Category: neurology

Case Study – Patient with Acute Ischemic Stroke, Diabetic, Hypertension

While enjoying coffee with her spouse one fine evening, 45 years old Shagun Sinha experienced sudden difficulty in talking, had a facial droop on her left side with weakness in left arm and leg. She also complained of a headache. Her husband spotted her losing balance and held her. He right away called for an […]


50% People with a Brain Haemorrhage Die; How to Prevent It?

Image source: Medical News Today We are here to talk about a common life-threatening condition – brain haemorrhage. When you have high blood pressure, it increases pressure inside the blood vessels. Being delicate, the blood vessels in your brain rupture due to this increased pressure, leading to intra cranial bleeding or brain haemorrhage. As per […]


Just 2% Dehydration Can Affect your Brain Function

Image Source: National Geographic Channel The brain is undeniably the most important and the most complex organ in the body, which controls and coordinates every action, reaction, feelings, thoughts, memories and experiences – in all, everything that makes us human. While a lot has been researched about the brain, a lot is still unknown. Researchers […]


A doctor explains what Alzheimer’s disease teaches us “At least one person is suffering from the disease across the world, every minute” By Dr Amit Srivastava

Dementia affects five to eight per cent of people above 60 years of age, increasing to around 40 per cent as they cross 90 years. This statistics translates to at least one person suffering from it, every minute, world over. The Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia, is mostly an incurable […]


How air pollution fogs the mind and affects the brain “It’s the silent killer lurking in the background” By Dr Amit Srivastava

Every year, as the summer season ebbs and the sudden fall in temperatures heralds winter, there is a precipitous peak in air pollution in most parts of north India, particularly in the National Capital Region (NCR). Everybody is seen squabbling over the thick smog in the horizon, with local administrations taking desperate short-term measures like temporarily shutting […]


Brain stroke is the second-largest cause of death in the world, but is preventable Healthy lifestyle and timely recognition of symptoms can go a long way in prevention.

  A 52-year-old high-flying businessman was in a boardroom meeting when he suddenly fell unconscious. He had suffered a massive stroke, which left the right side of his body paralyzed. After being on the ventilator for about 15 days in the ICU, he was shifted to a ward. Two weeks later, he was discharged on […]