Most people face mental health challenges at one point or another in their lifetime which can affect daily living, relationships, and physical health. Mental health issues can also be attributed to factors in people’s lives such as relationship issues and life events. Looking after mental health can preserve a person’s ability to enjoy life. And if you’re experiencing persistent or severe mental health challenges, it’s time to get help. (WebMD, 2020) When should you get help? Here is a … [Read more...] about Mental Health Symptoms and Resources
Loss of Memory
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 5.2 million Americans over the age of 65 and women account for almost two-thirds. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, but the chances of developing the disease do increase the older we get. Sometimes, Alzheimer’s can affect younger people. These rare cases of the disease are called early-onset Alzheimer’s. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells … [Read more...] about Alzheimer’s Disease
We have all heard more and more about concussion in the news lately, especially regarding athletes. The term concussion protocols for athletes returning to play after a head injury has been particularly talked about. But athletes are not the only individuals who can suffer from concussions. What Is A Concussion? A concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury -MTBI, is a type of brain injury that is defined as a short loss of normal brain function after a head … [Read more...] about How Should You Treat A Concussion?