How Much Memory Loss Is Normal With Aging?
Forgetfulness can be normal at any age, such as not remembering where you put your keys or forgetting where you placed a receipt. But as you get older, your memory problems can progress. At Neurology Consultants of Arizona in Scottsdale, board-certified neurologist, Luay Shayya, MD, and our professional team understand memory loss and how its advancement can affect…Read More
Signs of a TIA
Noticing the signs of a transient ischemic attack (TIA) can reduce your risk of stroke and save your life. With reports showing that about 500,000 Americans experience a TIA every year, you should know what to look for in case it ever happens to you. At Neurology Consultants of Arizona in Scottsdale, board-certified neurologist, Luay Shayya, MD, and the rest…Read More
What Conditions Cause Seizures?
Studies show that approximately 1 out of 100 Americans experience a seizure in their lifetime. Whether you’ve experienced one seizure or multiple seizures, you should schedule an appointment with our team at Neurology Consultants of Arizona in Scottsdale. Our board-certified neurologist, Luay Shayya, MD, and the rest of our team offer treatment for all neurological conditions. We can give you…Read More
Solutions for Sleep Apnea
Did you know that you could have sleep apnea and not even realize it? Current studies show that sleep apnea affects 2-9% of American adults, but not everyone who has it has been diagnosed. If you suffer from symptoms of sleep apnea, an accurate diagnosis can lead you to the right treatment. Board-certified neurologist, Luay Shayya, MD,…Read More
Stop Migraines Before They Start With Botox
Migraine is a common neurological disease that affects 39 million American adults and children. Some people can experience up to 15 migraines a month. The attack of a migraine can leave you sensitive to sounds, light, and certain smells. It can cause you to feel throbbing pain in your head and scalp muscles and bring on…Read More
Why You Should Never Ignore a Concussion
Studies show that almost one in four people in the United States have experienced a concussion in their lifetime, which can cause trauma to the brain. This type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen from a blow to your head or whiplash, an injury resulting from a force that causes your neck and head to violently…Read More
Recognizing the Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects an average of 2.5 million people in the world, with an average of 200 new cases reported weekly in the United States. This neurological condition usually presents between the ages of 20 and 50 and more commonly develops in women than men. If you have symptoms of concern, you should visit us at Neurology Consultants of…Read More
Dehydration and Stroke Risk
Stroke not only lands as the fifth leading cause of death in America, but it’s the number one cause of long-term disability. Research also shows that dehydrated stroke patients have worse outcomes than those who are hydrated. In one study, half of all stroke patients that were admitted to the hospital arrived dehydrated. At Neurology Consultants of Arizona in Scottsdale, Luay Shayya, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who…Read More
I Keep Losing My Keys: Is It Dementia?
It’s perfectly normal for your memory to become a bit less reliable as you age — you may have trouble recalling the name of a long-time acquaintance, or you may repeat the same stories to the same people more often than you realize. You may also find it harder to keep track of those pesky…Read More
Types of Neuropathy and What to Do About It
Tingling, numbness, pain, and muscle weakness are hallmark symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage, a common problem that affects an estimated 25-30% of people in the United States at some point in their lives. Neuropathy is a broad term that covers different types of nerve damage. All neuropathies can be categorized by the number of nerves they affect —…Read More