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

Is It More Than a Migraine?

When you are having a severe headache and other abnormal symptoms, it may be common to wonder if it really is just a migraine headache or something more serious like an aneurysm. While some of the symptoms experienced may be similar, it is important to note that you should seek immediate medical...

Neurology
Emergency Care

4 Signs of a Heart Attack in Women

The number one killer of women in America is heart disease, and each year since 1984, more women than men have died from heart disease. A possible reason for these frightening statistics is that women are unaware of when they are having a heart attack, so they do not seek the emergency treatment...

Cardiovascular Care
Emergency Care
Women's Health
Healthy Aging

La Prevalencia de la Enfermedad Cardíaca en la Población Hispana

Si bien la enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos en todos los grupos étnicos, es de mayor preocupación para los hispanos debido a la prevalencia de la hipertensión arterial, la obesidad y la diabetes. Hipertensión Arterial Una encuesta reciente realizada por los...

Cardiovascular Care

Enfermedad Cardica en America

Cardiovascular Care
General Health & Wellness