Telemedicine is changing the way people get face-to-face time with their doctors. It allows you to visit with your doctor without having to step outside your home. Telemedicine has been pushed to the forefront of healthcare in the age of the coronavirus pandemic. With a smartphone, tablet, or computer, you can have a virtual visit with your neurologist in the comfort of home.
Being diagnosed with epilepsy is challenging and can make you feel isolated and alone. The unpredictability of seizures imposes severe restrictions on lifestyle and can inhibit patients’ social interactions. The treatment of seizure disorders is aimed at preventing seizures.
Aphasia is a migraine symptom that affects your language. It impairs one’s ability to process language, both in written and spoken words. People with aphasia have trouble putting words together to speak or write, understanding what others are saying, and comprehending what they read. When speaking, words may come out slurred and unintelligible.
A migraine is a neurological disorder. Episodic and chronic migraines affect 14% of the population. There are no biological markers for migraine and the diagnosis is based on clinical history and the exclusion of other headache disorders. The difference between episodic migraine and chronic migraine is the frequency of the migraines.