How much do you know about epilepsy?

How much do you know about epilepsy?

More Americans today have epilepsy than ever before, with about 3.4 million people in the United States managing the condition.  While the condition is common, those who are not affected may have limited exposure to information regarding epilepsy. Since epilepsy...
Making sense of fibromyalgia

Making sense of fibromyalgia

You may have heard the term, “fibromyalgia,” but do you really have any idea what it is? Let’s take a dive into the medical condition and what it entails. For many medical conditions, there’s a ton of information out there, and the conditions are usually talked about...
What to know about stroke recovery

What to know about stroke recovery

Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You may be familiar with the signs of stroke, but do you know what happens during stroke recovery? Stroke is a leading cause of death among...
Myth or Fact: If you’re having trouble with weight regain after metabolic surgery, you can do a “pouch (or sleeve) reset.”

Myth or Fact: If you’re having trouble with weight regain after metabolic surgery, you can do a “pouch (or sleeve) reset.”

Welcome to the New Year! As one year ends and another is ushered in many take time to reflect and plan. If, like researchers say, you are one of the 60% of people making a new year’s resolution and you joined the average American adults that gained one to two pounds...
Fact or fiction: Debunking home remedies

Fact or fiction: Debunking home remedies

Is there a home remedy that’s been passed down from generation to generation in your family? While some remedies can actually be effective, in many cases, they are not. Let’s shed some light on home remedies. Maybe your grandma passed down the remedy to you. Or you’ve...