Surviving the holiday season with our bank accounts, sanity, and waistline intact can be challenging. Although the holidays are meant to be a time of celebration, togetherness, and joy, they often bring many challenges to our overall health and wellness.
December is usually synonymous with over eating accompanied by a lack of exercise. Although the holidays are a time for celebration and family, our overall health and wellness should still be priority.
Today, more than three million people in the United States and over 65 million people worldwide are living with epilepsy. More people live with epilepsy than with autism spectrum disorders, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy- combined.
Epilepsy, also known as a seizure disorder, is a disorder of the brain that causes recurrent, unprovoked seizures. It is typically diagnosed after a person has had at least two seizures (or after one seizure with a high risk for more) that were not caused by known medical condition.
Celebrating caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month, enables all of us to:
Raise awareness of family caregiver issues
Celebrate the efforts of family caregivers
Educate family caregivers about self-identification
Increase support for family caregivers
Caregivers come from all ages and walks of life. Anyone can suddenly find themselves as a caregiver with little to no warning or preparation. These special individuals deserve to have their selflessness and dedication recognized and honored.
Today, liver cancer remains the 5th most common type of cancer. Liver Cancer Awareness Month aims to educate people each year about the importance of early detection of Liver Cancer and to promote a healthier lifestyle to help avoid future complications associated with the liver.