Dr. Mohammad Daaif practices Neuropathology in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Daaif studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neuropathologists are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
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Late onset Alzheimer's usually is not hereditary. Other factors play role too. READ MORE
It could be a nerve issue such as carpal tunnel syndrome. But also could be from abnormal calcium level. It would require neurological examination to be able to tell exactly what's going on. READ MORE
With therapy there can always be hope. READ MORE
Most times, it's a benign condition. If symptoms don't improve, you would benefit from visiting your local neurologist to make sure exam is normal. READ MORE
Depends on the type of injury. If it's from trauma, then that could have been associated with traumatic brain injury. Sometimes, the pain and change in lifestyle could affect the moods in a negative way. READ MORE
You could talk to your PCP and see if it's appropriate to use some diuretics. Elevate feet while sleeping and during the day might help minimize the swelling. READ MORE
It is common and indicates that diabetes need to be better controlled. Might need to check Vit B12 level too. READ MORE
It could be tension headache or migraine. You would benefit from neurological examination to make sure things are ok. READ MORE
Facial pain can happen in some people. Would recommend neurological evaluation to see if there's something going on or it's just benign facial pain. READ MORE
It can be normal, but need neurological evaluation to make sure exam is normal and type of convulsions happening are febrile ones. READ MORE
If her neurological exam is normal, then it's unlikely she's suffered a brain injury. READ MORE
Two weeks is not a long time. You can take pain killer from time to time. It would be best to have neurological evaluation and see if can be cure for your condition so you don't have to use pain killer that frequent. READ MORE
Can't tell for sure without performing a neurological examination. It can be either one. If it doesn't improve, then I would see a local neurolgist. READ MORE
I would suggest seeing a therapist that might help you guys with his condition. READ MORE
There are no specific tests, but performing neuropsychological evaluation could help. READ MORE
If these headaches and dizziness have been going on for a long time, then they very likely could be migraines. Probably a good neurolgist could help get rid of the condition. READ MORE
Dehydration is a big trigger for kidney stones. You can talk to your PCP and see if some labs are needed to rule out underlying conditions that could be causing your kidney stones. READ MORE
It's reported in some studies that loss of smell can be early signs of Alzheimer's. READ MORE
Might try sprite drink and avoid heavy meals before traveling. READ MORE
It's done to stabilize the spine to protect the spinal cord from being injured in case of significant degenerative disc disease. READ MORE
Make sure she's not napping too much during the day. READ MORE
If there's a spinal cord or frontal lobe injury, it could cause bladder problems. Autonomic neuropath could cause bladder dysfunction, too. READ MORE
You can always repeat brain imaging to make sure of no recurrence. READ MORE
It depends on the length of lack of oxygen. Hopefully it didn't cause any problems. READ MORE
Yes, but it would require time and patience. READ MORE
They are non specific findings. They can be seen in chronic small blood vesse disease from chronic high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol and in some patients with diabetes. Also can be seen in people who smoke tobacco. Also they could represent lack of meyeline in patients with multiple sclerosis. They can be seen also in patients with chronic migraines. You interpret these fidngins in the context of symptoms. READ MORE
True in specific cases. READ MORE
Can't tell for sure. You could get his pediatrician to examine him. READ MORE
If it's new onset then I would check with your local doctor to examine you and maybe do some labs if he finds necessary. READ MORE
Parkinson's so far is a clinical diagnosis and MRI usually doesn't help making the diagnosis. READ MORE
Anxiety and lack of sleep would worsen short term memory and attention. READ MORE
I can't say the fluid build up is connected to SLE. Your neurologist would decide if there's a need to perform a spinal tap. If spinal fluid is normal that would be reassuring. READ MORE
Usually the above mentioned tests should help make the diagnosis. He would benefit from seeing a neuromuscular specialist at an academic place for appropriate follow up and care. READ MORE
Need to make sure there's nothing serious going on affecting his appetite. If everything else is fine, then probably consider an alternative method of feeding, probably necessary now to ensure he gets enough nutrition. READ MORE
You could check with his pediatrician to examine him, make sure everything is fine. READ MORE
Yes, you could try over the counter sleeping aid such as melatonin. READ MORE
There are no specific symptoms for MS. Symptoms can vary. It requires neurological consultation to rule out MS. READ MORE
My father is having balance problems and generally is tilting towards his right side. What could be the issue?
If symptoms haven't improved, I suggest neurological examination to make sure nothing else is going on. READ MORE
Medicines sometimes could cause different symptoms. If problem hasn't improved, I would seek neurological consultation. READ MORE
Lots of times headaches could be musculoskeletal. If pain is not improving, you would need neurological examination to make sure nothing else is going on. READ MORE
I believe I have nerve damage. I still can't walk far or properly, waiting on ENT. Would this be true?
You would need neurological examination to be able to come up with diagnosis and see if more tests needed. READ MORE
It is both and it can improve with appropriate care. READ MORE
Can't tell what type of tremors till examine the patient to be able to differentiate between Parkinson's or essential tremors. READ MORE
Symptoms could be slowness in movement (bradykinesia) and shuffling gait. Most common symptom is resting tremors. You don't have to develop PD even if it runs in the family. Suggest healthy diet and antioxidants. READ MORE
It could be chronic migraines. Need to see a neurologist for appropriate management. READ MORE
There are many risk factors for strokes and age is one of them that could lead you to what specific risk factors you could search for. If you suspect someone is having an acute stroke, you need to call 911 so the person would receive the best care. READ MORE
As soon as possible. Brain is time. READ MORE
My sister is having a lot of headaches, which are not subsiding with any medicine. What should we do?
If it's chronic headache, it could be migraines. Should see a neurolgist for appropriate management. READ MORE
It depends on what's causing the vertigo. Need to make sure whether it's coming from the inner ear or from the brain to be able to see if it can be treated. READ MORE
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