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The Difference between Giddiness and Vertigo

Giddiness and dizziness describe feeling imbalanced, lightheaded, unsteady, as if you are about to faint. It is important to distinguish between feeling dizzy from experiencing vertigo.
Aug 25th, 2022

New NYNA Tourette Syndrome Study

New York Neurology Associates is evaluating a new investigational treatment for Tourette’s Syndrome in children and adolescents ages 6-17.
Sep 8th, 2020

Seizures: Understanding and Overview

About 1 in 10 people may have a seizure in their lifetime. Learn more about causes, symptoms, treatments, and what you can do to keep a person experiencing a seizure safe.
May 29th, 2020

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a common condition that occurs when spaces in the spinal canal narrow and create pressure, “pinching” the spinal cord and nerve root.
May 21st, 2020
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Childhood Migraines

In this article, pediatric neurologist and epileptologist Dr. Pascal Saremsky answers questions about migraines in children and treatment options.
Jul 22nd, 2019

Tips for Training Memory

Mental exercise helps to keep mental skills and memory sharp, just like exercise helps to keep the muscles toned and the body strong.
Jul 17th, 2019

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of primary arthritis that results in the long-term inflammation of the joints in the spine. There exist currently no cure for Ankylosing Spondylitis, but there are treatment options to reduce associated symptoms and pain.
May 23rd, 2019

How Do I Know If I Had A Seizure?

Seizures occur in many different forms and can be difficult to identify. Knowing the common signs of having a seizure can help you to recognize seizure in yourself or friends and family.
Apr 3rd, 2018

6 Common Signs of Dementia

Dementia is often thought of as a specific disease that can be treated. The truth is dementia is not a disease, rather it is a way of explaining symptoms that can be the result of a number of different medical conditions.
Mar 22nd, 2018

6 Common Causes of Fainting and Dizziness

Fainting occurs when a person loses conscious due to a decrease in blood flow to the brain. Fainting can occur in people who are healthy and are often not a cause for concern.
Mar 6th, 2018

Do You Really Need To Train Your Brain?

It's an interesting question: do you really need to train your brain? It's likely you know that even before you hit the age of 50, you may already have "here for" symptoms.
Dec 21st, 2017


Sciatica refers to back pain caused by compression of the sciatic nerve due to injury or other conditions. The sciatic nerve is rooted in the spinal cord in the lower back and branches out to run through the hips, buttocks, and down each leg.
Jan 19th, 2022

Five Reasons for the Muscles Weakness

Unexplained muscle weakness is one of the common complaints among people of different ages. In fact, word weakness has a broad meaning and can include tiredness, reduced power, or failure to work at all.
Feb 10th, 2017

Who is the Best Doctor For Headaches in NYC?

It is important to select an expert in treating headaches and pain management. Finding the best doctor for headaches in NYC is not as hard as it may seem - you can find them at NY Neurology Associates.
Feb 9th, 2017

Are There Natural Ways to Boost Memory?

While it is widely accepted that a person’s memory declines with age, it is not inevitable. There are many things that a personal can do on their own to boost memory and to protect themselves against cognitive declines as they age.
Feb 9th, 2017

Am I Having a Stroke? 5 Common Signs of Strokes

Strokes are a serious medical condition that are among the leading causes of death in the United States. Knowing the risk factors of having a stroke can help you to answer the question “am I having a stroke” when symptoms arise.
Feb 9th, 2017

NYC Neurologists Treating Migraines with Botox Injections

Treating migraines is a highly specialized field, with treatment plans that must be built on the specific needs of each individual in order to be successful. NY Neurology Associates ensures you’ll receive the best treatment for your migraines.
Feb 9th, 2017

What Causes Migraines?

Knowing the signs of a migraine can help you have an informed conversation with your doctor about what you’re experiencing.
Feb 9th, 2017

Reality of Near Death Experiences Examined in New Study

It has long been known that the validity of near death experiences have been disputed among scientists. Some believe these experiences are no more than hallucinations conjured by the brain in times of great distress...
Feb 9th, 2017

New York Scientists Discover How Neurons Become Cancerous

Researchers from both the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry recently published a study in the journal Cancer Cell that has the potential to explain how brain tumors arise.
Feb 9th, 2017

Researchers Achieve Direct Mind-to-Mind Communication

In a first of its kind study, researchers have managed to initiate direct mind-to-mind communication. Published in the journal PLOS ONE, the team successfully demonstrated the possibility of transmitting a thought from one person to another non-invasively.
Feb 9th, 2017

Neuronal Changes Might Predict Onset of Diabetes

According to a new study published by scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, an increase of specific molecules in the brain might be a warning of later diabetes.
Feb 9th, 2017

Does A Genius Have A Large Brain?

