Neurological Conditions

What are neurological disorders? They are diseases of the brain, spine and the nerves that connect them, and there are over 600 of them. You’ve probably heard of some of the common ones: ALS Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Epilepsy Stroke Parkinson’s Disease Dementia Brain Aneurysm Brain Tumor And more… And there are many that you probably

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Osteoporosis: Early Signs

As we age, we become more prone to bone density loss, especially postmenopausal women and anyone with a vitamin D deficiency. This bone loss can lead to osteoporosis, which often occurs without any noticeable symptoms, so by the time you feel pain or have a fracture, osteoporosis may already be present. So, what are the

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How Weather Affects Arthritis

It’s April, and April means spring showers. While rain may be good for May flowers, it’s not so good for those with arthritis. If you have arthritis, you know that any change in weather can affect your joints, but why does it happen? Well, when the temperature changes, the barometric pressure changes. Barometric pressure is

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Relocation Stress

Have you heard of Relocation Stress Syndrome (RSS)? Sometimes it is known as transfer trauma, and it can be caused by moving… especially if the person moving is a senior. Symptoms of RSS include: Sleep disturbances Exhaustion Depression Anxiety Grief Disorientation In seniors with dementia, cognitive impairment and poor physical health, these symptoms can be

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