For those suffering from any one of the many neurological conditions that are prevalent today, the symptoms associated can make life more difficult. For those experiencing anxiety and depression related to their neurological condition, leading a happy and productive life can be especially … [Read more...] about Neurological Conditions and Depression – How to Manage Them
When and Why You Should Do It Have you ever forgotten someone’s name or why you walked into a room? A little forgetfulness is completely normal and a fact of our very busy lives. But if you are experiencing memory lapses that are more significant, like forgetting basic skills, asking the same … [Read more...] about Screening for Memory Problems
It is no secret that exercise has long-lasting benefits for the body and those benefits extend to the brain as well. Though you might have heard the brain referred to as the largest muscle in the body, the brian actually isn’t a muscle at all but a complex organ that plays a vital role in nearly … [Read more...] about Exercise, For the Sake of Your Brain
Many people remember undergoing scoliosis screening in school. What was once done in nearly every school, scoliosis screenings now only occur in around 50% of schools. Although the usefulness of these programs is sometimes a matter of opinion, one thing that is certain is that early detection is … [Read more...] about Scoliosis & Adults
Traumatic brain injuries happen, and they happen often. In fact, more than a million people suffer from a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, every year. With so many TBI’s occurring each year, September has been designated as National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month to identify how to prevent, … [Read more...] about National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
Spinal cord injuries are costly. Not only are they costly in terms of life expectancy – the life expectancy of someone who has experienced a spinal cord injury can be significantly reduced – but also costly in terms of treatment, employment, marital status and even level of education. One estimate … [Read more...] about Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries
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
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?
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?