Alzheimer’s: Progressive Stages and Homecare

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs the memory and other crucial mental functions. In the U.S., 5.5 million people are estimated to have the disease; 5.3 million of those are 65 and older, according to statistics from Alzheimer’s News Today. Common symptoms include memory loss and confusion. While no cure for this debilitative disease exists, some medications and management strategies may offer improvement in … Continue reading Alzheimer’s: Progressive Stages and Homecare

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced that the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, was officially characterized as a pandemic. The United States, as well as many countries around the world, continued to see a rise in the rate of infections, resulting in President Donald Trump issuing a national emergency. Formally declaring an emergency opens doors to help curb the current crisis. Specifically, Trump declared … Continue reading Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Know the Basics: Autoimmune Disorders

What is an autoimmune disorder? An autoimmune disorder happens when your immune system goes awry and mistakes your body for an intruder. Proper functioning of the immune system ensures that bacteria and other invaders are fought off. With an autoimmune disorder, your body has trouble telling the difference between the stuff that’s part of your body and the stuff that isn’t. In an effort to … Continue reading Know the Basics: Autoimmune Disorders

Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Living with arthritis, pain and stiffness from inflammation of the joints, can be uncomfortable and disruptive of everyday life. There are several ways to help soothe the symptoms, one of which that can be most effective is regular exercise. Extensive exercise is not necessary. However, a lack of it can create more stress on the joints because the muscles become weakened. Therefore, maintaining strength and … Continue reading Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

What is Gut Health?

If you’re interested in wellness, you’ve likely come across the term “gut health” in recent years. A variety of products ranging from supplements to drinks claim they can improve gut health, and as a result, a whole slew of health problems. Consumers facing these claims might wonder if they’re true. Gut health is real, but researchers are just beginning to understand it. Keep reading to … Continue reading What is Gut Health?