Head trauma can cause vision problems

Head Injury Vision Issues

Modern transport has made travel easier, but it is also fraught with danger. Accidents are quite common place and high-speed crashes are known to cause head trauma. Even if the trauma does not end up in causing broken bones or skull injuries, the sudden deceleration may result in vision problems. These injuries can impair your …


What to do if someone has epilepsy?


What would you do if a person in the train standing next to you suddenly goes rigid, falls down and starts twitching? This is a serious situation. Seizures happening more than once is a characteristic of epilepsy. This is due to the malfunctioning of the electric signals in the brain. According to a study, there …


Is Alzheimer’s Disease Inheritable?

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Alzheimer’s is a pretty difficult disease to manage. It can affect the entire thinking process, cause dementia and eventually lead to death. The patients need constant attention. It is understandable that anyone with a family history of Alzheimer’s would be worried about inheriting it, or passing it to their children. So here is the big …


Early Onset Alzheimer’s — Fact to counter Fiction

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Alzheimer’s has been in all the news lately, last month being Alzheimer’s month. It seems that older people are more prone to Alzheimer’s, however, early onset Alzheimer’s proves that incorrect. Early onset Alzheimer’s? Early onset Alzheimer’s affects a younger population. Usually Alzheimer’s is found among the 40 to 60  age group. It is less prevalent than the Alzheimer’s in the …


The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease


Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia, which occurs in stages and develops over a span of time. It causes the death of nerve cells and loss of tissues in the brain. It results in memory loss and diminished cognitive skills.  Every 68 seconds a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and hence this proves why …


Alzheimer’s vs Dementia: Know the Difference!

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On the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day, we would like to raise awareness on the condition. As many people are not aware of the difference, the terms are interchangeable. Learn about the key distinctions between the disorders and avoid confusing both. It is possible to have a form of dementia, which is unrelated to Alzheimer’s, according …