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Reply: Brain pain
fedjad, It's difficult to review a person's condition online because there is so much we don't know about you,...More
Posted by lifes
Pineal cyst 9mm
Hello, I am 23 years old and I was diagnosed with pineal cyst 9mm. The reason to go to MRI was that I was...More
Posted by belwolf
Reply: how the sensory information is routed from the rec...
Hi ! This is a group for people who have neurological symptoms or known neurological diagnoses (e.g. brain,...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: How urgent to do surgery on a fairly large subacut...
Thank you so much for that advise. Right now, I cannot talk to my father much as he has some kind of memory...More
Posted by tatang67
Reply: Total blackness...
Have you ever read about hypnagogic or predormital sleep paralysis, and hypnopompic or postdormital sleep...More
Posted by lifes
Deja vu and short black outs
I'm 15 and having been having these funny symptoms. I don't really know where to really post this but...More
Posted by thereselittle
Reply: TBI and Brain Crying
Although the articles are about adults, you might want to read the info on these links: ...More
Posted by lifes
MRI Brain scan results
Here are my brain MRI results.. looks like my optic nerve is acting up and there seems to be pressure due to...More
Posted by ricky1981
Reply: Recurring headaches behind left eye
Hi, An unruptured aneurysm has no symptoms or warning signs--that is why it is so dangerous. So you can probably...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: MRI RESULTS
hi, A2582 -- take a look at the answer from lifes in the thread at ...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: EEG RESULTS
hello, H -- i know it is hard to approach drs, but your dr is who you need to talk to about this. i...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Is a seizure ever classified as choking
For now, I'd say trust your gut. You know your baby. However, I have spasms in my larnyx and yes, I can be...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Neuro or psych?
How old is he? Why do you think he had a stroke--please tell us more about that. What does he say when you ask...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: odd sensations in leg and occasionally elsewhere
Hi Charlie, The suggestion for an ortho surgeon was mainly to address both the back and knee in one appointment...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Spinal Cord & Dantroline
The Valium might help BUT try to convince your doctor for a "PRN" script with the agreement you will not exceed...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: brain damage with no sign of it
This introduces a whole other issue. To have a breathing tube, they must sedate the person--kind of like a...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: To SusieM
hi, lifes -- i'm glad to hear from you but very sorry you're so sick right now. you are such a generous...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: non diabetic peripheral neuopathy
hi, richard -- you might take a look at these postings; they are all from this community ("neurology")...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Air bubble in the brain of a 9 year old child with...
hello, A258789 -- i am so sorry that your son has had such problems. i can tell that you are frantic...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Slurred speech no stroke
hello, S -- according to fritolay.com -- at ...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: 21 YEARS WITH BRAIN INJURY AND STILL NO CURE?
Thank you for all the resources you have provided. I will do as you suggested and continue to search for the...More
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Posted by nyrican59
Reply: Anti-Epileptic Drugs and Long Term Side Effects
Hi, Results of an UNscientific anecdotal study, people have experienced LOW blood pressure in the first 3-4...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: I am a young adult that has completely lost energy...
Hi Roy, I am on my way out the door, so I can't write a full post right now. But I wanted to ask if you might...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Changes in White dura matter
Did he say dura white matter or dura white mater (1 t) ? White matter...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Strange Dizzy Spells
Thanks. That does sound like it might at least partly explain this. I'll keep it in mind. The dizziness I...More
Posted by claripossum
Recent neuro visit left me feeling more confused t...
37 Yr old female I have been referred to a major neuro center for further diagnosis by my neuro but my...More
Posted by jules1202
Reply: misidentifying colors
The brain is certainly a mystery sometimes! Have you ever seen the email with a paragraph using colored text on...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: is this serious
Hi, The scalp is highly vascular, meaning, it has many small blood vessels throughout the scalp. This is why...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Neurological Effects of THC (help)
First, this board is not run by physicians. However, I and a couple others on this forum have a professional...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: -- TO LIFES --
hi again, lifes -- i'm so glad to hear from you! i do plan to check in now and again to see if there...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret

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Preparing for Your Neurology Appointment - Exam Part 1
You've waited weeks, or months, to get an appointment to see a neurologist. You're upset, nervous, maybe scared. You don't know what to ... More
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