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Feeling dizzy after standing may predict dementia

Feeling dizzy after standing may predict dementia

Read More Stroke   According to a new study, middle-aged people who feel dizzy when they stand up may have a higher risk of developing dementia later in life.Orthostatic hypotension may be a risk factor for dementia. Some people feel a lightheaded sensation when...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Lexapro?

Lexapro is the brand name of a drug called escitalopram, which doctors prescribe to treat depression and anxiety. Medical practitioners consider Lexapro to be safe and effective for these conditions. However, they do not recommend that people drink alcohol while...

Could beef jerky contribute to manic episodes?

Manic episodes usually occur as part of a mood disorder known as bipolar disorder, characterized by swings between opposite moods: feeling extremely “high” (mania) or feeling very “low” (depression). Does eating beef jerky and other processed...

How to cope with a depressive episode

A depressive episode in the context of a major depressive disorder is a period characterized by low mood and other depression symptoms that lasts for 2 weeks or more. When experiencing a depressive episode, a person can try to make changes to their thoughts and...

Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know

Read More Stroke   Cerebral edema is when fluid builds up around the brain, causing an increase in pressure known as intracranial pressure. Swelling or inflammation is part of the body’s natural response to injury. Edema refers to swelling due to trapped fluid,...