Top Neurologist in Memphis, 2012

A copy of Good Health Magazine highlighting Dr Natarajan as the Top Neurologist in Memphis for 2012. The Good Health Magazine has a ‘Top Doc’ issue in July every year, and this year they had the readers send in their nominations for their top doctors. Dr. Natarajan received the most votes for Top Neurologist in the Memphis Area.Continue reading

Don’t Let Stress go to your head

People deal with headaches every day – tension headaches, sinus headaches and then there are migraines. A migraine can be disabling, and 28 million Americans have them. Up to 17 percent of women and six percent of men have experienced these headaches. Migraine pain can be excruciating, incapacitating people for hours or even days.Continue reading

In Summer, watch Neuro Triggers in children

For children on neurological or psychotropic medications, summer freedom, if not closely watched, can become summer upheaval. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry estimates that three to five percent of children in the United States have attention deficit disorder (ADD). Each year, 45,000 new patients under the age of 15 develop epilepsy, according to the Epilepsy Foundation. Most of these children are on medications and have routines established to minimize risk of seizure or hyperactivity/focus problems.Continue reading

Taking the Right Road: Dementia and Driving (seen in Good Health Magazine)

Most Americans consider driving an essential part of life. Many times certain medical conditions or accidents can cause difficulty driving. A complex activity, driving requires the use of physical abilities–such as the ability to hold the steering wheel, change gears, push the accelerator and brake. It also requires cognitive abilities like perception, memory, analyzing skills and problem solving.Continue reading

A stiff neck may be more than that… (seen in Good Health Magazine)

Occipital neuralgia is a distinct type of headache characterized by piercing, throbbing, or electric-shock-like chronic pain in the upper neck, back of the head, and behind the ears–usually on one side of the head. Typically, the pain of occipital neuralgia begins in the neck and then spreads upward. Some individuals will also experience pain in the scalp, forehead, and behind the eyes. Their scalp may also be tender to the touch, and their eyes especially sensitive to light. Occipital neuralgia is often more common in women than men.Continue reading