Headaches come in several different forms, and recurring, sharp pains in the head can be among the most jarring and disruptive. Unfortunately, as annoying and distressing as headaches can be, they are not the easiest symptom to diagnose. There is a v... Read More
Monday is World Mental Health Day, so why not take some time this weekend to do something for your own mental health?
Of course not every mental health condition is treated with natural measures and, contrary to what Donald Trump thinks, mental illne... Read More
With world-changing presidential campaigns about to get underway and tensions in America—and the world—getting higher with each passing day, current events and societal issues and the ways they impact our daily lives are taking a toll on all of u... Read More
What is serotonin? Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter to help relay signals from different areas of the brain. Sometimes called the “feel good” neurotransmitter or the “happy molecule,” the level of serotonin in the brain is important for p... Read More
What is sundowning syndrome? Also known as “sundown syndrome” and “sundowner’s syndrome,” it’s a period of agitation or cognitive impairment that occurs in the late afternoon or evening, hence the name (1).
It’s difficult to describe ex... Read More
A stroke is when blood flow to part of the brain is cut off or heavily restricted and the starved brain cells begin to die.
In this manner, a stroke is like a heart attack of the brain. Although stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the Unit... Read More
As part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) released a report showing that 30 million people in the U.S. will become diagnosed with an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia at some point ... Read More
Legendary comedian Billy Connolly seems to laugh in the face of his Parkinson’s symptoms. In 2013, the 73-year-old comedian and actor was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and prostate cancer in the same week. On top of that he was also fitted f... Read More