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  • Should People Living with Brain Aneurysm Worry About High Altitudes?

    The risk of high altitude to people with unruptured brain aneurysms appears to be relatively low. But lower oxygen levels and variations in barometric pressure can affect your circulatory system.

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  • How might sleep affect Alzheimer's risk?

    Just like eating and drinking, sleeping is necessary for the body to function. For years, scientists have studied the impact of sleep on overall health. One major area receiving a lot of attention over this past year is the effect of sleep on both dementia in general and Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Can People With Epilepsy Drive?

    Whether you can drive with epilepsy depends on your specific diagnosis, treatment, and the laws in your state. Epilepsy is a neurological condition that results in seizures.

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  • What Is Meningitis?

    Meningitis causes inflammation and swelling of the meninges, which are protective linings around the brain and spinal cord. Most cases of meningitis are caused by a viral or bacterial infection that makes its way into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and triggers meningeal inflammation.

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  • Migraine: Experts Discuss Best Ways to Treat These Headaches

    Between 14% and 15% of the world’s population are affected by migraine. Women are 2 to 3 times more likely than men to have the condition. Recently, several new ways of treating migraine have emerged, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions.

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