Aging and forgetfulness: Is it normal or dementia?

Posted on September 17, 2018 by kerri

Alzheimer Disease is a type of dementia, and its symptoms can range from fairly mild to more severe and potentially dangerous. Indeed, Alzheimer Disease is now seen as a spectrum [1], with mild cognitive impairment seen at the beginning—a stage between “normal forgetfulness” that may come with aging and dementia. [1] This normal forgetfulness will … Continue reading “Aging and forgetfulness: Is it normal or dementia?”

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma: Blood Cancer Awareness

Posted on September 14, 2018 by kerri

Did you know there are three major types of blood cancer? Leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma are types of cancer that affect the function of cells in the blood or the cells in the bone marrow that continually manufacture new blood cells to replace those that die off in the bloodstream. September is Blood Cancer Awareness … Continue reading “Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma: Blood Cancer Awareness”

Mysterious symptoms of migraines

Posted on September 3, 2018 by kerri

Most people are aware of migraines—moderate to severe, sometimes disabling, headaches that can cause significant interruption to a person’s life. However, there are some symptoms of migraines that can be more “mysterious” seeming, and that you may not even connect to the headache itself. Sometimes, migraines are preceded by an aura, which can last 20-60 minutes … Continue reading “Mysterious symptoms of migraines”