Blog Articles

What Causes Hydrocephalus?

Hydrocephalus occurs when cerebrospinal fluid — which is supposed to protect the brain — builds up too much and exerts harmful pressure on the brain. Read on to find out about the types of hydrocephalus and some of its potential causes.

May 1st, 2022
The Link Between Arthritis and Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a common condition that occurs when spaces within the spinal canal become narrower and put pressure on your spinal nerves. Its primary underlying cause? Normal, age-related joint degeneration, also known as osteoarthritis.

Apr 1st, 2022
How Likely is My Meningioma to Return?

Meningioma is a slow-growing primary brain tumor that’s often benign and highly treatable. Unfortunately, nearly half of surgically removed meningioma tumors eventually grow back — often many years later. Here’s what you should know.

Mar 24th, 2022
Determining Your Best Treatment for Glioblastoma

It can be devastating to learn that you have an aggressive, fast-growing brain tumor, but there’s room for hope. Find out how the right treatment approach can slow the progression of glioblastoma, ease debilitating symptoms, and prolong your life.

Jan 1st, 2022
Spinal Stenosis: Are you above 50 years of age?

The human spine is a columnar structure made up of stacks of bones that provide the stability and support to the body. The entire length of the spinal column has a large central passage through which ...

Jul 31st, 2021
The differences between a Neurosurgeon and Neurologist

Do you know how to differentiate a Neurosurgeon and a Neurologist? These specialists are usually confused but there are remarkable differences when it comes to the disorders they treat and how they do it. Read this blog and find out. ‍

Jul 31st, 2021
How your emotions affect your body

Your body responds to the way you think, feel and act. There is a connection between mind and body. People who are in good emotional health are aware of their thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Jul 31st, 2021
7 tips for a healthy brain

Leading a healthy life and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle and excesses can reduce the risk of suffering from neurodegenerative diseases.

Jul 31st, 2021
An active pause for your health

Long working hours can cause pain and discomfort in muscles, tendons and joints. Such ailments occur both by physical effort, repetitive movements, sustained postures or by spending a lot of time standing or sitting.

Jul 31st, 2021
Trigeminal Neuralgia: The basics

Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain. If you have trigeminal neuralgia, even mild stimulation of your face...

Jul 31st, 2021
Brain cancer: How to detect it early

It is a fact that brain cancer is one of the most difficult to detect early on, given that most of the time it can start developing 5 years before any symptom is clearly shown,...

Jul 31st, 2021
Brain Cancer: Myths and Facts

When we hear about brain cancer there’s nothing we want more than to search for information from wherever we can find it so we can make sense of it.

Jul 31st, 2021