Nearly everyone has experienced a twitch in their eyelid or muscle spasm in an extremity at some time or another. Most of these movements are completely normal and are often due to overuse of muscles, fatigue or dehydration. But for some, involuntary muscle spasms or other movements indicate a … [Read more...] about A Functional Approach to Movement Disorders
When many people have migraines, the first thing they do is go to the doctor to be prescribed a medication or reach for their bottle of ibuprofen. These medications help people all the time relieve the symptoms associated with migraines, but could this be doing more harm than good in the long run? A … [Read more...] about Could your medication for your chronic headaches be making you worse?
What beautiful weather we are having! While many are singing the praises of Springtime, thousands of people are hard pressed to notice anything beyond the sniffling and sneezing associated with seasonal allergies. And here in the South, we have more than our share of pollen, grass and all the lovely … [Read more...] about The Allergy Brain
The flu has been front and center in the news this year. Although flu numbers are starting to decline, it is still widespread across the nation. In fact, this year’s flu has been among the worst in nearly a decade and has even caused the death rate to jump. Beyond the normal misery that the flu … [Read more...] about The Flu Brain
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is filled with the bounties of life… friends, family, parties, gifts and oh, the food! With so much celebration, there is also much preparation. The holidays can also be quite hectic so with that in mind, here are some tips to help you … [Read more...] about Holiday Survival Tips
It is officially summertime and for many people that means fun in the sun, vacations and travel. While many people give little thought to preparations beyond the basics like transportation, lodging and entertainment, people with neurological conditions have to put a bit more thought into their … [Read more...] about Traveling with a Neurological Condition
Social media… Everyone seems to be doing it yet some industries seem more suited to the benefits of social media than others. Although at times we tend to think of the medical industry only when we need care, it is perfectly suited for social media, connecting health care professionals with their … [Read more...] about How Social Media is Helping Doctors and Patients
Stress… Though highly subjective and different for everyone, we all know some of the characteristic responses that stress can trigger from headaches and teeth grinding to stuttering, light headedness, insomnia and difficulty making decisions. Stress can be especially harmful to those who suffer from … [Read more...] about Stress Management… The Key to Well Being
Are you one of the millions of people who love the Spring weather but dread the sniffling and sneezing that's associated with seasonal allergies? With the welcome weather, the pollen count increases and today the counts seem to be even higher than that of just 10 or 20 years ago, producing more and … [Read more...] about It's Allergy Season… What to Know and Do.