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Women's Neurology

Conditions specific to women and women’s life events

  • Women with preexisting neurological conditions who are pregnant or trying to conceive — examples of conditions managed include epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraines, myasthenia gravis and movement disorders, such as Wilson’s disease, chorea and restless legs
  • Ongoing care during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum — for above conditions, as well as co-managed conditions, such as brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, neurofibromatosis and spina bifida
  • Neurological illnesses during menopause — migraines, strokes and post-chemotherapy neuropathy


Mount Nittany Health neurologists provide treatment plans based on the individual patient’s needs. These treatments can include:

  • Medications
  • Physical therapy for headache care
  • Nutrition and lifestyle treatment
  • Behavioral health treatment
  • Exercise