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Neurological surgery is an alternative term for neurosurgery. One of the subspecialty of neurosurgery is a functional neurosurgery. The common diseases that come under the scope of this subspecialty are Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, uncontrolled tremor, dystonia, spasticity, psychiatric disorders like...

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This is an Interesting Article which, we have come cross is published by Rush University. The popular spice cinnamon can slow down the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a study shows.  The discovery can herald a remarkable advance in the treatment...

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Parkinson’s disease is classified as a movement disorder. This disorder progresses slowly and causes more and more discomfort. The very first signs seen are unexplained weakness. It slowly progresses to difficulty in walking and finally stiff muscles. Well, some others...

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Deep brain stimulation surgery is generally used to inactivate the parts of the brain that cause diseases such as Parkinson’s and other associated movement disorders. This procedure is done without causing any damage to the brain. In this procedure, electrodes are...

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Deep brain stimulation surgery is available in India since 1997. There are several centres offering DBS surgery for various disorders in India. The surgery is performed as per the international standards, i.e. use of high end MRI machine, Micro electrode recording...

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Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery is generally used to treat movement disorders especially those caused by the Parkinson’s disease. It can treat the symptoms by interrupting the abnormal patterns of brain activity that cause them. Constant pulses of electrical charge are...

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Trigeminal neuralgia is a neuropathic disorder that affects one or both of the trigeminal nerve supplying the face.  It causes severe, sudden and brief stabbing episodes of facial pain. It can cause intense pain in the ear, eye, lips, nose,...

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It feels like you are living under a dark shadow. The feeling completely captures you and you feel like you will never recover. Depression treatment aims to bring patients out of such severe thoughts and feelings. Depression treatment requires a...

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Deep brain stimulation surgery inactivates parts of the brain that are known to cause Parkinson’s disease, without actually destroying any part of the brain. This procedure involves the placement of electrodes connected by wires to a pacemaker device. This device...

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RLS symptoms are improving, and improvement is sustained up to two years despite significant decrease of dopaminergic treatment after deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s disease -Dr Olga Klepitskaya People with restless legs syndrome have uncomfortable sensations in their legs (and sometimes arms or...

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Parkinson’s disease is caused by the gradual degeneration of nerve cells in the midbrain portion that controls movement. It is very difficult to make an early diagnosis of this disease because they symptoms are not very conspicuous. The most common...

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Even though OCD cannot be completely cured, bringing the symptoms of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) under control is important so that they do not rule your daily life. This could even mean a life time treatment for some people. There...

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Stereotactic biopsy is a procedure that enables a neurosurgeon to extract a small piece of tissue with a thin needle and use it for diagnosis by testing it under a microscope. It is very useful for diagnosing brain lesions. Whenever...

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Spinal cord surgery is known to account for almost 50% of the neurological surgeries. There are a number of disorders that can be treated with this surgery. Some of them include cervical, thoracic and lumbar disc diseases, spinal tumors, fractures and...

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While early diagnosis and appropriate treatment are key to taking charge of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and continuing to stay active. It’s also important to remember that you can also help manage your Parkinson’s disease with non-medicinal therapies and lifestyle changes. Managing all the aspects of...

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