First Choice Neurology

September is Healthy Aging Month

Healthy aging starts with living a healthy lifestyle. What is a healthy lifestyle? It is one that slows down the oxidation that will cause our eventual destruction. We are mortal; that is not news. Oxidation is defined chemically as the transfer of electrons, where one thing gains one, and the other loses one. Free radicals…

Epilepsy and Treatment Options

Possibly, your very first thought that comes to mind when thinking of epilepsy; is a person who is having a severe seizure, and collapsing to the grounding. While this is true, there is a lot more to it. It all starts with the brain. Electrical activity running through nerve cells helps your brain tell your…

Dade County Medical Association New Directors

Dade County Medical Association elected two of our physicians from First Choice Neurology to their board.  Congratulations Dr. Antonio Mesa (President-Elect) and Dr. Jorge Marcos (Vice-President) on your installation to the Dade County Medical Association Board of Directors.   About Dade County Medical Association The Dade County Medical Association works hard on behalf of Miami-Dade…

Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on Univision

Univision interviewed Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on July 25 to discuss cannabis treatment. Medical marijuana: how this child uses controversial treatment to deal with seizures. Neurologist Carlos Ramírez-Mejia explained on Univision how the regular treatment of cannabis received by Bruno helped him control the more than 300 seizures he suffered daily. Similarly, he detailed how this plant…

Is Sleep The New Sex? No, It’s Much More Important!

Is Sleep The New Sex? No, It’s Much More Important! By Timothy L. Grant, M.D., F.A.A.S.M. Sleep. Some of us take it for granted, those who claim they fall asleep like a baby “as soon as their head hits the pillow”. I remember my grandfather informing the rest of the family of how he only…

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