MSU's Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology Amit Sachdev, M.D., quoted in multiple 2017 Self Magazine articles

A Study Says Moderate Drinking May Affect the Brain, but Don't Panic

No, you don't need to swear off alcohol.

"...Amit Sachdev, M.D., an assistant professor and director of the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine at Michigan State University, tells SELF that the study is “interesting but not worrisome.” Dr. Sachdev says the study is sound methodologically, but it only suggests there may be an association between drinking and cognitive decline vs. proving that drinking, even in moderate levels, actually causes cognitive issues. “The authors suggest that more study is needed. I agree,” he says. “This is one study in one group of people. The best recommendations are made based on several studies that all suggest a similar pattern.”..."  


Angelina Jolie's Bell's Palsy Diagnosis: What You Need to Know

For starters, the condition is more common than you'd think.

 "While facial weakness is hte most obvious symptom of Bell's palsy, sufferers may also experience sensitivity to sound and changes in taste, Amit Sachdev, M.D., an assistant professor and director of the division of neuromuscular medicine at Michigan State University, tells SELF."

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