Food for Thought: 11 Foods for Brain Health

  Our diets have an impact on almost all areas of our health, including the health of our brains. According to the Cleveland Clinic’s Healthy Brains Initiative, diet is one of the 6 Pillars of Brain Health. The foods we eat can affect cognitive ability and even brain structure.  Key nutrients that support brain health… Read more »

7 Reasons to See a Neurologist

  Neurologists are doctors that have specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the nervous system. Your nervous system is made up of your brain, spinal cord, and nerves throughout your entire body. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate a problem with your nervous system, your primary doctor will probably refer… Read more »

Living with Alzheimer’s: How to Enjoy the Holidays

  Families who are affected by Alzheimer’s know all too well how the disease seeps into every aspect of life. The holidays are no exception to this rule. A time that is usually full of fun and festive joy may be stressful or even a bit sad. Family members may look back on the past… Read more »

9 Neurological Disorders You Need to Know

  Due to the complexity of the brain and central nervous system, neurological disorders can seem like a mystery. There are numerous types of diseases and disorders related to neurological health, and a variety of factors that can lead to each condition. If you’re curious about conditions that can affect the brain and central nervous… Read more »

When to Worry About Neck Pain

  Neck pain can be a real … pain in the neck. But, how should you judge whether it’s something serious that you should see a doctor for or something that will just heal on its own in a couple of days? Here are a few useful tips to consider when deciding if you should… Read more »

7 Early Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disorder that causes the immune system to mistakenly attack your body’s nervous system. More specifically, the immune system attacks the protective cover of nerve fibers, which can cause communication issues between your brain and other parts of your body. If allowed to progress, the disease can result in permanent damage… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

  We may be a bit biased but we believe that your brain is the most important organ in your body. Here’s why: It controls and coordinates your actions and reactions, make it possible for you to feel and think, and gives you the ability to have feelings and memories. Essentially, your brain is what… Read more »

What is the Social Brain?

  For years, the power of the social brain has been completely underestimated. So, what exactly is the social brain? We like to think of it as the driving force in learning and gateway to cognition. Time after time, research demonstrates that the social brain operates to assist learning throughout our lives.  Here’s a study… Read more »

Recent Advances in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

  The 21st century has seen amazing progress on the front of understanding diseases that affect the central nervous system. Much of the research done has been targeted on gaining an insight into the disease process, distinguishing exactly which genetic mutations cause the disease to manifest and how these mutations progress to a pathological state.… Read more »

5 Types of Headaches Explained

  Headaches are a strikingly common medical complaint that nearly all of us have experienced at one point or another. They are quite often described with vulgar language while individuals experience extreme discomfort during an episode.  Before going into some of the more common types of headaches that individuals face, it is important to state… Read more »