Children are susceptible to both forms of diabetes, type I and type 2 diabetes. Until recently, the most common form of diabetes in children and teens was type 1. Today, children are at risk for type 2 diabetes, which was always more prevalent in adults than juveniles. Type 1 diabetes among children is called juvenile diabetes and occurs when the pancreas does not make satisfactory amounts of insulin. Without insulin, there is an overload of… Read More »
Sense of smell and taste brings great pleasure. Both help us to enjoy food and the pleasant fragrances around us, such as flowers, coffee, and other fresh scents. But, the sense of taste and smell can also protect us, providing a safety precaution from harmful things like gas leaks or fire. Abnormalities in taste and smell can also indicate the existence of diseases or problematic conditions. The loss of the sense of smell is known… Read More »
Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people with heart problems. Rehab programs include exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress and help you return to an active life. Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to provide patients with education and counseling services to help improve and reduce future heart health problems, including heart attack or heart failure. Who Needs A Cardiac Rehabilitation… Read More »
As summer ends and fall appears, approximately 10-30% of Americans suffer from allergies. Among the most troublesome allergy is the fall pollen from plants associated with Ambrosia, commonly referred to as ragweed. Of the people who are allergic to pollen-producing plants, 75 percent are allergic to ragweed. Research shows that people with allergies to a specific type of pollen typically develop allergies to other pollens. Also, because ragweed is part of the Ambrosia family, people… Read More »
Whether its pressure to succeed or pressure by parents and peers, anxiety in the school setting can be troublesome to the student and educator. When a child is stressed, their ability to learn is compromised. Parents may become overwhelmed and the anxiety felt by the child becomes greater over time. It is important to understand anxiety and know how to help your child if they are impacted by the condition. Many children experience anxiety during… Read More »
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