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One Network. All the Neurological Care You Need.

You’re looking for more than a team of brain and spine experts. You’re looking for the brightest neurological minds with hearts as hopeful as yours — and a connected network that’s built to guide and support you for as long as it takes.

Expertise With Heart

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                        Unmatched Experience

Unmatched Experience

We may treat more neuroscience patients than any other hospital in the nation, but you’ll receive the personalized, one-on-one attention you need to feel supported from day one.

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                        Multiple Specialties. One Mission.

Multiple Specialties. One Mission.

No matter where you are in your patient journey, you’ll find care, comfort and compassion with our specialists in epilepsy, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, migraines and more.

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                        Find Hope and Help in Memory Loss

Find Hope and Help in Memory Loss

Live well. Live confidently. With the support of our Maturing Minds Program, we’ll create an individualized whole-person treatment plan for you or your loved one.

Understanding Your Condition

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

It can be hard to know if signs of forgetfulness are the result of natural aging or an illness such as Alzheimer’s disease or another form dementia. If you or someone you love is concerned about memory loss or other cognitive changes, know that early detection is key to helping create the most effective treatment plan possible. At the AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute, we’ll support you from diagnosis and beyond through our Maturing Minds Program, a state-designated memory disorders clinic.

There are a number of risk factors for Alzheimer’s and dementia, including:

  • Age: greater than 65
  • Genetics/family history
  • Personal health history of:
    • Diabetes
    • Head trauma
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol
    • Smoking

Early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can also include:

  • Changes in mood or personality
  • Confusion with time or place
  • Difficulty completing familiar tasks
  • Difficulty planning or problem solving
  • Poor judgement
  • Withdrawal from work or activities one used to enjoy

Sometimes these early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can be mistaken for natural aging. If you begin to notice memory loss or other changes in thinking, depression, agitation or behavior changes, it’s important to make an appointment with our care team. 

Early detection is essential to treatment, since other reversible conditions (such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies) can cause these symptoms as well. 

At the AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute, find comfort knowing we specialize in helping individuals and their families understand what they are facing. Our Maturing Minds Program offers a dedicated team including board-certified geriatricians, nurse practitioners, nurses and social workers who will provide a thorough diagnosis and help create a whole-person treatment plan. They’ll also connect you with additional resources, recommendations and referrals for ongoing support. 
While there isn’t a cure just yet for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, having the right team to support you can make all the difference in the world for you and your loved ones.
 

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Parkinson’s Disease

There’s more hope than ever before in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. While a Parkinson's diagnosis can be overwhelming we're here to support you on your journey. Our goal is to help you overcome every challenge with heart and optimism through our whole-person program.

Signs of Parkinson’s disease may include:

  • Tremors
  • Slow Movements
  • Stiff Muscles
  • Impaired Balance

The symptoms above are known to progress over time. The Parkinson Outreach Center at the AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is the only one of its kind in the region with a breadth of services and support.

Headache and Migraine

Chronic or uncommonly strong headaches and migraines can affect your life in ways that only someone who’s experienced them can truly understand. According to the National Headache Foundation, an estimated 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches each year. If you happen to be one of them, you’ll find the care and support you need here at the AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute. Our neurologists are experts at helping to identify the cause of your condition and developing the ideal treatment program for you. 

There are a few common types of headaches, including:

  • Cluster Headaches — A rare headache disorder that consists of severe headaches on one side of the head; other symptoms include red or teary eyes, runny or stuffy nose, flushing or sweating of the face, or a sense of restlessness and agitation. They’re called cluster headaches because they often occur back to back for days.
  • Migraines — A severe and sometimes debilitating headache that can last between four and 72 hours and is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and an increased sensitivity to light or sound.
  • Tension Headaches — The most common form of headache that almost everyone has had at some point in their life; usually remedied by a quick trip to the pharmacy for over-the-counter medication like ibuprofen or acetaminophen.

Support From the Start

You are certainly not alone on this journey. In fact, more than 50 million other Americans will be diagnosed with a neurological disorder of the brain or central nervous system this year, ranging from severe spinal cord injuries and brain tumors to migraine headaches. Have faith that whatever the case may be, there is always support.

There’s no one in the world quite like you. Which is why we look to develop a treatment program for your neurological health that takes more into account than just your diagnosis. We’ll create a care plan that’s personalized according to your medical history, your family’s medical history and a variety of other factors specifically authentic to you.

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Our Locations. Your Options.

As one of the most comprehensive neurology care networks in Florida, every one of our Central Florida locations contributes to the strength of the AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute. Ask your dedicated Care Coordinator to help you explore your options and find the right fit, so you are in the best setting to get the care you need.

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A Community of Support

A strong support system goes a long way. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of patient services. From support groups and wellness programs to your Care Coordinator and financial assistance tools, you always have helpful resources and compassionate people to lean on. 

Caregivers Need Care Too

While you're supporting their journey, we're here to help support yours with tips and programs designed just for you.

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Partnerships for Peace of Mind

You can feel your best knowing we partner with the best. Teaming up with local, regional and national leaders, we are reimagining neurological treatment to give you even more resources and more confidence in your care.

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Your Health Ally All the Way

Your compassionate and knowledgeable Care Coordinator is available to help schedule appointments, thoroughly explain every treatment option and put you in touch with the right resources. You’ll never wonder what’s next, because we’ll be with you every step of the way.

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