Epilepsy: diagnosis and treatment

This may be characterised by periodic loss of consciousness with/without convulsions. It is important to be able to identify a

Cluster sufferers now without meds

There is a tragedy occurring in South Africa at present, caused by unfortunate red tape of the South African Health

Is ADHD affecting your sleep?

Sleep and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are related as different regions of the brain interact and overlap for attention,

The importance of sleep

Insufficient sleep has been linked to the development and management of a number of chronic diseases and conditions, including type

Maintaining compassion for loved ones with dementia

People with advanced dementia, which includes symptoms like progressive memory loss, may lack the social filters that prevent most of us from expressing what we think out of politeness.

Put insomnia to bed

Typically, an adult needs eight hours of sleep a day, although this decreases with age. It’s important to address the cause of insomnia.

WITS researchers move closer to slowing progression of Alzheimer’s

A recent discovery by a team from WITS University promises to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by a significant factor and improve memory and cognitive functions.

Health MEC opens Motor Neuron Disease clinic, honours Joost

The Gauteng Department of Health, in collaboration with the Joost van der Westhuizen Centre for Neurodegeneration, has opened a Motor

Mind over sphincter: brain-training GORD away

In days of yore, before the scientific revolution normalised abstract thinking, people would often locate the emotions they felt in

Parkinson’s: calcium the culprit?

According to a new study published in Nature Communications excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the

Sleep apnoea

SYMPTOMS OF SLEEP APNOEA Snoring Weight gain Headaches Clumsiness Daytime sleepiness Irritability Hypertension Heart rhythm abnormalities Impotence (men) TYPES OF

Sleep quality vs quantity

Sleep breaks down into three forms: Light sleep Rapid eye movement sleep (REM), which nourishes our emotional and creative abilities