Concussion

By Annette Pinder The movie Concussion will be available at Amazon, Netflix and Redbox on March 15. It is a great movie – compelling and well-deserving of our attention. Concussion tells the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic neuropathologist who discovers the first case of CTE

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Treating Concussions and Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries

A Team Approach at DENT Neurologic Institute by Annette Pinder Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that occurs when the normal functioning ofthe brain is disrupted by a jolt or blow to the head. Though symptoms of a concussion can be subtle, common signs include headache, dizziness, sleep

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Know About Mini-Strokes: It Can Save Your Life

By Annette Pinder Did you know the rate of stroke death in WNY is 23 percent higher than the national average, and 70% higher than the entire state of New York? That’s one reason Vernice E. Bates, M.D. and Fran M. Gengo, Pharm.D. at DENT Neurologic Institute

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New Breakthrough Treatment for Depression

  by Annette Pinder   Depression is a devastating brain illness that affects millions of Americans, their families and even their employers. People with depression may exhibit such symptoms as problems with sleep, appetite, level of energy, and concentration. They may show a lack of motivation, unusual

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