What Are the Different Types of Dementia?

Types of Dementia Dementia is not one condition. It is a term that describes is a group symptom characteristic of one or more neurodegenerative symptoms occurring when brain cells stop working correctly. Dementia describes severe brain changes affecting the brain and these changes make it difficult to perform daily activities and causes changes in personality... Continue Reading →


Chronic Pain in the Workplace

Unless you have lived with chronic pain, you cannot begin to fathom the physical and psychological torture many people in pain go through.  Chronic pain is an issue so often ignored in the workplace. About a year ago, I wrote an article about “presenteeism,” which basically is the act of attending work while you are sick. ... Continue Reading →

What Causes Osteoarthritis of the Hip?

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip results when the cartilage cushioning the joints of the hip wears out, causing pain and stiffness. Much like the knees, the hips are weight-bearing joints, so that makes them more susceptible to wear and tear. According to a 2010 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the lifetime... Continue Reading →

8 Coping Skills for People Battling Depression

Depression is known for draining your energy, motivation, and desire, which makes it harder for to feel better. While it is true you cannot just magically snap out of depression; you still have some control. Even the most stubborn and persistent depression can be managed and treated. It is important to note that feeling better... Continue Reading →

Breast cancer and Mirena IUD: What’s the link?

Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device. Similarly to other hormonal IUDs, it releases levonorgestrel, a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone progesterone. Progesterone often fuels breast cancer. Consequently, there has been a question about a link between breast cancer and hormonal IUDs, specifically Mirena. Contents of this article: The Mirena IUD What does the research say... Continue Reading →

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