Considering Alzheimer's Care
Unfortunately, Alzheimer's disease is a condition which affects many people around the globe. Families of all types, cultures and nations cope with this disease, which often requires family members to play the role of caregiver.
Lower Income Tied to Less Knee Pain
The quality of care when getting a new knee shouldn't depend on patients' income. Treatment should be the same no matter who's under the knife. But lower income patients might feel better about their surgery than patients who earn more.
Using the Mind to Reduce Inflammation
If you're in pain, you probably don't feel great. If you're emotionally frustrated or upset, it can make your pain worse. So then how do you break the cycle?
Lonely Heart Club's Dementia Risk
Many seniors live alone in their golden years, but this doesn't mean they're lonely. But feeling lonely may affect how long they are able to live alone before developing dementia.
Asking For Help Can Make Some Sad
Sometimes it’s difficult to ask for help, even if it’s really needed. For some, the assistance of others is met with relief. For others, it can bring depression and sadness.
Don't Worry, Be Happy — and Healthy
Got a lot of stress in your life? No biggie. It's not the stress that will affect your health ten years from now. It's how you react to it.
Caregiving: Trusting in Self
Caring for a loved one with dementia can be stressful. Believing in yourself and having spiritual beliefs may help offset some of the stress. A recent study found that two qualities worked together to help dementia caregivers deal with stress.
Subtle Long-Term Impacts of Child Abuse
Experiencing abuse as a child means more than a higher risk of mental illness. Researchers are learning that abused children are at risk for various long-term physical issues as well.
Can Mindfulness Help Loneliness?
Loneliness among older individuals can be a significant risk factor for health problems like cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s and even death.
Migraines Associated with RLS
A large trial has found that women with migraine headaches are at a slightly increased risk of developing Restless Legs Syndrome ( RLS ).