Encephalitis Diagnosis and Treatment

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Encephalitis as we know is an inflammation of the brain tissue. Viral infection is the most common cause. In rare cases, bacteria and fungi can also cause encephalitis. Your doctor will do the primary encephalitis diagnosis. If the doctor suspects encephalitis, they perform further diagnostic tests. Encephalitis Diagnosis Doctors will first look for the classic symptoms such as headache, fever, confusion and sometimes seizures in adults. While in younger children, they will look for poor appet...

Encephalitis Symptoms and Causes

Encephalitis is a condition which occurs when either the body's own immune system mistakenly attacks the brain tissue or from a viral infection. It is an acute inflammation i.e. swelling of the brain. The meaning of acute in medicine is that which occurs abruptly and develops fast and requires immediate care. Viral infection is the most common cause. The attempt of the body to fight off the virus results in the inflammation of the brain. This condition usually begins with a headache and fever...

Quit Smoking – Tips For The Hard Initial Days

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One thing you need to remember is tobacco addiction is both physical as well as mental. For many, the best way to quit smoking requires a combination of medication, emotional support and a method to change personal traits. Tips which aid you to quit smoking and remain smoke free Sip and Eat Using a straw , sip cold water which will help to replace the act of sucking on to a cigarette. In addition, it releases a brain chemical, dopamine that helps to ease moods. Having small meals also may hel...

Yoga For Migraine Prevention

Are you suffering from migraine and are looking for some relief from its symptoms such as pain, nausea and pounding? Did it ever cross you that trying yoga might help with your aching head? Yes, it may sound strange.  But it can really help. Research suggests that people doing yoga and taking medication for migraines have fewer and less intense headaches than those who only take medicine. Around 10% of people having migraines or get bad headaches practice yoga. You will also find how it can h...

Headaches – Types and Symptoms

There are many various types of headaches. Even though not all the headaches are same, they do have one thing in common i.e. they cause pain. But most of the headaches do cause other symptoms like nausea and vomiting. This article addresses the most common types of headache and their symptoms Tension Headaches It is also called stress headache or chronic non-progressive headache or chronic daily headaches. It is the most common type that occurs among adults and teens. They come and go over tim...

Women Have More Active Brains Than Men

The Amen Clinics compared 46,034 brain SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) imaging studies acquired from 9 clinics for a largest functional brain imaging study, thereby quantifying the differences between the brains of men and women. You can find the study in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Daniel G Amen, MD, founder of Amen Clinics, Inc., says "This study is very important to help understand the brain differences in men and women. The quantifiable differences identified betw...

Psoriasis Diet – What should I eat or Avoid?

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Having psoriasis makes you pay attention to every detail like medication, your stress level, you tend to keep close watch on the weather and other triggers as well. But should you also follow any psoriasis diet i.e. be watchful on what's on your plate? A healthy diet normally includes lots of veggies and fruits, whole grains and lean protein which is a good diet for everyone. Some people having psoriasis say their eating habits do affect their skin. There is no scientific proof that avoiding ...

Cholera Treatment and Prevention

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Cholera can be fatal. It is characterized by severe dehydration, watery diarrhea and extreme loss of fluids and electrolytes from the body. In short it is an epidemic which is acute and infectious. Before deciding on the correct cholera treatment plan, a doctor needs to do a proper diagnosis of the patient. Cholera Diagnosis By checking for symptoms such as vomiting, severe watery diarrhea and dehydration, a doctor can confirm whether a person has cholera or not. The doctor may also check whet...

Brain Foods That Help Your Focus

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Off late are you hearing about brain foods and dietary supplements? You believe that they can do everything from enhancing memory, brain function & attention span and sharpen focus. But the question is do they really work? Our body ages as we age and there is no denying this fact. You can actually maintain a healthy brain by adding the smart foods and drinks to your diet. Caffeine for Alertness One thing to remember is that there is no magic food that can make you smarter or boost your IQ....

Can Coconut Oil Help Psoriasis Symptoms?

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Are you looking for a natural remedy to treat your psoriasis symptoms? Then coconut oil can come to your rescue. However there is not enough research on whether it really works or is it just a hype. But there are enough reasons to include it in your psoriasis treatment plan. How Coconut Oil Can Help Your Skin? You can benefit in a lot of ways by applying virgin cold pressed coconut oil (VCO) on to your skin. Firstly it helps to hold in the moisture. It helps to ease swelling and redness and al...