Trigeminal Neuralgia

conditions brain-disorders Trigeminal Neuralgia Often referred to as ‘Face Pain’, This disorder affects the trigeminal nerve, one of the largest cranial nerves in the head. This nerve receives impulses for touch, pain, pressure and temperature to the brain...

Stroke

conditions brain-disorders Stroke A stroke, whether ischemic or hemorrhagic, is a medical emergency. A stroke, whether ischemic or hemorrhagic, is a medical emergency. When the blood supply to a part of your brain is interrupted or reduced a stroke occur and the...

Pituitary Tumor

conditions brain-disorders Pituitary Tumor The pituitary gland, although small in size, is responsible for many functions that keep us healthy and alive. Abnormal growths (pituitary tumors) in the pituitary gland region are often benign, but can cause hormone...

Pineal Region Tumors

conditions brain-disorders Pineal Region Tumors Pineal region tumors are very rare in adults, representing only 1% of all intracranial tumors. The pineal gland produces many hormones such as melatonin which regulates the sleep and awake cycles as well as some...

Metastatic Brain Tumors

conditions brain-disorders Metastatic Brain Tumors Approximately 20 to 40 percent of patients with tumors outside the central nervous system (i.e. lungs, breast, colon) will develop metastatic brain tumors. Also called “secondary brain cancer”, the...