Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is constantly in the headlines these days. Americans, especially seniors fear this degenerative condition more than even cancer.  It starts as a type of progressive brain disorder that slowly weakens cognitive skills. Symptoms get worse over time, eventually affecting the ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks, ultimately leaving victims as the shell of their former selves. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, a non-profit American health organization,  which focuses on
According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017, 30.3 million people in the US have diabetes. With so many people with this condition, is it possible that genes have a role to play in the disease? Unfortunately, the answer cannot be a single ‘yes’ or ‘no.’ Experts agree that a combination of genetic and environmental factors are responsible for making a person more prone to getting diabetes. While genes do play a vital role, holding
Spinal surgery is a delicate procedure that requires most patients to be prepped weeks or months beforehand. Considering how important physical and emotional well-being are to the success of any surgery, pre-op assumes an important place in the scheme of things, as it reduces surgical risks considerably. It also helps a patient to learn more about the process and provides enough time for doctors to evaluate a patient’s condition. But what does this evaluation process
Health conscious people might be spending more time in their kitchens for reasons beyond cooking. Believe it or not, your kitchen can give you ready access to many herbs and spices that come with lots of healing properties. If you find alternative healing interesting, you should check out the following list. 1. Turmeric If you love curry, then good health isn’t far away! After all, one of its ingredients – turmeric – is rich in
As a parent, you would do anything to maintain your child’s health. That’s why you take them to the dentist and pediatrician for regular checkups, make sure they’ve had their shots, prevent them from eating too much junk – the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, there’s one area most parents tend to overlook, and that’s the spine. Together, the spine and the nervous system play a vital role in maintaining the overall well-being of
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