Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
What is Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)?
Feelings of vertigo, dizziness, and loss of balance are more prevalent than most people realize; 42% of the American population (90 million people) experience this at least once during their lifetime, and for many the condition becomes chronic. In the elderly, dizziness is the most common reason that people over 75 visit a doctor, and …
Sleep and Aging: Why Can't We Stay Asleep As We Get Older?
In a National Sleep Foundation survey of adults aged 55 and older, one-third of people aged 55-64 and one quarter of people aged 65-84 reported that their sleep
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…
A Guide to Integrative Medicine for Diabetes — Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes treatment goes beyond medication. Find out about supplements for diabetes, and other forms of alternative medicine that may help improve blood sugar.
5 Nutrition Tips That Can Transform Your Long-Term Health
I was recently on a conference panel with Dr. Terry Mason, an urologist-turned-politician and COO of the Cook County Department of Public Health. During the talk, he declared that there was no such thing as heart disease Rather, he said, the heart was an innocent bystander suffering from whatever kind of blood we decide to bathe it in — clean or dirty. That is, chemicals and toxins that we ingest can injure the heart's blood supply, leading to plaque, narrowing arteries, heart attacks, and death. I find it liberating to know that I can control the nature of the blood bathing my heart. Of course, some heart diseases, such as in babies born with congenital defects, are clearly not the type of problem Dr. Mason was referring to. But in terms of hardening…
10 skin care secrets for healthier-looking skin
Backed my science, these tips can help your skin look and feel its best.
What 8 Diet Experts Order at Chinese Restaurants
Put your takeout habit to work trimming your waist. Here's how diet experts do it.
What is a Cancer-Protective Diet?
The American Institute for Cancer Research’s (AICR) Cancer Prevention Awareness Survey found that less than half of Americans know what a cancer protective diet looks like, yet research shows that eating plenty of plant foods and less red meat can help reduce risk.
4 Tips for Adjusting to Your First Hearing Aids
585,000 people will purchase hearing aids for the first time this year, and it takes time to adjust to the first pair. Here are four steps for doing just that.