Neurological News: June 2020

Isaac syndrome: Definition, symptoms, and management Isaac syndrome: Definition, symptoms, and management
Isaac syndrome is a rare condition that causes uncontrollable muscle activity. The muscle movement occurs continuously, even during sleep or while a person is under anesthesia.
Written by Jennifer Huizen | Medical News Today | June 11, 2020.
Hyperthymesia: What is it? Hyperthymesia: What is it?
Hyperthymesia is an ability that allows people to remember nearly every event of their life with great precision.
Written by Louise Morales-Brown | Medical News Today | June 9, 2020.
What is mad hatter's disease? What is mad hatter’s disease?
Mad hatter’s disease is a form of mercury poisoning that affects the brain and nervous system. People can develop mercury poisoning by inhaling mercury vapors.
Written by Veronica Zambon | Medical News Today | June 8, 2020.
What happens when you mix MDMA and alcohol? What happens when you mix MDMA and alcohol?
People may combine MDMA with alcohol to prolong a high, but the combination of both drugs can cause dangerous side effects.
Written by Beth Sissons | Medical News Today | June 4, 2020.
What is trauma? What to know What is trauma? What to know
Psychological trauma is a response to an event that a person finds highly stressful. Examples include being in a war zone, a natural disaster, or an accident. Trauma can cause a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms.
Written by Jayne Leonard | Medical News Today | June 3, 2020.