Impact of Chronic Illness

    Whether you are the one who is ill or caring for someone who is ill, coping with a chronic illness for an extended time can be exhausting and lead to depression. Dealing with a negative force, long term, can make it difficult to see outside that force and depending on the illness, there ...

Maintain Your Brain

    Use it or lose it isn’t just a mantra for muscle strength, it can apply to brain health as well. Did you know that your brain’s volume gradually shrinks as you get older? Some nerve cells can shrink or lose connections with other nerve cells. This doesn’t mean you should just accept that ...

Health Boosting Food

19. April 2016 Health 0
    As they say, you are what you eat. I just spent a weekend eating very rich, heavy food while I was out of town and am feeling pretty gross. I feel like I need to re-set my eating and get some vegetables and fruit into my bloodstream.   There are foods that are ...

Keeping Up with Medical Files

13. April 2016 Health 1
    As someone who has a chronic condition and many specialists, tests, test results and procedures, I know how quickly the paper pile can get out of control, even in a time of electronic records. Between the statements from my insurance company, the bills from the doctor’s offices the handouts my doctors give me ...

Is it a Medical Issue or Just Age?

14. March 2016 Health 2
    As we get older, we expect that our body may not work as well as when we were in our 20s. So, how do we know when an ailment or annoyance is more than just “getting old?” How do you know if the body aches are more than just old bones or the ...