Catching More Than Zs: Don't Sleep on These Common Pitfalls That Come With Insomnia
13 July 2017
Clinical, chronic insomnia – the kind your doctor diagnoses you with, when sleepless nights plague you at least three nights a week for at least three months – contains many side effects that can impact the way you live your daily life. These pitfalls of insomnia often go unnoticed for a time, as you may be (understandably) more focused on the fact that you cannot get any sleep than on insomnia's other companions that come out to play when you can only get a couple of good nights of sleep during the week.
Tips For Dealing With Lower Back Pain
21 June 2017
Approximately half of Americans experience back pain each year, and this problem is one of the leading reasons for disability and missed work. Even if you aren't experiencing back pain at this time, experts estimate that up to 80 percent of people will have a back problem at some point in their lives, so it's a good idea to know what to do about it.
See a Doctor
Although some cases of back pain are relatively minor and can be treated at home, in other cases it's important to see a doctor.
3 Ways To Help A Loved One With Early-Onset Alzheimer's
27 February 2017
An Alzheimer's diagnosis is always upsetting, no matter what the age of the patient. But when someone you love is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, it can be especially devastating for everyone involved. Early-onset Alzheimer's is Alzheimer's disease that's diagnosed before the age of 65. It often strikes patients in their 40s and 50s, but can even affect patients in their 30s. Take a look at some things you can do to help a loved one who is dealing with a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's.
What Did You Get For Christmas? Hopefully, Not Gout
12 January 2017
If you've ever had an attack of gout, you understand why you never want to get it again. Hopefully, you did not get your attack for Christmas, but the holidays are a prime time for this disease to strike. Here's some things you can do to lessen your risk of gout and what you can do to treat it.
What Is Gout?
Gout is a type of arthritis that is a common source of foot pain in adults.