Brain and nervous system

From chronic headaches and migraines to balance and dizziness concerns, our Spire experts provide insight and knowledge on conditions that affect the body's nervous system.

Brain and nervous system articles

Nine useful tips to help prevent migraines

Migraines affect around one in seven people, with women being three times more likely than men to have them.

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Surgery and other treatments for brain tumours

Around 12,000 brain and other central nervous system (CNS) tumours are diagnosed in the UK every year.

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Five ways to improve your balance

Balance problems are often associated with old age. However, your balance can start to deteriorate as early as your 30s.

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The warning signs and symptoms of a stroke

A stroke occurs when the blood supply is cut off to an area of your brain.

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What is trigeminal neuralgia?

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Mr Nik (Nikunj) Patel, explains what trigeminal neuralgia is and how it can be treated.

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Why am I feeling dizzy? Symptoms and causes explained

Dizziness is a fairly common symptom that usually isn’t caused by anything serious.

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