Migraine headaches affect 28 million people in the United States yearly, affecting more women than men. This chronic disorder can lead to functional and economic disabilities and emotional stress. Only 39% of migraine headaches are diagnosed by a medical professional, indicating that most live undiagnosed...

Migraine headaches are distinct from other types of headaches in that they typically occur regularly, sometimes on a yearly basis, others occur monthly or several times per month. They are described as throbbing, pounding and intense pain on one side of the head that may...

Join Caregivers, healthcare professionals, and advocates that the Annual National Summit  Thursday, May 31 & Friday, June 1, 2012 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.  Dr. Michael Tuchman will be speaking on Thursday, May 31st, 2012 from 1:45 - 3:00 p.m.  For more information, please visit the...

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...

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,...

Parkinson’s Disease or PD is a neurodegenerative disorder; it may progress slowly but worsens over time.  Symptoms in the advanced stages of this disease can include slowed movements, tremors, and memory loss.  Many sufferers find themselves increasingly dependent on their caregivers as their condition declines. ...

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...

Significant memory loss is not caused by normal aging alone but usually indicates an underlying disease or disorder.  Palm Beach Neurological Center offers a FREE Screening to those who have experienced signs of memory loss. If you are experiencing signs of memory loss, have family and...

Although diabetes is a common serious disease, there are many aspects that are misunderstood or ignored.  High levels of sugar in the blood can affect nerve endings resulting in widespread nerve damage.  An estimated 60% of all diabetics have some sort of neuropathy and many...