Treating Kids' Seasonal Allergies

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Let’s be honest, we all love the South for its warm temperatures. We don’t love freezing cold weather– we much prefer the days when the sun shines endlessly, and it’s warm enough to eat sno-balls in our flip-flops. And, now, spring is starting to peek through, and we ..

Experiencing Hearing Loss

Monday, May 23, 2016
How do I know if I’m experiencing hearing loss? There are a few commonly experienced signs of hearing loss: Difficulty hearing conversations, especially in the presence of background noise Turning the volume of the television / radio up higher than others prefer Complaining tha ..

Are You Suffering From Heartburn?

Monday, November 01, 2010
Many people suffer from symptoms of heartburn and most associate the term with an upset stomach or burning sensation in the chest or throat. Often these symptoms occur as a result of certain dietary habits, such as citrus juice or tomato sauce intake. However, some people find they occur more fr ..

Determining Whether You Have Arthritis

Monday, May 01, 2006
The number of Americans with arthritis or chronic joint symptoms is estimated at 66 million, with women being affected more than men. Approximately 20 million people live with chronic joint symptoms, but have not been evaluated by a physician. With that said, arthritis is a prevalent chronic hea ..

How Serious Is Memory Loss?

Thursday, December 01, 2005
With recent research on memory loss, as well as the development of medications for Alzheimer’s Disease, more people are seeking their doctor’s advice regarding memory problems. As a neurologist, I see several patients each day who are concerned about their memory. The inter ..

Botox Found as Effective Treatment for Excessive Sweating

Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition caused by a genetic defect that results in excessive perspiration. Localized hyperhidrosis refers to profuse sweating limited to certain areas of the body. This type of hyperhidrosis most commonly involves the underarms, the palms, or the soles of the feet. H ..

What Is The Difference Between Joint Pain And Osteoarthritis?

Thursday, September 01, 2005
Have you recently been to your doctor’s office for a regular check up? Did you complain about some pain in your thumbs when you opened a jar or pain in your knees when you went downstairs? The doctor then said “you have arthritis”. But they were more concerned about your blood  ..

Swimmer's Ear Is Common Summer Illness

Wednesday, June 01, 2005
The external ear is the site of many infections and inflammatory conditions. One of which causes a frequent troublesome malady called swimmer’s ear or diffuse external otitis. Swimmer’s ear usually occurs in the summer and can present symptoms within 24 to 48 hours after swimming.  ..

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Sunday, August 01, 2004
Approximately 28 million Americans suffer from some degree of hearing impairment. Hearing loss among seniors is the third most prevalent, but treatable disabling condition, behind arthritis and hypertension. Hearing loss affects approximately 17 in 1,000 children under age 18. The prev ..

Key Signs of Autism

Tuesday, April 01, 2003
April is National Autism Awareness month and the ideal time to revisit the signs and symptoms of autism as well as new research with regard to potential causes. Autism is a broad term for a group of brain disorders that interfere with a child’s ability to communicate and interact ..