Trying to measure intelligence is a difficult task, and trying to determine what makes a genius a genius may be even more difficult.
Feb 9th, 2017

New York Downtown Manhattan's Top Rated Brain Doctor

When it comes to getting the best neurological care, the key is to see the top rated brain doctor downtown Manhattan has to offer. The top rated brain doctor downtown Manhattan experts will focus on providing the highest quality care for their patients.
Feb 9th, 2017

Best Reviewed Long Island Neurology Centers 2015

With the number of options available for Long Island neurology, knowing which one to choose can be difficult. There are several things you can do to locate the best center and doctor for your treatment.
Feb 9th, 2017

New York City's Premier Headache Specialist

NY Neurology Associates is a leading provider of headache treatment in NYC. Their highly trained specialists work with each individual to understand the root cause of their headaches and to create a treatment plan that addresses their exact issues.
Feb 9th, 2017

Best Back Pain Doctors in NYC

Back pain is common, especially as people age. The majority of the time, the back pain resolves itself fairly quickly.
Feb 9th, 2017

NYC Pain Management Treatment Options and Costs

Living with pain can be life altering. Simple tasks can become difficult and a person can begin to with draw from activities that once seemed enjoyable. Thankfully, pain management treatment by a specialist can help.
Feb 9th, 2017

The Best Treatment Options Available for Headaches

The best treatment options for headaches are provided when an expert is able to create a treatment plan based on your specific needs. However, there are several things you can do to help relieve your pain.
Feb 8th, 2017

What Are The Most Common Causes of Headaches?

Headaches are a common occurrence. In fact, it would be difficult to find someone who has never had a headache. Understanding what causes headaches can help you to avoid triggers.
Feb 8th, 2017

What To Look For When Choosing From NYC's Neurologists

Neurologists are highly specialized doctors who focus on the brain, nerves, and spinal column. Once you’ve decided to see a neurologist, the next step is selecting the right physician to address your medical concerns.
Feb 8th, 2017

Reviewing the Top Neurologists in Downtown Manhattan

Once you’ve made the decision to see a neurologist, the next step is selecting the right doctor for your needs. Reviewing neurologists in Manhattan can help you to determine which of the doctors you consider is best equipped to address your needs.
Feb 8th, 2017

A Pinched Nerve and Headache

Have you ever thought that pinched nerve and headaches are connected? No? It’s time to clarify the situation and to find the solution!
Feb 7th, 2017

Common Causes of Fainting and Dizziness

Fainting can occur in people who are healthy and are often not a cause for concern. Fainting can be indicative of a more serious health condition. There are several common causes of fainting which range from mild to severe.
Feb 7th, 2017

Can Botox Injections for Back Pain Really Work?

Botox is commonly used in pain management in order to provide relief for a number of ailments. When done by a pain management specialist, injections for back pain can be very successful.
Feb 7th, 2017

Are Constant Headaches a Sign of a Brain Tumor?

Individuals from all walks of life can get headaches. The occasional headache, or a headache that is the result of another medical issue, like a sinus infection, are typically not a concern.
Feb 7th, 2017

Tips to Help Boost Your Memory

Your lifestyle, medical history, and stress levels can all impact how your brain ages. Thankfully, the tips to boost your memory below can slow and even reduce age related memory issues.
Feb 7th, 2017

Three Natural Ways to Fight Headache

Headaches are often classified as nothing more than a common problem with which you have to deal with in some periods of your life. However, rarity can’t be an equitable way to judge how nasty something can be.
Feb 1st, 2017

How Does Botox Treat Migraines?

Chronic migraines are classified as occurring 15 days a month – imagine having to suffer through that! This is where Botox treatment comes in.
Jan 29th, 2017

Two Natural Ways for Relieving Headache

Headaches have become a part of the life of many people and are considered to be something usual. Nevertheless, it doesn’t mean that we have to humble, leave the things as they are and take pills which can bring only temporary relief.
Jan 29th, 2017

Headaches: Definition and Causes

A headache can spoil your life at any moment regardless of age, race, and gender. It is one of the most widespread sicknesses people are exposed to.
Jan 27th, 2017

New Drug Combats Binge Drinking Brain Effects

Researchers have stated that binge drinking can lead to long-term brain damage due to inflammation and neuron loss. They speculate that this might be more common in adolescence, when the brain has not fully developed.
Jan 25th, 2017

Getting Rid of Headache Naturally

Today, we all try to live fast, to meet all deadlines, to be constantly on the move and forget about the essential – out health. Late night, irksome bosses, insufficient sleep, etc. make our head pounding
Jan 24th, 2017

Connection Found Between Anxiety and Alzheimer’s

Scientists have known that people having mild cognitive impairment are at a higher risk for later developing Alzheimer’s Disease. A new study now posits that those suffering from anxiety and cognitive impairment are at an even greater risk for Alzheimer’s.
Jan 20th, 2017

How is ALS Diagnosed?

Every year, an additional five thousand people receive an ALS diagnosis. Commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS occurs when the nerves begin to break down, making every day activities and movement difficult.
Jan 6th, 2017

Where To Go in NYC For Pain Management

Every year, more than 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. When pain is a part of your every day life, finding relief may be the only thing you think about.
Jan 4th, 2017

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