Blog Archive

Does Your Child Have a Developmental Delay? Jul 1st, 2020

When your friend proudly says that their 12-month-old speaks in three-word sentences and your 12-month-old just started to say mama or dada, you can’t help but wonder if there’s something wrong with your child’s development. Many parents who are concerned about their child’s development come to THINK Neurology for Kids...

Common Causes of Seizures Apr 29th, 2020

Seizures occur when there’s a sudden surge of abnormal electrical activity in your child’s brain. While seizures usually don’t last long, they’re frightening for parents and children because of the changes they cause, from uncontrollable shaking to losing consciousness. THINK Neurology for Kids specializes in treating children with seizure disorders....

How ADHD Contributes to Memory Problems Mar 4th, 2020

The neurological differences in people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) make it hard for them to pay attention. Children don’t seem to listen, they miss instructions, and they can’t get organized. And that’s just the start of the daily problems they face as they struggle to focus. But there’s another...

What Action to Take if Your Child Has a Concussion Feb 1st, 2020

There’s no way to predict when your child might take a blow that gives them a concussion. Playing in sports increases their risk, yet they can suffer a concussion just as easily from a fall. The trickiest part is recognizing when your child has suffered a concussion. Their symptoms may...

Inattention vs. Absence Seizures: How to Tell the Difference Jan 1st, 2020

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and epilepsy are two different conditions, but they often occur together or get misdiagnosed as one another. One sign of epilepsy, known as absence seizures, is commonly mistaken for inattentive ADHD. In order to treat neurological conditions such as epilepsy, symptoms like absence seizures must be...

Do You Suspect Your Child Has ADHD? We Can Help! Dec 2nd, 2019

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is difficult to diagnose. The diagnostic process takes time, allowing our doctors to get to know you and your family, as well as to rule out any other pathologies that exist. The diagnosis of ADHD is multi-faceted and must be modified over time as your child...

Free Christmas trees to first 100 families that visit THINK booth at the 2019 Houston Buddy Walk! Nov 13th, 2019

Join the Down Syndrome Association of Houston and THINK Neurology for Kids as we unite for a common cause and raise funds at the 2019 Houston Buddy Walk. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, take the first step and donate or register today!...

EEG: How It Works to Help Diagnose and Monitor Seizure Disorders Nov 5th, 2019

If your child has sudden uncontrollable leg or arm movements and can’t stop jerking, you can be sure they just had a seizure. But seizures show up in more subtle ways as well, including staring spells, bouts of confusion, and momentary loss of consciousness or awareness.  At THINK Neurology for...

Dr. Varghese featured on the cover of LIVING magazine March 2015 edition Mar 19th, 2015

Dr. Varghese has been featured on page 31 of LIVING magazine March edition.

Exercise Helps Kids' Brains Feb 13th, 2015

After a review of 14 studies, researchers concluded that the more physical activity children have the more likely they are to do better academically. All 14 studies involved children ranging in ages 6 to 18. Physical activity and sports are generally advocated for the positive effect they have on children’s...

Is Football Bad for the Brain? Feb 13th, 2015

Football is one of the more popular spectator sports in the United States having formed in the late 1800’s at college campuses. It’s also considered a violent sport and over the years, the league has established new rules that make the game safer. However, even with the rules it’s inevitable...