Facing Fatigue Head On—Why You’re Really Tired, What You Can Do
Tired, worn out, irritable, low energy… these are just a few of the ways individuals describe their symptoms of fatigue. And we know that fatigue impacts every area of our lives including school, work, relationships, and driving. In fact, government studies involving autos, report 72,000 accidents were caused by drowsy driving alone in a single
Managing Muscle Loss For Life—Causes, Types & Treatment
Managing Muscle Loss For Life—Causes, Types & Treatment The human body, with all of its intricacies and complexities would cease to function without the support of fibrous tissue, known as muscle. Each day, the cardiac muscle, responsible for the contraction of the heart pumps 2000 gallons of blood throughout the body. Smooth muscles create the
Identifying Irritability—What’s Causing Angry Outbursts in Rational Adults?
Occasional irritability is a normal response to stressful stimuli and situations. A poor night’s sleep, hunger, or being trapped in an uncomfortable situation for which you have no control can foster irritability in even the calmest, most easygoing of individuals. Frequent or chronic irritability however, may cause interpersonal conflicts, or be an indicator of an
Unlocking the Mystery of Memory Loss— The Mind You May Be Missing
The loss of memory can be frightening for anyone at any age, and can occur for a number of reasons. For some, mild forgetfulness is transient and related to a particular situation or illness. For others, memory impairment may be one of the first signs of greater cognitive decline to come. The mechanism behind remembering,
Menstrual Irregularity and Menopause, What’s Normal, What’s Not?
While the average life expectancy for a woman in the U.S. is roughly 84 years, nearly half of her adult life will be spent post-menopausal. Approximately 37.5 million women are either currently in menopause, or are fast approaching this time of great change. Usually one of the first things a woman notices at this time