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Life with Neurological Diseases

Many neurologic illnesses are chronic, meaning that they will persist for years. While a cure may not be available, this does not mean that you are without hope or help. Learn how to cope and keep moving forward with neurological disease.

Recognizing Bogus Cures for Neurological Diseases
Neurological illnesses can make some people desperate for any kind of hope, and this can make them seen as targets by unscrupulous con artists. Don't fall victim to predatory scams. Learn how to recognize when a supposed "cure" is really bogus.

Working with Health Care Workers in the Hospital
The hospital can be very stressful places, even if you weren't there due to a frightening illness. It's important for both patients and care providers to have grace under pressure. Here's a few tips.

Computerized Brain Training
There's a lot of computerized brain training programs being marketed to help improve cognitive performance. Are they worth your time and money?

Coping with Parkinson's Disease
Adjusting to a diagnosis of any chronic disease can be challenging, and Parkinson's disease also poses unique problems. Here are some common solutions and tips for coping with Parkinson's.

Managing the Most Serious Symptoms of ALS
If you've been recently diagnosed with ALS, you've probably got some questions and concerns regarding your future. While ALS has no cure, that doesn't mean you can't get help. There are lots of resources available to help you live the best life possible in spite of your disease. Knowing about these resources could make a difference in your...

Living with Parkinson's Disease Symptoms
Parkinson's disease comes with unique problems that require unique solutions. Tips on dealing with common Parkinson's symptoms here.

Brain Training
Scientists have done a lot of research into how to keep sharp as we age. Learn about how to keep your brain healthy as you get older.

Managing the Symptoms of ALS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a terribly debilitating disease. As people with ALS get weaker, many serious, life-threatening changes occur that need to be addressed by a team of medical professionals. In addition, there are changes that are not life-threatening, but nevertheless have an impact on the day-to-day lives of those with ALS....

The Brain in Chronic Pain

Practicing on the Newly Dead
Medical trainees can learn a lot by practicing procedures on someone who has recently died, but few people consider whether they'd want that for themselves.

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