Neurology Fallon NV

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.

Dr.Mouchir Harb
(702) 256-3637
6276 S Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Dr.Debra Nelson
(702) 737-7070
8285 West Arby Avenue #175
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Neurosurgeon
General Information
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Walter Lauren Johnson, MD
(909) 793-3231
2961 Industrial Rd Ste 648
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1955

Data Provided by:
Michael Paris Krieger, MD
(702) 388-4244
9811 W Charleston Blvd Ste 2
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1968

Data Provided by:
Dr.Mehdi Ansarinia
(702) 951-2243
3101 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 14, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Hilari L Fleming
(775) 323-2080
85 Kirman Ave
Reno, NV
Specialty
Neurosurgery

Data Provided by:
Vanessa Godin, MD
1900 E Desert Inn Rd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1985

Data Provided by:
Mariana Georgeta Comiskey, MD
Reno, NV
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided by:
Darlene K Mullon
(775) 738-8877
1995 Errecart Blvd
Elko, NV
Specialty
Neurology

Data Provided by:
John Arthur Anson, MD
(702) 737-1948
3061 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 200
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

7 Ways to Save Your Brain

Provided by: 

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.

Copyright 1999-2009 Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living/Alternative Medicine/InnoVisi...