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State’s First COVID Recovery Center Opens

Ten percent of people who recover from COVID-19, or more than 5,000 Connecticut residents at this point, will experience prolonged [...]

Neuroscience Institute offers free webinar on seizures

Seizures — a sudden and uncontrollable electrical disturbance in the brain that can affect your behavior, body movement and even consciousness — are often connected with epilepsy but can also be triggered by a lack of sleep, stress, medication or alcohol use. To help you understand the condition more, Dr. [...]

These New Medications Can Help With Disabling Migraines

Preventive vs. abortive, hormonal vs. environmental. Migraine headaches and their treatment are complex, but new, more effective medications promise to [...]

COVID-19 Side Effect: A Headache That Lasts Longer Than The Virus

A headache is one of the first signs of COVID-19 virus, but it’s now also being recognized as a symptom that lingers long after the illness is over. Dr. Valeriya Klats, a neurologist and headache specialist with the Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Ayer Institute Headache Center in Fairfield County, said the [...]

Headache Doctor: Why Migraine Pain Is Not ‘Just in Your Head’

“Many patients suffering from migraine are made to feel like they’re not doing something right, that the pain is ‘just [...]

Ayer Neuroscience Institute Offers Free Webinar on Deep-Brain Stimulation

One of the most effective treatments for the involuntary muscle movements brought on by such musculoskeletal conditions as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia is a procedure called deep-brain stimulation (DBS), in which a special device is implanted in the patient’s brain and providers send electronic signals that stop the [...]