Neurology Sumter SC

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.Robert Ulrich
(803) 905-1200
308 West Wesmark Boulevard
Sumter, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Tuomey Reganial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ken Curtis
(803) 366-2225
410 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill, SC
Business
Advanced Pain Relief Center
Specialties
Neurology, Chiropractic
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept all insurance plans.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Piedmont
Residency Training: Life College
Medical School: Life College, 1990
Additional Information
Member Organizations: SCCA Board of Directors, Sherman College Board of Regents
Awards: Commendation SC House of Representatives
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Glen R Scott Jr, DO
2000 E Greenville St Ste 2800
Anderson, SC
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1996

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Ernesto Potes, MD
(304) 598-1100
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Neurology, Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Colombia, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1977

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Eleanya Ogburu Ogbonnaya, MD
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc

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Robert Ulrich, Md
(803) 905-1200
308 WEST WESMARK BLVD
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Neurology
Associated Hospitals
Tuomey , Neurology Specialists Of Dallas, Pa

Philip Julius Hodge, MD
(864) 295-3600
20 Medical Ridge Dr
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Health System, Greenville, Sc
Group Practice: Southeastern Spine Institute

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Robert Edward Flandry
(864) 583-7265
1075 Boiling Springs Rd
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Neurosurgery

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Dr.JERRY SHERRILL
(864) 885-9866
103 Omni Dr # B
Seneca, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Robert Ringel
(864) 542-2510
460 Langdon Street
Spartanburg, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Spartanburg Reg Med Ctr, Spartanburg, Sc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.1, out of 5 based on 7, 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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