In his latest online article, Professor Matthias Koepp explores the inclusion of individuals with epilepsy in sports, discussing necessary precautions and guidelines. It touches on restrictions in specific sports, safety measures, in particular for water activities, and the impact of sports on epilepsy management.
A neurological examination, conducted by a neurologist, involves a thorough evaluation of a patient's brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. Here, Dr Maria Papachatzaki, renowned consultant neurologist at Dementech Neurosciences, explains what to expect.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition caused by a lack of dopamine in the substantia nigra (this is in the mid-brain and is responsible for producing dopamine). Dopamine helps the body to function properly and is responsible for the most important bodily functions such as eating, walking and talking. It’s responsible for movement. A lack of dopamine causes tremors, motor problems and difficulty carrying out basic tasks. Dr Tahira Choudry tells us more about Parkinson’s disease and the different stages involved.
Here, Dr Yasser Falah, an extremely well-regarded and experienced consultant neurologist, provides us with a comprehensive medical overview of multiple sclerosis, outlining the main associated symptoms, as well as management options.
In her latest online article, renowned consultant neurologist Dr Francesca Mastrolilli offers her expert insight into Parkinson’s disease. She explains the causes, early signs and symptoms, and diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological disorder affecting millions of people worldwide. This condition, characterised by recurrent seizures, has multiple causes, as well as presents with a wide spectrum of symptoms. Renowned consultant neurologist Professor Matthias Koepp explores its principal causes, various seizure types, common symptoms and treatment options.
Sciatica is a commonly occurring type of pain which affects the sciatic nerve. Statistics demonstrate that 13-40% of the UK population will experience sciatica in at some point in their lifetime. Esteemed consultant neurosurgeon Mr Raghu Vindlacheruvu explains everything you need to know about sciatica, including causes, risk factors and the most effective treatment methods.
Cluster headaches are part of a group of headache disorders which can cause a great deal of pain and create a multitude of symptoms. Here to explain more about the condition is revered consultant neurologist Dr Mona Ghadiri-Sani.
Here, Dr Claudio Ruffmann, an extremely well-regarded and experienced consultant neurologist, discusses the latest treatment options available for patients living with Parkinson’s disease.
The terms "migraine" and "headache" may be considered interchangeable by some people, however, there is vast differences between the two conditions. Leading consultant neurologist Dr Mona Ghadri-Sani is here to explain the differences and explains what happens during a migraine.