Parkinson’s disease means a huge change in your life, but with these technologies, it is now possible to retain mobility and independence many years after your diagnosis. Here are a few of the most exciting and innovative technologies that have shown real promise.
As our bodies age, one area that’s extremely vulnerable to pain and sensitivity are our joints. Pain is most common in flexible joints that bear a lot of weight. While it can be tempting to run to the doctor every time some joint twinges, it’s important to understand what different types of pain are common, and what the different types of pain are trying to tell you.
Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that primarily affects our motor system, the parts of our central nervous system that help us to move freely and interact with our surroundings. People are typically diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease around 60 years of age, and the life expectancy after a diagnosis is typically seven to 14 years.
When you’re in the middle of an eczema breakout, the most frustrating part is not knowing the reason the breakout occurred. While you probably know that you need to avoid certain allergy triggers that cause your eczema to worsen, there are four things that can lead to an eczema outbreak that you might not expect. By learning to avoid these triggers, you can help clear up your eczema and keep your skin clearer.
The market is thick with products and treatments claiming to reverse hair loss. Many of the claims are unfounded and a waste of your hard-earned money. However, men with hair loss for up to 15 years have successfully beaten balding. Following are hair loss treatments proven effective for men.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive (meaning that it gets worse as time goes by) disease that negatively impacts a person’s ability to breathe. COPD sufferers often experience symptoms such as coughing and wheezing, as well as other symptoms that are uncomfortable both physically and psychologically for those who suffer from it.
Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a disease of the central nervous system where nerve impulses are disrupted. With MS, the immune system attacks the nervous system. The protective cover over the nerves, called myelin, is damaged or destroyed, and nerve impulses no longer flow smoothly. The scar tissue on the myelin is called sclerosis, giving the disease its name. MS occurs in people who respond to environmental factors that trigger the disease.