Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects the brain, and is accompanied by memory loss symptoms. Doctors still do not know Alzheimer's cause, however.
Dr. Atkinson overviews Alzheimer's symptoms which can include: memory loss, trouble expressing thoughts, disorientation and wandering,
Upon receiving an Alzheimers diagnosis based on several tests, a proper Alzheimers treatment plan should be created, including Alzheimers medication.
Epilepsy is a brain condition known for its seizures, and this episode explores what causes a seizure and its effects on the patient.
Dr. Preeti Parikh classifies the two main types of seizures, which can affect different parts of the body and have distinct qualities and movements.
No one knows what causes MS, but these risk factors play a role.
There’s a lot of misconceptions about this autoimmune disease.
If you think of multiple sclerosis as a disease that severely handicaps patients, you have an outdated impression.
Know the signs of an MS relapse and how to handle it.
Here’s how docs know for sure whether or not you have MS.
Multiple sclerosis is a little sneaky at the onset.
MS strikes younger than you might think.
Relapses occur less frequently than you might think.
Treatment has come a long way.
This type of multiple sclerosis affects just 15% of MS patients.
Learn how doctors diagnosis this “silent MS.”
Neurologists are looking for “NED,” or no evidence of disease.
Which type of MS you have depends on the presence of relapses.
Jason's experience living with MS. He was diagnosed with primary progressive MS, It is a rarer form of multiple sclerosis that affects daily activity
Jason tries to be very realistic about life with multiple sclerosis. He works hard to accomplish his goals and establish a support system.
After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, Jason had trouble with stairs. He created the AXS map app for New York, highlighting accessible venues
In episode 1 of True Champions, American country music singer Julie Roberts shares her personal experience of how she discovered she had multiple scle
In episode 2 of True Champions, singer Julie Roberts shares what life with multiple sclerosis is like and about her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
In episode 3 of True Champions, American country music singer Julie Roberts discusses how she faces her multiple sclerosis on a daily basis with the h
In episode 4 of True Champions, singer Julie Roberts discusses staying active with multiple sclerosis and exercising with multiple sclerosis.
In this episode of True Champions, Christie shares her story of when she learned of her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
In this episode of True Champions, Christie discusses how journaling at home led to the creation of her popular blog “The Lesion Journals”. Not only d
In this episode of True Champions, Christie shares the importance of exercise. Her love for biking led to a 30-mile bike ride to raise money for Team
In this episode of True Champions, Christie shares her personal manifesto that guides her through life with multiple sclerosis. It’s important to laug
Meet Lyndsay Wright, a young woman who is battling multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling central nervous system disease.
On her 18th birthday, Lyndsay got a brain MRI that would forever change her life.
“I was deathly afraid of needles.”
Lyndsay felt lonely as a high school student living with multiple sclerosis—until she got a random Facebook message that turned it all around.
Lyndsay discusses her involvement in Walk MS and the formation of her team, Demyelinate This.
Overview the MS Society Walk MS weekend and hear why real people living with MS participate. Walk MS raises funds to find a cure for MS and provide
There are several stroke prevention methods that you can take, as well as a variety of methods for treating a stroke if you are suffering from one.
If a stroke was attacking your brain, would you know it?
Stroke not on your radar? Here’s why you need to learn the signs.
This all-too-common decision can have life-threatening consequences.
There’s a reason doctors say “time is brain.”
Stroke symptoms strike suddenly, but the effects can be long-lasting.
How the stroke occurs will affect how doctors treat it.
Knowing this could possibly save your life.
“As a stroke neurologist, I think of myself as a detective.”
The time that stroke symptoms begin is critical information for doctors.
Your risk for stroke begins earlier than you think.
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in women.
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is anything but harmless.
“Strokes can occur in anyone … at any age.”
80% of strokes could have been prevented.
Having one may lead to the other, but they’re not the same.
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