Brain Fog: What Is It? Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Brain fog isn’t a medical condition. It’s a term used for certain symptoms that can affect your ability to think. You may feel confused or disorganized or find it hard to focus or put your thoughts into words. It’s a type of cognitive dysfunction involving memory problems, lack of mental clarity, and poor concentration. In…

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Flu Survivor: When Is It Safe To Go Back To Your Normal Schedule

Hello flu survivor. Your 2018 flu season has been a horror show. Indeed, according to the CDC, this years flu has been the worst since 2009. So, here is an important question for you: When is it safe for you to get back to work, and be reacquainted with your family and friends?      …

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Atrial Fibrillation: What Is It, How Does It Affect Your Health

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a condition that disrupts your heartbeat. A glitch in the heart’s electrical system makes its upper chambers (the atria) beat so fast they quiver, or fibrillate. This causes the lower chambers (the ventricles) to beat out of sync. Usually the atria and ventricles work together so the heart pumps blood in…

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Helping Dementia Residents Through ‘Color Stimulation’

Green is symbolic of growth and life and is the most restful of colors. It reduces central nervous system activity, and helps individuals remain calm. Using green makes rooms appear larger. Particularly, lime green is effective with individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia for visual attention, i.e., visual cues for bathrooms, bedrooms, walkers, etc. Dementia: Color…

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