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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 …

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 …

Top 10 Myths About Multiple Sclerosis

Myths and facts about MS by Denise Mann Most of us know or know of someone with multiple sclerosis (MS), but how much do we really know about this illness? MS is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system misfires against myelin, a fatty substance that insulates the nerve fibers of the …

Living And Eating With Crohn's Disease

David Arciniega is around food all day, but living with Crohn’s Disease, his options are limited. Growing up, David Arciniega was the athletic kind, making all-state a decade ago while playing football for St. Anthony High. He had seemingly boundless energy. So it came as a shock when Arciniega, now a 26-year-old San Antonio restaurant …

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 …