Risk of Parkinson’s Disease in Hispanic Population

En Español A 2010 study from the University of Missouri and the American Parkinson Disease Association showed that Hispanic males over the age of 65 are at the greatest risk of being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The growing Hispanic population, and increased life expectancy in the United...

Healthy Aging
Neurology

Fun Facts About the Brain

The brain is one of the most complex and magnificent organs in our body. Check these interesting facts about the human brain. 

Neurology
General Health & Wellness

The Road to Stroke Recovery: Nutrition and Exercise

Nutrition and exercise after a stroke are two ways stroke survivors can move forward in their recovery and prevent future strokes. Many stroke survivors experience physical weakness, numbness and stiffness. Every survivor’s recovery looks different, depending on which part of the brain was damaged...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Diet & Fitness

Spinal Cord Injury Prevention & First Aid

Spinal cord injuries occur when the nerve cells in a person’s spine are damaged by a partial or complete severance of the spinal cord. Spinal cord injuries can happen to anyone at any time, but they occur most frequently in men. Of the approximately 11,000 Americans who suffer spinal cord injuries...

Spine Care
Emergency Care
Neurology
concussion-facts

Concussion Facts & Prevention in Sports

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur each year. One of the most talked about causes of concussions is in sports, with 5-10% of athletes experiencing a concussion each sports season. The intensity of a concussion can range...

Neurology
Emergency Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Children's Health

The Road to Stroke Recovery: Managing Depression

A stroke is an unexpected major life-changing event for more than 795,000 Americans each year. Many stroke survivors’ recovery continues for years after their stroke, while some survivors will recover in a shorter amount of time. What all stroke survivors have in common is the road to recovery. The...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Healthy Aging
caregiver

Tips for Caregivers of Stroke Survivors

If you are a caregiver for someone who has suffered a stroke, the best first step is to educate yourself and gather as much information as possible. Use these tips and resources to help better take care of your loved one and yourself. Helpful Tips for Caregivers Caregiving can be a delicate balance...

Stroke Care
Neurology
Healthy Aging

Women Have Higher Risk of Stroke

Stroke is the number five cause of death across America, but it is the number three cause of death of women in America. As with many medical conditions, the risk of having a stroke varies based on a number of factors, some factors are outside your control and some factors you can control on your...

Stroke Care
Women's Health
Neurology
Emergency Care
Healthy Aging

How Food & Exercise Affect People with Epilepsy

While not all causes of epileptic seizures are known, many people with epilepsy are able to avoid certain triggers to reduce their frequency of seizures. Adjusting your diet and exercise routine are two ways you can begin taking control of your life with epilepsy. Food and Epilepsy  While there isn...

Neurology
Diet & Fitness

5 Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

Are you feeling forgetful? Some memory loss can come from a number of factors including side effects of prescription drugs, lack of sleep, anxiety and other health conditions. Keep your mental health in mind and use these 5 tips to help keep your memory sharp. 1. Challenge Your Brain Stimulating...

General Health & Wellness
Healthy Aging
Neurology
Diet & Fitness