One in five people over the age of 65 have had a substance or alcohol abuse problem at some point. It is one of the most common health conditions and one of the conditions that takes one of the largest financial tolls on society.
As the temperatures start to warm up and the snow begins to disappear, and as the
hours of daylight extend, that feeling of spring starts to arise. The return of spring often brings a sense of new beginnings, new growth, or a fresh start.
Most people, at some point or another, have experienced poor sleep; feeling too warm, tossing and turning before a big event, thoughts buzzing through the mind after an argument with a loved one, or maybe restless legs.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative condition that affects the motor neurons of the cerebral cortex, brain stem, and spinal cord. It afflicts patients 55–75 years of age, and is slightly more common in men than women.
Understanding your menstrual cycle involves more than just estimating your next period. Knowing your body and tracking your menstrual cycles can provide insight into your hormonal and reproductive health. You might be experiencing symptoms that we usually label as “normal,” when we should be calling them “common.”