Neurology Information Center
Increased suicide risk with one, two, and three or more medical contacts for traumatic brain injury.
Increased dementia risk for those with abstinence or with drinking 14 units alcohol/week in midlife.
Poorer quality sleep for children, parents attributed to high levels of noise.
Although the beneficial effects of drinking coffee include increased mental alertness, stamina, muscle recovery, and wakefulness, unwanted effects can include restlessness, palpitations, hypertension, insomnia, tremors, and increased urine output.
Therapeutics to cool the brain may someday be a safer alternative to hypnotics.
In patients with paradoxical insomnia, also called sleep state misperception, there is a significant discrepancy between objective sleep quality and subjective perception of sleep.
DBS has been known to generate other movement-related disorders such as dyskinesias, blepharospasm, and hypokinesia.
Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.
After consulting a neurologist, the nurse practitioner determined a diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder.
A man, aged 56, presented with complaints about episodes of vertigo and disabling headaches.
If a patient is truly bradykinetic, their blink rate will be decreased.
Referring to infants as "addicted" to opiates is clinically incorrect and creates stigma surrounding treatment.
Treatments for elderly patients who have dementia and sleep disorders.