In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, our call center will be closed Thursday, 11/26 and Friday, 11/27. Our 24/7 emergency line will remain open. Our normal operating hours will resume Monday, 11/30.
Did you know one in ten Americans have, or will, experience a seizure during their lifetime? Many of us don’t realize the impact brain disorders can have on those around us; causing them to experience seizures in their lives. In a disease diagnosed in well over 100,000 Americans each year, Epilepsy is one of the most common brain disorders leading to repeated seizures. Epilepsy is a medical condition which causes seizures impacting a person’s physical and mental abilities.
When you think about fitness, you may automatically think about marathons and muscles, but do you ever think about your brain fitness. Keeping our brains active and fit now gives it a better chance at staying in shape down the road.
Our brains play a critical role in every aspect of our lives, from learning, problem solving, working and playing, personality, aptitude and especially memory.
Prevent your family from ‘falling back’ from their physical activity routine with the time change approaching. Soon, our days will seem shorter as nightfall sets in on our drive home from work; making it easier to fall into a hibernating evening routine.
If we want to feel more energized and perhaps even live longer; consistent exercise is a must. Regardless of age or physical ability, we all can benefit from any form of physical exercise.
We often hear medical experts say that the way to keep our bodies healthy and functioning properly is achieved through certain lifestyle decisions. Staying physically active and ensuring beneficial fuel through a wholesome diet are just a few ways to avoid body aches and pains as we progress through life.
How does this differ in order to keep our minds healthy and active as well? There simply is no difference. Exercising our minds daily and eating our ‘super foods’, allows for our thoughts and memories to thrive.
National Yoga Awareness Month gives Americans the opportunity to improve your health with a positive, relaxed attitude. Although yoga has only been popular in the United States since the early 1950’s, the technique and practice has been around and evolving for centuries.
From its beginning, those who practice yoga unfailingly develop physical strength and inner peace. Some types of yoga focus on relaxation and breathing. Other forms of yoga concentrate on various types of movement and flexibility.
Just like Ironman needed his special suit to gain superpowers to protect the world around him, there are thousands of children who feel equally empowered and protected when wearing their MedicAlert ID. And this November 2nd, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., MedicAlert Foundation is encouraging all residents in and around the Turlock area to channel their inner Super Hero and participate in this year’s Super Hero Kids Health and Safety Fair on the MedicAlert campus located at 2323 Colorado Avenue in Turlock, CA.