Viral meningitis

Viral meningitis is a fairly common condition throughout many areas of the world. It’s rarely a terribly serious condition, especially with modern medicine advancements, although there is no specific cure. It’s caused by an infection in the fluid of the spinal cord, as well as the fluid that surrounds the brain. It’s caused by a […]

Spinal meningitis

Perhaps you have heard the horror stories about spinal meningitis. A mother drops her son off for his first year at college. He has a great time in his freshman dorm, going to class, attending frat parties, and making the new and worldly friends that always seem to come along with college. Then one night […]

Meningitis symptoms

Spinal meningitis is a disease that develops when the protective membrane covering the brain become inflamed because of bacteria or viruses. In rare instances a person can get meningitis from certain drugs, head injuries and cancer. Before meningitis is treated the exact cause of it must be discovered so the appropriate treatment can be given. […]

Meningitis treatments

The type of meningitis treatment that you receive from your doctor will depend on the type of meningitis that you have, your age and how widespread the infection has become. The doctor will also take into consideration your other medical issues and medications that you might be taking which could complicate your treatment. Viral meningitis […]


The membranes that cover the spinal cord and the brain are called meninges. When these membranes become inflamed it is known as Meningitis. Although meningitis can be caused by a few medications or other illnesses, meningitis is typically caused by a virus (known as viral or aseptic meningitis) or some of bacteria (known as bacterial […]