How to Get Rid of a Headache in 5 Minutes Without Pills

BY, Angela Robin.. When you have a headache and the pill you need isn’t at hand, the situation seems hopeless. But it isn’t so. There’s a scientific way to get rid of a headache called acupressure. Today Bright Side will tell you about this technique which removes a headache effectively and quickly. Acupressure is a kind of massage, the effectiveness of which is confirmed by numerous scientific studies. By its nature, it’s a form […]

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Can You feel Love But You Have A Chronic Illness?

By Rachel Crowell I’m a sucker for love stories. I’m attracted to love’s capacity to be excellent, muddled, expending and inspiring– at the same time. New “Free Lens” narrative “Agitation” represents a love story with each one of those components, in addition to one confounding element: myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), generally known as chronic weakness disorder. […]

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Deep brain stimulation improves non motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease as well as motor symptoms

BY, Robert E. Tibbs Jr., MD Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has become a well-recognized non-pharmacologic treatment that improves motor symptoms of patients with early and advanced Parkinson’s disease. Evidence now indicates that DBS can decrease the number and severity of non motor symptoms of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) as well, according to a review published in […]

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Brain Cell Transplants Could Help Treat Parkinson’s disease

by Gary Finnegan, Horizon: The EU Research Innovation Magazine Replacing lost brain cells may help undo the damage caused by Parkinson’s disease, researchers believe. Parkinson’s disease affects more than 4.6 million people worldwide and this number is set to double by 2030 as the population ages. While the symptoms of this movement disorder can be alleviated, there is […]

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7 Tips That May Help Alleviate Fibromyalgia Pain: Diet, Stress Management, And More

BY, Dr. Jessica Derek MD. Fibromyalgia is a serious condition that is accompanied by pain, fatigue, and tiredness. Scientists don’t know what causes fibromyalgia, but heredity seems to play a role. The symptoms of fibromyalgia may develop after stress, physical trauma, or illnesses. Living with fibromyalgia can be very challenging, but you can take several […]

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Fibromyalgia Patients Should Be Screened For ADHD, Science Confirms

BY DEVON FRYE A recent study concludes that fibromyalgia and ADHD may frequently co-occur — possibly resulting in increased symptom severity for one or both conditions. A small observational study found high rates of comorbidity between ADHD and fibromyalgia, a chronic pain disorder, as well as some evidence that patients with both conditions experience heightened symptom severity. […]

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Ultrasound Could Offer Noninvasive Treatment for Parkinson’s and Depression

The prospect of focusing the beams without destroying tissue might someday diagnose or even restore faulty brain circuits By Lydia Denworth A macaque monkey sat in front of a computer. A yellow square—the target—appeared in the periphery on the left side of the screen. After a few milliseconds of delay, a second target appeared on the […]

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Northwestern scientists discover how Parkinson’s attacks brain cells

By Will Doss Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how a toxic cascade leads to the death of brain cells in patients with Parkinson’s disease, and demonstrated how early treatment may be able to interrupt that damage. Led by senior author Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, chair of neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, the study published […]

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