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That scary feeling you get while watching a frightening movie is really two parts of your brain talking to each other, say UC Irvine Health researchers. Their discovery promises to help in the development of treatments for mental health disorders. Read More
Epilepsy affects 1 percent of the U.S. Cases are evenly split between men and women, but women have unique challenges doctors are just beginning to understand.
Most people think dementia is synonymous with Alzheimer’s disease. Yet there are many types of dementia. It can strike as early as someone’s 50s and present symptoms that resemble mental illness.
Most physicians may not be familiar with the different ways epilepsy may affect women. UC Irvine Health epileptologist Mona Sazgar, MD, discusses this in a new video, "Caring for women with epilepsy." Read More
You have an irresistible urge to stretch or move your legs when trying to rest or relax during the day or night. The unpleasant sensations in your legs prevent you from falling asleep, or maybe you can’t sit still through a play. Is it more than fidgetiness? Perhaps it is restless leg syndrome. Read More
What began as a strong headache turned into a life-threatening condition for 18-year-old Sulecma Mondragon. For days, the teenager hoped the headache would go away eventually; instead, doctors discovered she had bleeding in the brain. Read More