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
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?
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
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
Brain games have received a lot of buzz for the last several years but is there any truth to the idea that this type of brain training can actually slow down or even prevent aging and cognitive decline? Many people believe that there is validity there, including one very famous athlete who regularly … [Read more...] about The Buzz About Brain Training
In the month of May alone, 65,000 people in the U.S. will experience a stroke. Many people who experience strokes are not even aware that they were at risk. To raise awareness, the National Stroke Association has designated May as National Stroke Awareness Month. This year, they have focused their … [Read more...] about Raising Awareness About Strokes
Back pain… more of us suffer from back pain than do not. In fact, some experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point. And the numbers are increasing… people with disabilities attributed to back pain has risen 54% since 1990. Back and other types of pain … [Read more...] about Eliminating Pain Through PEMF Therapy
Anyone who has ever suffered a migraine knows that it is not your run of the mill headache. From acute pain in the head, neck and face to nausea and vomiting, dizziness, blurry vision, extreme sensitivity to light or sound or even irritability and scalp tenderness, the symptoms of migraine headaches … [Read more...] about Why a Migraine is More Than Just a Headache