Migraines can be debilitating, affecting millions of people worldwide. If you are one of the many individuals who suffer from migraines, then you know how frustrating it can be to feel like there is no effective treatment available. Migraines should be diagnosed by your doctor, and in some cases an MRI scan can be useful […]
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain which results in swelling of the brain. Encephalitis is a serious but rare condition. The more you know about the symptoms and signs of it, the better chance you’ll have to spot it early. This blog post provides an overview of ten common symptoms and signs that can indicate encephalitis. Keep reading to learn what they might be so that you can seek help as soon as possible if needed. With thoughtful awareness and prevention strategies, encephalitis can be managed effectively with timely diagnosis and treatment.
Have you recently lost your sense of smell or taste, and you’re not sure why? Anosmia (absence of smell) and dysgeusia (altered taste) are incredibly common but often overlooked symptoms. Smell and taste are inextricably linked. The nose, the airflow and the olfactory bulb (a structure at the front of your brain that detects smell)
Do you ever experience a sudden ringing or buzzing in your ears that feels like it’s coming from inside? It can range from an irritating mild hum to a loud roaring and is often accompanied by stress, anxiety, and even depression. This mysterious sound is called tinnitus – which literally translates to “ringing in the
If you’ve been diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, it can be overwhelming to try and understand all the complex medical details associated with your condition. MRI scans are often used as part of a patient’s diagnostic evaluation, but what do they actually tell us? We’ll explain in detail the role of MRI scans in the diagnosis
Are you worried about the possibility that you may have a brain tumour and considering an MRI scan? Brain tumours can occur at any age. They are most common in older adults but they kill more children and adults under 40 than any other type of cancer. March is brain tumour awareness month in the
Are you one of the millions of people who suffer from a migraine headache? If so, then you understand just how debilitating and annoying a migraine can be. Sadly, these intense headaches aren’t easy to ignore because of their many unique symptoms- throbbing pain on one side of your head, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, stomach upset, and more.