There is a reasonable chance that you know of at least one person with one of the following conditions ‒ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder. Aside from affecting a significant number of people, ...Read More »
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The Importance of Physical Activity for Older Adults
For some older individuals, it may seem that exercise yields very little in the way of health-related benefits. Because of this perceived lack of payoff, some entrenched couch potatoes may jump to the conclusion that physical activity is pointless. Despite ...Read More »
Why Your Weight Can Make Stress More Harmful
As countless people can attest, excessive stress can take quite a toll on the body. Some health-related consequences of a stress-filled life include headaches, chest pains and disrupted sleeping patterns. Those struggling with their weight, however, might be especially vulnerable ...Read More »
Is It Necessary to Double-Check Strep Tests?
Sore throats are a common ailment in the United States, and they often indicate that a person has suffered a strep throat infection. Fortunately, testing for sore throat is a quick and rather painless process. To make certain that the ...Read More »
Hip Fractures: Another Concern for MS Patients?
For the hundreds of thousands of Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS), life can often be especially difficult. A type of autoimmune disorder, MS can induce a wide range of symptoms, such as limb numbness and weakness, double/blurred vision, tremors, fatigue ...Read More »
Hope for Aging Hearts: Is Young Blood the Key?
Most people generally assume that aging is simply an unavoidable fact of life – age forces our skin to wrinkle and sag, our joints to ache and the body to become more susceptible to injury and illness. Likewise, the aging ...Read More »
A New Device for Sleep Apnea Patients
It is well known that Americans struggle with sleep – according to a 2012 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 30 percent of American workers get less than six hours of sleep per night. Of ...Read More »
Eating Smart with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
For obvious reasons, digestive problems never make for an especially appealing topic. Millions of Americans must contend with chronic digestive conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Fortunately, many of those with IBS can mitigate their symptoms by making sound dietary ...Read More »
Preventing Asthma Attacks by Reducing Stress
You would be right to think that asthma has become more commonplace over the years. Consider that between 2001 and 2009 alone, more than 4 million people were diagnosed with asthma in the United States. Likewise, millions of Americans experience ...Read More »
Researching Diabetes Triggers – On Mt. Everest
What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the words “Mount Everest?” The world’s tallest mountain? Blisteringly cold temperatures? Mountain climbers pushing their bodies to their physical limits? How about type 2 diabetes? While the first three answers ...Read More »