Category Archives: Nervous System

Lead Babies: Breaking the Cycle of Learning Disabilities, Declining IQ, ADHD, Behavior Problems, and Autism

This groundbreaking study reveals the continuing danger that lead contamination presents to health—particularly in the earliest stages of life. Disclosure about the lead content in house paint, gasoline, canned food, and tap water revolutionized the manufacturing of those products a … Continue reading

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Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Light on a Dark Night

Musical improvisation is an increasingly recognised rehabilitative therapy for people who have experienced traumatic brain injury initially thought to be ‘unreachable’ or ‘non-responsive’.”Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury” demonstrates how music therapy can be used to attend to the holistic, … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease (Biographies of Disease)

Diseases have a history, and understanding that history helps us understand how best to treat and control disease today. Today’s students are confronted with a panoply of often-frightening illnesses and afflictions – the Biography of Diseases series provides students with … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies

Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) doesn’t have to mean your life is over. Everyone’s MS is different and no one can predict exactly what yours will be like. The fact is, lots of people live their lives with MS … Continue reading

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Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis: A Journey to Health and Healing

Yoga for people with multiple sclerosis? Absolutely! Studies show that after six months of practicing yoga, fatigue and other symptoms are significantly reduced. Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis: A Journey to Health and Healing is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to … Continue reading

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When the Diagnosis Is Multiple Sclerosis: Help, Hope, and Insights from an Affected Physician

Kym Orsetti Furney was a 34-year-old physician, specializing in Internal Medicine, busy with her exciting job and enjoying life with her husband and young daughter in 2000, when she suddenly began to experience dizziness repeatedly, which rapidly led to a … Continue reading

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis

The first edition of this authoritative book quickly became the single source for accurate and unbiased information on complementary and alternative medicine approaches for the management of MS symptoms. The second edition, completely updated throughout, reflects advances in the field … Continue reading

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Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management

Written by the foremost experts, this text is a comprehensive clinical reference on osteoarthritis. Chapters review current information on the epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, and pathology of osteoarthritis, the biochemistry and molecular and cell biology of articular cartilage, and experimental models of … Continue reading

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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (Understanding Health and Sickness Series)

2.5 million people worldwide and 400,000 Americans suffer from the chronic disease Multiple Sclerosis. Understanding Multiple Sclerosis presents both general information about MS and valuable, specific advice, such as how to maintain a healthy marriage when one partner is suffering. … Continue reading

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Epilepsy: A Guide to Balancing Your Life (American Academy of Neurology)

People diagnosed with epilepsy face many difficulties and lifestyle changes, but a proper understanding of the disease is a vital first step toward maintaining a normal life. Written in simple terms, this invaluable resource answers commonly asked questions about epilepsy … Continue reading

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