3 Common Struggles Faced by Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

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7 Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors

As winter approaches, prioritizing the safety of seniors is crucial, considering their heightened vulnerability due to the weather. In this blog, we'll discuss important safety measures everyone ...

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How Palliative Care Can Help You

Palliative care, also known as supportive care, aims to improve the quality of life of people suffering from life-threatening diseases. This can range from providing emotional, physical and social support...

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Epilepsy – Who gets it, and how can we help?

Epilepsy is a brain condition that occurs due to abnormal electrical brain activity. These repeated brief episodes of sudden electrical changes are called seizures. They temporarily affect the body’s movement, such as uncontrollable twitching, shaking or jerky movements of the face, limbs, or even the entire body. 

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Common struggles of people with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia which affects the parts of the brain that control memory, language and thought. It is more commonly diagnosed in older members of society. However, it can still develop in younger people.

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Challenges faced by Hepatitis Patients

Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver, whose most common cause is a viral infection. There are numerous types of hepatitis, ranging from hepatitis A to E. Some of these can be acute, where they flare up suddenly and go back after some time, or they might become a chronic condition that lasts a long time.

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Parkinson Disease: Common Symptoms

  Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. That is, the condition worsens with time as there is a loss of neurons in the brain.  These neurons also contain a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine is responsible for smooth muscular movements in our body. With Parkinson’s, the lower dopamine production (around 60 to 80 percent less)

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Maintaining and Improving your Brain Power

The brain is inarguably one of the most important organs of our entire body. Think of it as the body’s Central Processing Unit (CPU). When the CPU (the central part of the computer) overheats or malfunctions, it damages other components such as the hard drives, or it can cause the computer to crash altogether. Similarly,

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Identifying Eating Disorders in Men

  A common misconception amongst the masses is that eating disorders only occur in teenage girls who are constantly hyper focused on their weight. But this is far from the truth. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), approximately 1 in 3 people experiencing an eating disorder is a man.  Bombardment of images of

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Understanding the Basics of Cancer

  The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention’s publication sheds light on the magnitude of risk that Canadians face regarding cancer diseases. The data suggests that 2 in 5 citizens will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime! It is, therefore, vital to equip oneself with the basic know-how of various types of cancers. Knowledge

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