Find out what you need to know about dementia, and learn how it's different from ordinary aging.
Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is a progressive brain disorder. Learn about the causes, signs and research being done about AD.
A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.
Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is…
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.
Central sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which you briefly stop breathing during sleep.
Certain aspects of MS may remain a mystery, but there's also a wealth of information available. We'll go over causes, symptoms, medications, and much more.
Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too much calcium in your blood.
Opioid addiction can cause serious health issues and can lead to death. Read more on addiction and how to quit.
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can also cause encephalitis.
A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in your brain. Whether the growth is cancerous or not, any brain tumor is serious. Symptoms can include both cognitive and…
Post-concussion syndrome refers to lingering symptoms after a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Lead is a toxic metal and a very strong poison. Lead poisoning is serious and sometimes fatal. Discover the causes, treatments, and tips for prevention.
Carotid stenosis is a narrowing or blockage of the carotid arteries, which carry blood to your brain. If blood flow to your brain is interrupted, a stroke occurs.
The brain disorder Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is actually two separate conditions that can occur at the same time. Get more facts here.
Huntington's disease is a hereditary condition in which your brain's nerve cells gradually break down. It can cause physical and psychological symptoms.
A chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) is a collection of blood on the brain's surface under the outer covering of the brain (dura).
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