Category: Neurology

Smiling woman pours herself a green smoothie in an apartment kitchen

May 15, 2024

The Connection Between Your Brain and Your Gut

Think your brain and belly don’t talk to each other? Think again.

Brain Health, Digestive Health, Eating Disorders, Nervous System

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Two women using sign language to communicate

May 7, 2024

Trouble Speaking: Understanding Aphasia vs. Dysarthria

Both conditions affect your ability to speak. A neurologist covers each one.

Brain Health, Neurology

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Woman clutches her head in pain, sitting in the passenger seat of a car with the door open as she is stepping out of the car, as if just having been in a car accident

April 3, 2024

What You Need to Know About Post-Traumatic Amnesia After a Head Injury

Memory loss is a common symptom. A doctor explains what to do.

Brain Health, Traumatic Brain Injury

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Young doctor man looking x-ray of the patient's skull

March 21, 2024

What You Need to Do About Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks

An ear, nose and throat doctor explains the symptoms and solutions for these leaks.

Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Traumatic Brain Injury

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medical illustration of a blood clot in the brain

February 23, 2024

Brain Aneurysms: Watch for This Serious Condition

These blood vessel balloons can be life-threatening. Here’s what you need to know.

Brain Health

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UNC patient Hanna with her Dr. Higgins and Dr. Rauf

November 9, 2023

What You Need to Know About Glioma Brain Tumors

The location and severity of this rare condition determine how doctors treat it.

Brain Cancer, Neurology, Patient Stories

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Portrait old woman looking at viewer

November 6, 2023

Beyond Memory Loss: Alzheimer’s Signs and Treatment Options

Know the early signs of cognitive decline and why it matters to see a professional early.

Alzheimer's, Geriatrics, Neurology

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Two older women chat, carry yoga mats and water bottles as they walk in a park

May 5, 2023

Memory Loss—Normal Aging or Mild Cognitive Impairment?

MCI can progress to dementia, but it often doesn’t.

Geriatrics, Neurocognitive Disorders

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Nurse wearing pink scrubs holds the hands of a senior patient

March 30, 2023

Focused Ultrasound Ablation Helps Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

High-powered sound waves can destroy targeted tissue and reduce motor problems.

Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease

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close-up image of a person putting a red bell pepper into a mesh bag filled with other vegetables in a grocery shopping cart

March 17, 2023

The Best Diet for Multiple Sclerosis

Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins to feel better.

Multiple Sclerosis, Nutrition

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Female provider/caretaker helps an elderly female patient down some stairs

February 28, 2023

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Symptoms can cause difficulty walking and talking, but treatment can help.

Neurology, Parkinson's Disease

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physical therapist provider helps older male patient walk on a treadmill

February 10, 2023

Questions and Answers About Multiple Sclerosis

Newer treatments can control symptoms and slow the disease’s progression.

Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology

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