Pediatric Migraine

Pediatric Migraine and Stroke

Pediatric Migraine and Stroke TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Managing the pediatric headache is often complicated and understanding the risk factors faced by the pediatric patient is essential. This case demonstrates adolescent miganeurs seem to have an increase risk of ischemic stroke. However, that younger children with migraines do not share that risk profile. Abstract IMPORTANCE Our understanding...

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cervicogenic headache

Palpation Enhances Headache Diagnosis

Palpation Enhances Headache Diagnosis TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Chiropractic physicians have historically relied heavily on palpation skills in their examination process. Medical physicians have been criticized for a reduction in use of manual examination and have begun to rely more solely on laboratory and radiographic examination. This article affirms that manual examination of the spine enhances the...

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Memory

Stomach Medicine Found to Cause Dementia

Stomach Medicine Found to Cause Dementia TAKE- HOME MESSAGE Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are commonly used to treat gastro-esophageal reflux disorders (GERD) and ulcers. A recent article published in JAMA Neurology has found that PPIs have been identified as being at risk for causing dementia. Chiropractic physicians may discuss this complication with their patients and...

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Brain Volume

Fitness Predicts Brain Volume

Fitness Predicts Brain Volume TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Cognitive decline is a significant health problem plaguing millions of aging seniors. Prevention of cognitive decline is a goal of many and is attempted using diet and lifestyle modification This article provides proof that poor cardiovascular (CV) fitness is predictive of decreased brain volume two decades later in life....

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cervicogenic headache

Manipulation Better for Headache than Mobilization

Manipulation Better for Headache than Mobilization TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Headache is a significant health condition suffered by millions of people in the US costing billions of dollars in treatment and time off from work. As many as 20% of headaches are classified as cervicogenic headaches (CH). Chiropractic physicians have reported excellent results on CH using cervical and...

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delirium

Encephalopathy and Delirium from Antibiotics

Encephalopathy and Delirium from Antibiotics TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Antibiotics, as a class of drugs, are under-recognized as a cause of deliriumand other brain problems. Researchers from Harvard Medical School conducted a comprehensive review of the clinical, radiologic, and electrophysiologic features of antibiotic-associated encephalopathy (AAE). They analyzed case reports on 391 patients over 70 years who were...

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Parkinson's 4

Exercise Improves Mood, Cognition, and Sleep in Parkinson’s

Exercise Improves Mood, Cognition, and Sleep in Parkinson’s Disease Open Access here TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Parkinson’s patients suffer with mood disorders, cognition and sleep disorders as components of their condition. This paper demonstrates how and why regular exercise is a major aid in managing the concurrent symptoms of mood disorders, poor cognition and impaired sleep. Overall,...

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pediatric Headache

Neck Pain and Headache

Neck Pain and Headache TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Headaches remain a significant disorder suffered by the public. The estimated global one-year period prevalence for headache is about 10% for migraine and about 38% for tension-type headache (TTH) This study measures the high association between neck pain and pure TTH (88.4%) and TTH plus migraine (89.3%) This finding does...

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

New Form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Identified

New Form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Identified TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a dystrophy with an ever-growing list of genetic etiologies. The authors describe a new type of CMT that presents as an axonal motor and sensory neuropathy caused by mutations in the microrchidia family CW-type zinc finger 2 (MORC2) gene. Two types of this...

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TBI, Inflammation and Brain Disease

TBI, Inflammation and Brain Disease

TBI, Inflammation and Brain Disease TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been found to lead to a host of chronic neurodegenerative disorders Neuroinflammation may be the cause of the chronic disease state of the brain and subsequent brain degeneration. Pharmacologic therapies are discussed Nutritional options of controlling brain inflammation should be encouraged by all physicians...

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