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How Medication Management Can Enhance Your Health Jul 16th, 2020

It can often feel very confusing when you’re diagnosed with a condition. You may feel frustrated with all of the new medications that you have to take, and you’re not alone. According to The Mayo Clinic, nearly 70 percent of Americans take at least one prescription medication, and over 50...

7 Effective Treatments for Chronic Headaches Jun 12th, 2020

Chronic headaches and migraines can be detrimental to your daily life. They can be debilitating, putting a wrench in your active routine, and preventing you from living comfortably. The Neurology Center for Epilepsy and Seizures performs treatments that help patients like you who experience severe pain during chronic headaches. Below...

Can a Single Concussion Lead to Lasting Brain Damage? May 26th, 2020

Concussions can occur when you least expect them. One blow to the head from playing sports, or a high-impact vehicle accident can lead to a concussion, and it’s essential to understand what that can mean. All injuries are different, and some can cause long term symptoms. The team at Neurology...

Can Medical Marijuana Help Control Epileptic Seizures? Apr 24th, 2020

Medical marijuana continues to face much controversy and debate among the general public. Ongoing research has pointed to the benefits and risks of using medical marijuana to treat epileptic seizures. Below are the latest facts about the effectiveness of using medical marijuana as a viable treatment option.  The Neurology Center...

Is it Dizziness or Vertigo? Understanding the Symptoms Mar 18th, 2020

You may think vertigo and dizziness are one and the same. These two conditions can often be difficult to tell apart, but there are key factors that distinguish them. Knowing the difference can help us to treat it. The Neurology Center for Epilepsy and Seizures, led by Amor Mehta, MD,...

Living with Epilepsy Feb 12th, 2020

Many people suffer from seizures, and they can be dangerous. If you are one of the 3.4 million people in the United States who has chronic seizures, you may be living with epilepsy. Nearly a half-million children also live with this condition, and around the world, the total number of...

How to know if your child is having a seizure? Jan 15th, 2020

UNDERSTANDING SEIZURES IN CHILDREN Seizures in children can be triggered by a variety of causes such as infections or brain injuries, but in many instances, the cause may not be known. However, knowing the warning signs and symptoms of a seizure and how to treat it is vital. TYPES OF...

Could endocannabinoid deficiency contribute to the development of neurodegenerative disorders Feb 27th, 2019

HOMEOSTATIC NETWORKING: THE ROLE OF PHYTOCHEMISTRY, THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM AND POTENTIAL FUTURE THERAPEUTICSFrom an evolutionary perspective, what humans gain in intelligence is offset by the sacrifice lost in the unexpected change in our diet, where our gut biome now differs from what is evolutionarily expected of us. Our bodies have...

Can stress cause seizures? Jan 22nd, 2019

  WHAT INCREASES THE CHANCE OF HAVING A SEIZURE? A seizure happens when there is a change in our brain’s levels of excitability that causes chemical imbalances. These imbalances cause neurons to begin firing abnormally. When this happens, it becomes unmanageable and can result in a seizure. There are many...