Headaches (various types)

Apr 26-2017 By

Headaches (various types) Visit our Headache Australia website for information about headache and migraine. Headache Australia is part of Brain Foundation.  On our Headache Australia website you can find information about many headache types, including migraine, read about pain management, join our Headache Register, and find out about current research projects that need volunteers.

Tension Headache

Apr 26-2017 By

Tension Headache Visit our Headache Australia website for information about Tension Headache. Headache Australia is part of Brain Foundation.  On our Headache Australia website you can find information about many headache types, including migraine, read about pain management, join our Headache Register, and find out about current research projects that need volunteers.  

Cluster Headache

Apr 26-2017 By

Cluster Headache Visit our Headache Australia website for information about Cluster Headache. Headache Australia is part of Brain Foundation.  On our Headache Australia website you can find information about many headache types, including migraine, read about pain management, join our Headache Register, and find out about current research projects that need volunteers.

Vegetative State

Jan 21-2013 By

Vegetative State (Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome) Description A vegetative state is when a person is awake but showing no signs of awareness. On recovery from the coma state, VS/UWS is characterised by the return of arousal without signs of awareness. In contrast, a coma is a state that lacks both awareness and wakefulness. Absence of awareness… Read more »

Minimally Conscious State

Dec 18-2012 By

Minimally Conscious State Description The minimally conscious state is a defined as severely altered consciousness in which minimal but definite, sustained and/or reproducible behavioral evidence of awareness of self or environment is demonstrated. The person may have periods where they can communicate or respond to commands, such as moving a finger when asked. A person may enter… Read more »

Locked-in Syndrome (LiS)

Dec 12-2012 By

Locked-in Syndrome (LiS) Description Locked-in Syndrome (LiS) is a rare neurological disorder usually resulting from a lesion to a region of the brainstem called the pons, most frequently an ischemic pontine lesion. Additional conditions that can cause locked-in syndrome include infection in certain portions of the brain, tumours, loss of the protective insulation (myelin) that… Read more »