Category: Neurology

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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older woman floats in a pool, smiling toward the sun

January 20, 2023

8 Ways to Prevent or Delay Dementia

Taking care of your whole body is good for your brain health.

Brain Health, Dementia, Geriatrics

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young woman lays under blanket, looking at smartphone

January 5, 2023

What Your Phone Might Be Doing to Your Brain

Here’s what researchers know about how smartphones affect your mind—and your eyes.

Brain Health

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adult puts hand behind the head of a child that has fallen down outside

November 14, 2022

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts If You See Someone Having a Seizure

Keep calm and safe and help if you can. Here’s how.

Epilepsy, Neurology

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Medical drawing of human brain with the center lit up in pink color

November 11, 2022

Epilepsy Is a Common Brain Disorder That Causes Seizures

With the right treatment, seizures can be controlled.

Epilepsy, Neurology

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Adult daughter embraces mother, both women sitting by a window

October 31, 2022

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Stroke

Longer life expectancy for women can mean more strokes.

Neurology, Stroke, Women's Health

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Fit older woman with gray hair makes a salad in a sleek, natural-light-filled kitchen

September 2, 2022

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Risk of Dementia

The MIND Diet combines elements of the DASH and Mediterranean diets.

Brain Health, Nutrition

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Woman sitting, holding her head from headache

June 24, 2022

Searching for Relief for Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches cause excruciating pain that often hits at night and repeats again and again.

Brain Health, Health, Neurology

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Woman is suffering eyestrain and headache

June 17, 2022

9 Facts to Know About Migraines

They’re more than just intense headaches.

Brain Health, Neurology

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Woman sitting at her computer with a headache

June 15, 2022

What’s Causing Your Headache?

Identifying your type will help you and your doctor know what to do to relieve the pain.

Brain Health, Neurology

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Therapist listening to patient talk

April 25, 2022

Cognitive Distortions Make Life Harder—Here’s How to Stay in Reality

Unhelpful thought patterns are common and burdensome but can be changed.

Mental Health, Neurocognitive Disorders

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UNC Health patient Angie with her husband James

April 1, 2022

After Years of Mysterious Symptoms, a Life-Changing Diagnosis

Pituitary tumors are rare, and symptoms can mimic other conditions.

Neurosurgery, Patient Stories

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