Neurological News: August 2020

What are the symptoms of a bacterial infection? What are the symptoms of a bacterial infection?
Certain disease-causing bacteria can sometimes enter the body. Once inside, they may multiply and cause an infection. The symptoms that occur will often depend on the location of the infection in the body.
Written by Jennifer Huizen | Medical News Today | August 29, 2020.
Why is my mouth numb? Why is my mouth numb?
Many people associate the feeling of a numb mouth with a visit to the dentist. However, there are many other potential causes of a numb mouth.
Written by Danielle Dresden | Medical News Today | August 26, 2020.
What is radial tunnel syndrome? What is radial tunnel syndrome?
Radial tunnel syndrome occurs when overuse, injury, or growth puts pressure on the arm’s radial nerve. Someone with this condition can experience pain and may find it difficult to move their forearm or hand.
Written by Jenna Fletcher | Medical News Today | August 25, 2020.
Causes of a throbbing headache at the back of the head Causes of a throbbing headache at the back of the head
People can experience a range of headaches that can cause different types of pain, including a throbbing pain at the back of the head. This pain can result from a headache or other medical conditions.
Written by Amanda Barrell | Medical News Today | August 20, 2020.
Doctors who help with sleep apnea Doctors who help with sleep apnea
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes a person to repeatedly stop breathing during sleep. It is a common condition that affects an estimated 22 million Americans.
Written by Anna Smith | Medical News Today | August 19, 2020.
What to know about leg twitching What to know about leg twitching
Most of the time, muscles do not move unless the brain signals for them to do so. However, these signals sometimes get mixed up. The mix-up may occur in the brain, the nerves that send the signals, or the muscles that receive them.
Written by Danielle Dresden | Medical News Today | August 18, 2020.
What to know about tired legs What to know about tired legs
Many people will experience the feeling of tired legs at one point or another. The lower body carries the weight of the upper body, and sitting or standing for a long time can cause the legs to feel tired and heavy. A variety of underlying factors can also cause leg discomfort.
Written by Steph Coelho | Medical News Today | August 18, 2020.
What to know about drooling What to know about drooling
Drooling is a normal part of life for infants, but it can be a problem for children and adults. A person may drool for a variety of reasons. For example, allergies and certain neurological conditions can cause this symptom.
Written by Steph Coelho | Medical News Today | August 10, 2020.
4 scientifically proven ways to increase serotonin 4 scientifically proven ways to increase serotonin
Serotonin is a chemical messenger that affects many functions within the body and brain. One theory is that serotonin helps regulate anxiety and stress. Low serotonin is one of the factors that may contribute to depression, but people can take some steps to increase their serotonin levels.
Written by Aaron Kandola | Medical News Today | August 9, 2020.
7 reasons why a person might faint after an orgasm 7 reasons why a person might faint after an orgasm
Fainting after an orgasm can be scary. In most cases, it is not the orgasm itself that causes a person to faint, but the circumstances surrounding it. Low blood sugar, intense sex, fatigue, and even anxiety may trigger fainting. People who pass out after an orgasm usually do not need to worry.
Written by Zawn Villines | Medical News Today | August 7, 2020.