Helen Fosam

PhD

Most Recent Articles by Helen Fosam

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Pediatric Epilepsy: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Pediatric Epilepsy: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

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Studies that have evaluated the use of VNS in children, including those as young as 6 months old, and have generally concluded that it is well tolerated and improves quality of life.

Dietary Supplements in MS: Exercising Caution With OTC Remedies

Dietary Supplements in MS: Exercising Caution With OTC Remedies

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Until more robust studies are completed, clinicians should encourage a dialogue with their patients to discuss the use of and questions regarding over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicines.

Examining the Therapeutic Possibilities of Nutrition in Fibromyalgia

Examining the Therapeutic Possibilities of Nutrition in Fibromyalgia

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Providing guidance to improve dietary behavior, which may include supplementation to achieve an optimal nutritional status, can contribute to improved control of fibromyalgia symptoms.

Assessing and Treating Cognitive, Mood Impairments in Patients With Stroke

Assessing and Treating Cognitive, Mood Impairments in Patients With Stroke

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The ultimate goal of stroke assessment is to enable physicians to make treatment decisions that are individualized and appropriate to the patient's needs, thereby improving patient outcomes.

Headache in the Elderly: Careful Considerations for Primary and Secondary Causes

Headache in the Elderly: Careful Considerations for Primary and Secondary Causes

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New cases of headache in older adults should be carefully evaluated for a differential diagnosis of primary headache and to examine underlying causes of secondary headache.

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