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Dr. Robert Nahouraii

Neurology
Charlotte, NC
33 years experience male

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Office

Charlotte, NC

Address

1900 Scott Ave., Charlotte, NC
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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
21 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Eye muscle injury: An ophthalmologist can check if you injured the horizontal eye muscles for movement.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Yes: Eeg abnormalities can be seen in depression, migraine, medication, and other non seizure diagnoses. The neurologist is to determine if this suggests ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
It depends: It depends on previous surgery, any bowel or bladder issues, and amount of pain. For you, an orthopedic surgeon would be the next best visit.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
30-40 minutes: For most sequences it can be done in 30-40 minutes, longer if more images are taken. Ct scan is quick, usually only several minutes, but involves low... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Stress: A nonepileptic seizure is a movement that looks like a seizure, but has no change on the brain wave study (eeg). A combination of various stressors l... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Chiari malformation: Chiari I malformation is when the brain and skull are not compatible in size and can generate this -- have a brain MRI without contrast doen to be sur... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
It depends: It depends on the state of residence. All states have a law as to how long you have to wait seizure free, on medication. That being said, some peopl... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Yea: The onset of epilepsy is in childhood and the elderly, for different reasons, in a bimodal peak. Adults, of course, can have new onset epilepsy for o... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Over active neurons: A seizure is when the brain cell allows too much sodium or calcium and water follows, disrupting the flow of chemicals and waste products through spec... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Yes and no: Neurologists see patients with Asperger syndrome to treat the seizures or sleep disorder or attention issues. We generally don't make the initial dia... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Hearing: Hearing loss, headache in the back of the head, trouble swallowing or choking are all possible signs of chiari malformation, but not visual changes, t... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Both : 70 to 200 mm of water, or 7-20 cm. Some feel that 25cm is normal. You have to be as relaxed as one could be in that situation, and legs extended.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
It may be genetic: Children and adults with special needs and developmental delay may have an underlying genetic reason that ties together learning, language, and at tim... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Helps coordination : An area in the back of the brain that helps coordinate movement, speech, and eye movements. It has connections to the frontal lobes also and may play... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Not generally : The highest risk for epilepsy is in children and the elderly, the 2 peaks in life where seizures occur more often. But epilepsy is more common than w... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Coital headache: These are generally called benign coital headache, but you need to see a neurologist to get an mri/a to make sure that there is no pressure in your br... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
No good treatment: To my knowledge, there is no good treatment. Klonopin or keppra, (levetiracetam) a seizure medication, could be used. Remember that this is "off lab... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Insulin: Please have your doctor check your insulin and glucose levels to see if you need medication -- or see a hormone doctor (endocrinologist).
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
It depends: Everyone's brain "sags" onto the skull base when standing, running, defecating. Any sag more than 5mm may suggest chiari malformation or low pressure... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Yes: If you are worried about a child who is not making progress in school, a psychologist should then test your child's iq, memory, handwriting, and achie... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Stress management: Often we send those patients to a counsellor or coach to learn ways to manage their daily lives. Sometimes medication helps, but not always.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Different movements: Staring, uneven shaking with the eyes closed, falling to thew ground unexpectedly, and the like have been seen. Some epileptic seizures can also lo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
They are related: Many epilepsies, even ones that we outgrow, can have associated issues like adhd, dyslexia, sleep problems, and mood issues like depression or anxiety... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
Years: Although we used to see these children pass away within the first 1-2 years of life, now with good handwashing, treatment of infection, and machine ve... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 33 years experience
The rise of fever: Febrile seizures are common in children, about 5% of the population. They are generally a combination of how fast the fever rises and a genetic predi... Read More

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Feb 3, 2013
Excellent physician in Charlotte, NC and responsive to collaboration. I refer to him often.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nahouraii is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nahouraii is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! 7 yrs. ago, opening pressure was in the 300's but today it was 28. I was very confused! TY!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Ok. I'm working it out with an ENT and saw a neurologist yesterday.Bye
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I appreciate your time in the definition of Seizures.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Top Neurologist , Second Place, North Carolina - Summer
2013
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