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Mother's Day: Honoring moms with memory loss

Honoring Moms with Memory Loss

If your mother has dementia-related memory loss, finding a meaningful way to celebrate her on Mother’s Day may pose a challenge. Honoring moms with memory loss on Mother’s Day may require a little more planning, but new traditions can mend the old ones with family support. Change of Focus Mothers are historically the center of …

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Shattering the stigma of schizophrenia

Shattering the Schizophrenia Stigma

As with any challenge we face in life, the support of loved ones, faith, and community aids in successfully navigating the path to resolution and healing. When it comes to mental health issues like schizophrenia, deep-rooted misinformation and stigma can isolate and shame individuals. In many cases, it’s unintentional, and sometimes it’s not. By shattering …

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Pain is only the beginning with bunions

Pain is Only the Beginning with Bunions

Bunions form when the bone and joint in the big toe shift out of alignment from years of abnormal motion and pressure. They run in families and can be the result of ill-fitting shoes and other medical conditions. Regardless of the cause, without treatment, they will worsen over time. Bunions are more than a cosmetic …

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End the silence of liver disease

Break the Silence of Liver Disease

NASH (Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis) occurs when an abnormal amount of fat builds up in the liver. It is the most severe form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NASH is linked to the triple epidemic of obesity, pre-diabetes, and diabetes. However, its symptoms are often non-specific to NASH, making it difficult to detect in the years …

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Improve your health through clinical research. Learn more about severe liver disease

Severe Liver Disease: Why a Research Study May Help

There are over 100 types of liver disease caused by viruses, genetics, obesity, and more. However, most cause damage to the liver and progress in similar ways regardless of the underlying condition. As the disease progresses and damages the liver. Over time, it begins to lose the ability to perform its vital functions. When severe liver disease …

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Recognizing the signs of memory loss

Recognizing the Early Signs of Memory Loss

We all forget things from time to time. Keys, cell phone, wallet, you name it, someone has forgotten it. As we get older, forgetfulness increases, and for the most part, it is normal. Occasional memory issues differ from symptoms of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Recognizing when to get help in the early signs of memory …

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Schizophrenia myths and misconceptions

Schizophrenia – Myths and Misconception

Mental health disorders typically have certain stigmas surrounding them. Schizophrenia is no exception, with movies and TV shows amplifying stereotypes. Fact and fiction weave amongst the blurred lines, and many people wonder if it will ever change. It’s common for people not to know they have schizophrenia due to all the myths and misconceptions. In …

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A bone to pick about bunions, the toe-tal truth in our blog

A Bone to Pick About Bunions

Hallux vagus sounds like a spell from Harry Potter, but it is the medical term for bunions. Bunions are growths that change the foot structure, causing severe pain in many cases. You may have a bone to pick about your bunions, but how they are caused may surprise you. A Toe Under Pressure Bunions slowly …

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The fighting power of the kidneys. Read more in our recent blog! Boxing gloves shaped like kidneys

The Fighting Power of the Kidneys

The kidneys are two fist-sized organs located around the lower back. They are responsible for producing more than urine and are essential to the overall health of the body. Let’s take a look at the fighting power of the kidneys. How the Kidneys Fight for your Health The kidneys’ job is to remove the possible …

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March is national kidney month, blog, kidney disease research

National Kidney Month

The kidney’s filters remove harmful waste and excess fluids from the blood to be removed through the urine. Without that process, the body couldn’t maintain a stable chemical balance. The kidneys are instrumental in the body’s overall health. Illnesses that damage the kidneys are seldomly noticed until the later stages. Reducing risk and managing chronic …

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