• FEBRUARY 22, 2021
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    Convulsions vs Seizures

    Convulsions vs Seizures

    What is the difference between a seizure and a convulsion? Many people often use ‘convulsions’ and ‘seizures’ interchangeably without realizing that both are different conditions. A convulsion causes rigidity and uncontrolled muscle spasms that typically last a few minutes. Convulsions can also occur during epileptic seizures but many experience convulsions even if they do not

    • JANUARY 26, 2021
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    Dealing with the emotional impact of redundancy – Dubai Psychologist Nardeen feat. In ArabianBusiness

    Dealing with the emotional impact of redundancy – Dubai Psychologist Nardeen feat. In ArabianBusiness

    The last 12 months have created a sense of uncertainty for many people worldwide, not just regarding their health and safety but their financial stability as well. Faced with difficult decisions following a general business downturn, a growing number of organisations have made staff redundant in order to reduce costs amid declining financial fortunes. This

    • JANUARY 21, 2021
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    Types of Seizures and Their Symptoms

    Types of Seizures and Their Symptoms

    Seizures are sudden and uncontrolled electrical disturbances in the brain that can cause changes in a person’s behavior, movements, feelings and levels of consciousness. When a person has two or more seizures or recurrent seizures, they are known to have epilepsy. Different types of seizures will range in severity and where and how they start

    • JANUARY 21, 2021
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    Lumbar Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Lumbar Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    The lower back, also known as the lumbar region, can be a source of aches for many people. Generally, lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people miss work or go for a medical checkup and it is a leading cause of disability around the world. Lumbar pain tends to go away

    • JANUARY 21, 2021
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    ‘My marriage may end because of my weight’ – Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, explains how weight changes can impact relationships – Gulf News Article

    ‘My marriage may end because of my weight’ – Dubai Psychologist, Kim Henderson, explains how weight changes can impact relationships – Gulf News Article

    A reader who wishes to stay anonymous asks Dear Doctor, my weight has become an issue in my relationship. When we were younger, my then boyfriend used to love to watch me eat, especially since I did not gain weight. We got married and as I aged, I became more and more sluggish. And so

    • DECEMBER 31, 2020
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    Happy & Healthy New Year 2021

    Happy & Healthy New Year 2021

    2020 was a challenging year for many of us. But with each New Year we get a fresh, clean page to start over. Here’s hoping that life writes a beautiful new chapter for you this year. Wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year with the hope that you will have many blessings in the

    • DECEMBER 24, 2020
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    Merry Xmas 2020

    Merry Xmas 2020

    Even though 2020 is a challenging year and many of us will see loved ones only via zoom this year, we wish you all a very merry Christmas! As usual, all our clinics remains at your service during the holidays… Christmas is the time of giving and sharing, it is the time of loving and

    • DECEMBER 22, 2020
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    Coping With Loneliness Over The Holidays – Dubai Psychologist In Livehealthy Magazine

    Coping With Loneliness Over The Holidays – Dubai Psychologist In Livehealthy Magazine

    Throughout 2020, Covid-19 safety measures including physical distancing, travel restrictions and lockdown, have resulted in an increasing number of people feeling lonelier than ever before. […] Tips to cope with physical distance Focus on the things you can control and make time for self-care activities, including reading, listening to music and exercise. Keep a journal

    • DECEMBER 21, 2020
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    Connection between Covid-19 and Migraines

    Connection between Covid-19 and Migraines

    Since the Coronavirus outbreak, many have experienced a variety of symptoms. Common symptoms include fatigue, difficulty breathing, sore throat, as well as migraines and headaches. According to a report from the World Health Organization, around 14% of people with Covid-19 will experience headaches or migraines as a symptom.  If migraines progress severely, the licensed neurologists

    • DECEMBER 21, 2020
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    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that occurs when pressure is applied on the median nerve and causes sensations of numbness, tingling or weakness in the hand. The pressure on the median nerve runs along the length of the arm and passes through a passage in the wrist known