Health Blog

Brain on Exercise

 

With the summer in full swing, there are endless ways that you can stay active and re-engage your physical health. And, while the physical health benefits of exercise are widely-known, the neurological benefits (the emotional and cognitive impact) that physical activity brings is even more impressive.

Men's Health

 

June is national Men’s Health Month...

 

...dedicated to increasing the awareness of early detection and preventable action against diseases that impact the men in our community. In this article, we will cover the many aspects that impact a male’s health, physically and neurologically.

 On average men are more likely to develop type II diabetes, chronic liver disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and are twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack.

Decoding Parkinson’s Disease

 

Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death in the United States.

As a Neurologist, it is very important to me that my patients understand what it is, and what they can do to prevent this potentially disastrous event from happening. A stroke is a “brain attack”, also known as a cerebrovascular accident that happens when a portion of the brain is blocked from receiving blood & oxygen. This can happen due to a clogged artery or a bleed in the brain.