Brain and Nervous System
July 11, 2018

What is Alice in Wonderland syndrome?

In the book and movie, Alice in Wonderland, the world doesn’t quite look or feel as it should: she tumbles down a hole, steps through a tiny door, and meets a giant caterpillar. As unimaginable as it sounds, this experience can be real for some. Strange, right? Alice in Wonderland syndrome (AIWS) is a rare condition where you experience distorted perception and disorientation. Common experiences with this condition may include feeling smaller or larger than you actually are. You may also feel like the room, or objects in the room seem to move around, or that they are closer or…
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June 25, 2014

What is the difference between a tension headache and a migraine?

A headache is a headache, right? Wrong! There are many different types of headaches and it's important to differentiate between them so that you can get the right treatment AND know when to seek medical assistance! (more…)
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