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. Symptoms can range from mild numbness and tingling to paralysis and blindness. Life with MS is as unpredictable as the disease itself and full of unique challenges. It seems these days there’s an …

Multiple Sclerosis: Top 10 Treatment Centers

There are a variety of treatment options available for treating multiple sclerosis. Among the numerous reputed treatment centers in the U.S., the leading ten facilities are:. The Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis: This center is a part of Cleveland Clinic’s Neurological Institute. It is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and specialized care in offering treatment …

'Go Here' helps Calgarians with Crohn's and colitis find washrooms

A new program that helps people living with Crohn’s and colitis find washrooms was launched in Calgary Thursday. Participating businesses will have a sign on their door that reads ‘Go Here,’ indicating their bathroom is free to use, no questions asked. Bathroom emergencies are rare occurrence for most people but a daily struggle for those with …

Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex illness involving debilitating fatigue along with other symptoms. The fatigue is severe enough to interfere with daily activities and is not relieved by bed rest. Although a standard treatment for CFS has yet to be developed, many people improve through individualized exercise and …