The Importance of Early Recognition

The Importance of Early Recognition

  According to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, an estimated 1.3 million Americans have Lewy body dementia. It is currently the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. Despite the prevalence of Lewy body dementia, there isn’t as much attention drawn to it as Alzheimer’s disease. One report finds that seniors display signs
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Short Sleep and Prediabetes: A Toxic Combination

Short Sleep and Prediabetes: A Toxic Combination

Prediabetes is a condition where a person is at a high risk of developing diabetes. In 2015, there were 81.4 million people in the U.S. who had prediabetes, according to statistics from the American Diabetes Association. With prediabetes being a prevalent issue, it’s important to understand just what can cause prediabetes to develop into full-blown
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An Eye test for Alzheimer’s?

An Eye test for Alzheimer’s?

Research is ongoing into Alzheimer’s detection. This is important because early detection leads to early intervention. This intervention can mitigate the damage the disorder does to the brain, thus enabling people who have it to live better lives. The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight has recently published information on a potential new way to scan
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Heart Benefits of Quitting Smoking in Minutes, Weeks, and Years

Heart Benefits of Quitting Smoking in Minutes, Weeks, and Years

Smoking and its effects on lung health receive much attention and for good reason. Smoking is very harmful to the lungs. The harm smoking does to heart health has less attention drawn to it. Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer of Americans every year, and smoking contributes to that. Below we’ll discuss some benefits that
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