Neurological Blog

woman suffering from a headache What’s the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

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A migraine causes a headache, but not all headaches are migraines. Here’s the difference and when to seek medical attention. Headaches Headaches can vary from something minor, like a headache that accompanies sinus congestion, to a severe, life-threatening condition like a stroke. The location of the pain may vary and is often diagnostic. For example, […]

woman head down on the floor Three Ways to Ease My Anxiety

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Anxiety can take on many forms, making it difficult for sufferers to achieve feelings of comfort and safety. Anxiety is not comparable to occasional jitters when preparing for a test, speech or meeting. It is a pervasive mental health condition where powerful, irrational worries may have no obvious cause. Anxiety is associated with a wide range […]

woman comforting man How CBD Oil Can Help Your Epilepsy

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Epilepsy is a severe neurological disorder that can result in unpredictable seizures and a variety of other health conditions. Although seizures can affect any part of the body, the source of all symptoms starts in the brain. What Happens to Your Brain During a Seizure? During a seizure, your brain will experience multiple bursts of electricity that can […]

woman checking in on teenager What to do When Someone is Having Seizure?

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A seizure can look scary when witnessed for the first time; they are unpredictable and can often occur in a public place. Being able to know what to do while someone is undergoing a seizure can make a huge difference. Don’t Panic It’s important to know there are different types of seizures. A full-blown seizure […]

doctors reviewing mri scan Bell’s Palsy or Stroke – Which is It?

By: Dr. Ellen Edgar  -  no responses  -  Neurological Blog

Bell’s palsy and a stroke differ primarily in their symptoms and what part of the body is affected. If you suffer from Bell’s palsy, you will develop weakness or paralysis over your entire face, whereas a stroke will be confined to the lower part of the face. Additionally, a stroke can cause paralysis and weakness […]

child playing with blocks Signs of Neurological Disorders in Children

By: Dr. Ellen Edgar  -  no responses  -  Neurological Blog

Neurological disorders affect the way the brain or nervous system functions with symptoms that vary depending on where the dysfunction occurs. The sooner a neurological disorder is identified, the better it is for your child. Undiagnosed disorders can cause a great deal of difficulty that will seriously lower the quality of life for your child. […]

Girl Suffering from ADHD Neurology & ADHD: What’s the Connection?

By: Dr. Ellen Edgar  -  no responses  -  Conditions, Diagnosis, Neurological Blog, Treatments

ADHD has long been considered a behavioral disorder. Children diagnosed with this disorder have difficulty with impulse control, often have anger outbursts and have issues with attention, which can be the inability to focus or hyper-focus that blocks out everything else. The child finds it nearly impossible to stay still for any length of time […]

Diagram of the Brain What is Tourette’s Syndrome?

By: Dr. Ellen Edgar  -  no responses  -  Conditions, Diagnosis, Education, Neurological Blog, Treatments

Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological disorder that is thought to affect anywhere from one to ten people in every one thousand. The person with Tourette’s is subject to involuntary physical or vocal movements that are often repetitive in nature. What Exactly is Tourette’s Syndrome? It isn’t completely known what causes Tourette’s Syndrome but research has […]

Foods that help prevent memory loss Can a Better Diet Delay Memory Loss?

By: Dr. Ellen Edgar  -  no responses  -  Conditions, Education, Neurological Blog

Diet and nutrition have long been known to affect your health way beyond just giving you basic nutrition. The role of food in the formation, treatment, and avoidance of disease is becoming increasingly well known. Diet is now known to be a huge factor in health, and you can use this to your advantage by […]

Boy with concussion in New York City Why You Should See a Neurologist About Your Concussion

By: Dr. Ellen Edgar  -  no responses  -  Conditions, Diagnosis, Education, Neurological Blog

Head injuries occur in a range of different situations. A fall, if you hit your head on something, playing contact sports like football or hockey, or a car accident. Most of the time, you find a small bump or slight tenderness and you might not give it a second thought. Unfortunately, this could lead to […]


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