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Reducing your stroke risk

Medications and lifestyle play important roles By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Stroke remains one of the top five causes of mortality and morbidity in the United States (1). While some risk factors are out of our control, like family history and age, many of...

Multiple sclerosis treatments

By David Dunaief, M.D. Medicine has made great strides in the treatment of multiple sclerosis over the last few decades. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease where there is underlying inflammation and the immune system attacks its own tissue. This causes...

Should we embrace a low-carb diet?

By David Dunaief, M.D. It’s a persistent question: Should we minimize our carbohydrate consumption? Unfortunately, it depends on a number of factors including the type of carbohydrate and your family and personal history of chronic disease such as diabetes,...