Is an emergency condition that occurs when a tear forms in a blood vessel in the heart. SCAD can slow or block blood flow to the heart, causing a heart attack, heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) or sudden death. SCAD most commonly affects women in their 40s and 50s, though it can occur at any age … Read more
Hypervigilance is a state of increased alertness. If you’re in a state of hypervigilance, you’re extremely sensitive to your surroundings. It can make you feel like you’re alert to any hidden dangers, whether from other people or the environment. Often, though, these dangers are not real. Hypervigilance can be a symptom of mental health conditions, … Read more
Is an injury caused to the brain since birth. There are many possible causes, including a fall, a road accident, tumour, stroke and hypoxia e.g. from a cardiac arrest.