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.
A memory disorder diagnosis can seem overwhelming and intimidating. Whether you are living with a diagnosis, or caring for someone with a memory disorder, there are many variables to consider when planning for the future. Sarah Harlock, Program Director for the DENT Integrative Center for Memory,
Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a group of symptoms. Those symptoms can arise as any negative change related to thinking, including; difficulty with memory, language, reasoning or problem solving. Those symptoms, commonly referred to as cognitive changes, may affect the way a person communicates.
Often, the holiday season can seem overwhelming for those caregiving for loved ones with memory disorders. Between navigating logistics and managing expectations for both family members and the individual in your care, it can feel like the holidays are filled with more stress than joy.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS therapy, is an FDA approved treatment for depression that utilizes energy to stimulate the brain and facilitate improvements in depressive symptoms. The treatment utilizes short pulses of a focused magnetic field to stimulate nerve cells in the area of the brain thought to control mood.
The holidays are an exciting time filled with social gatherings, gift-giving, and delicious food! However, that also means the holiday season is filled with common migraine triggers. To ensure you don’t get a holiday headache, we sat down with Attending Neurologist and DENT Headache Specialist,
Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy affects 3.4 million people in the United States and 1 in 26 people in the U.S. will develop the condition at some point in their lifetime. We sat down with Director of the DENT Epilepsy Center,