Neurology Gallup NM

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.

Flor J Caballar-Gonzaga
(505) 863-1820
1901 Redrock Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Neurology

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Paul Walsky
(505) 982-3814
531 Harkle Rd Ste A
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Neurology

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Anna Yvonne Vigil, MD
(505) 823-1010
6100 Pan American NE Ste 100
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1986

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Eric C Drew, MD
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx A & M Univ Coll Of Med, College Station Tx 77843
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr.Madhuri Koganti
108 Cottonwood Drive
Alamogordo, NM
Gender
F
Speciality
Neurologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Flor J Caballar Gonzaga, MD
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics, Child Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Rehoboth Mc Kinley Christian H, Gallup, Nm
Group Practice: Rehoboth Mckinley Health Clnc

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Dr.Mark Erasmus
(505) 563-6399
201 Cedar St SE # 5630
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Neurosurgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.8, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Richard Lee Breeden, MD
(505) 326-7153
4800 College Blvd Ste 102
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1976

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Paul Edward Walsky, MD
(505) 982-3814
531 Harkle Rd Ste A
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe, Nm
Group Practice: Neurology Of Santa Fe

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Dr.Atta Rehman
(505) 532-8561
3855 Foothills Road
Las Cruces, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Memorial Med Ctr, Las Cruces, Nm
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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