Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta’

The Allergy Brain

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 growing things that trigger our…

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The Flu 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…

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Holiday Survival Tips

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 survive…

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Traveling with a Neurological Condition

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 travel plans. With some planning, there is no reason…

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How Social Media is Helping Doctors and Patients

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 patients in a new way…

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Stress Management… The Key to Well Being

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 neurological conditions but there is hope that lies in proper and…

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It's Allergy Season… What to Know and Do.

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 more allergy…

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Overcoming the Stigma of Tourette Syndrome

Bullying has been a hot topic in the media for the last few years and bullying in any form is a horrible and destructive action that unfortunately exists for a variety of reasons in many young people’s lives today. When children and adolescents with medical conditions become the target of bullying, it is especially painful.…

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Alzheimer's Disease and the Brain Plaque Connection

Every 67 seconds in the United States, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease. Add to that, almost 2/3 of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women and one in three seniors die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia while only 45% of patients with the disease, or their caregivers, report being told of the diagnosis and the facts…

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