Epilepsy: Neurological Disorder

Believe it or not, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder, causing seizures that vary in scale, severity, and in the age of the individuals that experience them. Dr. Bruno Gallo specializes in treating epilepsy along with numerous other neurological disorders. Essentially known as a “seizure disorder,” epilepsy can develop in any person and…

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When should I get DBS or can I wait for Stem Cell Therapy?

Parkinson’s patients all want to know when they should get DBS (deep brain stimulation) therapy. When will stem cell or gene therapy become available? And finally, should they wait? “Years ago such treatments were the stuff of science fiction and Hollywood horror movies, but deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease is real…

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nutrition&wellness Eileen Higgins, MD, FACS Inflammation Inflammation produced by the clean up effort of the immune system is necessary for the body to function normally; this healing is a good thing.  So, what’s the big deal?  The diseases and problems associated with inflammation stem largely from background chronic, systemic inflammation.  “Some researchers now believe that…

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