Neurology Now™ Books
Are you or a loved one living with a neurologic disorder? Are you seeking answers about what it all means and how to adapt to new changes in life? Do you need reliable information presented in a clear and engaging style? Then look no further than the Neurology Now Books series from the American Academy of Neurology. Inspired by Neurology Now®, the AAN's award–winning magazine for patients and caregivers, Neurology Now Books combine the expertise of highly respected neurologists with valuable insights from other related experts, patients, and caregivers.
Navigating Life with Epilepsy, by David C. Spencer, MD, FAAN, includes discussions of symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and how to manage day-to-day life with epilepsy. Topics also include drug therapy and the side effects, surgical therapy, alternative therapies,?and epilepsy treatment in women, older people, and teens. Patients' stories are peppered throughout to illustrate that they are not alone as they navigate the myriad psychosocial challenges associated with epilepsy, including everyday concerns such as driving, work, and relationships.
Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis, by Kathleen Costello, MS, ANP-BC, MSCN; Ben W. Thrower, MD; and Barbara S. Giesser, MD, includes discussions of symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments, and how to manage day-to-day life with multiple sclerosis. Topics also include lifestyle and wellness information including diet and exercise, and recent advances in research.
Navigating the Complexities of Stroke, by Louis R. Caplan, MD, includes discussions of symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments, and how to manage day-to-day life with stroke. Topics include medical conditions and other factors that increase risk of stroke, recovery from stroke, what to expect after stroke, treatments to prevent stroke and recurrent strokes.
Navigating Life with Parkinson Disease, by Sotirios Parashos, MD, PhD, and Rose L. Wichmann, PT, with Todd Melby, includes discussions of symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments, and how to manage day–to–day life with Parkinson's. Topics include managing balance challenges, stress, fatigue, weakness, and sleep changes; dealing with apathy, depression, and anxiety; using complementary therapies; and getting the most out of leisure activities.
Navigating Life with a Brain Tumor, by Lynne P. Taylor, MD, and Alyx B. Porter Umphrey, MD, with Diane Richard, addresses symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and how to manage daily life with a brain tumor. Topics include eating well, driving and working, cosmetic issues, herbal and dietary supplements, meditation, moving your muscles, and getting necessary medical help.
Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders, by Ronald DeVere, MD, and Marjorie Calvert is the inaugural book in the series. The book includes information on how smell and taste work, treatments, personal stories, tips for food preparation, and 36 patient-tested recipes that will help those with smell or taste loss reconnect with the pleasure of food.
Future Neurology Now Books Topics
- Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Chronic Pain
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