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Common Migraine Triggers and How to Avoid Them Oct 6th, 2022

Migraines are a common neurological condition that causes severe, throbbing pain that can last a few hours or a few days. Identifying and avoiding common triggers can play a significant role in lessening the severity and frequency of your migraines. Our Gables Neurology team, led by Dr. Andrew Lerman, is committed to providing...

What Your Young Athlete Should Know About Concussions Sep 1st, 2022

More than 300,000 young athletes experience sports-related concussions every year in the United States, according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh's Brain Trauma Research Center. Our team at Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida, led by Dr. Andrew Lerman, provides outstanding care for neurophysiological and neurological disorders, including the latest diagnostics and treatments for concussion and post-concussion syndrome....

Helping a Loved One with Alzheimer's Aug 1st, 2022

Dr. Andrew Lerman and our team at Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida, provide comprehensive care for seizure, neurophysiological, and neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s. Our dementia treatment strategy includes close supervision and support for participants in our in-office clinical trials. The group also focuses on counseling, diet, and lifestyle recommendations that offer positive, clinically proven results for individuals...

5 Steps You Can Take to Help Prevent Dementia Jul 10th, 2022

Dementia is on the rise in the United States. Alzheimer’s dementia is the most common type and affects more than 6 million Americans. Experts expect that number to reach 13 million by 2050. Dr. Andrew Lerman is a board-certified neurologist with a busy practice, Gables Neurology, in Miami, Florida. Dr. Lerman is an active...

Here's Why You Should Consider Participating in a Clinical Trial Jun 5th, 2022

Clinical trials fit well with Dr. Andrew Lerman’s expert approach to the diagnostic services and treatments he offers at Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida. Dr. Lerman and his team combine personalized specialty care with cutting-edge technology and research to provide the most effective therapies available for Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, migraines, Parkinson’s, and other complex neurological disorders. Read why Dr....

How Deep Brain Stimulation Works to Control Tremors May 5th, 2022

Dr. Andrew Lerman at Gables Neurology provides expert neurological care for adults throughout South Florida. His Miami practice offers effective treatment for Parkinson’s, seizures, dementia, stroke recovery, and other complex neurological conditions. Dedicated to providing the information you need to make the best decisions about your health, our Gables Neurology team shares facts about the benefits of...

The Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine Apr 6th, 2022

The symptoms that occur before, during, and after a migraine, as well as what might trigger an episode and the medications available to treat this complex neurological disorder, set it apart from any other type of headache. Board-certified neurologist Dr. Andrew Lerman at Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida, provides exceptional care for a wide...

Diet and Lifestyle Modifications to Help Support Your Loved One with Dementia Mar 8th, 2022

Board-certified neurologist Dr. Andrew Lerman, in practice at Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida, offers highly effective and comprehensive care for numerous neurological disorders. He is often tasked with helping individuals and their loved ones navigate the twists and turns of dementia.  Dr. Lerman explains that the physical, emotional, and social...

Two Main Types of Strokes and How They're Treated Feb 6th, 2022

Board-certified neurologist Dr. Andrew Lerman and his team at Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida, provide state-of-the-art inpatient services, as well as comprehensive outpatient care and rehab during your recovery from stroke. Here they explain what occurs during the two most common types of strokes, their likely causes, and the immediate...

Is Parkinson's Disease Hereditary? Jan 5th, 2022

Parkinson’s disease affects about one million Americans and 10 million people worldwide. With 60,000 new cases annually, it’s second only to Alzheimer’s as the most frequently diagnosed neurodegenerative disease in the United States. Board-certified neurologist Andrew Lerman, MD, of Gables Neurology in Miami, Florida, is well-known for developing highly effective,...

How Your Diet Can Help Improve Epilepsy Symptoms Dec 15th, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about three million adults in the United States have epilepsy.  However, despite advances in our understanding of epilepsy and the medications available to treat it, the Epilepsy Foundation reports that at least 33% of adults do not have an optimal...

What We Know About COVID-19 and Strokes Nov 19th, 2021

Even during the early days of the pandemic, doctors noted an increase in strokes among patients who had been diagnosed with COVID-19. And in many cases, COVID-related strokes occurred in individuals under age 50 who otherwise had a fairly mild reaction to the virus.  Board-certified neurologist Dr. Andrew Lerman, at...

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Dementia Oct 27th, 2021

The fear of dementia is common in the United States. In fact, a survey published by the University of Michigan reported that about half (48%) of respondents between the ages of 50 and 64 were concerned about developing the memory loss associated with dementia. However, while memory loss is a...

13 Most Common Migraine Triggers Sep 30th, 2021

Throbbing pain, vision disturbances, sensitivity to light and sound, maybe even nausea: These are all symptoms of migraines, and whether you suffer from one, some, or all of these effects, if you have migraines, there’s no denying the toll they can take on your life. At his practice in the...

A Tiny Texas Town Takes a Chance on Medical Marijuana Jan 24th, 2018

Last September, a farm near Schulenburg, Texas, a quiet, conservative town of fewer than 3,000 people, became a medical-marijuana dispensary. Knox Medical, based in Florida, owns the farm and is one of the three newly licensed cannabis outfits in Texas to start selling cannabidiol, or CBD, a substance derived from...

In-Home Ambulatory EEG Oct 3rd, 2016

How In-Home Ambulatory EEG with Video Fits into My Practice Author:Dr. Andrew Lerman, First Choice Neurology, Miami Epilepsy Specialists In my practice at First Choice Neurology, we regularly use in-home ambulatory EEG with video monitoring for patients who experience clinical episodes suspicious for seizures or episodes which cannot be fully...