Epilepsy is a broad-term neurological condition that causes seizures. It affects people of all ages, genders, races, and status. It affects 65 million people globally — 3.4 million are in the US. 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy during their lifetime in the US.
What is a CPAP? CPAP is an acronym for continuous positive airway pressure. It’s a small machine that blows air through a tube and mask that allows for your airways to stay open so you can breathe. The strength of the pressure depends on the severity of the sleep apnea.
This September is the 7th World Alzheimer’s Month, a campaign created every September to raise international awareness. A goal for the campaign is to increase an understanding of dementia globally and fight stigmas that may surround it by the unaware and misinformed.
Integrated Neurology Services will be hosting a table at several of the local Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in the Virginia/Maryland/DC area. Come by and say hi! Reston, VA: September 23rd National Harbor, MD: September 29th Washington DC at the National Mall: October 13th Even if you’re not local to us,
Psoriasis Psoriasis is a skin condition that forms red patchy scales that are itchy and can be painful. The lifecycle of kin cells is sped up causing them to build up rapidly on the surface. This is a chronic disease with no cure that can come and go.
The FLUENT study will be closing enrollment at the end of the month, on June 30, 2018! Those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) who are interested in trying Gilenya (fingolimod) for the first time may be eligible to participate. The study simply asks for a few questionnaires and a blood draw at baseline and at the standard 1m,
Every year National Safety Awareness is observed in June to minimize injury and death on the road, at home, and at work. Injuries are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 40. The good news? Everyone can get involved to help prevent injuries.
We had the honor and privilege of having Julie work with us for two weeks for her neurology rotation. We wish her the best of luck in her pursuit of higher education and know that she will be an amazing doctor.
Learning the signs and symptoms of a stroke and knowing how to act FAST can be life-saving. This month is marked by National Stroke Awareness month. Here are the numbers: About 800,000 people have a new or recurrent stroke every year.
We are so excited to announce our new Reston location that will start seeing patients at the end of this month. All services will be available at our new location so call to make your next appointment! 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr #120Reston,