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Botulinum toxin for Chronic Migraine

Botulinum toxin has been used for treatment of chronic migraines for several years. There are some specific selection criteria and guidelines for use of botulinum toxin in chronic migraines.
Jul 20th, 2023

Ambulatory EEG

Ambulatory EEG in general and how to prepare for this procedure. Ambulatory EEG What is an ambulatory EEG test? This test is similar to that of the EEG monitoring test records the patterns of electrical changes both normal and abnormal,...
Jan 21st, 2016

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Dr. Shanker Dixit’s Neurology Center of Las Vegas offers electronic check-in, treatment options for a variety of diagnoses, cutting edge procedures (backed up by electronic health records) and medical legal services: Diagnoses Dementia Epilepsy Headache
Jan 15th, 2016

Evoked Potentials

Evoked Potentials, sometimes called Evoked Responses, are tests that record the brain’s response to sounds, touch, and light. These tests help to evaluate a number of neurological conditions.
Sep 23rd, 2015

Carotid Ultrasound

Carotid Ultrasound is a painless and harmless test that uses a high frequency sound wave to create pictures of the insides of the two large arteries in your neck. These arteries, called the carotid arteries, supply your brain with oxygen rich blood.
Sep 23rd, 2015

Transcranial Doppler (TCD)

A TCD uses ultrasound waves to measure the blood flow rate and direction in the mail cerebral arteries of the brain. It helps detect blockages, narrowing, or spasms of the arteries. TCD is non-invasive and has no risks.
Sep 23rd, 2015

Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) & Electromyography (EMG)

Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography are two separate tests that are usually done one after the other. Preparation for this procedure: No children please. Please be on time. If you are more than 10 minutes late your test may be rescheduled.
Sep 23rd, 2015

Ambulatory Video EEG

Ambulatory Video EEG (Electroencephalogram) enables the interpreting neurologist to actually look at events along with associated electroencephalographic discharges. A video camera with EEG equipment is hooked up to the patient in the office.
Sep 23rd, 2015

Ambulatory EEG

What is an ambulatory EEG test? This test is similar to that of the EEG monitoring test records the patterns of electrical changes both normal and abnormal, from the millions of nerve cells in the brain.
Sep 23rd, 2015

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that measures and records the electrical activity of your brain. Special sensors (electrodes) are attached to your head and hooked by wires to a computer. The computer records your brain’s electrical activity on...
Sep 23rd, 2015

Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s Disease (HD) results from genetically programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in certain areas of the brain. This degeneration causes uncontrolled movements, loss of intellectual faculties, and emotional disturbance.
Sep 18th, 2015


There are four types of headache: vascular, muscle contraction (tension), traction, and inflammatory. The most common type of vascular headache is migraine. Migraine headaches are usually characterized by severe pain on one or both sides of the head,...
Sep 18th, 2015


Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. In epilepsy, the normal pattern of neuronal activity becomes disturbed, causing strange sensations, emotions, and behavior or...
Sep 18th, 2015


What is Stroke? A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into the spaces surrounding brain cells. Brain cells die when they no longer receive oxygen...
Sep 18th, 2015

Peripheral Neuropathy

What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy describes damage to the peripheral nervous system, which transmits information from the brain and spinal cord to every other part of the body.
Sep 18th, 2015


Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the brain. People with dementia have significantly impaired intellectual functioning that...
Sep 18th, 2015