Brain and Head Issues

How To Deal With A Head Concussion

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The human head is incapable of sustaining hard blows from incidents such as motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, falls and blows from blunt objects. A head concussion is one of the most frequently reported injuries to the head. In most cases, the condition is temporary and usually resolves without causing severe damage. However, concussions can also lead to serious complications ... Read More »

Migraines in Children

Migraines in Children

Headaches are common and just like adults, children can experience different types of headaches, including migraines in children. Migraine is a moderate to severe throbbing, pounding or pulsating pain or discomfort felt in the head. Headaches of this type usually last from two to four hours and may occur several times a month. Moreover, these migraines can disrupt daily activities ... Read More »

How to Assist an Epileptic Victim – Epilepsy

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A disorder of the brain, epilepsy causes its victim to have recurring seizures. Seizures occur when clusters of the neurons, or nerve cells, which communicate through electrical impulses, have disrupted communication. These neurons send out abnormal signals from the brain resulting to people feeling strange sensations or irrational behavior. This may lead to violent muscle spasms or unconsciousness. Once in ... Read More »