How to Choose a Neurologist in the Palm Beach Gardens Area

Choosing any kind of doctor – whether a general physician or a specialist in a specific area of medicine – is a process that you ought to put considerable thought into. You need to be comfortable with your doctor, trust him or her, and trust the treatment they provide.

There are some key points to consider when you’re looking for a neurologist in the Palm Beach Gardens area – and ensuring you’ve done your research will mean you get the best possible treatment,

Top Tips for Having a Successful Experience With Your Migraine Specialist

When you’ve suffered with migraines for a while, and they are a regular and debilitating occurrence, it’s important to visit a specialist to get to the root cause of your problems and plan a course of treatment that can release you from the upset and pain of regular migraines.

Suffering the pain,

How Migraine Aura Can Impact Your Life

When discussing migraines the first symptom – and most common – that people expect to experience is  pain. Migraine pain may or may not be more significant than that of a normal headache. Some individuals who have mild-to-moderate head pain are actually diagnosed with migraine.  The pain does not have to be severe or debilitating to be migranous in nature.

Suffering Regular Headaches? When Should You See Your Neurologist?

Most of us will suffer the occasional headache – and occasional headaches are no real cause for concern. Rest, fluids and some over the counter pain relief usually sees them off, and the cause is usually simple to identify.

But when you are suffering regular headaches, or the kind or severity of the headache changes without any obvious reason,

Staying Healthy with Parkinson’s Disease

Most everyone has met a Parkinson’s patient; maybe a grandfather or grandmother, mother, or father, uncle, aunt or neighbor. Whoever it may be, the symptoms of slowed, difficult movement, stooped posture, fatigue, and lack of facial expression can have a negative impact on a person’s sense of well-being and health.  Understanding the steps that can be taken by a patient and family member to help this person are vital to achieving positive outcomes for the person.

Parkinson’s Disease- An Overview

Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system, affects 4% of the population worldwide over 80 years of age and is a leading cause of disability in the older population.  As a movement disorder, it impairs a person’s ability to walk, dress, prepare meals, drive, eat, play sports, and think.  The disease can affect both men and women,

Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)

Shingles (postherpetic neuralgia) is an increasingly common condition that parallels the aging of our population.  Simply put, shingles is the recurrence of chicken pox in the adult typically after the age of 75 or 80, but we certainly will see 30 and 40-year-olds with it.  Although they may not always remember having had chicken pox,

Why is Early Diagnosis and Treatment Important for Alzheimer’s?

Memory loss was once thought of as an inevitable part of aging. While it is normal to sometimes forget dates, names, or misplace things, it should not interfere with the ability to function normally.  Memory loss or confusion should be evaluated by a neurologist or a physician familiar with dementing illnesses.  This evaluation will lead to an accurate diagnosis while ruling out other possible medical conditions such as depression,