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10 Foods That Improve Brain Health

10 Foods That Improve Brain Health

You are what you eat. While you may not literally transform into the things you eat, your nutritional choices certainly play an important role in your overall health. Not only that, but there are certain foods that can even help to maintain or improve the health of your brain. Eating

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What Does A Seizure Look Like_

What Does a Seizure Look Like?

Seizures are disruptions in the brain that can alter your behavior or perception of the world around you for a temporary period of time. When asked what a seizure looks like, many people tend to envision a scene from their favorite medical tv series or movie. While some types of

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Types of Dementia

Types of Dementia

Did you know that Alzheimer’s and dementia are not the same thing and that there are different types of dementia? Dementia is a term used to describe a decline in mental ability that interferes with daily life and is characterized by problems with memory, reasoning, and thinking. There are several

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See a Neurologist

5 Symptoms That Suggest You Should See a Neurologist

Have you noticed changes in the way you move, talk, or think? If so, you may be wondering if those changes call for an appointment with a neurologist. A neurologist is a medical specialist that diagnoses and treats conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Depending on your

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Types of Brain Injuries

Types of Brain Injuries

Did you know that the human brain has the consistency of gelatin? Due to its extremely delicate consistency, the brain ultimately relies on the skull for protection from the outside world. Even with the skull’s protection, the brain can still become injured. In some cases, the brain can even become

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Botox Injections for dystonia and spasticity

Botox Injections for Dystonia and Spasticity

Did you know that Botox injections can be used for the treatment of neurological disorders? While many people associate Botox with minimizing facial wrinkles and fine lines, Botox actually has several different applications. In fact, Botox injections are one of the main advancements of managing spasticity and movement disorders.  To

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How to Get Rid of a Migraine

How to Get Rid of a Migraine

Migraines are the worst. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraines are the 3rd most prevalent and the 6th most disabling illness in the world. They also estimate that as many as 39 million men, women, and children in the US suffer from migraines. If you are one of these

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7 Ways to Consume Cannabis Without Smoking

In popular culture, cannabis consumption is often synonymous with smoking. Marijuana use tends to bring to mind a pipe, a bong, or — most likely — the archetypal “joint.” But smoking isn’t for everyone. Some people have cardiopulmonary conditions that preclude them from smoking, it’s not always the most discrete

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Top signs of a concussion

Top 3 Signs of a Concussion

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 2.87 million Americans are affected by a concussion every year. This accounts for approximately 2.53 million emergency room visits, 288,000 hospitalizations, and 56,800 deaths. Although these numbers were obtained by a 2014 study, they provide a glimpse at the

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Can Cannabis Help Parkinson’s Disease?

This article was originally published on The Cannigma and appears here with permission. Original article written by Elana Goldberg Overview Thanks to the discovery of the endocannabinoid system, today’s researchers have a significantly better understanding of how chemicals in the brain interact and communicate. They also have a better understanding of what

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Can Cannabis Help Epilepsy?

This article was originally published on The Cannigma and appears here with permission. Original article written by Elana Goldberg Overview In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the use of cannabis for the treatment of central nervous system disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome. One

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