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 using over the counter analgesics for some relief. The problem with that approach is that this condition is rarely managed effectively with some transforming from episodic to chronic,
Headaches are a very common complaint that brings patients to a doctor’s office. Every patient with headaches deserves a careful evaluation to rule out serious conditions; fortunately, most are benign and not medically worrisome. However, the majority of patients that suffer from headaches remain poorly treated and suffer unnecessarily. One of the more common causes of recurrent headaches is migraine.
Parkinson’s Disease is a common degenerative neurological disorder with a specific etiology and a unique set of signs and symptoms including tremor, stiffness, slowed movements and poor balance. Though there are cases of young people getting Parkinson’s Disease and even the very rare occasion of children affected, it usually strikes the older population more frequently with the age of 60 years and increasing in frequency after that.