Home > Mental health > Brain Brain All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News What is Restless Genital Syndrome? Restless Genital Syndrome is a relatively unknown condition where a patient feels persistent, unwanted restlessness such as tingling, pain or burning in the genital area. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains How does the body respond to touching something hot? You might think that your body's rapid reaction to danger is pretty boring, but actually it represents a very clever exception to how your body normally works. Are you right- or left-brained? There is a big difference in how you learn and process information, depending on which side of your brain is the dominant one. Check out this infographic, courtesy of thepremiertutors.org Keep your mind sharp The benefits of exercise for physical health are well known, but a new report suggests that staying active can help the elderly keep their minds in shape as well. Brain can be trained Training and experience can affect how a person's brain is organised. Can you trust your memory? Criminal trials rely on witness accounts. However, experts warn that even people with incredibly superior memories can come up with details that never existed. Vegetative patients react to photos of loved ones Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that the brains of patients in a vegetative state emotionally react to photographs of people they know personally. “ Latest comment on Health24 Olivia Rose-Innes says... No, not really in and of itself (although there is an average energy reduction in participating areas of about 4%). But that's not the point - the point of Earth Hour is to keep... Does everybody hate Earth Hour? ” Flex your mind If you want to strengthen your muscles, you exercise. But what if you want to boost your creativity, improve your memory and keep your brain crackling with new ideas? Brains of dyslexics are different Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains. Kids with head injury may be depression prone A study in the US has found that children who have suffered a concussion may have a much higher than average rate of depression. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.