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Memory Difficulty

What to Look for in a Memory Test and 5 Healthy Ways to Boost Memory

Age-related memory loss affects millions of adults in the United States. In fact, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three senior citizens die with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. If you have started to notice signs of memory loss in yourself...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD Symptoms and Help

It’s normal to experience fear or sadness after undergoing trauma. However, some people develop more severe symptoms following a stress event. A psychological disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) occurs when people continue to experience problems in the days and weeks...

Digesting Dementia: Symptoms, Causes, Types and Remedies

Dementia is a classification of symptoms as opposed to a specific condition. It is an umbrella term for several indicators of a decline in thinking, which can include age-related symptoms like forgetfulness. But being forgetful doesn’t mean you have Alzheimer’s...

Should You Be Worried About Mercury Poisoning from Fish?

The most common type of mercury poisoning comes from eating fish, so it is no wonder that many people in the U.S. do not eat the recommended amount of fish and seafood because they are worried about mercury in fish....

Hashimoto’s Disease: When the Thyroid Sleeps on the Job

Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician and scientist. In the early 20th century, Dr. Hashimoto discovered a new form of thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland. That new form of thyroiditis...

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Symptoms and Causes

A condition resulting from alcohol exposure prior to birth, fetal alcohol syndrome causes brain damage, growth issues, and other problems affecting a child’s health. According to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, 1 in 100 babies is born with...

How to Recover from Adrenal Fatigue with Amino Acid Adrenal Support

If you have adrenal fatigue, then you know what a profound impact the condition can have on your quality of life. Not only do adrenal fatigue patients suffer frequent exhaustion, but they also endure anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, and bouts...

Mercury Exposure: How to Know If You Have Mercury Poisoning and What to Do About It

Mercury has different forms, and people get exposed to it in a variety of ways. The most common way people in the U.S. get mercury poisoning is by eating fish that contains methylmercury, but there also other products that can...

Encephalitis: What Causes Inflammation of the Brain?

Inflammation is a common condition that many people suffer due to injury or illness. Common sites of inflammation in the body include joints such as ankles, feet, hands, and wrists. Inflammation can be chronic due to a disease, such as...

Your Brain on Sugar: How Sugar Affects the Brain and How to Kick the Addiction

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reported that the average American ingests approximately 47 pounds of cane sugar and 35 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup annually, or more than 20 teaspoons of sugar per day. In addition to being apparent...

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