Neurological Discorders

Neurological disorders are diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. In other words, the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscles. In this article, we will introduce three types of neurological disorders: multiple sclerosis, Bell’s palsy and spina bifida. You can read our article in […]

Meningitis

The word meningitis means swelling of the meninges. The meninges are protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. There are several different types of meningitis and they vary in severity. Although meningitis can be life threatening due to its proximity to the brain and spinal cord, it depends on the causative factor as to […]

Post Concussion Syndrome

A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury that can result from a jolt, blow or bump to the head.  The sudden movement causes the brain to bounce around or twist inside the skull which results in a disturbance of brain function.  After suffering a concussion, most patients will begin to get better […]

Alcohol and the Brain

Alcohol is the most widely used and abused drug on the planet.  What many of us are not aware of are the short and long term effects of alcohol on the brain.  Why do people get louder, more excitable and let their inhibitions slip if alcohol is defined as a depressant?  In addition, why do […]