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Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)

BY IN health & wellness On 27-11-2015

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as tic doloureux, is a chronic neuropathic disorder characterized by episodes of intense pain in the face. The trigeminal nerve is one of the 12 paired cranial nerves. The trigeminal nerve (CN V) is a [...]

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Bell’s Palsy

BY IN health & wellness On 20-10-2015

Bell’s palsy or idiopathic facial paralysis (IFP) is a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage, inflammation, or trauma to the facial nerve. The facial nerve is also called cranial nerve VII. The disorder is the most common cause [...]

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Diabetic Neuropathy

BY IN health & wellness On 06-10-2015

Diabetic neuropathy is a common serious complication of diabetes. It is a type of nerve damage that can occur when elevated blood sugar injures nerve fibers throughout your body. Diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet. [...]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

BY IN health & wellness On 14-09-2015

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve is compressed as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel and causes pain, numbness and tingling in the hand which is supplied by the median nerve. [...]

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Lead Poisoning

BY IN health & wellness On 10-08-2015

Lead poisoning (also known as plumbism) is a type of metal poisoning. It occurs due to the accumulation of this toxic metal over time. Lead interferes with a variety of biological processes and is toxic to many organs. These organs [...]

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Medical Marijuana News

BY IN health & wellness On 28-07-2015

According to the Department of Transportation’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation – 49 CFR Part 40, at 40.151(e) – does not authorize “medical marijuana” under a state law to be a valid medical explanation for a transportation employee’s positive drug [...]

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Seizures

BY IN health & wellness On 23-07-2015

A seizure is defined as changes in the brain’s electrical activity. They occur due to sudden abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have recurring seizures. The seizures occur due to abnormal electrical [...]

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Fibromyalgia

BY IN health & wellness On 06-07-2015

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain throughout the body. It is marked by diffuse muscle tenderness. The word “fibromyalgia” comes from the Latin for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek [...]

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Fontanelles

BY IN health & wellness On 16-06-2015

A fontanel or soft spot is a space between the bones of the skull in an infant or fetus. Typically, ossification or hardening of the bone is not complete and the sutures have not fully formed. The purpose of the fontanelles [...]

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Parkinson’s Disease or Paralysis Agitans

BY IN health & wellness On 05-06-2015

Parkinson’s disease or paralysis agitans is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects one in 100 people over age 60. The motor symptoms of this disease result from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra, located in a [...]

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