• 22 SEP 20
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    World Alzheimer’s Day 2020

    World Alzheimer’s Day 2020

    On World Alzheimer’s Day we asked Kim Henderson, a clinical psychologist at the German Neuroscience Center in Dubai to write about the psychological impact of a diagnosis and the years that follow.  Alzheimer’s disease is one of more than 400 types of dementia and the most common. It is a physical disease that affects the brain.

    • 20 SEP 20
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    Slipped Disc: Symptoms, Causes & Effects

    Slipped Disc: Symptoms, Causes & Effects

    The bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column are stacked on top of each other and are cushioned by small discs. These small, round discs surround the nucleus and protect the bones by absorbing shocks from regular, daily activities such as walking, lifting, or twisting. Slipped discs can be identified by physical or neurological

    • 20 SEP 20
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    Causes of Tingling in Hands & Feet

    Causes of Tingling in Hands & Feet

    Tingling sensations in the hands and feet are commonly associated with symptoms such as burning, pain or numbness in the hands or feet. These sensations can sometimes reflect damage to nerves in the area. However, in some cases, tingling can be temporary and benign. It could potentially result from pressure on nerves (when you cross

    • 19 AUG 20
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    Sciatica: 8 Stretches for Pain Relief

    Sciatica: 8 Stretches for Pain Relief

    Sciatica nerve pain can very easily be diagnosed and treated by licensed neurologists. Sciatica often refers to pain that occurs along the path of the sciatic nerve, that branches from the lower back through the hips and down each leg. Sciatica usually only affects one side of the body and commonly occurs when a herniated

    • 19 AUG 20
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    An Overview of Spinal Cord Disorders

    An Overview of Spinal Cord Disorders

    Spinal cord disorders are known to cause permanent and severe problems in life, such as paralysis and even impaired bladder and bowel control. However, these can be minimized or even avoided if the spinal cord disorder is diagnosed and treated early. At GNC Dubai, our licensed neurologists are trained and equipped to diagnose spinal cord

    • 11 AUG 20
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    New Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be A ‘Game Changer’

    New Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be A ‘Game Changer’

    FDA Accepts Biogen’s Aducanumab Biologics License Application for Alzheimer’s Disease with Priority Review. If approved, aducanumab would be the first treatment to meaningfully change the course of Alzheimer’s disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and TOKYO, Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai, Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    • 30 JUL 20
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    Eid Mubarak – Eid Al Adha 2020

    Eid Mubarak – Eid Al Adha 2020

    We wish you and your loved ones a healthy, prosperous and blessed Eid Al Adha!   On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, please be advised that we will be at your service as usual: • Saturday to Thursday day from 9am-8pm • Off on Fridays   You can reach us on 044298578 or mail@gnc-dubai.com

    • 21 JUL 20
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    Diagnosis and Treatment of Viral Encephalitis

    Diagnosis and Treatment of Viral Encephalitis

    What is Viral Encephalitis? Encephalitis is the inflammation of the brain that is most often caused by a viral infection. The infection generally starts with a fever and a headache, with symptoms getting worse in time. While encephalitis is rare, it can be life-threatening and immediate professional assistance is required. At GNC Dubai, our team

    • 21 JUL 20
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    Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that causes recurrent and unprovoked seizures. There are two main types of seizures – generalized seizures that affect the whole brain, and focal or partial seizures that affect only one part of the brain. It is more common in younger children and old adults. To treat epilepsy, an early

    • 09 JUL 20
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    Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, on Youtube – Cigna Live: Transitioning out of COVID19 Lockdown

    Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, on Youtube – Cigna Live: Transitioning out of COVID19 Lockdown

    The pandemic has placed us all on an emotional rollercoaster of uncertainty, with every dip and fall creating a new challenge to psychologically overcome. The sheer pace of change is leaving many people feeling propelled into the unknown meaning that it can be hard to adjust to the changing reality. In many countries, the prospect
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