Helpful Resources: Neurosciences

The more you know about your brain and its supporting functions, the better you can care for it.

These resources are intended to provide general neurologic information. We encourage you to speak with your healthcare provider for more information regarding your specific condition. To schedule an appointment with a neurologist near you, call 615.284.LIFE.

Neurology Library – A comprehensive guide to everything neurology-related, including diseases and conditions, reports, symptoms, test, treatments and alternative medicine.
http://www.sths.com/adm/center.php?center=Neurology

Alzheimer’s Association – The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.
http://www.alz.org/

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) – The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) serves as your source for trusted answers to your most pressing questions about common neurologic disorders, such as migraine and headache, Alzheimer's disease and other similar cognitive disorders, stroke, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and head injury.

http://patients.aan.com/go/home

American Stroke Association – the American Stroke Association works in partnership with the American Heart Association to help build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

www.strokeassociation.org

Epilepsy Foundation – Get the facts about epilepsy. The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research to accelerate ideas into therapies.

http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/ 

M.A.G.N.U.M- the National Migraine Association - MAGNUM: Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding for Migraineurs, was created to bring public awareness utilizing the electronic, print and artistic mediums, to the fact that Migraine is a true biologic neurological disease, to assist Migraine sufferers, their families, and coworkers, and to help improve the quality of life of Migraine sufferers worldwide.

www.migraines.org

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – A branch of the National Institutes of Health dedicated to reducing the burden of neurological disease. NINDS conducts research, provides grants, provides fellowships and collects and disseminates information related to neurological disorders.

www.ninds.nih.gov

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis.

www.nationalmssociety.org

National Parkinson Foundation – Learn more about Parkinson’s disease symptoms, treatments, research and more.

www.parkinson.org

Sleep Education – Sleep health information from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Symptoms and treatments for insomnia, sleep apnea and sleep disorders.
http://www.sleepeducation.com/

Tennessee Neurology Specialists- Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital – Tennessee Neurology Specialists at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital provide a variety of inpatient and outpatient neurology services, including care for epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and movement disorders. Dr. Thomas is also the medical director for the new Epilepsy Monitoring Unit opening at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in 2012.
http://www.tnneurospecialists.com/mtmc.php

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