Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Brain Health

5 Signs Your Headache Is Not Normal

See your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of these troubling symptoms. We all get headaches from ...
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Do Concussions Increase the Risk of Stroke or Brain Cancer?

Whether from a minor car accident or a game of flag football, concussions are surprisingly common. Concussions oc...
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Nerve Pain: Is It Different From a Headache?

That nagging headache may not be a headache at all, but nerve pain caused by inflamed occipital nerves. You have ...
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5 Signs Your Headache Is Not Normal

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Do Concussions Increase the Risk of Stroke or Brain Cancer?

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Nerve Pain: Is It Different From a Headache?

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He Thought His Headache Was No Big Deal. It Turned Out To Be a Giant Brain Aneurysm

When Marco Mejia stepped out of a movie theater one night with an excruciating headache, he didn’t know it woul...
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When Should You See a Doctor About Your Headache?

It’s been days and what you thought was a regular tension headache hasn’t gone away. Is it time to go to the ...
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Meet John M. Ringman, MD

Dr. Ringman is a neurologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in cognitive and behavioral problems due to...
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Acoustic Neuroma Diagnosis Leads to an Unexpected Career Path

When Dawn Fishback was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1990, she never realized it would lead her to finding her ...
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Meet Steven L. Giannotta, MD

Dr. Giannotta is a renowned neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in cerebrovascular diseases of ...
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5 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Even though Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, there are many myths and misconceptions ab...
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The Importance of Diagnosing Early Dementia

When the behavior of someone close to you changes, finding out what the underlying cause is can seem daunting. A ...
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Forgetfulness: What’s Normal, What’s Not

How well do you remember what you did last week? Memory loss is not always a sign of aging. Learn about when you ...
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