Monthly Archives: June 2021


chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a neurological illness that can occur at any age. It manifests through extreme fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, exercise intolerance, and “brain fog.” As with most illnesses, CFS is unique to each patient and causes everyone to experience different symptoms at […]

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)





weather
If you have ever been around an older person when the weather is acting up, they may claim that they can “feel it in their bones.” They believe that the changing weather is the reason for their aching joints. It is a common saying, but is there any truth to […]

Does the weather affect your joints?


headphone
Advances in technology have allowed us to bring our favorite music, movies, podcasts, videos, etc. with us wherever we go. Our headphones allow us to enjoy these things on the move, while multitasking, and in public spaces. That being said, we should try to be more aware of the dangers […]

Safety Tips for Headphone Use


According to a CBS news report, Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug could significantly raise premium costs for Medicare patients and make the overall program more costly. Aduhelm, a drug administered via infusion to help people with Alzheimer’s, will cost a whopping $56,000 per year for each patient according to Biogen. Approximately […]

Alzheimer’s drug could significantly raise premium costs




Feeling low? Tired? Moody? It could be because of a vitamin D deficiency! Photo by Armin Rimoldi on Pexels.
The Deal with Vitamin D Scientists estimate that over one billion people in the world are vitamin D deficient.  That means that at least one-eighth of all of the people on earth are suffering from a lack of this essential vitamin.  Despite the “urgent need” for vitamin D intervention worldwide, […]

Over 1 Billion People Aren’t Getting Enough of This Essential ...


Many migraine sufferers are finding relief with Botox injections in specific areas in the head, neck, and shoulders. Photo by Sam Moqadam on Unsplash.
First, a story… I suffer from migraines.  I had my first attack when I was eleven or twelve, but I remember it like it was yesterday.  Imagine it: a gangled, pale, faintly mustachioed preteen girl sprinting headlong through the first lap of puberty— awkward, uncoordinated, and silly, but nevertheless thrilled […]

The Migraine Compendium: A Look at Treating Migraines with Botox



COPD rehabilitation Coverage through Medicare
People suffering from COPD may qualify for Pulmonary Rehabilitation through Medicare. Finding help for COPD is important to manage symptoms and slow down the progression of the disease. A pulmonary rehabilitation program may help individuals improve their quality of life, decrease the frequency of flareups, and increase their lifespan. What […]

Medicare: COPD Rehabilitation