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Exercises for Faster Recovery in Stroke Patients

A stroke occurs when the flow of blood to a part of the brain is interrupted. The brain cells in that part begin to die. Consequently, abilities controlled by that part of the brain are also lost. 477 more words


Emergency procedures: Do you know what to do in case of…? Part 4 –Heatstroke

What is a heatstroke?

A heatstroke occurs when the brain fails to regulate the body temperature and the body has become dangerously overheated.Infants and the elderly are more susceptible to heatstroke. 337 more words


Brain Exercises for Seniors

Mental health is just as important as physical health. As we age, our brain shows signs of ageing just like our body. Memory loss and inability to learn new things are signs of an ageing brain. 478 more words


Debunking Diabetes Diet Myths

If you don’t pay attention to what you eat, diabetes can be a difficult condition to manage. There are a lot of myths surrounding the diet a diabetic is allowed and not allowed to follow. 446 more words


Exercises to Improve Core Strength in Seniors

The core in ‘Core Strengthening’ includes the midsection of your body. It involves all the muscles in the front, back and sides of the midsection of your body. 491 more words


Chapter Three

The taverns gigantic wooden doors creaked open and we were greeted with the most mismatched clientele you could ever imagine. It was a massive room. The fine oak walls reminded me of a wooden log cabin that I have only seen on documentaries. 6,590 more words


Emergency procedures: Do you know what to do in case of…? Part 3 – Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar levels

What is hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia can simply be described as abnormally low blood sugar level i.e. blood sugar level below 70 mg/dl. Hypoglycemia is linked to diabetes, however many other things may also cause hypoglycemia. 492 more words