Essential tremor is the most common movement disorder that causes rhythmic shaking. It affects the hands in most cases, but I also can affect the voice, arms, legs, and head. The tremor happens when the person is trying to perform a simple task like buttoning a shirt, putting on makeup or shaving for example. This… Read More What Is Essential Tremor?
A spinal tap/lumbar puncture is performed in your lower back, in the lumbar region. During lumbar puncture, a needle is inserted between two lumbar bones (vertebrae) to remove a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. Information gathered from a lumbar puncture can help diagnose: Serious bacterial, fungal and viral infections, including meningitis, encephalitis and syphilis Bleeding around the… Read More Lumbar Puncture
The more we learn and teach ourselves about medical cannabis the faster this shroud of mystery can be lifted in our communities and the faster people who need this can be helped.… Read More Medical Cannabis
and how to explain it.… Read More The Gap
I am not inspired.… Read More Dead Zone
I’ve been nominated for three awards, and I don’t know why. But, nonetheless It feels nice and I want to give thanks to whomever nominated me. I have been nominated for the WEGO Health: Best in Show: Blog Best in Show: Community Hilarious Patient Leader Awards in the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards. I wish… Read More WEGO Health Awards! It’s a Thing.
Seems unhealthy to me.… Read More Positivity Isn’t Everything
Some thoughts on death. … Read More Kind of a Sensitive Subject
It’s been around 4-5 months since I’ve been able to properly paint my own nails. This will be a quick instalment of my Headache Diaries. I’ve lost some independence and dealt with it in my own way and been fine. Worrying about venturing out alone, getting and taking my meds on time, always limiting my… Read More I Can’t Paint My Own Nails