82017Mar
Capitol Hill Report: Thank You for a Record-breaking Neurology on the Hill

Capitol Hill Report: Thank You for a Record-breaking Neurology on the Hill

MARCH 6, 2017  – Victor Faradji, MD By Mike Amery, Esq., Senior Legislative Counsel Neurology on the Hill Successes The American Academy of Neurology’s 15th annual Neurology on the Hill set records again last week with 216 AAN members from 42 states meeting their members of Congress in Washington, DC. AAN advocates visited 272 congressional offices,…

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212012Jun

Dormir Para Vivir Mejor

Dr Carlos Ramirez-Mejia Los problemas relacionados con  el sueño, como los ronquidos y el insomnio, son algunos de los motivos más frecuentes de consulta médica. Sin embargo, el Dr. Carlos RamírezMejía, un médico de Baptist Health especializado en medicina del sueño y neurología, airma que muchas personas desconocen las consecuencias de los trastornos del sueño porque creen que son factores inevitables de la…

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152012May

To Forget: Strategy or Memory Loss?

There are many reasons to forget. Forget who really forgives, unimportant facts are forgotten; one forgets because of being tired or in order to get on with one’s life. To forget does not necessarily indicate memory loss. Alba Rosa Rodriguez, an octogenarian Colombian woman in Miami, remembers milestones from her childhood, such as the death of Carlos Gardel…

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52012Mar

RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME (RLS)

Restless leg syndrome is a disorder characterized by: A disagreeable, uncomfortable sensation in the legs, accompanied by An irresistible urge to move the legs, which is Worse at night and when lying down, with the Discomfort eased with movement, stretching, or walking. RLS affects around 8-10% of Americans. Although the symptoms can occur at any…

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122012Jan

Health Insurance 101

Speaking as a person who has worked in the health care industry for 20 years, the following terms are quite normal to me in my daily life. For patient’s that don’t live it every day can be confused by terms that are not clear and you could be potentially paying amounts to providers that should…

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152011Dec

Good Health from a Neurological Perspective

By:  Victor Faradji, M.D First Choice Neurology And Eileen Higgins Faradji, M.D., F.A.C.S “Mens sana in corpore sano.” A famous Latin tag that could be interpreted as, “A healthy mind derives from a healthy body”.   In a broader sense, a healthy nervous system depends on the support of a healthy body.  There are multiple examples…

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142011Dec
INSOMNIA

INSOMNIA

  Insomnia is a condition characterized by any combination of difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, waking too early in the morning and   feeling unrefreshed the next day. According the National Sleep Foundation, almost half of adult Americans report they have experienced difficulty falling asleep at one point in their lives. Insomnia is the most common…

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