Latest Articles by Shaheen Lakhan, M.D.
Let's Talk About Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
If you have MS, today's treatments can halt the progression of the disease—and even prevent flares from happening. Here's what you need to know.
Feeling Depressed and Worried About Your MS? You're Not Alone
A lot of uncertainty comes with multiple sclerosis and learning to cope with it isn't easy. We're here to show you how.
Let’s Talk About Alzheimer’s Signs and Symptoms
With Alzheimer's, changes in thinking and capabilities tend to become more obvious every six months or so.
Why Did I Get MS?
A multiple sclerosis diagnosis can come as a total shock—and leave you wondering whether you did anything to cause it.
Home Sweet (Smart) Home
Living like 'The Jetson's' isn’t too far off, thanks to technology that’s now being adapted to help those with multiple sclerosis to create "smart homes" equipped with gizmos that remote-control certain tasks.
Can These Common Meds Give You Dementia?
Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.
The Truth About Preventing Memory Loss
Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.
When Dementia Comes on Fast
People with vascular dementia may have sudden confusion, difficulty understanding a conversation, or speaking. Eileen discusses what happened when her father developed the condition.