|Guest column: Struggling with changes in brain function: A difficult journey|
"Where did I put my keys?" |
"Why did I come into this room?"
What is dementia?
Changes in brain function, also known as dementia, come in many shapes and sizes and can be caused by numerous variables.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
|Guest column: Protecting your voice|
Your voice is as unique as your fingerprint. It helps define your personality, mood and health. Unfortunately there are approximately 7.5 million people in the U.S. who have trouble using their voice. They can have problems with pitch, loudness and/or quality.|
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
|Guest column: Preventing shoulder injuries|
One of the most common complaints physical therapists and orthopedic physicians see is aching and occasional sharp pains in the shoulder and upper arm.|
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
|Guest column: Allergy relief the natural way|
Does it fell like this year's seasonal allergies are pretty intense? The itchy and red eyes, sore throat and endless sneezing can leave a person feeling exhausted.|
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
|Guest column: 12 heart symptoms never to ignore|
Heart disease is the number one killer of American men and women, accounting for 40 percent of all U.S. deaths. That's more than all forms of cancer combined.|
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
|Guest column: Women are six times more likely to die from heart disease than from breast cancer|
According to the Women's Heart Foundation:|
Worldwide, 8.6 million women die from heart disease each year, accounting for a third of all adult female deaths.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
|Guest column: Excess fat around the waist may increase death risk for women|
According to the National Institutes of Health, women who carry excess fat around their waists are at greater risk of dying early from cancer or heart disease than women with smaller waistlines, even if they are of normal weight|
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
|Guest column: Childbirth and parenting classes provide a healthy start for new families|
Pregnancy, for most expecting parents, is a time of good feelings, good health and a tremendous sense of accomplishment.|
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
|Guest column: Leg pain - it might be more than a nuisance|
Do your legs cramp up after walking a block or two? Does the cramping go away after a few minutes' rest? If so, you may have Lower Extremity Arterial Disease, or LEAD.|
Tuesday, January 27, 2015