Stroke Appeal by The National Brain Appeal

Stroke is one of the UK’s leading causes of death. There are over 100,000 strokes in the UK every year and, 1 in 8 of these prove to be fatal within the first 30 days. As the UK’s population continues to age, strokes are expected to become an increasingly common...

Stroke Induced Brain Injuries

The National Brain Appeal raises funds to improve the treatment of people who have neurological and neuromuscular conditions including acquired brain injuries through stroke. The fundraising has not only helped with investing in vital state-of-the-art hospital...

Can lifestyle help reduce your risk of Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Disease can be a devastating disease, both for the patient concerned and their family and close friends. As with other illnesses, the role of nutrition is often considered. Can changing your diet protect against developing Parkinson’s? Do...

Multiple sclerosis – symptoms, causes and treatment

Multiple sclerosis is estimated to affect approximately 2.5million people across the globe and is a common form of autoimmune disease. This blog post provides a general overview of multiple sclerosis, together with information about the common symptoms, causes and...

Can you reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease?

It is estimated that 1 in every 500 people in the UK are affected by Parkinson’s disease. For those affected by this neurological condition, it becomes incredibly important to try and find an effective way to control (and, to the extent possible, reduce) the symptoms...

Lowering your risk of dementia and how to live with it

More and more people are living longer, but this also means that the number of people with dementia is increasing. It is estimated that there are around 850,000 people suffering with dementia in the UK. This statistic roughly equates to around one in three people over...