Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Treated with Donepezil…Ongoing Study

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, fixed dose study of Lu AE58054 in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease treated with Donepezil.

This is a 28 week study in which qualified participants will take the investigational medication or placebo ( a dummy capsule without an active ingredient ) once daily by mouth.

Potential patients must have been receiving a drug containing Donepezil for the last 6 months,

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,

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,

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PALM BEACH NEUROLOGICAL CENTER IS HONORED TO ANNOUNCE RHONDA SKILES, ARNP, NP-C HAS JOINED OUR TEAM

Rhonda Skiles, ARNP, NP-C has joined the Palm Beach Neurological team as our Nurse Practitioner. Rhonda has been in the health care field since becoming a registered nurse in 1996. Her background includes neurology, women’s health, preoperative and post-anesthesia care, and child/adolescent psychiatric nursing.

Learn more about Ms. Skiles here.

Younger Onset Alzheimer’s

Linda, from Stuart, FL was diagnosed at age 52 with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s.  Linda is now 55.    She discovered a contest in the “Neurology Now” educational magazine with top prize being $1,000 and a trip to New Orleans.

The point of the contest is to emphasize the need for research for brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s. 

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in the United States. We define dementia as the development of memory and thinking problems, progressive in nature, in an otherwise previously healthy adult. There are many reasons to develop dementia; the most likely is Alzheimer’s disease, but there are other important ones including dementia with Lewy bodies,