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Oedema – definition, causes, diagnosis, treatment

Swelling of some parts of the body, usually through local retention of fluids, and other causes (infections, inflammation, trauma, blockage of some blood vessels, etc.) is called oedema. Where can oedema be localized? Oedema of the face (the eyelid oedema) – usually in kidney diseases, and local irritation by creams / makeup / insomnia / […]


October 19, 2014, Causes
Parkinson’s disease – symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive disease. Idiopathic Parkinsonism appears without evidence of widening the brain damage. Parkinsonism is a syndrome that consists of a variable combination of tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, and disturbance in gait and postural characteristics. In general, Parkinson’s disease occurs in middle age or later, causing over time progressive disability. The […]


October 17, 2014, Brain Symptoms
Parkinson’s disease Treatment

Physical and speech therapy can help patients with moderate to severe Parkinson’s disease. In advanced cases, the quality of life can be enhanced by some aids such as extra handrails in home, table cutlery with larger handles, non-slippery table surfaces, voice amplifiers and chairs that can easily lift the occupant. Medication in Parkinson’s disease Non-selective […]


October 15, 2014, Brain Treatments