Medicare


Joint pain
The Importance of Joint Health Joint pain is a common but serious condition that may keep you from partaking in various day-to-day activities. Many people think of joint pain as something that only occurs in older adults, however, younger generations may also suffer from it. The key is to tend […]

How to Prevent Joint Pain


sundowner's syndrome
Sundowner’s syndrome, or ‘sundowning,’ is a condition that can co-occur with dementia. However, while those who suffer from sundowning have dementia, not all who have dementia suffer from sundowning. Sundowning causes agitation, confusion, and hyperactivity during the nighttime. Along with all the difficult changes that manifest with a dementia diagnosis, […]

What is Sundowner’s Syndrome?


Mycotoxins can cause various health problems
Mycotoxins could be lurking in your home (or workplace) and might just be the culprit behind your chronic illness! But what are these stealth invaders? Why haven’t we heard about them before? And is it possible to reverse their effects? Let’s discuss! Is Mold Dangerous? Mycotoxins come from various forms […]

Mycotoxins: What You Should Know



Ticks can spread the blood parasite known as Babesia
Blood Cell Parasites? Babesiosis is one diagnosis that could make anyone cringe! A condition where a parasite infiltrates the red blood cells and wreaks havoc on the body? Hard pass. Unfortunately, every year, a couple of thousand people in the U.S. suffer from it. It is potentially fatal, but because […]

Babesia: Wreaking Havoc on the Body


light therapy
Now that we are officially entering fall, the amount of sunlight that we see during the day will decrease. While there are some big advocates of the fall and winter seasons, there are also those who will begin to experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a form of depression […]

Understanding Light Therapy and SAD


Medicaid
Expanding Medicaid Benefits American Healthcare In January 2014, 26 states within the U.S. elected to expand Medicaid eligibility guidelines. This permitted adults between 19-64 years of age with an annual income equaling up to 138% of the federal poverty line (FPL) the option to apply for Medicaid services. From 2014 […]

Improving U.S. Health with Medicaid




broken heart
In the very dramatic years of my teens, a heartbreak truly felt like the end of the world. It manifested itself physically and I could’ve sworn that my heart was ripping apart at the seams. While that obviously wasn’t true for 16-year-old me, Broken Heart Syndrome, also known as Takotsubo […]

Broken Heart Syndrome


healthy cities
When thinking of the things that factor into our overall health, urban design is not usually considered. We tend to believe genetics and personal health habits are the strongest influences on our health. However, the city you live in can affect your health more than you think! What are healthy […]

Is Your City Healthy?



Importance of visiting nursing homes
Within the last year, nursing homes all across the United States have been affected by extreme COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Nursing homes are especially vulnerable to outbreaks due to the age of the residents and the special care that they require. To make matters worse, the atmosphere of nursing homes […]

Visiting Loved Ones in Nursing Homes