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Dementia – Symptoms & Other Significant Changes

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-27

Dementia is a brain disorder that causes loss of memory, changes in personality, confused or unclear thinking, and language issues. It is a long-term condition that interferes with your daily life. Alzheimer's disease is a classic and common form of dementia. 

 

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Quadriplegia Injury & Prognosis

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06


Quadriplegia is a spinal cord disorder or injury that causes paralysis of the torso and four limbs. It could lead to a partial or total paralysis condition. There are different kinds of spinal cord injuries with varying degrees of severity.  An injury wherein the patient has no sensation and experiences a complete loss of motor function can be critical. 

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Dizziness or Vertigo Symptoms & Treatment

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

Dizziness or vertigo is a generalized term to describe types of impairment and sensations that include feeling weak, faint, or unsteady. Dizziness can create an unreal perception that things are spinning, it is also called vertigo. 

 

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Polyneuropathy Symptoms & Diagnostic Care

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

When the peripheral nerves get damaged in specific areas such as the skin, internal organs, or muscles, it is termed polyneuropathy. It is a condition wherein similar areas on both sides of your body get affected by pain, weakness, and numbness. When peripheral nerves are impaired, they fail to send normal signals to the brain. 

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Neurological Disorder – Syncope Symptoms & Care

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

Syncope, in the medical dictionary, is a term used for fainting or transient loss of consciousness. It is a postural tone and is caused by a sudden drop in the blood flow level that is carried to the brain. The condition can also be caused when your blood pressure level drops or if there is a fall in heart rate. 

 

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Lumbar Disc Functions & Composition

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

A lumbar disc is also known as the spinal disc. In the lumbar spine, there is a total of five intervertebral discs that are located in the middle of the vertebral body 

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Know More About Myasthenia Gravis

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

Myasthenia Gravis or MG is a rare neuromuscular disorder that causes muscle weakness. MG occurs when the normal connection between the nerves and the muscles is damaged or broken. Although there is no known cure for myasthenia gravis, correct diagnostic treatment and care can relieve the severity of the symptoms. It can also offer relief to the patients. This uncommon disease mostly affects women under the age of 40 and men older than 60 years. 

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Hemiplegia Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

Hemiplegia is a form of paralysis caused by trauma or stroke. It mainly affects one side of the body. Most often the arm, leg, and trunk on one side are affected. Hemiplegia is a neurological condition characterized by loss of movement, sensation, and control in the damaged area. Patients suffering from hemiplegia do experience periodic pain. 

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Facial Palsy – Symptoms & Causes

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2021-12-06

Facial palsy is a scientific term that refers to a facial disorder. It occurs when there has been temporary or lasting damage to the facial nerve. The facial muscles with non-functional facial nerves do not receive proper signals and this leads to partial paralysis of the affected facial area. This, in turn, affects the normal movements of the other organs such as the eyes and mouth

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