Did you know that there are more than 300 types of headaches? While the most common, the tension headache, occurs in 75% of adults and is typically due to stress, muscle or joint pain or fatigue, less common types of headaches routinely send people to the doctor or cause loss of work and play. … [Read more...] about Finding Relief for Cluster Headaches
Brain Foods – Is Chocolate Good for the Brain?
For many people, when the urge for something sweet comes along, chocolate is the go-to treat. In addition to being delicious, did you know that chocolate has many health benefits and consistently tops the lists of the best “brain foods”? Touted for improving memory, decision-making ability, mental … [Read more...] about Brain Foods – Is Chocolate Good for the Brain?
National Youth Sports Week 2019
It’s that time again… National Youth Sports Week runs from July 15 to July 21 and is designed to help coaches, players, athletic and recreation directors, association members, sponsors, parents and Congress raise awareness for youth programs and sports injury while promoting healthy lifestyles for … [Read more...] about National Youth Sports Week 2019
Concerned About Cognitive Decline?
Light Therapy May Protect the Brain. Have you ever had trouble remembering something or find yourself struggling to find the right words? Is it due to cognitive decline or are you just having an “off” day? A certain amount of cognitive decline is expected with aging, however, for many people, … [Read more...] about Concerned About Cognitive Decline?
Brain Health and Technology… There’s an app for that!
Technology… it’s all around us every day and more people are exposed to technology at an earlier age than ever before. Some say that it is not uncommon for kids to carry smartphones by the age of 10. Social media and tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Instagram and a plethora of others are … [Read more...] about Brain Health and Technology… There’s an app for that!
Can brain health change with the seasons? Summer is here and with it, longer days and more Vitamin D courtesy of the extended sunshine hours. With more outdoor activities calling and more socializing with family and friends – pool parties and barbecues galore – it has been known for some time … [Read more...] about Summer Smarts
Can Arthritis Trigger a Migraine?
Did you know that migraines are the third most common disease worldwide? In fact, more people suffer from migraines than from diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined. In the U.S., over 12 percent of the population experiences migraines and a percentage of those suffer from chronic migraines, or 15 … [Read more...] about Can Arthritis Trigger a Migraine?
Living with Tourette’s
Often misrepresented and misunderstood, Tourette syndrome is more than a condition that causes random swearing as often depicted in the media. A neurological condition, Tourette syndrome affects an estimated 1 in every 360 children… and those are the diagnosed cases. The Center for Disease Control … [Read more...] about Living with Tourette’s
Fitness Level May Impact Risk of Stroke
It's common knowledge that physical fitness is essential, particularly as we begin to age. Your fitness level can help combat a multitude of conditions that become more prevalent as we get older. Enhancing flexibility, improving our immune system's ability to ward off chronic illnesses, and … [Read more...] about Fitness Level May Impact Risk of Stroke