Hormone Disorders The multiple activities of the cells, tissues, and organs of the body are coordinated by the interplay of various types of chemical messengers systems. These are hormones. Hormones are chemicals released by the glands that affect different organs of the body. They are of two types Exocrine hormones: These are released into the […]
Day: December 3, 2012
Tips on How to Improve Your Memory. Childs Memory Tips
How to Improve Your Memory Memory is the person’s ability to retain and remember things and the need to recall. Since it’s the ability so it depends purely on the body’s health and vigor. It is not like a computer that will boost up simply by adding a new chip to it. A good memory […]
Everything you need to know about memory disorders.
Memory Disorders “Memory is the recollection of previous thoughts or experiences or a person’s ability to save things in his mind and then recall them back when needed.” These memories are stored in the brain by changing the basic sensitivity of synaptic transmission between neurons as a result of previous neural activity. These facilitated pathways […]
Everything you need to know about mood disorders.
Mood Disorders Mood disorders as the name applies are disorders in the person’s moods and are also called affective disorders. Causes Although the exact cause leading to this problem is yet not unknown they are believed to be caused by the low levels of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin in the brain. The […]
Everything you need to know about movement disorders.
Movement Disorders “Movement disorders are disorders due to neurological pathology affecting the fine muscular movements of the body and interfere with their quality and quantity”. The basal nuclei control our muscular movements by influencing the cerebral cortex. It assists in the regulation of voluntary movements and the learning of motor skills. Basal nuclei influence the […]
Everything you need to know about pain disorders.
Pain Disorders Pain is a protective phenomenon and it occurs whenever any tissue is being damaged and it enables a person to react to remove the pain stimuli. Types There are two major types of pain. Fast pain This is the pain that is felt within about 0.1 seconds after a pain stimulus application. It […]