When are headache symptoms a red flag for a more serious condition?

When are headache symptoms consistent with migraine or red flags of a condition warranting urgent or emergency medical attention? Migraine occurs in a recurring pattern and can be diagnosed clinically, without MRI or other tests, [...]

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Is it a stroke or does it just present like one?

Ischemic stroke is the among the leading causes of death in the United States, but so-called stroke mimics and stroke chameleons also can be deadly. At a recent presentation, Bryan J. Eckerle, M.D., neurologist with […]

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Delirium and dementia: Overlapping symptoms, but distinct syndromes

Delirium and dementia are distinct clinical syndromes, with symptoms that frequently overlap. Delirium is a neuropsychiatric condition that occurs acutely, a sudden and definite decline from the baseline, progressing over hours, days, or weeks, but [...]

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Free classes for headache patients at Norton Neuroscience Institute

Headaches can interfere with patients’ daily lives in big and small ways. For providers, headache disorders can be difficult to diagnose and treat. “Patients who have more knowledge of their condition are generally going to […]

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Atrial fibrillation incidents found in large trial with stroke patients not thought to be at risk

Compared with usual care, implantable cardiac monitors (ICM) detected significantly more atrial fibrillation (AF) events in stroke patients who likely would not have been monitored long term for AF otherwise, according to a study published […]

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Patients with multiple sclerosis often can continue driving after an assessment and vehicle modifications

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) or another neurological diagnosis often can continue to drive, allowing them to keep a level of independence, once an assessment is conducted and any modifications and restrictions are adopted. Driving […]

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Knowing the difference between dementia and depression in older adults

Many seniors experience some level of sadness. It can be triggered by a lot of different events as they get older: losing loved ones and spouses, experiencing an unwanted move, coping with serious illnesses. Often, […]

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Mental health and provider considerations when treating multiple sclerosis

As mental health disorders can be one of the “invisible” symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), mental health care can be a part of routine MS care through the regular use of screening tools and an [...]

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MS case study: Specialized care allows for early therapy that resolves symptoms in months

The patient A 29-year-old woman with no major medical issues awoke with blurry vision. As the day went on, she began to see double. She looked in the mirror and saw that one of her […]

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Specialized physical rehab technology in Louisville

Cressman Neurological Rehabilitation, a part of at Norton Neuroscience Institute, now has expanded offerings, including technology and treatments you can’t find anywhere closer than Louisville. It is located in a newly opened space at Norton […]

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Rehab program helps patients return to driving

For individuals who have been unable to drive a vehicle due to neurological, orthopedic or other conditions, or for those who have experienced age-related changes in function, the loss of independence can be devastating. The […]

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Movement disorders specialist Jason Crowell, M.D., MPA, joins Norton Neuroscience Institute

Neurologist and movement disorders specialist Jason Crowell, M.D., MPA, has joined Norton Neuroscience Institute at the new location on the campus of Norton Brownsboro Hospital. Dr. Crowell received his medical degree from the University of […]

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