Post-Herpetic Neuralgia treatment

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia treatment

Post-herpetic neuralgia is a disturbance that lasts for a month or longer after shingles—an infection caused by the varicella zoster virus. Pain in the same distribution as the rash is described as burning, sharp, jabbing, or deep and aching. There can also be...
Dementia and its treatment

Dementia and its treatment

Dementia is defined as progressive loss of brain function–thinking, remembering, managing tasks, and controlling emotions and behaviors to the extent that it affects patients’ lives. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. The rest of the list...
Post-Herpetic Neuralgia treatment

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Causes and Treatment

Trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux, is an extremely painful condition of one side of the face. It involves the trigeminal, or fifth cranial nerve, which carries messages from the face to the brain. Trigeminal neuralgia is usually caused when the nerve...
Seizure Medications

Seizure Medications

When seizures have known causes such as diabetes, high fever, abnormal blood levels of sodium, or infection, the cure is to correct the underlying condition. When seizures occur more than once for causes that cannot be diagnosed, patients are said to have seizure...