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If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medical professionals called this condit...
It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually feels sluggish, disinterested in life, and has low energy, the situation should be investigated by a physician.
A fontanel is more commonly known as a soft spot. When a baby is born, they typically have several fontanels where bones of their skull haven't fused yet. A newborn has fontanels on the top, back, and sides of their head.
When your muscles contract, become stiff, or spasm involuntarily, it's called spasticity. Spasticity can make it difficult to walk, move, or talk. It can be uncomfortable and painful at times.
Gait, the process of walking, and balance are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body, including the:
- sensory nerves
Separated sutures are gaps that can appear between the bones in an infant's skull. Learn more about the causes and signs of this serious condition.
Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. have at least one headache per year, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). And it is estimated that 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches are an important cause of days mi...
Find detailed information on headaches, including types, causes, symptoms, and remedies.
Urinary incontinence happens when you lose control of your bladder. In some cases, you may empty your bladder's contents completely. In other cases, you may experience only minor leakage. The condition may be temporary or chronic, depending on its...
Children reach developmental milestones at their own pace. Minor delays aren't cause for concern. Ongoing delays can be. Read more on developmental delays.
Nystagmus is a condition that causes involuntary, rapid movement of one or both eyes. It often occurs with vision problems.