Younger adults don’t often worry about their risk of stroke. But stroke can happen at any age and some research finds an increase in strokes in younger people.
Educating yourself about this serious brain injury and its potential dangers can lead to more prompt recognition if it happens to you or a loved one. Knowing the signs will help you avoid potential delay in evaluation and recovery.
If you have a child with autism, you seek every way to nurture your child’s development. Sometimes, you might neglect your own needs as a caregiver. Here’s how to give more to yourself so you have more to give to your child.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has expanded the list of countries that pregnant women should avoid traveling to because of high infection rates of the Zika virus.
Occasional trembling and shaky hands can occur at any age, but are more likely the older you get. Here are five things to keep in mind when you or a loved one notice a tremor.
For many people, the gray days of winter can mean gray moods. If you feel sad, can’t sleep and feel as if all you want to do is lie on the sofa, eat bad food and watch cable for days on end, you might have seasonal affective disorder.
Antidepressants are widely used to treat depression, but the effects are individual. Know how these drugs work, how effective they are and what to expect before you fill your prescription.
The human brain can respond in an interesting way to lottery jackpots — especially when we are talking about winnings in the billions. What makes us succumb to “lottery fever,” a belief that we can win even when our chances are slim?
It’s already known that stress from work can increase your risk for cardiovascular disease, particularly high blood pressure and heart disease. But a recent study now links work stress to an increased risk of stroke, especially for women.
You may have heard recently about a highly unconventional remedy that promises to free you from migraine pain forever — daith piercing. But does it work?