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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness

  Whether you have been directly affected by Alzheimer’s disease or not, no one is immune to developing it. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes progressive brain and memory impairment until a person loses all-important mental functions. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, and available treatments only temporarily slow the progression of the […]

Common Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

An American is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease every 9 minutes. Presently, there is no definitive test to diagnose Parkinson’s. So, a physician will look for whether the possible symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are present or not by talking with the patient while completing a thorough neurologic assessment. Parkinson’s disease, or PD, is a chronic, progressive […]

Memory Loss: What Is Normal

Experiencing and learning new things is an everyday occurrence. Your brain can only remember so many of those new things, and so it decides what is worth remembering. Memory is the process of storing and then recalling this information. Many people look at it as a filing cabinet. It doesn’t always work perfectly, and changes […]

How to Manage Living with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. Every year, approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with PD. The cause of it remains unclear, and there is no cure. Parkinson’s itself is not fatal, but complications can be severe, so knowing more about it and how it progresses, is vital. […]