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Brain and Nervous System

Brain is one of the most important and complex part of our body. It is responsible for controlling the voluntary and involuntary bodily functions. The nervous system is a network of channels that carries electromagnetic signal. The brain communicates with each part of the body through nervous system. The ailments of the nervous system are called neurological disorders. These include multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and stroke. These conditions can affect memory and ability to perform simple activities. Getting plenty of rest, exercising regularly both mentally and physically and following correct diet and lifestyle ensures that your brain and nervous system remains healthy.

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movements. It may start with tremors which eventually leads to stiffness and slowness of movements. Age is the biggest risk factor for Parkinson’s and people usually start developing...
Exercise People with Parkinson's have several benefits from exercising regularly, like improvement in the body balance and keeping the muscles active. Your workout program should be for 30 minutes and must include stretching, strengthening exercise and endurance training. Outdoor activities...
GERD or Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a digestive disorder which is very common and has heartburn sensation as one of the symptoms of it. An irritable itch in the throat with a bitter taste, feeling that the food is...
The thyroid gland is responsible for producing and regulating the thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormones regulate the weight, energy and mood in our bodies. And yes, they can also play a role in depression. Hormones play a huge role in bodily...
What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive degenerative disorder of the brain cells that control body movement. Its symptoms appear very slowly and worsen as the disease progresses over time. It mainly affects older adults. Understanding Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease...
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Depression is a mental health disorder wherein a person constantly feels low, loses interests in things and goes through prolonged periods of sadness, causing significant impairment in their daily life. In India, over 5 crore people suffer from depression and...
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