Only one in three people who have high LDL cholesterol have the condition under control. The main goal of treatment is to lower, or control, your LDL level to minimize your personal risk for heart attack or heart disease, based on your cholesterol numbers and other risk factors, such as a history of heart disease.
If you or someone you love is fighting MS, you know that the disease affects individuals in different ways. Symptoms vary widely. So does the time between episodes, the rate of progression and response to treatment.
A stroke is a medical emergency. If you experience these symptoms, please call 911 and go to the hospital immediately. Make sure you and your family can recognize the signs of a stroke, since prompt treatment means the best chance for optimal recovery.
As early as 1908, Johns Hopkins physicians have been leading the way in assessment and treatment of patients with epilepsy. The diverse team of neurologists and neurosurgeons at the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center specialize in providing a comprehensive care program for our patients.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a non-profit academic medical center in Baltimore, Maryland, sets healthcare standards in patient care, research and education.