Category Archives: Neurology

Migraine Headaches


  Migraine headaches are a common medical problem and a frequent cause of disability.  In fact of adults over the age of 18, migraines are one of the top 20 causes of disability worldwide.1Severe migraine attacks are actually classified by the WHO as one of the most disabling diseases. 2 In the 2011 National Health Interview survey, 16.6% of adults over the age of 18 reported having migraines or other severe headaches in the previous 3 months.  It was found

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Abstract Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common disorders or the hand. The patient can experience pain, weakness and burning feelings in the hands and fingers. The involved fingers are usually the thumb, index (pointer), long (middle) and half of the ring finger. Causes include mechanical or anatomic, general medical conditions and possibly work-related conditions.   The diagnosis is usually made by history and physical examination and a nerve conduction study that checks the speed and function of the