– With my particular sub-field in MS, we are now in an era where there are a lot of treatments for it. My aunt had MS before there were any treatments and there wasn’t really much that doctors could do for her at that time. Since I’ve been in training… Continue Reading Meet Neurologist Sarah Flanagan Wesley, MD, MPH

– Hey everybody. Today we’re gonna talk about sleep paralysis. What is it, and how can we overcome it? But before I jump into that, are you new to my channel? Welcome. I make videos on Mondays and Thursdays, so make sure you’re subscribed and have your notifications turned on… Continue Reading What is Sleep Paralysis? | Kati Morton

Hello everyone! And welcome to the webinar today on stroke prevention and acute stroke treatment. I’m Dr. Jeffrey Saver. I’m the Director of the Comprehensive Stroke and Vascular Neurology Program at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and it’s my great pleasure to speak with you today about how to… Continue Reading Stroke Prevention and Acute Treatment – Jeffrey Saver, MD | UCLAMDChat

– There are many types of headaches. For example, tension headache would be mostly mild to moderate type of headache and it would entail pain mostly in the whole part of the head or a band-like sensation. Migraine, mostly headache very severe, and it’s throbbing pain on one side of… Continue Reading Are Migraines Different from Other Types of Headaches? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

– If you wait ’til migraine is full-blown, it’s very difficult to control. Triptans are usually most effective in the very beginning, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication can be taken at any point, but certainly, it’s more effective in the beginning. And from doctor’s perspective, the sooner you treat it, the better.… Continue Reading Is the Medication for Migraines More Effective If You Take It Sooner? – Adel Olshansky, MD

– So many patients very sensitive to hormonal changes. For example, in women we diagnose catamenial migraines, migraines that sensitive to hormonal fluctuation. Very commonly patient may notice a day or two before periods, menstruation, during the ovulation time, they will have a migraine. And the reason for it, because… Continue Reading Is There a Link Between Migraines and Hormones? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

– You know, migraine is a very specific type of headache. It has constellation of symptoms that would certainly entails the headache itself, particular type of headache, then certain associated symptoms with it. Most people will say migraine is very severe, disabling headache, that it’s the main hallmark of it.… Continue Reading What Is a Migraine Headache? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

– There are people who have migraine very sparingly, and it could be once a month, it could be once a year, or just few episodes lifetime. But if you look at how many people have migraines it’s about 25% of all women, maybe about 10% of men, and if… Continue Reading If You Get a Migraine Will You Always Get Them? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

– If it’s pain so severe that keeps you in bed, you feel unable to do your regular activities, you have to lay down, many times that can be sign of severe headache such as migraine. Typically, we would also say if it’s migraine it should last at least four… Continue Reading How Do I Know If My Headache Is a Migraine? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

– Aura is a specific part of the migraine, and really, it’s phenomenons that relates to probably hypoperfusion of the brain, where a part of the brain gets less blood flow and you see changes happening in cerebral cortex in the brain cells, and this can cause the certain symptoms,… Continue Reading What is an Aura That Comes with a Migraine? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist