Neurological Diseases Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Crash

    Tingling Sensations

    What could be the cause of my 7-year-old son having tingling in his fingers and toes?

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  • Seizures and Genetics

    Seizures and Genetics

    I used to have grand mal seizures as a child. As I got older I would just have bad dizzy spells and kind of zone off. I didn’t know until years later that what I was experiencing was still…

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  • Nervous Tics

    Nervous Tics

    My five-year-old daughter has been prescribed Clonidine by her neurologist to help with a nervous tic. Her nervous tics seem to worsen when she has an ear infection or strep. What is your opinion about treating tics with medication?

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  • Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, tics, PANDA Introduction to tourette syndrome: The great English poet, author, and conversationalist, Dr. Samuel Johnson, is believed to have had Tourette syndrome, complete with both facial and vocal tics. His towering success in his day — before useful medicines had been developed – can be an inspiration […]

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  • Café-au-lait spots and Neurofibromatosis

    Café-au-lait spots and Neurofibromatosis

    Dr.Greene, I am a retired Family Practitioner. My 7-week-old grandson has 7 cafe-au-lait spots. What does this mean about his chances of developing neurofibromatosis?
    Brandon, Florida

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  • Neurofibromatosis


    What is neurofibromatosis? Isn’t that what John Merrick, the “Elephant Man”, had?

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  • Could it be a Seizure?

    Could it be a Seizure?

    Dr. Greene, my nephew’s 2-year-old fell shortly after learning to walk and was unconscious for a short time. She was seen and was found to have mild concussion. Since that time she has bumped her head on a few…

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  • What Causes Seizures

    Seizures Causes

    What causes seizures?

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  • Partial Seizures

    Partial Seizures

    What are partial seizures?

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  • Generalized Seizures

    Generalized Seizures

    What are generalized seizures?

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