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

Epilepsy and seizures: treatment and management

Many patients experience adverse effects from these drugs, however, and some patients have seizures that are refractory to medical therapy.

Cladribine tablets significantly reduced brain atrophy in patients with multiple sclerosis

In addition, the analysis found that patients with lower rates of brain atrophy showed the highest probability of remaining free

Reducing brain atrophy in MS patients

In addition, the analysis found that patients with lower rates of brain atrophy showed the highest probability of remaining free

New clinical diagnostic criteria for ‘shaking palsy’

PD has a prevalence of about 3% in the age group over 60, and becomes increasingly common with advancing age,

NICE publishes first cerebral palsy guideline

In January, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), published their first guideline on the assessment and management

Neuropathic pain and sleep disturbances

These include: Trigeminal neuralgia Post-herpetic neuralgia Diabetic neuropathies Multiple Sclerosis Post chemotherapy HIV infection Phantom limb pain Alcoholism Cancer Atypical

NICE epilepsy guideline

The WHO further estimates that the prevalence rates of epilepsy in Africa ranges from 2.2 to 58 per 1000 population.