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What Causes Short-Term Memory Loss?

Short-term memory is the mind's ability to keep track of information for seconds to a few minutes. Find out how short-term memory loss affects your daily routine, what can cause you to lose this vital skill, and how our team can help.
Sep 7th, 2023

Mild Cognitive Impairment: Know Your Treatment Options

Are you struggling with forgetfulness that seems more than expected at your age? Or maybe you suddenly find it hard to organize the agenda for an upcoming meeting. It could be mild cognitive impairment. Learn more about your treatment options.
Jul 11th, 2023

Who Should Get an EEG?

An EEG is a valuable diagnostic tool that offers insight into brain activity. Fortunately, an EEG is also non-invasive, painless, and generally takes less than an hour. Learn what to expect during an EEG and why your neurologist may recommend it.
Jun 4th, 2023

10 Symptoms of Dementia You Should Be Aware Of

Signs and symptoms of dementia usually start subtly, but early detection and care can, in many cases, slow its progression and effect on your life. Our team highlights the common risk factors and symptoms of dementia.
May 3rd, 2023

Am I Eligible to Participate in a Clinical Study?

A clinical study may offer you the chance to receive the newest and potentially most successful treatment for a neurological disorder. But out of the many thousands of trials ongoing, which is right for you? Our team explains the basics.
Apr 11th, 2023

5 Telltale Signs Your Loved One Has Had a Stroke

Emergency treatment can save your loved one’s life and reduce the disabling effects of a stroke. But how do you know when to call an ambulance? Read the facts about strokes, why treatment must begin immediately, and symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.
Mar 9th, 2023

How to Live with Focal Seizures

Symptoms of a focal seizure can range from incapacitating one-sided muscle contractions to incessant lip-smacking that you may not link with a seizure disorder. Our team offers insight into identifying, treating, and living with focal seizures.
Feb 12th, 2023

Does Having an Essential Tremor Mean I May Get Parkinson's?

Tremor is a common sign of Parkinson’s disease. Not all tremors are the same, however, and an essential tremor is distinctly different from a Parkinson’s tremor. Our specialist explains how to spot the differences and why it matters.
Jan 20th, 2023

How Botox Can Treat Your Migraines

It’s got an excellent reputation for smoothing away wrinkles. But did you know Botox® injections can also prevent migraines? Check these facts about when and why our specialist may recommend Botox for your migraines.
Dec 7th, 2022

Myths and Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

Have you or a loved one recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)? Are you finding it difficult to sort through all the information flooding your way? Our specialist can help by countering the myths about MS with reliable facts.
Nov 6th, 2022

Common Migraine Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Identifying and avoiding migraine triggers when you can is a crucial component of prevention. Our team offers insight into solving the mystery of what might be inducing your pain. We’ve also got info about the most effective migraine treatments.
Oct 6th, 2022

Helping a Loved One with Alzheimer's

It takes significant patience, compassion, and respect to care for someone with Alzheimer’s, but support is available. Our team discusses the many practical ways you can help a loved one with Alzheimer’s, and why your involvement matters.
Aug 1st, 2022

5 Steps You Can Take to Help Prevent Dementia

Dementia isn’t always predictable and isn’t yet curable, but there’s much you can do to decrease your risk of this complex condition. Our team discusses what increases your risk of dementia and steps you can take to help prevent it.
Jul 10th, 2022

How Deep Brain Stimulation Works to Control Tremors

Uncontrollable tremors are a frequent and often disabling complication of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and other complex neurological disorders. When medications aren’t enough to control your symptoms, deep brain stimulation can help.
May 5th, 2022

The Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine

More than just a “bad” headache, a migraine is a neurological disorder that happens to include a severe headache as one of its symptoms. Our specialist explains how to spot the differences and the treatments available for migraines.
Apr 6th, 2022

Two Main Types of Strokes and How They're Treated

All strokes cause similar symptoms and require emergency medical care, but successful treatment depends on the kind of stroke you’re experiencing. Read about the differences between the two most common types.
Feb 6th, 2022

Is Parkinson's Disease Hereditary?

Is it your genes or your environment? It’s a question that’s often asked about the origins of chronic conditions like Parkinson’s. Learn more about the underlying causes of Parkinson’s disease and what role your genes may play.
Jan 5th, 2022

How Your Diet Can Help Improve Epilepsy Symptoms

Can your diet help control seizures and other symptoms related to epilepsy? It absolutely can when it’s combined with other treatments. And you may be surprised to learn it’s not a new idea. Find out which foods to avoid when you have epilepsy.
Dec 15th, 2021

What We Know About COVID-19 and Strokes

While better known for its respiratory effects, COVID-19 can also be dangerous to your neurological health. Our expert shares insight regarding stroke risks related to COVID as well as the neurological symptoms of long-haul COVID syndrome.
Nov 19th, 2021

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Dementia

Is forgetfulness becoming more noticeable in your or a loved one’s daily routine? Worried about dementia? Our team offers insight regarding the symptoms of dementia and why it’s about more than simply misplacing your keys or forgetting a name.
Oct 27th, 2021

13 Most Common Migraine Triggers

Migraine headaches affect millions of Americans — both adults and kids. Knowing your triggers is an important step in preventing migraines or reducing their severity. Here are 13 triggers you should know about.
Sep 30th, 2021