Vitamin E for Alzheimer’s Disease? Maybe.

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is unfortunately extremely common.  There are estimates that indicate around 40% of those in their mid 80’s or above have the disease.  It is not treatable with anything that is very effective, and so there is a relentless progression.  We give medications to slow the progression, like donepezil (Aricept) and memantine (Namenda). […]

A MAGNET-icent new way to treat migraine with aura.

I can pretty much count on seeing at least a couple of migraine patients per day in my office practice.  It affects some 15% of the population (more common in women) and is under-diagnosed.  Any recurrent headache that keeps your attention, that is worse with activity, or that makes you feel sick is probably a […]