September is World Alzheimer’s Month. This international campaign was started in 2012 to raise awareness of the challenges and stigma that surrounds dementia. Did you know that two of every three people globally have little to no understanding of the problems that Alzheimer’s can cause?
Nearly everyone will experience some type of stress in their lives. Stress can be caused by a variety of factors including, work, money, health, family and a laundry list of other items that are often unavoidable. You may know that long periods of stress and anxiety can leave you feeling tired and worn out, but did you know that it can have serious long-term effects on your health?
It is recommended that those with epilepsy avoid alcohol completely if possible. But, since you may want to go out with friends or celebrate a special occasion, this may be an unrealistic expectation. It is important to know the facts about how alcohol affects your body.
So you’ve picked up basketball as a new sport at the gym and are experiencing back pain that you’ve never felt before. Or maybe you’re just seeing that a lot of your favorite NBA players are out for a few games due to a back injury. Either way, the common trend is that a high activity sport like basketball and back pain seem to go hand in hand.
Sports can be a fun and exciting way to stay active in the winter, but you must take precaution when playing any sport to avoid potential injury. There are over 200,000 cases of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, every year. Traumatic Brain Injury is a blanket term that is used to cover any blunt, sharp, neurological or chemical trauma to the head that causes impaired brain activity.
November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects three million Americans. It is most commonly associated with seizures that recur, usually with external stimuli. There are different types of seizures and different types of epilepsy – and we want to help you learn more about epilepsies, seizures, neurological disorders, and how to deal with them.
The nervous system contains all of the networking to be able to feel, think, make any movement, and more. The brain pilots everything in the body, and thus is the most important organ in the human body.