Exploring the brain-mind connection
Although many people think the brain and the mind are the same thing, they are different, and the fascination with how the brain tricks the mind is why Karuna M. Shah, D.O., a neurologist with Neurology Specialists of Hillandale, chose her specialty.
Early in her training she saw a stroke patient whose injured right side of the brain, the physical organ comprised of nerve cells and blood vessels, was telling the patient’s mind, which is a person’s mental or thought processes, to neglect the left side of the body. “Neurological diseases can change who you are and this specialty allows me to help these patients,” says Shah.
Get Peace of Mind: Karuna M. Shah, D.O., and other physicians at Neurology Specialists of Hillandale are accepting new patients.