November 2018 Archives

Not all tremors are caused by Parkinson's

Georgia residents who notice tremors in their hands may believe that they have Parkinson's disease. In some cases, their doctors may also believe that they have this condition. However, there are medical conditions that can mimic the symptoms that Parkinson's causes. For instance, if shaking only occurs while a person is active, they could have an essential tremor. Unlike Parkinson's, this may not require treatment and generally won't get progressively worse over time.

Learn about your financial recovery after a car accident

A car accident can leave you injured and overwhelmed by your physical needs, and it can leave you with financial losses that you cannot cover. Expensive medical treatment can wipe out years of savings and emergency funds in a matter of days, and your insurance may not cover as much as you think it will. In an instant, your financial future could be at stake.

Pediatric brain cancer patients frequently misdiagnosed

Children with brain tumors in Georgia and around the country are being regularly misdiagnosed, according to a study published in October. The research found that traditional methods are leading to young patients receiving the wrong diagnosis and, as a result, the wrong treatments.