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The Connection Between Mental Health and Neurology

February 12, 2024 | Brain and Spine Specialists

The Interwoven Pathways of Neurology and Mental Health The intricate connection between neurology and mental health unveils a complex relationship where the physical state of the brain directly influences psychological well-being. This dynamic interplay suggests that to fully understand and…

Is Epilepsy Genetic? A Closer Look at What’s in Your DNA

October 24, 2023 | Brain and Spine Specialists

Epilepsy is not an uncommon condition, with one out of every 26 individuals being affected. As the fourth most common neurological disorder, its causes have been the subject of extensive research and discussion.  Among the many questions that arise, the…

When to See a Brain and Spine Specialist After an Accident

September 21, 2022 | Brain and Spine Specialists

Auto accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. Riding in a car often feels like a secure, safe environment. However, when an auto accident occurs, the reality is that the human body is not designed to withstand the force of the collision. Even…

Which Part of Brain Controls Balance?

August 16, 2022 | Brain and Spine Specialists

NOTICE: It is important to remember that dizziness can sometimes be a sign of stroke. If you experience dizziness paired with confusion, double vision, headache or numbness on one side of your body, please seek emergency medical attention. Several parts…

Can Brain and Spine Myelin be Healed?

July 29, 2022 | Brain and Spine Specialists

The nervous system is a delicate and intricate system with hundreds of billions of moving parts that control every aspect of your body’s functioning. With all those sensitive nerve endings and signal receptors comes the need for some type of…

Special Community Presentation for Medical Professionals Featuring Brain and Spine’s Dr. Khurram Nazir

June 13, 2022 | Brain and Spine Specialists

Hosted by HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital While patients are our top priority, staff members of the Brain & Spine Specialists also spend time teaching and giving presentations focused on neurology. In fact, they are also clinical faculty members of…

Brain Specialists & Spine Specialists: What’s the Difference?

October 6, 2021 | Brain and Spine Specialists

Often in the world of Neurology, brain specialists and spine specialists are lumped into one category. The fact of the matter is that the two specialists have some similarities but many differences as well. With complex symptoms and diagnoses becoming…