Medical Treatment of Epilepsy 5 (2)

Once the diagnosis of epilepsy has been established, its treatment must be individualised. This includes the need for treatment and choice of Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AED).  The benefits of treatment (such … Read More

What is Epilepsy? 5 (1)

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder where there are recurrent bursts of abnormal brain activity, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness. Causes of Seizures … Read More

Seizure First Aid 5 (1)

Around 30% of patients with epilepsy may NOT have good control despite having medication and are at risk of getting seizure attacks.  It is important for caregivers or spouses of … Read More

Migraine 5 (2)

A migraine can be described as having severe throbbing or pulsatile headache (usually on one side of the head).  It can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to bright … Read More

Pituitary Tumour 0 (0)

Pituitary tumours are growths which develop within your pituitary gland. The pituitary gland plays an important role in our body function because it produces hormones (prolactin and growth hormones) as … Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease 5 (3)

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia and accounts up to 60% of dementia cases.  It is a progressive disease whereby the symptoms will gradually worsen with time. In … Read More