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
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
Does the secret to a long life lie in a healthy heart? Many people certainly believe so, and there are lots of reasons why. In truth, the importance of heart health cannot be overstated. And while there are doctors, organizations, fitness industry leading experts, dieticians and many, many others … [Read more...] about February is All About the Heart… Health That Is!
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
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