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The Similarity of Some Types of Eating Disorders to Narcolepsy

By Vernon Rowe M.D.   Some types of eating disorder seem to appear “out of the blue” in teenagers, and change their lives forever. Interestingly, this is when Narcolepsy, a sleep disorder associated with severe sleepiness, frequently appears. Both involve

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First Annual Intracranial Hypotension Symposium

CSF Leak Headache and Hypermobility Drs. Vernon and Elizabeth Rowe just returned from the first annual Intracranial Hypotension Symposium in Santa Monica, CA, organized by Dr. Wouter Schievink. CSF leak was the major topic discussed, and several experts on the

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Benign Hypermobility Syndrome—Not so “Benign” After All

Benign Hypermobility Syndrome is a recognized disorder. It even has its own ICD-10 code–***** The problem is that labeling Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder as “benign” is inaccurate, because this disorder, a member of the Ehlers-Danlos family of connective tissue disorders, is

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CSF Leak Headache

By Vernon Rowe, M.D. Severe headaches called CSF leak headaches can be caused by drainage of the spinal fluid from the protecting membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. This leads to a removal of the cushion normally present for

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor)

By Vernon Rowe, M.D. When the whole brain becomes swollen, without any signs of infection, stroke, or tumor, headaches are frequently the main clinical symptom, and swelling of the optic nerves can be seen on examination of the back of

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Nelotanserin for Potential Treatment of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in DLB and PDD

Brief Description of the RVT‐102‐2002 Study Nelotanserin for Potential Treatment of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in DLB and PDD An estimated 80% of people with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and 60% of people with Parkinson’s disease experience REM sleep

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Fibromyalgia, Is it Real?

Fibromyalgia. Is it real? Maybe. The symptoms are real, but many “fibromyalgia” clinics do patients a disservice by handing out anti-inflammatory drugs and antidepressants without first attempting to determine the real cause of the symptoms. I have been a neurologist

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Sleep Apnea Can Cause Headache and Pinched Nerve Neck Pain

Got migraines? Your sleep apnea may be to blame! Sleep apnea can cause headache and pinched nerve neck pain, or cervical radiculopathy, as recently reported by RNI researchers at several professional meetings. Kansas City Neurologists at the Rowe Neurology Institute

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High Prevalence of Sleep Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis

The MS physicians at RNI have known for some time that MS patients have a higher prevalence of sleep disorders, especially sleep disordered breathing and sleep apnea, than the general population. In a poster presentation at the Sleep meetings back

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Can Sleep Give Sports Teams An Advantage? Dr. Rowe on Good SportsTV

What do we know about sports and sleep? Everyone “knows” athletes tend to do better after a good night’s sleep But what’s the data? Dr. Vernon Rowe discussed this topic during an interview by Steve Fisch for his Good Sports

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