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Dr. Syed W. Asad, M.D.

Neurologist

Dr. Syed Asad practices Neurology in Greenbelt, MD. Dr. Asad studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neurologist are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.
Dr. Syed W. Asad, M.D.
  • Greenbelt, MD
  • Jinnah Sindh Medical University
  • Accepting new patients

What is the reason behind my frequent headaches?

You need to see a neurologist and stop taking NSAIDS; it can cause stomach ulcers and medication rebound or medication overuse headaches.

Does a neurological disease always mean mental illness?

Not always, but sometime. Mental illness is due to certain chemical deficiencies. Neurological illness such as Parkinson's disease has a 50% chance of depression. You should seek READ MORE
Not always, but sometime. Mental illness is due to certain chemical deficiencies. Neurological illness such as Parkinson's disease has a 50% chance of depression. You should seek a consultation with a neurologist.

Can a drop in sodium levels be responsible for confusion and hallucinations?

Low sodium has many causes, mostly medical, but it can impair brain function if it is too low, such as below 120. It can cause confusion, seizures, and, if uncorrected, it can READ MORE
Low sodium has many causes, mostly medical, but it can impair brain function if it is too low, such as below 120. It can cause confusion, seizures, and, if uncorrected, it can rapidly cause brain damage.

Can Blood pressure medicines cause forgetfulness?

Not always, but it can be secondary to brain damage in small vessels. You need an MRI of the brain.

Why does the blood rush to my head after I workout?

It is normal, but if you are old with medical conditions, you need to see a neurologist.

I am unable to sleep well. Is it safe to have sleeping pills?

No need to take medication as these may be habit-forming, but if your insomnia continues over a month, then you should see a sleep doctor and need a sleep study.

My father is having balance problems and generally is tilting towards his right side. What could be the issue?

He needs to see a neurologist to check for any possible mini stroke because of his age and needs an MRI of his brain.

I have ms 2nd ary progressive

Twitching can be benign and may or may not be associated in MS if you have an active brain stem lesion on an MRI. Talk to your neurologist.