37 million people worldwide are affected by migraine or another severe headache disorder. Although migraine may be the most well-known type of headache disorder, clinicians have identified more than 150 diagnostic categories for headaches resulting from a wide range causes.
What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a chronic, neurodegenerative disorder that affects 10 million people worldwide, with 60,000 Americans diagnosed each year. The average age of onset is 60, with incidences of the disease increasing with age. Although the cause of PD is unknown,
Buffalo, NY – Attending Neurologist and Headache Specialist at DENT, Dr. Shivang Joshi, will be presenting at the 2019 Migraine World Summit. According the Migraine World Summit’s website ,”The Migraine World Summit is a virtual event that brings together over 32 top experts including doctors and specialists,
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects 1 million people in the United States, affecting two to three times more women than men. Over the past 10 years there have been significant developments in the treatment of MS. Director of the DENT Multiple Sclerosis Center,
In a study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 38 percent of adults living in New York reported getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night. The CDC identifies daily sufficient sleep as one of the five key health behaviors for preventing chronic disease.
For many, scrolling through Facebook or Twitter in bed is just part of the nightly routine. However, studies show these activities, especially social media use, can be disruptful to the recovery processes that occur during sleep. We sat down with Director of the DENT Sleep Center,
Buffalo, NY – A recent study conducted by the DENT Cannabis Clinic finds that medical cannabis may alleviate symptoms associated with chronic conditions in the elderly. The study, led by Dr. Laszlo Mechtler, focused on the effects of medical marijuana in seniors with chronic conditions.
Preparing for healthcare appointments can seem daunting for both caregivers and patients. There are questions you want to ask and updates you want to give, but you may find that preparing for an appointment is an overwhelming task. “Sometimes we have patients or family members who don’t necessarily understand the process,
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. This care ranges from assistance with activities like bathing and dressing, to financial assistance, to coordinating care or providing emotional support.
DENT Neurologic Institute is excited to announce that Dr. Thomas Pfiffner has joined DENT as director of the DENT Spine Center. Dr. Pfiffner brings a unique multidisciplinary approach to spine care. At the DENT Spine Center your initial evaluation will be conducted by Dr.