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Amnesia Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
Understand your amnesia symptoms with Buoy, including 7 causes and common questions concerning your amnesia.

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How Bacterial Meningitis Spreads & the Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment
Bacterial meningitis is inflammation of the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord due to an infection. Symptoms can escalate quickly and include fever, headache, neck stiffness, nausea and vomiting, confusion, and sensitivity to light and is considered a medical emergency.

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Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-concussion syndrome is a complex disorder where symptoms last for weeks after the injury occurred. Symptoms include headaches, dizziness, nausea, and visual changes. Read on main symptoms, causes and treatments.

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
A subarachnoid hemorrhage is characterized by a leakage of blood into the space between the first and second membranes surrounding the brain.

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What is Apraxia: Common Symptoms, Causes & Treatments
Apraxia is defined as difficulty performing tasks that require movement, like riding a bicycle. In apraxia, your brain is unable to formulate that plan effectively.

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Sensitivity to Light Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Sensitivity to Light Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions | Buoy

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What Causes Slurred Speech & When to Seek Care

Slurring your words can be commonly caused by exhaustion or alcohol consumption. More serious causes of dysarthria, or sudden slurred speech, include stroke, abnormal growth or injury to the airways, or brain damage. Read below for more causes and how to treat garbled speech.

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Trouble Speaking: Common Causes & When to See a Doctor
Understand trouble speaking symptoms, including 3 causes & common questions.

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How to Detect Symptoms of Aseptic Meningitis & Emergency Treatment
Aseptic meningitis is a specific type of meningitis that refers to inflammation of the brain and spinal cord caused by something other than a bacterial infection, most commonly, a viral infection. Below we discuss common symptoms of aseptic meningitis and 7 common causes of viral meningitis. We will also review treatment options and tests you need to diagnose aseptic meningitis. Always seek immediate medical attention if you suspect developing meningitis.

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Brain Abscess Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Brain abscesses are the result of infection and inflammation in the brain due to a virus, bacteria, fungi, or a parasite. Symptoms of a brain abscess include severe headache, fever, neck stiffness, nausea, vomiting, double vision, confusion, weakness, lethargy, and seizures.

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Sensitivity to Noise Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions
Understand sensitivity to noise symptoms, including 7 causes & common questions.

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Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis: Symptoms, Treatment Options, & Prognosis by Age
This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. Symptoms of the preceding illness include headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, or altered mental status, followed by the condition-specific symptoms of difficulty controlling limbs or eyes, trouble swallowing, speaking, or urinating, vision loss, spastic movements of the limbs, seizures, bleeding in the brain, as well as possible depression and psychosis.

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Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare disease involving an excess of Langerhans cells, abnormal immune cells from bone marrow and can migrate from the skin to lymph nodes.

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Prolactinoma Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
A prolactinoma is abnormal growth of the cells that produce prolactin hormones in the pituitary gland. Symptoms in women include the absence of a menstrual period, infertility, and nipple discharge. Symptoms in men include decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, infertility, and breast enlargement.

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Pseudotumor Cerebri Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition that occurs when pressure inside the skull increases for no reason. Symptoms mimic a brain tumor, but no tumor is present.

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