People often try to sweep the symptoms of mental illness under the rug. The average time between the onset of symptoms and when a person gets treatment is 8-10 years. Feelings of shame or judgment can make it difficult to reach out for help.
There’s no cure or treatment for Alzheimer’s and related dementias, but the good news is that there’s a growing body of evidence that the right lifestyle choices can have a positive impact on overall brain health. This means that a person has the power to reduce and control their risks.
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones, making them thin and porous. It’s caused by the body breaking down bone faster than it builds it. When the bones are weak, they’re more likely to break from a minor trip and fall, and this is often the first sign of osteoporosis. There are no other symptoms.
The winter chill is behind us, leaving longer days, verdant grass, and blooms aplenty. If you’re feeling the pull to get out there and enjoy it, by all means do, as a host of recent studies highlight the many benefits of immersing yourself in Mother Nature.
Every Second Counts. Know the Signs of a Stroke. It’s summer time, which hopefully means more time to sit back, relax and let your guard down. But there’s one medical condition you should remain vigilant about: stroke.
Nothing makes you want to get outside quite like a sunny spring day. But even a leisurely stroll down the shore can feel like a hike when every step hurts.
Being a mom requires a whole purse full of skills. We all know the look she gives when you’re acting up will quickly set you straight, and that her kisses are magic to heal almost any kind of ache.