Botox is a popular cosmetic treatment that many people are familiar with. However, did you know that it can also be used for medical purposes? In this blog post, we will discuss 5 ways your neurologist uses Botox to treat neurological conditions. What is Botox? Botox is a neurotoxin produced
Medical marijuana is becoming an increasingly popular treatment option for a variety of medical conditions. However, there are still many misconceptions about it. In this blog post, we will discuss medical marijuana and debunk some of the most common myths about medical marijuana. Keep reading to learn the truth about
Do you suffer from frequent headaches? If so, you’re not alone. Headaches are one of the most common medical conditions in the world. There are many different types of headaches, each with its own set of symptoms and causes. In this blog post, we will list all of the different
Do you experience tingling, numbness, or weakness in your hands or feet? If so, you may be suffering from neuropathy. Neuropathy is a condition that affects the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is responsible for sending messages from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the
If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from back pain, you may be wondering what your treatment options are. You may have considered going to a chiropractor or physical therapist, but did you know that neurologists can also help treat back pain? You may have seen
Do you ever feel like your hands are numb? That tingling, “pins and needles” feeling that comes and goes without warning? You’re not alone. Many people experience numbness in their hands, for a variety of reasons. In this blog post, we will explore the six most common neurological causes of
Do you suffer from frequent or severe headaches or migraines? Do they make it difficult to go about your day-to-day life? If so, you should consider seeing a neurologist. Many people don’t realize that neurologists are specialists in treating headaches and migraines. In fact, they may be able to help
Dementia is a general term used to describe a decline in mental ability. It can be caused by various diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease. One of the most troubling behaviors associated with dementia is psychotic behavior, which can range from mild to severe. If you are caring for someone
Neurologists are doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating problems with the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. When you have a problem with any of these structures, it is important to see a neurology specialist. However, if you have never been to a neurologist before, you may be wondering what
There are many misconceptions about dementia. This is unsurprising, as dementia is a complex illness that is not well understood by the general public. This can make it difficult to understand for those who have never experienced it firsthand. In this blog post, we will dispel some of the most
Do you get severe headaches often? Do they sometimes keep you from going about your day-to-day activities? If so, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from chronic headaches and migraines. While most headaches are nothing to worry about, there are times when they can be a sign of something more
If you or a loved one is experiencing neurological problems, it’s important to find the best neurologist possible. This brings us to the question of: how do you go about finding a great neurologist? In this blog post, we will first define what a neurologist is, discuss what to look
Have you ever experienced that feeling of déjà vu? That strange sense that you have been someplace before or done something before? For many people, déjà vu is a puzzling phenomenon. But what is it, exactly? And where does it come from? Today, we will answer these questions by discussing
Your brain is the most important organ in your body. It controls everything you do, from thinking and speaking to moving and breathing. That’s why it’s so important to take care of your brain health! In this blog post, we will discuss ten ways that you can maintain your brain
In honor of Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, we are going to dispel some myths about the condition. Myasthenia Gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that leads to muscle weakness. It can affect any muscle in the body, including the eyes and respiratory muscles. While there is no cure for
In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month this June, we want to share with you the top 10 warning signs of this devastating disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia that affects more than 5 million Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
Nerve damage can be a debilitating condition that affects millions of people each year. There are two main types of nerves in the body- sensory and motor- and each can be affected by damage. There are many different causes of nerve damage, some more common than others. In this blog
Did you know that half of all adults have high blood pressure and only 1 in 4 have their condition under control? In honor of High Blood Pressure Education Month this May, we’re going to take a closer look at how high blood pressure affects the body, specifically the brain.
A stroke can be a life-altering event. For many people, it means living with the aftermath of a debilitating injury that changes their lives in ways they never imagined. If you are one of the millions of people who have had a stroke, you may be wondering what comes next.
The month of May is dedicated to Stroke Awareness and for good reason. A stroke is a medical emergency and can happen to anyone at any time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year, about 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke. Stroke
Do you often feel tired even after a full night’s sleep? Are you restless at night, unable to get comfortable in bed? You may be suffering from restless leg syndrome. This condition can affect both the quantity and quality of your sleep, leaving you feeling exhausted during the day. In
Your brain is your most valuable asset. It controls everything you do, and it’s important to take care of it by making healthy choices. Unfortunately, many people make habits that can hurt their brain. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common bad habits and how
Migraines are a common type of headache that can be extremely painful. Some people experience migraines several times a month, while others only have them occasionally. If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from migraines, you know how debilitating they can be. While there is no
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and in honor of this important month, we want to take a moment to discuss what Parkinson’s Disease is and list 10 Common Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s Disease is a neurological disorder that affects movement. It results from the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells.
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects people of all ages, races, and genders. Despite being one of the most common neurological disorders, there are still many misconceptions about epilepsy and how it affects people. In this blog post, we will debunk some of the most common myths about epilepsy.
We’ve all bumped our heads at some point. Most of the time, it’s not a big deal and we don’t even need to see a doctor. But sometimes, a head injury can be more serious. In these cases, diagnostic imaging techniques, such as a head CT scan, may be performed
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and we wanted to take this opportunity to educate the public about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). A TBI is a serious injury that can occur when the head hits an object or is shaken violently. It is a major cause of death and disability
Did you know that March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month? Almost 1 million Americans are affected by MS, however many people don’t know much about this disease. During the month of March, MS Awareness month looks to educate the general public about MS and provide support to those affected
Migraine headaches can be incredibly debilitating. They can cause nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. For some people, they are so bad that they can’t even function normally during a migraine episode. If you suffer from migraines, you know how important it is to find a treatment
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder that causes muscles to contract involuntarily. This can result in abnormal posture, twisting and repetitive movements, or difficulty speaking or swallowing. Dystonia can affect any part of the body, but it most commonly affects the neck, arms, and legs. There are three main types