What is a Migraine?

What is a Migraine?

Migraines are episodic headaches that are characterized by pulsating head pain, usually occurring on one side of the head that can worsen with routine activity.  These attacks may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, an increased sensitivity to light, an increased sensitivity to sound, dizziness, blurred vision, an aura, and other symptoms.

Episodic migraine refers to attacks that occur less than 15 days per month. 

A Guide for Caregiver’s of Patients with Dementia

Caregiver Strategies for Coping with Stress

Dementia is a degenerative neurological condition which results in loss of cognitive abilities such as memory and attention. Caring about someone with dementia, especially your own loved or close relative can be extremely stressful.
Watching your loved one’s memory deteriorate without any hope of improvement can be disturbing and tormenting.

Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a common degenerative neurological disorder with a specific etiology and a unique set of signs and symptoms including tremor, stiffness, slowed movements and poor balance.  Though there are cases of young people getting Parkinson’s Disease and even the very rare occasion of children affected, it usually strikes the older population more frequently with the age of 60 years and increasing in frequency after that.