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Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, and Stroke

Do you know the difference between a heart attack, cardiac arrest, and stroke? A heart attack and cardiac arrest involve the heart, while a stroke involves the brain. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A stroke occurs …

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Alzheimer’s Patients and Holiday Gatherings

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially for families of a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. When a family member has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the family dynamic changes dramatically. Nowhere is this more evident than at holiday gatherings. Here are a few tips for families and caregivers: Prepare your family and friends. …

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Dr. Brian Costell Talks About Why He Joined First Choice Neurology

Dr. Brian Costell joined First Choice Neurology because it was a single-specialty neurology group and not a multi-specialty group. Dr. Costell said, “Being a part of a single-specialty neurology group, we gain all of the knowledge of working together and basically doing the same job for the same goal. Our other option was to join …

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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 …

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