General Health

What You Need to Know About Spring Allergies

If you suffer from spring allergies, you’re not alone. It’s now estimated that 10% to 30% of the global population is affected by hay fever, and that 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma. More important, those numbers are rising. Childhood asthma rates in the U.S., for example, doubled between 1980 and 1995. Many attribute the increased incidence of allergens and asthma triggers to climate change and… Read More

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Diagnosing Memory Loss: Noticing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

  Certain types of memory loss are typical with aging. When there is no underlying medical condition present to account for age-related memory loss, it is known as Age-Associated Memory Impairment. But when does forgetfulness indicate that something more serious could be occurring? While June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a full-time job… Read More

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference In Your Health

Just last month, we celebrated a new year, and you may have made a resolution to eat healthier, exercise and move more. How are you doing on your resolutions?  If you’re sticking to your plan – congratulations – you should be seeing and feeling some results of your work.  If “things” have gotten in your way and you plan to get back on track – do it.  Studies have shown that changing your diet and… Read More

Don’t Let Snoring Keep You Up at Night

With so many people suffering from snoring, the number of home remedies has soared. Unfortunately, most do little to alleviate the problem that keeps millions of Americans awake each night. By age 60, roughly 40% of women and 60% of men snore. This is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea. Whether it’s tennis balls sewn into pajama backs or special pillows that stretch the neck and throat tissues, home remedies… Read More