November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. At Neurology Office, we want to do our part in educating the community on how diabetes impacts neurological health. With diabetes impacting over 30 million Americans today, it is imperative to know the severe complications that arise from this condition.
With this in mind, if you are not living with diabetes, you likely know someone who is currently managing this chronic disease. In this article, Dr. Kandel answers the questions; how diabetes can lead to nerve damage, what are the symptoms, and what are some ways to prevent this disease from having a negative impact on your life.
We all know the importance of maintaining healthy blood pressure levels for overall health.
But, did you know that maintaining optimal blood pressure levels for your brain is just as crucial?
Having abnormally high blood pressure or suboptimal numbers can mean the difference between healthy blood flow to your brain or hypertension-related illnesses, such as cognitive decline and stroke.
Unfortunately, for many of us, this word may be all too familiar. Normally, “stress” is our body’s way of responding to physical and mental challenges, however, when we experience too much of it our bodies can respond with illness and chronic disease.