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  • need help being diagnosed with having ataxia

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 25, 2014 04:48 PM

    Two years ago I noticed I began to lose my balance all the time. There as a twitch in my index finger, my muscle feel weak. I began to stumble while I walk and I would walker slower. I can no longer run and jump, the ability to talk clearly. I was diagnosed with having a conversion disorder. Which...

  • Cerebral atrophy (Speech problem)

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 21, 2014 09:24 PM

    My father 96y suffered brain stroke on 17/02/2014 about 1:30 AM, CT Scan (cerebral atrophy) Sugar ECG normal. Now they are almost stable but speaking ununderstandable phrases although understand what we say in some extent. One tablet of dispirin given him immediately after stroke. Two injections...

  • Had MRI done on brain in oct2013 it showed small venous adnormality in right occipal lobe ?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions January 27, 2014 04:50 PM

    I had a brain MRI in march it said it was normal, then I started having breathing problems in may since then it has been a lot of different symptoms like chest pain ruled out with caterazation in aug breathing test said breathing less then 50 percent don't know why then fatigue, troubled speaking,...

  • Brain stroke -diffuse cerebral atrophy

    SHASHANKDASH 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 22, 2013 03:50 PM

    Mother is 75 years old -- she is diabetic and suffered a brain stroke (LEFT BRAIN) in April 2010.CT Scan report of June 2012 revealed that " Bilateral periventricular ischaemic changes". She has been on insulin since April 2010. Passing through various stages of escalations, she is now...

  • Quality of medicines

    Averol 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 11, 2013 09:10 AM

    I think the quality of medicines does matter a lot.These days cheap drugs are supplying in the market which effecting the the health of patient rather then curing.

  • Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

    LEAHPRC2 2 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions August 28, 2013 07:26 PM

    Here's my mom's story on her recent diagnosis of paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration:My mom started having symptoms similar to MS back in October 2012. She was taken to the doctor who ran tests for MS and everything came back negative. She has gone through several rounds of tests for every known...

  • Forgetfulness, Blackouts, Nausea & History of Meningitis

    Daihanai 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions August 1, 2013 01:41 AM

    My brother has a problem but the doctors can't seem to diagnose it.His history:at the age of 10, he suffered meningitis but recoveredat the age of 24, he was admitted to hospital after a blow to his face after a fight outside a night clubhe never got a CT Scan after thatat the age of 25, he started...

  • Dandy walker variant

    reeti_2013 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 23, 2013 06:18 AM

    Hi All,My li'l one was diagnosed with Dandy Walker variant yesterday after MRI scan results were out. He turned 1 yr recently. H eis the most lovable child, can melt hearts with his smile. The Ped referred to MRI when we went to him for development delays as he hasn't crawled or stand up yet. He...

  • Dandy walker variant

    reeti_2013 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 23, 2013 06:15 AM

    Hi All,MY li'l one was diagnosed with Dandy Walker variant yesterday after MRI scan results were out. He turned 1 yr recently. H eis the most lovable child, can melt hearts with his smile. The Ped referred to MRI when we went to him for development delays as he hasn't crawled or stand up yet. He...

  • Blackouts/dizziness?

    misterspock 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions April 9, 2013 08:48 PM

    Don't know if it is serious/brain related, but I'd like some answers? -- I've had lots of backpain since I started riding horses a few years ago and it isn't age related, I don't believe, because I'm only 16! My older sister helped me by massaging my upper and lower back and sometimes popping it...

  • Possibly Drugged Child (?)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions January 25, 2013 06:17 AM

    Hello all,Not sure if this is the right place for this, but I would appreciate any help.My wife's cousin has an undiagnosed development issue. Many believe it may be Asperger's Syndrome or High Functioning Autism. He is almose 18 and in high school.Last Saturday his parents told him to go...

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  • 28 y/o male with rapid cognitive/memory decline for 6 months

    Viewz85 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions January 10, 2013 04:03 AM

    Started in mid July 2012 as blunted effect and thousand yard stare and quickly progressed to disorientation and dissasociative thinking as such that I was in another place time and nothing looked familiar. Even close family members began to look strange and unreal. Given the increase in...

  • alcoholism

    Concerned Brother 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 14, 2012 06:21 PM

    I need help with a brother who has wernicke's due to years of alcoholism. He is living in a park in Phoenix and refuses to help himself. I don't want to see him die. Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated.

  • Wernickes disease

    Concerned Brother 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 14, 2012 06:13 PM

    Hello Everyone,I have a brother in Phoenix who has wernicke's. He was prescribed Adderall by a physician at a homeless shelter in late September or early October. I don't know the dosage, but it was supposed to be for 1month. Needless to say he took it all in a week or two. He has since been...

  • arcnoid cyst

    sherstar 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 4, 2012 05:31 AM

    CAN SOMEONE TELL ME IF THE HAVE ANY INO ON THIS PLEASE:5 year old child growing up severe headaches find out later in life its a arcnoid cyst on left back side of brain. the headaches are aid not to be anything to do with the cyst. lots of catscans not moved or grown. loss of thinking, cant go...

  • Are my symptoms normal for a concussion, what can i do to recover

    dspears31415 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions April 21, 2012 10:17 PM

    To anyone willing to read and respond. I was in a car accident about 1.5 months ago. It was an almost head on collision at 50 mph(other driver just drove into front of my vehicle). I hit my head on something but blacked out briefly and dont know on what, i assume windshield through airbag due to...

  • Vertebral Arteries not feeding Basilar artery?

    henrypk 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions October 26, 2011 09:14 PM

    What does it mean if your vertebral arteries are not feeding blood to your basilar artery and the basilar artery is instead getting blood from elsewhere? Is this normal or common, or something that needs correcting? Could it be the cause of symptoms like headaches and dizziness?

  • holoprosencephaly brain disorder

    Laurellen 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions August 26, 2011 03:25 PM

    Can holoprosencephaly ever go undiagnosed?

  • Help for Parents with Children who have been Diagnosed with Hydranencephaly

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 7, 2011 05:46 PM

    Hi, I am mother to a 10 year old daughter who has hydranencephaly. I just wanted to post and let anyone who visits this page looking for information know that there is hope! There is also an excellent support group on Facebook, with over 200 families, who share lots of information, help, resources,...

  • Head or sinus?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions May 14, 2011 12:59 AM

    Hello,I have a weird one for you. First off I get major head pressure pain which feels like someone is squeezing my brain. It last for a few seconds then goes away. It comes and goes from 2-30 minutes over a few days. Laying down or bending over causes the pressure pain to stay. I get what feels...

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