17 June 2015
Brain or neuroimaging techniques have been an important breakthrough for medicine, biology and psychology. They allow the inner structures and in some cases even the activity and functions of the brain to be viewed in detail without the need for surgery.
EEG (Electroencephalogrophy) measures the activity of the brain. A number of electrodes placed around the head detect the electrical signals produced by the brain. EEG scans allow a doctor or researcher to identify the different states of consciousness a person may go through.
Dealing With That Ringing In Your Ear
3 June 2015
If you're pestered by a ringing in your ears that won't go away, you may be dealing with a case of tinnitus. Many people experience a ringing in their ears after hearing a loud noise, but it normally goes away after a few minutes. For others, part of the inner ear structures may have become damaged by a loud noise or an illness, and the ringing persists. Here is what you need to know about tinnitus and how to deal with it.
Memory And Thinking Games To Help Your Loved One With Alzheimer's
20 May 2015
If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's, you know how mentally and emotionally draining it can be for them to suffer with memory loss. It's hard on you as a caregiver to watch them decline as well. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's is not curable, but you can manage the symptoms with the help of health care and medication. A great way to help your loved one stay mentally sharp and spend quality time with them is to focus on activities that strengthen their memory.
Hay Fever Got You Down? When To See An Allergist And What To Expect
1 May 2015
Receiving proper treatment plays a vital role in really kicking your allergy symptoms in the butt. If you have been a long time sufferer of allergies, at some point in time, you should decide enough is enough. If you haven't decided yet, it can be helpful to know when it is a good idea to see a specialist instead of your regular doctor. It can also be helpful to know what to expect when you do go to an allergist for the first time.