What is a Helicopter Child and How to Not Be One

The term helicopter parent is well known. However, children can become helicopters too, particularly adult children taking care of elderly parents. Helicopter children hover too closely and tend to become overly controlling. There is a fine line between needed intervention and needless micromanaging. Here...

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Habits that Hurt the Liver

The liver is a crucial organ. It serves a variety of vital functions ranging from cleaning blood to detoxifying our bodies. A healthy liver is essential to overall health. However, in our modern lifestyles, there are many daily habits that could be harming our...

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Season’s Greetings

The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and New Year be filled with joy.

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Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Around 15% of people are vitamin B12 deficient. This nutrient is essential for overall health, in particular, it aids in DNA creation, cellular function, and helping oxygen reach the body’s cells. Vitamin B12 deficiency can sometimes take years to diagnose, mainly because it’s not...

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An Overview of Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of dementia.  The term refers to cognitive problems resulting from brain damage caused by impaired blood flow to the brain. Strokes are a common trigger for the development of vascular dementia, but it can also...

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The Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably. This leads to inaccurate thinking about both conditions which in turn, can lead to confusion when speaking with healthcare professionals about these disorders. Dementia refers to a group of brain disorders that affect mental function. Usual...

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