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Common Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders We Treat at Norton Neuroscience Institute

Neurologists and neurosurgeons at Norton Neuroscience Institute treat a full range of common neurological disorders.

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Parkinson’s disease medications increase or retain dopamine to address symptoms

Parkinson’s disease medications are designed to increase dopamine levels in the brain or slow the breakdown of the brain’s dopamine, lessening the tremors and other symptoms. Dopamine is a chemical involved in movement, and its […]

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Dementia risk increases dramatically after age 60 — here’s what to watch for

Symptoms of dementia in older adults aren’t reflected in the occasional mental slip, but a more substantial decline — the kind of drop in mental ability that interferes with daily activities and affects independence. Misplacing […]

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Migraine medications for prevention and to reduce pain of attacks

Migraine medications fall into two broad categories: medications designed to reduce the pain and other symptoms, and those designed to prevent headaches from happening in the first place. Migraine medications that reduce symptoms of a […]

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Taking care of yourself can affect multiple sclerosis progression and lifespan

Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) often means paying attention to wellness and diet, since taking care of yourself can affect disease progression — even lifespan. Wellness is essential to modifying the disease course, treating relapses, [...]

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Some foods trigger migraine attacks; try eating whole foods regularly and drinking water

While migraine is not caused by certain foods that we eat, for some people with migraine certain foods can trigger migraine attacks. The foods that can trigger migraine attacks can be different for everyone, but [...]

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Parkinson’s disease medications increase or retain dopamine to address symptoms

Parkinson’s disease medications are designed to increase dopamine levels in the brain or slow the breakdown of the brain’s dopamine, lessening the tremors and other symptoms. Dopamine is a chemical involved in movement, and its […]

Read Full Story

Dementia risk increases dramatically after age 60 — here’s what to watch for

Symptoms of dementia in older adults aren’t reflected in the occasional mental slip, but a more substantial decline — the kind of drop in mental ability that interferes with daily activities and affects independence. Misplacing […]

Read Full Story

Migraine medications for prevention and to reduce pain of attacks

Migraine medications fall into two broad categories: medications designed to reduce the pain and other symptoms, and those designed to prevent headaches from happening in the first place. Migraine medications that reduce symptoms of a […]

Read Full Story

Taking care of yourself can affect multiple sclerosis progression and lifespan

Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) often means paying attention to wellness and diet, since taking care of yourself can affect disease progression — even lifespan. Wellness is essential to modifying the disease course, treating relapses, [...]

Read Full Story

Some foods trigger migraine attacks; try eating whole foods regularly and drinking water

While migraine is not caused by certain foods that we eat, for some people with migraine certain foods can trigger migraine attacks. The foods that can trigger migraine attacks can be different for everyone, but [...]

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