Dr. Najam Sheikh M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities810 Bon Air Dr Augusta GA, 30907
Dr. Najam Sheikh is a child neurologist practicing in Augusta, GA. Dr. Sheikh specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Sheikh is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
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- What Is a Postictal Phase?
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- Legendary Athlete Usain Bolt Helps Create Watch to Support Muscular Dystrophy
Usain Bolt, known as one of the greatest athletes of all time because of his impressive track record, has achieved his latest victory by launching a watch design in partnership with Unique Hublot, and the Hublot Big Bang UNICO Usain Bolt watch is created in collaboration with the Lightning Bolt.The...
- Family Raises $91K for Muscular Dystrophy
The family of Chris and Jessica Curran from Lewisboro, a town in Westchester, New York, was filled with joy and love after 400 big hearted contributors flocked at the Brewing Company of Captain Lawrence in Elmsford, New York recently for a big benefit that helped raise $91K for Conner, their son,...
- Infant Botulism: Causes and Treatment
What is infant botulism?Infant botulism is a serious illness in babies when they ingest Clostridium botulinum, a type of bacteria that produce harmful toxins in the body. The illness causes breathing problems and muscle weakness. However, this condition is quite rare. Each year, less than 100 infant...
- Muscular Dystrophy: Telling a Child the Truth About His/Her Condition
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