Most people recognize that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may result in slight visual issues such as light sensitivity, blurred vision, and dull eye-pain. However, many people are surprised to learn that even a relatively minor traumatic brain injury can have a major impact on both visual acuity and … [Read more...] about 7 Ways A TBI May Impact Your Visual Acuity
From conditions like Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy to strokes and migraines to traumatic brain injuries and other forms of trauma, up to 1 billion people suffer from neurological conditions… that is one-sixth of the world’s population. The UN World Health Organization studied the prevalence of … [Read more...] about Living Well with a Neurological Condition
We are bombarded by suggestions on how to improve health or remain healthy today. Google the words ‘improve health’ and you will see an unbelievable 1,620,000,000 results! (That’s a lot of zeroes!) From exercise tips to the never-ending stream of diets, pills, foods (good or bad), breathing … [Read more...] about Science Agrees… Fascial Therapy is Good for You!
We all know that sleep plays a vital role in our overall health profile; however, Americans, as a whole, are simply not getting the rest we need consistently. A 2013 report indicated that, on average, the average American only slept 6.8 hours every night. Additionally, a whopping 40% of those … [Read more...] about Why Sleep Is Critical To Brain Health
Physical pain is an unavoidable part of life. A cut finger, a migraine headache, a stubbed toe; we've all felt the ache and discomfort associated with pain. Feeling even a minor wound the moment it occurs can play a critical role in protecting us against a more serious injury. However, most of us … [Read more...] about How Do We Really “Feel” Pain?
Extreme sports are more popular than ever. Contests like the Winter Olympics, the X Games and a number of other competitions have created a seemingly endless array of sports and hybrid sports including skiing, snowboarding, base jumping, snow kiting, ice yachting and more. As the popularity of … [Read more...] about January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)Awareness Month
Did you know that more than 38 million people suffer from migraines in the U.S. today? That is a staggering statistic. Two to three million of those people are chronic migraine sufferers, meaning that they have more than fifteen headaches a month over a three month period. With so many occurrences … [Read more...] about PEMF Therapy for Migraines
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Recent statistics estimate that a whopping 75 million adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure. Once designated by a reading of 140 over 90, new guidelines released in November 2017 lowered the … [Read more...] about Blood Pressure and Effects on the Brain
Do the colder temperatures and shorter days leave you feeling less than 100%? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the changing of the seasons and affects an estimated five percent of the U.S. population each year. Sometimes referred to as the “winter … [Read more...] about Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder