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The 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia which gets progressively worse. It usually begins with mild short-term memory loss which doesn’t appear to be problematic. Since even those without Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia experience memory slipups, it usually isn’t until the condition gets worse that Alzheimer’s is diagnosed. As the brain and nervous system continue […]

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Who doesn’t want to live a long, healthy and independent life? Increase your chance of making that happen by learning about Alzheimer’s disease and how to reduce your risk. A recent study by the Alzheimer’s Association reported an estimated 6 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. That’s one in every ten adults, aged 65 and older, […]

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Lower Your High Blood Pressure With The DASH Diet

You know that your diet can affect your tendency to develop high blood pressure, but how do you know what’s safe to eat and what you should avoid? Is there a simple, easy meal plan tailored especially for people worried about their blood pressure? YES — the DASH diet! With this diet, cutting out foods that contribute […]

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For A Strong Immune System, Do These 5 Things

We all have an immune system that protects us from foreign substances that could harm the body. Some people’s bodies are better than others at fighting foreign substances, AKA antigens. Antigens include bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. When those organisms are detected by the body, they trigger the immune system, which works to destroy the […]

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