Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, which is a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. What causes Alzheimer's disease? Like all types of dementia, Alzheimer’s is caused by… Continue reading What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?
Long before aspirin tablets were developed by Bayer Pharmaceuticals in Germany, people in ancient Egypt chewed willow bark to relieve inflammation and pain. Later, Hippocrates, (a Greek physician after which the Hippocratic oath, which all doctors pledge, was named), also recorded the benefits of willow bark and leaves. Now we know that aspirin (or acetylsalicylic… Continue reading An Aspirin A Day Is Not For Everyone
For many, excess weight is a lifetime battle. The extra weight is about much more than just your clothing size or how you look. It can seriously affect your health. Your whole body feels it, from your joints to your heart, lungs, kidneys, sugar and lipid levels, as well as a whole host of other systems. Obesity… Continue reading Weight and Your Health