Blog Archive

Living with Multiple Sclerosis Dec 1st, 2019

If you receive a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, you won’t be sure what to think. You know it will change your life, but you’re not sure exactly how. Will your life be shorter? Will you be able to live normally? What accommodations will you have to make? At Neurology Consultants...

What’s Causing Your Migraine? Nov 1st, 2019

Nearly 40 million people or more are suffering from migraines in the US alone. It is the 3rd most prevalent and 6th most disabling illness in the world and chronic migraines can affect people for more than half the month. Women are most likely to get migraines, but they affect...

It's Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea Oct 1st, 2019

Snoring throughout the night is bad enough on its own. You may not feel as rested waking up and you disrupt your partner’s night of sleep. That’s not all, though. Your sleep apnea might be more serious than you think. Sleep apnea is a disorder that interferes with your breathing...

How Diet Can Affect Neuropathy Sep 1st, 2019

Do you feel pain or tingling in your feet or hands? Does even the weight of a blanket cause your arches to burn? You could be suffering from neuropathy. Dr. Shayya is a neuropathy specialist who will create a custom plan to treat your condition, including reviewing your diet and...

Can Dementia be Prevented? Aug 1st, 2019

Most people experience occasional memory loss with age. This is usually harmless unless it worsens and affects their daily activities. When that happens, it could be the early stages of dementia. Dementia is a group of disorders that affect cognitive abilities. It causes memory problems, affects problem-solving, and can even...

How Medications May Worsen Migraines and What Alternative Treatments May Help Jul 16th, 2019

Even though no one knows for sure what causes migraine headaches, we know that some medications can make them worse. Luay Shayya, MD, a board-certified neurologist at Neurology Consultants of Arizona, can evaluate your medications to determine which might be contributing to your headaches and recommend other treatments that either...

What You Should Know About Post-Stroke Care Jun 17th, 2019

Even though strokes are highly preventable, they strike more than 795,000 people in the United States each year. The good news is that the damage that strokes cause can be reduced and sometimes reversed if treated in time. Most people who get medical attention within four hours of their stroke...