The Department of Neurology at Emirates Hospital deals with managing & treating disorders related to the nervous system of the body. The department is well equipped to treat all neurological diseases including stroke, headache, epilepsy, neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, myopathies, Parkinson’s disease, Myasthenia Gravis, and many more, establishing it as one of the best hospital’s for Neurology in the region.
Backed by a team of world-renowned neurologists who have immense experience in diagnosis, treatment, and care coordination, we are equipped to treat the most challenging of neurological disorders.
A neurologist will prescribe a series of scans, tests, and examinations to identify the way a stroke has affected the neurological system. The standard battery of tests will include MRIs, CT scans, Ultrasound, blood draws, angiograms and echocardiograms. These tests will shed light on the severity of the stroke as well as the likelihood of another stroke (clotting factor).
Continuous monitoring and regular checkups can help neurologists detect clots and clotting sources before they can cause additional strokes.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause permanent damage or deterioration of the nerves.
Signs and symptoms of MS vary widely and depend on the amount of nerve damage and which nerves are affected. Some people with severe MS may lose the ability to walk independently or at all, while others may experience long periods of remission without any new symptoms.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control.
ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in a limb, or slurred speech. Eventually, ALS affects control of the muscles needed to move, speak, eat and breathe. There is no cure for this fatal disease.
Headaches are a very common condition that most people will experience many times during their lives. The main symptom of a headache is a pain in your head or face. This can be throbbing, constant, sharp or dull.