Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain characterised by an enduring predisposition to seizures and associated neurobiological, cognitive, psychological and social consequences.
22 October 2018
A member of an online GP discussion board recently posted a question about the combination of magnesium, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) as prophylaxis to reduce migraine frequency, something that had been recommended by a pharmacist.
18 October 2018
Simon, a 32-year-old father of one, is a self-employed IT professional. He experienced a traumatic brain injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident three weeks ago. Simon and his wife present to their GP two weeks after his discharge from hospital.
20 September 2018
Cindy is a 60-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer that has been stable since surgical and adjuvant treatment five years ago. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
19 September 2018
Sharon, a 41-year-old married woman, came to see me concerned about her risk of developing Alzheimerâs disease (AD). Her mother had AD and lived in high-level care. Sharon asked if she should be taking any supplements to prevent dementia.
06 September 2018
Genevieve, a 73-year-old female presents with a four-year history of symmetrical painful peripheral neuropathy, with tactile hyperaesthesia worse at night. She has a past history of anxiety and osteoarthritis.
10 July 2018
Helen, a 66-year-old woman with mild early-onset dementia, presents with a minor head injury sustained in a fall. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
09 July 2018
David, a 45-year-old male, presents with a painful right hand and wrist. His hand is in a glove and his right forearm rests in a sling.