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Should I Be Screened for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Should I Be Screened for Alzheimer’s Disease?

An early diagnosis of Alzheimer's could help you keep as many good years as possible. As modern medicine advances, screenings have become one of the most important tools in preventative healthcare. Catching problems early often results in more effective treatment …

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Stroke Recovery at Home: 5 Tips for Caregivers

Stroke Recovery at Home: 5 Tips for Caregivers

If you're caring for a loved one who has suffered a stroke, these tips could save the day! A stroke can leave some challenging disabilities in its wake, causing patients to need a caregiver either while they recover or for …

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Top Ways to Prevent Stroke Recurrence

Top Ways to Prevent Stroke Recurrence

Just because you've successfully recovered from a past stroke, doesn't mean you're completely in the clear. Unfortunately, the National Stroke Association estimates that 25 to 35 percent of stroke patients will suffer a recurrence at some point in their lives. …

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Living with Epilepsy: What To Know

Living with Epilepsy: What To Know

A combination of medication and healthy choices can help you manage your epilepsy. More than two million adults and more than 450,000 children in the United States live with epilepsy. If you're one of them, there are a few things …

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Understanding the Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Understanding the Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Atrial fibrillation can play an important part in stroke prevention. Atrial fibrillation and stroke—while you've heard the terms before, how much do you truly understand about their link? In honor of National Stroke Awareness Month, here's some information to help you …

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How To Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

How To Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Take a few steps to reduce your risk of stroke and you just might save your life. Stroke is the cause of one in every 18 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), making it the leading cause of …

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What To Expect From Radiation Treatment

What To Expect From Radiation Treatment

Knowing the possible side effects of radiation can help you prepare in advance. Has your doctor recommended radiation treatment? If so, the potential benefits outweigh the risks, however knowing the possible side effects can help you prepare in advance. Here are …

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How a Neurosurgeon Treats Epilepsy

How a Neurosurgeon Treats Epilepsy

When medication is not effective in controlling epileptic seizures, a neurosurgeon may recommend surgery as a course of treatment. Epilepsy is a serious brain disorder. If someone’s seizures are not successfully controlled with medication, a neurosurgeon may recommend surgery as a course of treatment. …

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Do I Need To See a Neurosurgeon?

Do I Need To See a Neurosurgeon?

Depending on your symptoms, a neurosurgeon might be the best person to put together the pieces and solve the issue of what’s troubling you. Neurological conditions can be of several types that affect the central nervous system: structural neurological disorders are …

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Stroke Treatment: Why Time Matters

Stroke Treatment: Why Time Matters

During a stroke, immediate treatment can save a life! Find out why. According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the most common cause of adult disability and the third most common cause of death in the United States. When …

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