Brain and Input and a New Concept in Medicine

There’s a new concept and it’s available to all. It’s called Functional Medicine. It deals with prevention of chronic disease rather than removing or covering symptoms once they arise. Our culture is experiencing an increase in the number of people who suffer from complex, chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, mental illness, and autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis. With Functional Medicine, you can start reversing these diseases and enabling your body to heal

Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

It’s very difficult when your loved one has been diagnosed with Dementia because there are so many questions surrounding that news. And now you find yourself in the position of caregiver which can be difficult and overwhelming especially if you’re still working and have a family. One of the most important things to remember is you’re not alone. In 2017, 16 million caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia’s provided an estimated

Could Healthier Sleep Lead to Healthier Weight?

Are you losing sleep because of your weight? For most of us, the answer is “probably.” Is there a link between healthy sleep and healthy weight? Definitely. Sleep disordered breathing, especially obstructive sleep apnea, affects a host of things that sabotage you getting to the healthy weight you’re looking for. First, people who are poorly rested tend to be sluggish and irritable and will reach for high sugar foods to give them a short-term energy

How Can a Rehabilitation Hospital Help You and Your Family?

Deciding on care for a loved one with serious medical conditions can be confusing. In south central Pennsylvania, rehabilitation hospitals offer patients opportunities to move toward wellness and independence. An inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides physical medicine as well as rehabilitation programs and services. These hospitals offer advanced treatment tailored to each patient’s goals. Patients who may benefit from this type of care include those with some of the following conditions: • Fractures, joint replacements, musculoskeletal

Keep Your Brain Sharp!

As you age, keeping your brain healthy is just as important as keeping your physical body in shape. Every brain changes with age. Cognitive changes are common, but there are many things you can do to maintain a healthy brain and prevent cognitive decline. For anyone looking to preserve cognitive health, as well as for those individuals who are experiencing cognitive issues due to an injury or event, keeping your brain active is key. Exercising

Your Brain: Top Ten Things You Need to Know

Taking care of your brain is just as important as taking care of your body. Below are the top ten things you should know about brain health as you age. Use it or lose it. Exercising your brain is key to maintaining its functioning. Do things that are new and challenging to best work your brain. You can grow new brain cells. This is scientifically proven for brains of all ages. Exercise, nutrition, and mental