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Articles on neurology
Migraine in its various forms and manifestations is extremely common. The disease is characterized primarily by headache attacks and other symptoms of varying intensity and duration, often having a severe impact on a person's daily life.
An epileptic seizure is not always accompanied by convulsions. Also, not every convulsion is a sign of epilepsy. To avoid misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment, a comprehensive examination is required, including a detailed anamnesis, evaluation of clinical symptoms and imaging tests. Important notice: diagnostic procedures should not be delayed!
Most spinal surgeries may in fact be useless. Eight out of ten patients who requested a second opinion before elective surgery were advised not to undergo the procedure.
Back pain is one of the most common complaints. But although the problem is so widespread, wrong diagnoses are quite frequent.