Millions of Americans struggle with vertigo, or the sensation of whirling accompanied by a loss of balance. Disconcerting at best and disabling at worst, physicians often claim that vertigo cannot be cured. Or can it? Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and You Even though vertigo has several causes, the most common cause is found in […]
It might start slowly. You get on a roller coaster that you used to love only to feel like the world is in motion for hours after. You might even notice when you stand too quickly that it takes an extra minute for your brain to catch up to your body before you feel steady […]
Getting older tends to sneak up on you. One day you look in the mirror and see the face that has been staring back for 20 years and the next you wonder, “Who is that old person staring back at me?”
After a certain point in your life, getting older is no longer a sign of maturity, instead, it is a signal of the steady physical decline we all experience. That’s not to say you have to succumb to sitting in your recliner and yelling at kids to get off of your lawn. There are a […]
What is always there, but never shows its face? What tenses your muscles without ever physically touching your body?
As hard as it sounds, it is time you broke up with stress. Like a toxic relationship with a person you just can’t seem to quit, stress is not only harming your mental health, but the effects of stress are hurting you physically as well. Yet breaking up with stress isn’t as easy as relaxing […]
Every morning there’s that moment. You know the one just after your alarm goes off before you sit up? Every bone, muscle and joint feels the way it should, the way it did in your teens and twenties. Back then, you could put your body through the rigors of any activity and bounce back as […]
Americans are stressed.
I see you there, sitting on the side of your bed, hesitating before standing up. You’re waiting to see if the same ache you have been experiencing for years is there after 18 holes of golf or a particularly tough session at the gym or that long run yesterday. Even if that old injury isn’t […]
The brain is one of the most complex and vital organs in the human body. Preserving the brain over the course of a lifetime is not only the life’s work of many medical professionals, it is the goal of every human on the planet. Yet few of us truly understand what it takes to stay […]