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COVID-19 & Neurology Complications for Patients

What are the neurologic signs & symptoms associated with COVID-19? The most common neurologic signs & symptoms during an acute COVID-19 infection are headache, nausea, muscle aches, altered mental state, and lack of taste & smell. Less frequent complicat
Jul 26th, 2021

How Can I Manage Pain Without Pills?

Popping a pill isn’t ideal or enough to manage everyone’s pain. Thankfully, there are other ways to reduce your symptoms and improve your overall quality of life.
Jul 15th, 2021

5 Signs of Hydrocephalus in Adults

Hydrocephalus is a progressive, potentially debilitating condition in which too much fluid gathers in your brain. Understanding the signs may prompt you to get a proper diagnosis and treatment, which may fully reverse your symptoms.
Jun 22nd, 2021

Essential Tremor: Can Botox Help?

The shakes of essential tremor can make daily tasks difficult and — let’s face it — they can make you feel self-conscious. If other treatments have failed to help and you’d prefer to avoid surgery, you may want to consider Botox® injections.
May 9th, 2021

Understanding the Different Types of Sleep Disorders

Like food, water, and the air you breathe, sleep is crucial for health and survival. But what if it doesn’t come easy? If you’re one of the millions of Americans with a sleep disorder, learn which type you have for proper treatment.
Apr 7th, 2021

Noticing Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease causes a broad range of symptoms, some of which can seem fairly mild early on. From memory loss to personality changes, understanding what to look out for can help ensure that you get the support you need.
Mar 3rd, 2021

Dehydration and Stroke: How Are They Connected?

Drinking too little water may play a significant role in determining whether you’ll suffer a stroke. Staying hydrated can help lower your risk not only for stroke, but for heatstroke, both of which can be life-threatening.
Dec 1st, 2020

Warning Signs of Dystonia

Dystonia causes involuntary muscle spasms that can affect your body and well-being in a range of ways. If you’re experiencing speech difficulties, involuntary blinking, a dragging leg, or other signs of this disorder, you may have dystonia.
Nov 5th, 2020

What Causes Recurrent Headaches?

Many factors can cause recurrent headaches, from your lifestyle habits to genetics. Understanding what underlies the pain that keeps returning is an important step for ensuring that you get the care and relief you need.
Oct 1st, 2020

Steroid Injections for a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc is no laughing matter. From pain and tingling to weakness or a risk of spills, bothersome symptoms prevent you from living life to its fullest. Steroid injections are a minimally invasive means of reducing these effects quickly.
Sep 8th, 2020

What Causes Myasthenia Gravis?

Myasthenia gravis interferes with muscle and nerve function, leading to weakness and related problems, such as difficulty chewing, speaking, and walking normally. Address the causes with proper treatment to reduce your symptoms.
Jul 17th, 2020

Here's How Dystonia Causes Slurred Speech

Dystonia causes involuntary muscle contractions that can interfere with a range of functions, including normal speech. Thankfully, proper treatment can help minimize slurred speech, along with other dystonia symptoms.
Jun 26th, 2020

The Importance of Sleep (and Why You May Not Be Getting Enough)

When’s the last time you had at least seven hours of restful sleep? If you skimp on or struggle with sleep frequently, your overall health and well-being can suffer. Learn what may be causing your challenges and ways to start improving your sleep.
Mar 23rd, 2020

Understanding Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes seizures. Medications, lifestyle changes, and in some cases, surgery can help minimize symptoms.
Feb 12th, 2020

Lifestyle Tips to Help Avoid Headache Triggers

Headaches can ruin your mood and your day. Sometimes, no matter how much aspirin you take or water you drink, the pain won’t lessen. The best way to prevent headaches is by adjusting your lifestyle to avoid common triggers.
Jan 9th, 2020

How to Know if Your Loved One Has Alzheimer’s Disease

As your loved one ages, it can be challenging to tell the difference between normal age-related forgetfulness and something more serious, like Alzheimer’s disease. We’ve curated this guide to help you understand Alzheimer’s and know when to get help.
Dec 30th, 2019

5 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a scary condition that affects millions of Americans — and their families and friends. Luckily, there are simple steps you can take to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and improve your quality of life in the process.
May 1st, 2019

Living With and Managing Chronic Headache Pain

If your headaches have become far too frequent, it’s time to seek help. There are viable treatment options when it comes to treating headaches, both before and after they strike. Keep reading to learn more!
Jul 9th, 2019