Neurology Crossville TN

Try a wide variety of mental games, from crossword puzzles to computer games. Experts say seniors tend to do what they're good at over and over again. While that may improve proficiency, it doesn't form new neuronal connections or boost neurotransmitter production in the brain like new and diverse experiences do.

Stephen S Chung
(931) 484-5141
100 Lantana Rd
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Neurology

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Stephen Sangwon Chung, MD
100 Lantana Rd Ste 202
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1991

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Steven D Graham MD
(615) 329-0100
2410 Patterson St
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Neurology

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Timothy Porter Schoettle, MD
(615) 327-9543
2410 Patterson St Ste 500
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Centennial Med Ctr -Park, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Neurological Surgeons Pc; Neurological Surgeons Saint Thomas Office

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Robert Louden Mac Donald, MD
(615) 936-2287
2100 Pierce Ave Ste 320
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1973

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Oscar E Mendez
(931) 456-5205
49 Cleveland St
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Neurology

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Stephen Chung
100 Lantana Rd
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Eugenio Fortunato Vargas, MD
(865) 694-0577
9314 Park West Blvd Ste 200
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto Metro Xochimilco, Div De Cien Bio Y De La Salud, Mexico Df
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp Of East Tenn, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Neurosurgery & Spine

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Mervat N Wahba
(901) 259-5340
1211 Union Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Neurology

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Peter Eric Boehm, MD
(423) 265-2233
1010 E 3rd St Ste 202
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1970

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7 Ways to Save Your Brain

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A 2009 Mayo Clinic study found that of 1,300 people ages 70 to 89, those that had regularly engaged in mentally challenging activities, such as reading, playing games, and doing crafts, in their 50s and early 60s were 40 percent less likely to develop memory loss than those who hadn’t. Follow these simple steps to stay sharp as you age.

Hone your manual skills: Learn a new instrument, start quilting, build a model airplane, or get going on those carpentry projects you’ve been putting off. Such activities not only help promote hand and finger dexterity, they also foster the development of new neural connections.

Learn one new word every day: This engages the brain’s language centers, frontal lobe, and memory circuits. “It’s like aerobics for your brain,” says George Washington University Neurology Professor Richard Restak, MD.

Challenge your short-term memory: Although iPhones and BlackBerries may be convenient, they have one downside: They’ve robbed us of the need to commit things to memory. Do it anyway. Memorize your grocery list, your friends’ phone numbers, the US presidents in order, every state’s capital city. As the saying goes, if you don’t use it, you lose it.

Mix it up: Try a wide variety of mental games, from crossword puzzles to computer games. Experts say seniors tend to do what they’re good at—over and over again. While that may improve proficiency, it doesn’t form new neuronal connections or boost neurotransmitter production in the brain like new and diverse experiences do.

Be friendly: Engage in social activities as much as possible. Multiple studies have shown that living a solo life can vastly increase your risk of dementia. One recent Swedish study of 2,000 men and women found that people living alone at age 50 had twice the risk of developing dementia 21 years later than those who were living with a partner in middle age.

Shut the TV off: Research shows that those who watch minimal TV are as much as 50 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

Keep working: Resist the temptation to retire early. A recent British study of 382 men found a significant association between later retirement and later onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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