Tag: dementia

Having a lumbar puncture

I’m having a lumbar puncture to extract some cerebrospinal fluid. I’m reasonably relaxed, I’ve had quite a bit explained to me about what it’s like and I’m most apprehensive about… Read more »

#10.5 Dealing with Alzheimer’s: Caregiver Stress (5 of 6)

Hi! I am Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care, and today I am talking about avoiding caregiver burnout. And now we are going to talk about ways to cope… Read more »

Call for independent doctors at football matches amid alarming dementia study

 Players’ union boss Bobby Barnes has called for independent doctors to be on duty at every match to help concussion injuries  It comes after a shock report into brain injuries… Read more »

What happens when you have a concussion? – Clifford Robbins

Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions. How dangerous are all those concussions? The answer is complicated, and… Read more »

Chronic Headaches and Pork Tapeworms

neurocysticercosis is the infection of the human central nervous system by pork tapeworm larvae little baby pork tapeworms invading one’s brain has become an increasingly important emerging infection in the… Read more »