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Panic Attacks May Reveal Previously Unsuspected Chronic Disseminated Lyme Disease by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:58am Journal of Psychiatric Practice November, 2000 VIRGINIA T. SHERR, MD The author describes the histories of three patients with panic-like episodes that turned out to be related to underlying, previously unsuspected tick-borne diseases. Each woman experienced symptoms that are not usual in panic disorder but are typical of neurological Lym ... Read on »
Blacks With MS Have More Severe Symptoms, Decline Faster Than Whites, New Study Shows by Jeff Pile Posted Mon 15 Feb 2010 4:06pm ScienceDaily (Feb. 62010)-Fewer African Americans than Caucasians develop Multiple Sclerosis (MSstatistics showbut their disease progresses more rapidlyand they don't respond as well to therapiesa new study by Neurology researchers at the University of Buffalo has found. Magnetic resonance images (MRI) of a cohort of 567 consecutive MS patie ... Read on »
Silent Vascular Disease Accompanies Cognitive Decline in Healthy Aging by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 11:49am This research study caught my attention because near the beginning I was wondering if Dotty suffered from some type of vascular disease. I still wonder about it..... By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Dotty's original doctor kept mentioned that she might have had a mini-stroke but never did a single thing to get to the bottom of ... Read on »
Silent vascular disease acco ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 5:43pm Silent vascular disease accompanies cognitive decline in healthy aging Older people who are leading active, healthy lifestyles often have silent vascular disease that can be seen on brain scans that affect their ability t ... Read on »
Can an Active Lifestyle Boost the Brain and Slow Alzheimer’s Disease ? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 4:57pm UCLA researchers have found that an active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer's Reading Room In 2005, I decided the most important thing I could do to help my mother was to take her in the gym and work her out. At the age ... Read on »
Lyme Disease and Autism by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:36pm Recently, there have been many studies concluded regarding the link between Lyme disease and Autism. Do all physicians believe this to be true? No. Why not, I don't know. Again, this comes down to testing. Why not test a child for Lyme disease. If the test comes out negative following a couple of tries (as there are false negati ... Read on »
Eye problems and Lupus? Who knew! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:07am A friend of mine had some eye problems a few years back that were never really explained. Since then, she's been diagnosed with Lupus, and she's now thinking the two are related. I never knew there was a link, but I then I saw this case study on Medscape featured back in May. The feature gets a little technical, but it's nonetheless interesting. ... Read on »
Migraine Sufferers Show More Brain Changes Than Others: Study by HealthFinder Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink But no link found between number, severity of lesions and lowered thinking skills. By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Active Lifestyle A Key to Forestalling Alzheimer’s by A4M Posted Fri 21 Dec 2012 10:09pm Posted on Dec. 20, 2012, 6 a.m. in Exercise Alzheimer's Disease Brain and Mental Performance Over 35 million peop ... Read on »
Diastolic Blood Pressure Linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:23pm Diastolic Blood Pressure Linked to Impaired Cognition Ten-point rise associated with 7 percent higher odds of impairment in middle-aged and older 31 aug 2009-- Higher diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be associated with a greater risk of impaired cognitive status in middle-aged and older individuals, according to r ... Read on »