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The Syrinx, (Syringomyelia) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes The Syrinx, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases The Syrinx is a cyst-like collection of cerebrospinal fluid that forms in the spinal cord As a syrinx enlarges it causes pressures and damages nerve fibers Causes: Birth defect Spinal injury & tumor Symptoms: Muscle function loss Pain down the legs Diagnosis: MRI brain Spinal CT scan Treatment: Physiotherapy Shunt system
Hydrocephalus, (Fluid in Brain) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Hydrocephalus, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Hydrocephalus is a disorder where there is excess accumulation of brain fluid This collection causes harmful pressure on the brain tissues Causes are: Inheritance Infection Tumor Symptoms: Unusually large head Headache Poor balance Diagnosis: CT, MRI,ultrasound Treatment: Shunt system Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
Friedreich Ataxia, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Friedreich Ataxia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Friedreich ataxia is the most frequent inherited ataxia (incoordination), a degenerative disorder affecting the nervous system, muscles and heart. Diagnosis: Unsteadiness Cardiomyopathy MRI brain & Spinal cord Genetic test Treatment: Physical and speech therapy Heart failure Arrhythmias Scoliosis Foot deformities
Williams Syndrome, (Happy Elf Syndrome) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Williams Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Williams syndrome is an inherited disorder affecting physical and mental development People with this disorder are as friendly, happy and pure as elves. The cause is micro-deletion of 28 missing genes Diagnosis: Typical elfin face Missing genes test Treatment: Behavior/Music therapy Reduce calcium Treat heart valve
Dysarthria, (Motor Speech Disorder) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
This book describes Dysarthria, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder with difficulty saying words due to muscle disorders such as the lips, tongue, vocal folds and diaphragm 1.Spastic 2.Flaccid 3.Ataxic 4.Unilateral upper motor neuron 5.Hyperkinetic/hypokinetic Diagnosis: MRI/CT scan Brain/nerve studies Treatment: Speech therapy Pacing Slow talk Breath
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is one of the most frequent inherited neurological disorders. It consists of genetic disorders that affect peripheral nerves. Diagnosis: Muscle weakness Reduced muscle bulk Sensory loss Treatment: Rehabilitation Enhance posture and balance surgical repair of deformities
Tourette Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Tourette Syndrome (TS), Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. TS is a neurological disorder with multiple repeated tics. TS tends to be passed down through families TS has non-genetic cause in 10% of children. Diagnosis is by: Many motor tics and 1 or > vocal tics for >3 months Tics before age 18 Treatment is by: Talk therapy Medicine Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
Aphasia, (Difficulty Understanding) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Aphasia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Aphasia is a disorder caused by injury to the parts of the brain that are accountable for language production, causing difficulty understanding. Diagnosis is by: Tests of the ability to comprehend MRI of brain Treatment is by: Speech therapy Electronic communication aids e.g computer Brain stimulation methods e.g.TMS, tDCS
Tics (Involuntary Body Movements) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Tics, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Tics are abrupt, purposeless, and involuntary vocal sounds or muscular jerks. Causes are due to changes in the basal ganglia that control movement. Genetics play a part. Childhood infection may cause tics. Diagnosis is by: History and signs of tics Treatment is by: Behavioral therapy Dopamine antagonists Surgery and DBS
Clumsiness, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Clumsiness, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Diseases. Developmental coordination disorder is a childhood disorder that produces poor coordination and clumsiness. DCD affects fine and gross motor abilities, balance and posture. Diagnosis is by: Motor performance that is below expected levels Poor Coordination Clumsiness Treatment is by: Physiotherapy Perceptual motor training.
Multiple Sclerosis, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the disease Multiple Sclerosis, Its Treatments and Related Diseases. Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive autoimmune degenerative disease of the nervous system with repeat events of neurologic dysfunction It leads to destruction of the myelin affecting the nerves in all systems. Treatment is by: Steroids Plasma exchange Disease-modifying agents Anti-cancer drugs Anticonvulsants.
Huntington’s Chorea, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Huntington’s Chorea, its Treatments and Related Diseases Huntington's Chorea is a progressive genetic disease affecting basal ganglia featured by choreiform movements and mental deterioration due to deficiency of gamma-aminobutyric acid Diagnosis is by: Typical choreiform movements MRI -the caudate nucleus atrophy Treatment is by: Tetrabenazine Newer drugs e.g.,olanzapine
Sleep Deprivation (Sleep Deficiency), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Sleep Deprivation (Sleep Deficiency), Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Sleep deprivation is a person not having enough sleep. Sleep deficiency has a wider implication, not sleeping well and poor quality sleep Sleep deprivation can cause: 1. Confusion, 2. Memory lapses 3. Irritability, Treatment to counter sleep deprivation is by: Enough sleep Good sleep habits
Guillain Barre Syndrome A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Guillian Barr Syndrome and Related Diseases. Guillain-Barre syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system causing symmetrical weakness of 2 or more limbs and mild sensory symptoms of less than 4 weeks. Treatment is by: Hospitalization IV immune globulin Plasmapheresis to remove antibodies Speech and Physiotherapy
Coma, (Unconsciousness) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Coma, Treatment and Coma Diseases such as Hypoglycemic Coma, Induced Coma, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Stroke. A coma is a state of unconsciousness where a person is unresponsive and cannot be woken. When a patient presents in coma, diagnosis and treatment begin simultaneously. Initial treatment is aimed at threat of life. Treatment depends on the type of underlying disorders.
Inability to Sleep, (Insomnia) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Insomnia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Insomnia is defined as a sleep disorder characterized by: Difficulty in falling and remaining asleep Too many awakenings at night 3. Lack of restful sleep Diagnosis is by: 1. History of difficulty in sleeping 2. Sleep Laboratory Analysis Treatment is by: Behavior Therapy Medicine Other methods e.g. warm drinks, baths.
Writer’s Cramp (Hand Dystonia), A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Writer’s Cramp, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Writer’s cramp (a form of forearm and hand dystonia) is a disorder resulting from a focal dystonia that produces difficulty in writing. Prolonged periods of writing produce the cramping of hand muscles. The use of a keyboard instead of a pen may assist. The thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been helpful.
Neurofibromatosis 1, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder causing tumors in the skin, nervous system and skeleton. NF1 is the more common form of the neurofibromatoses Diagnosis is clinical and the biopsy of asymptomatic skin neurofibromas, Treatment is none or the excision of tumors that cause pain or loss of function.
Intercostal Neuralgia, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Intercostal Neuralgia, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Conditions. Intercostal Neuralgia is a medical symptom which is caused by the compression of nerve in thoracic or the abdominal area. The main symptom of intercostal neuralgia is pain in the intercostal (between ribs) area. Treatment is by pain killers, nerve blocks with steroid and anesthetic and antidepressants.
Transverse Myelitis, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Diseases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Transverse Myelitis, Treatment and Associated Diseases. Transverse myelitis is a neurological disorder caused by inflammation across both sides of one level or segment of the spinal cord damaging communications between the nerves in the spinal cord and the rest of the body. Treatments are aimed to reduce spinal cord inflammation and relieve symptoms. There is no cure.

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