Results for "Neurosciences"

Better Me
5 Drug-Free Ways to Combat Migraine Headaches Head-On
If you are a regular migraine sufferer, you know what a beast they can be. They can affect every aspect of your life—from spending time with family to...
Feb 20
Better Me
“What Was I Saying Again?” Six Common Causes for Brain Fog
Darn it! Where did I park my car again? Wait, what was I saying? At some point or another, we’ve all had these thoughts. Whether you’re unsure where you...
Jan 12
Teach Me
Different Strokes for Different Folks, But All Are Dangerous
There’s a saying, “Different strokes, for different folks.” But the same adage is true when it comes to the medical condition as well. Not only do strokes...
Jan 01
Podcast
Bedside Stories: Her Greatest Strength
Deanna Spizzirri’s diagnosis with one of the most severe cases of Tourette’s syndrome didn’t stop her from becoming an elementary school teacher, and helping...
Nov 24
Teach Me
Is Lewy Body Dementia Different from Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?
Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) affects more than 1 million individuals in the United States, making it one of the most common types of dementia. In fact, the...
Nov 16
Better Me
Heads up! Is Your Phone Posture Giving You a Hunch?
Remember mom tapping your shoulder and telling you to sit up straight? What was so interesting about our feet? Today, kids and adults are looking down...
Nov 10
Better Me
What is a “Mini-Stroke"?
When it comes to matters of the brain, “mini” rarely feels like the right word. Any risk of brain damage can feel very intimidating. Of course, our brains...
Nov 07
Better Me
How Dangerous is Shift Work Sleep Disorder?
We spend a third of our lives sleeping. At least we hope to spend it that way. This fact can make it seem like we are missing out on valuable experiences....
Oct 29
Teach Me
Pencils Down! What Does a Cognitive Test Measure?
*Flashback to the day of your SAT exam* Your foot taps the floor in time with the ticking of the classroom clock. You’re wiping nervous sweat off your...
Oct 16
Teach Me
Caring for Loved Ones with Frontotemporal Degeneration
It’s estimated that between 50,000 and 60,000 people in the U.S. suffer from frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). FTD is not a single disease. It covers...
Oct 06