6 Great Knee Strengthening and Knee Pain Exercises

The knees are not just a joint which bends. Moving it are powerful muscles that are responsible for holding the weight and balance of the whole body. Sometimes people experience weak knees. Weak knees are ones that are more prone to injuries during exercise or even during everyday activities. It is worthwhile to do the […]

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Causes and Treatment

Personality disorders affect the way a person thinks in an unhealthy manner. There are various types of personality disorder, and one of them is a narcissistic personality disorder. This occurs when a person feels as if they are more important than they are. They come across as having a lot of self-confidence, but they firmly […]

The Stages of Dementia

Dementia refers to a loss of cognitive functioning, including reasoning, thinking, and memory that interferes with daily life. Dementia comes in many forms but the most common is Alzheimer’s disease which accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases. Alzheimer’s is characterized by the death of brain cells that causes difficulty speaking and walking, confusion, mood changes, […]

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Meningitis

Meningitis is a disease where the protective membranes that cover the spinal cord and brain are inflamed. The inflammation can be caused by infection with bacteria, viruses, or other micro-organisms. Meningitis can be life-threatening because of its proximity to the spinal cord and brain, although it can get better on its own in just a […]

Amnesia

Amnesia is the loss of memory, caused by disease, brain damage, or psychological trauma. It is usually permanent, but can be caused temporarily by the use of hypnotic drugs and various sedatives. Depending on the extent of damage that was caused, the memory may be either partially or totally lost. People who have amnesia can […]

Stroke Symptoms and Treatment for Women

Strokes are one of the most common and dangerous medical issues that occur each year. Over 125,000 people die from a stroke or complications (blood clots and stroke induced pneumonia) of a stroke each year. While this is still only about 16% of the total people who have a stroke, it’s still dangerously fatal. Strokes […]