Acoustic neuroma, also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous and usually slow-growing tumor that develops on the main (vestibular) nerve leading from your inner ear to your brain. Branches of this nerve directly influence your balance and hearing, and pressure from an acoustic neuroma can cause hearing loss, ringing in your ear and unsteadiness.
Mayo Clinic Insights: Dr. Swift discusses what an adenovirus is and how the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine works. For more up to date information about COVID-19, visit https://mayocl.in/3aUioXa
A migraine aura is usually visual, but can also be a sensory, motor or verbal disturbance. This animation shows what happens when you have a migraine aura. Learn more about Migraines: https://mayocl.in/3cJaHT9 Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic https://mayocl.in/3cCGzIM Follow Mayo Clinic on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayoclinic/ Like Mayo Clinic on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ Follow Mayo Clinic on
There’s nothing quite like it. The feeling of nausea you get after you eat something that doesn’t agree with you. Now imagine dealing with that sickly feeling 24/7. Unfortunately, that’s reality for diabetics who have what’s called gastroparesis. Their stomachs don’t empty normally and treatments often don’t work. But thanks to doctors at Mayo Clinic,
The HMS Curriculum Fellows Program functions as an educational laboratory that aims to improve the learning experience for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees in the community.
6 Tips and Tricks for Finals Week! It’s that time of year and finals are quickly approaching. In this video I go over six core principles to keep in mind during the last couple weeks leading up to finals to help you maximize your score potential. These tips and tricks helped me get straight A’s
En este video, el Dr. Juan Bowen, Director de la Clínica del Síndrome de Marfan de la Clínica Mayo, analiza las causas del síndrome de Marfan y la importancia del tratamiento y diagnóstico adecuado. Para mayor información visite: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/marfan-syndrome/DS00540
Have you ever experienced a day where you nailed all the items on your to-do list and you felt so accomplished and so proud? A day later, despite knowing how great it feels to knock out your work, you just can’t find yourself motivated to even get started. If that sounds like you, it’s completely
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Bradford Currier, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, discusses treatment options for a common cause of back pain, spinal stenosis. This interview originally aired March 30, 2019. As people age, it’s estimated that 8 of 10 adults experience back pain from life’s normal wear and tear on the spine.
On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses how heart disease can be reversed. This interview originally aired Feb. 15, 2020. Learn more about heart disease: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353118?_ga=2.140546930.1951851217.1581343170-382127956.1576426874
Pulmonary medicine physician Maha Farhat and mathematician and evolutionary biologist Michael Baym join forces in the Department of Biomedical Informatics to stem the rising tide of drug resistance. Here, they discuss their collaboration. Read more at http://hms.harvard.edu/news/drug-resistance-warriors
As many as half of runners get injured every year. Watch to see what steps you can take to stay strong and pain-free mile after mile. Get more healthy living tips from the Mayo Clinic App: http://mayocl.in/2tbMb57
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Heart patients are benefiting from amazing advances in technology, surgery, and treatments. At Mayo Clinic, 75% of them also take advantage of a way to help them recover better and live longer – cardiac rehabilitation. That’s three times the national average.
There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. But for people with obstructive sleep apnea, decent shut eye is hard to get. They often snore and repeatedly stop breathing during the night. This not only causes daytime sleepiness, but also other health issues. More on risks of sleep apnea and what you can do about it
Proper stretches before and after a run can improve your performance and decrease your risk of injury. Dusty Marie Narducci, M.D., Sports Medicine Fellow, discusses the importance of stretching and offers demonstrations of several dynamic and static stretches.
Dr. Dan Montero, sports medicine expert from Mayo Clinic, shares more information about appropriate exercise if you’re feeling under the weather as well as tips for exercise with social distancing. For more information, visit https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/expert-answers/exercise/faq-20058494
Sandra has been an artist and performer her whole life. Her creativity did’t just stop when she was diagnosed with ALS – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. Sandra, a mother of three from Gainesville, FL, adapted.
Imagine you’re at the mall and a man or woman collapses. Fortunately, you can increase or even triple that person’s chance of survival if you start CPR. Mayo Clinic doctors say that a modified form of CPR will save more lives. It’s easier to learn, easier to do and you don’t have to blow in
It hurts when I run. That’s what many orthopedic surgeons hear when runners and other athletes come into their offices. Sometimes people have obvious problems, such as strains or sprains. Other times these issues can be tricky to diagnose. The runner you’re about to meet had symptoms he thought were no big deal. But he
Mayo Clinic in Arizona patient William Kranz tells his story of how his pectus excavatum surgery changed his life. Pectus excavatum is a condition in which a person’s breastbone is sunken into his or her chest. In severe cases, pectus excavatum can look as if the center of the chest has been scooped out, leaving
Researchers from Mayo Clinic have published a new study on the gut microbiome and C. difficile in the journal Science Translational Medicine: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/10/464/eaam7019. Using a novel mouse model, the researchers found that a subset of patients with diarrhea may be susceptible to C. difficile infection as a result of deleterious changes in their gut bacteria