Monthly Archives: May 2013

CIDP – How is it treated? What can you do if a loved one or child is diagnosed?

Regular follow ups with your primary care doctor and neurologist can help to manage ongoing aspects of this disease and address exacerbations before they have time to progress.  Many times, patients who are suffering from a flare of CIDP symptoms … Continue reading

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Dr. Vaou to speak at APDA Spring Conference on May 22nd

As a movement disorder specialist, Dr. Vaou will be speaking at the American Parkinson’s Disease Association’s Spring Conference event on May 22nd in Apple Valley.  Click on the flyer below for details! Apple Valley SPRING CONFERENCE 2

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Get involved in the fight to treat ALS!

How can you get involved in the fight to find a treatment for ALS? Get involved in a fundraising walk through the ALS Association or the ALS Therapy Development Institute.  The Walk to Defeat ALS helps raise money that is … Continue reading

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Here’s Dr. Tarrel’s story last night on Fox 9 The Food and Drug Administration is warning pregnant women who suffer from migraines that a drug commonly used to treat the debilitating headaches could lower a child’s IQ by eight to 11 points.  

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Dr Tarrel on Fox 9 News tonight at 9pm

Tune in to Fox 9 News tonight at 9pm to watch Dr. Tarrel discuss the FDA’s drug safety announcement regarding Valproate (Depakote/Depacon)…children born to mothers who took Valproate products while pregnant may have impaired cognitive development.

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Raising Stroke Awareness for the Month of May

Many people are familiar with what it means to have a stroke – it is the fourth leading cause of death in America, and so has impacted the loved ones of many.  When a blood clot breaks free and blocks … Continue reading

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It is ALS Awareness month! What do you know about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly called ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disease of the motor neurons, which communicate between the brain/spinal cord and muscles throughout the body and allow us to choose to move our arms and … Continue reading

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