Monthly Archives: May 2016

Mental Disorders: Red Flags & How to Get Help

 Special: Mysteries of Mental Health
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The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder
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10 Modern-Day ‘Addictions’ — Do You Have Any of Them?
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Psychopath vs. Sociopath: What’s the Difference?
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Brain Diseases

Special: Brain Diseases
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Test Your Brain Smarts
Ever wondered what causes deja vu or why you can multitask? Get answers.
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Seizures: What to Do
Loosen the clothing around the person’s neck, don’t hold them down, and follow these other steps.
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Parkinson’s Facts
See what it is, how it’s diagnosed, treatment options, and more essential info.

How To Control Wandering

One of the more useful ways to control wandering in someone with early severe-stage dementia is to provide safe opportunities to do it.Create some safe walkways in the house and in the yard that you can navigate together. This controlled wandering channels your loved one’s energy. It also creates a habitual course that he or she may be more likely to follow alone when the urge strikes, which is safer than the risk of slipping away from home and pursuing an unknown course. Walking together also becomes a pleasant activity, and feeling happy may in itself minimize wandering.

>>Sometimes the best way to control wandering in someone with Alzheimer’s is to control it. How to provide a safe outlet for your loved one’s energy.

Open Wide! Mouth Matters

 Special: Open Wide! Mouth Matters
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Common Mouth Problems
Not for the squeamish: See pics of mouth problems and what to do for them.
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What Causes Cold Sores?
Some people get them, others don’t. Find out why and how to get treated.
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Here’s What to Do for Chipped Teeth
See how they’re fixed and find out the solutions to other tooth problems.

12 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

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Unexpected Perks of Exercise
Being active can improve your mood, sleep, blood sugar, and much more. We share the top 12 benefits.

Why Your Knees Hurt and What Helps

Special: How Healthy Are Your Knees?
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8 Best Knee Exercises
Get a leg up on pain and boost your flexibility by strengthening the muscles that support your knees.
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Knee Replacement Step by Step
This surgery can help with severe arthritis pain and may help you walk easier, too.