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Being diagnosed with brain disease can be overwhelming. So can sifting through countless resources from unknown sources for the right answer to your important questions. Until now.

Our Trusted Resources include:

Neurology Now® magazine Compelling stories and useful tips for patients and their families. This free, award-winning magazine features advances in the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases as well as expert advice on wellness and disease prevention, new medications and therapies, and strategies for coping effectively with brain disease. Subscribe today!

American Brain Foundaton eNewsletter Relevant stories and practical information for improving brain health and awareness.

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Ask a Neurologist Leading neurologists or neuroscience professionals from the American Academy of Neurology provide answers to our American Brain Foundation eNews reader's questions.

Learn more about brain disease: Information on more than 250 brain diseases.

Buy a Brain

For as little as $5, help make a difference in the lives of people affected by brain and other nervous system diseases. Buy a brain in memory or honor of a friend or family member.

The Brain Health Fair

The Brain Health Fair is a free, daylong family event connecting thousands of patients, families, and caregivers affected by brain and other nervous system diseases with important resources to win the battle against brain disease. Learn more about the Brain Health Fair.

Neuro Film Festival Inspiring stories about real people with brain and other nervous system diseases. The American Brain Foundation's Neuro Film Festival helps raise awareness about why more research is needed to cure Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, autism, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis and hundreds of other brain diseases.

Patient Education Books The Neurology Now™ Books series from the American Academy of Neurology offers reliable, understandable books that cover symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments, and how to manage day-to-day life with brain and other nervous system diseases. Real-life patients, families, and friends offer insights and advice that give the books a sense of immediacy and intimacy. Current titles include:

  • Navigating the Complexities of Stroke
  • Navigating Life with a Brain Tumor
  • Navigating Life with Parkinson Disease
  • Navigating Smell and Taste Disorders

Patient Education Videos Free videos and guidebooks help answer important questions about epilepsy, diabetic nerve pain, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease.

  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetic Nerve Pain
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease

Patient Education Brochures Quality resources for newly diagnosed patients and their families from experts in the field. Each brochure covers topics such as causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. The brochures also include tips on healthy living with the brain and other nervous system diseases. Topics include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain Tumors
  • Concussion
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine
  • And many more

Neurology® Patient Pages Published monthly, the Neurology Patient Pages provide critical reviews of ground-breaking discoveries in neurologic research written especially for patients and their families. A subscription to Neurology is not necessary to view content; it is free to the public. Each page contains an "About" section that describes neurologic diseases in a straightforward question-and-answer format. The pages also feature links to patient-friendly resources specific to the disease discussed. Neurology Patient Page articles may be downloaded, printed, and reproduced by neurologists to distribute for educational purposes without requesting further permission.

Working with your doctor: Advice on how to prepare for an office visit and how to build a relationship with your doctor.

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