A previously mobile woman experiences increasing falls and spasms after her stroke. Helen, aged 74, presents with a six-month history of progressive decline in mobility and frequent falls.
24 January 2017
Alison is a 43-year-old woman who presented with increasing frequency of her classical migraine. She reported migraines on four of the preceding five days, with a baseline frequency of 2-3 migraines a year.
22 November 2016
Nick, a 63-year-old farmer with a history of paroxysmal AF diagnosed five years ago, presented with sudden-onset vertigo, dysarthria and left-sided cerebellar signs.
18 August 2016
Brain changes due to alcohol misuse are often misdiagnosed or not recognised. The behavioural manifestations of alcohol and other drug use are well known, especially in the context of intoxication. However, the âhidden', long-term effects are less well known.
12 July 2016
Recognition of concussion can be difficult in young people as the symptoms and signs are non-specific. Tony is a previously well 14-year-old elite male rugby player.
30 June 2016
End-of-life planning issues can be difficult to manage.
08 April 2016
Migraine management may include lifestyle changes such as stress reduction, exercise, stretching and sleep management. In addition, CBT, avoiding drugs such as codeine and high caffeine intake, use of pharmaceutical drugs and hormones all play a role.