Archive for the ‘neurology’ Category

What is Cerebral Vasospasm?

Friday, December 9th, 2011 1,261 views

It is the narrowing or reduction of caliber of the intracranial vessels that can occur during the evolution of a patient who has suffered meningeal hemorrhage. It usually occurs between the third and twelfth days after bleeding.

What is Brain Aneurysm?

Friday, December 9th, 2011 1,243 views

It is an abnormal dilation of a vessel (artery or vein) in the brain caused by several factors (atherosclerosis, congenital defect, trauma, infection, etc ...) that promote the formation of an area of ​​weakness of its vessel wall. It is a problem that affects 2 to 5% of the population, ...

Headache: Causes and Symptoms

Thursday, May 15th, 2008 7,991 views

Nearly everyone has had a headache. The most common type of headache is a tension headache. Tension headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension headaches if you ...