Aspirin Can Make Your Brain Bleed

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An intracranial hemorrhage is just what it sounds like: bleeding inside the skull (cranium). While there are various causes of an intracranial hemorrhage, one thing's for certain: You don't want it to happen. That's because symptoms include "sudden tingling, weakness, numbness, paralysis, severe headache, difficulty with swallowing or vision, loss of...

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Track Your Way to Wellness

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If you can't seem to pull yourself away from your desk, off the couch, out of bed or any other scenario that renders you sedentary, listen up: It's time to get a tracking device and start tracking your way to wellness. Why? Because research suggests people who track their activity are more likely to do it – and do more of it. Case in point: A new study...

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High Fat Shrinks the Brain?

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If you're a perpetual high-fat consumer, listen up: A long-term high-fat diet does more than contribute to weight gain; it also has a detrimental impact on your brain. Let's take a look at what recent research suggests and why it may prompt you to change your diet for the better – starting now. Researchers conducted a 30-week study using mice as the...

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Yoga for Migraines

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With medication, both over the counter and prescription, still a first-line pain-relief / treatment choice by migraine sufferers and medical doctors, any nondrug alternative to ease migraine pain should definitely be considered. According to a study in Neurology, the research journal of the American Academy of Neurology, yoga is one such alternative.

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The ADHD Diet

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common pediatric neurodevelopmental conditions, affecting nearly one in 10 children ages 2-17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If your child has an unusually hard time paying attention or controlling impulsive behaviors, they may be suffering from ADHD.

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Why Handgrip Strength Matters

Do you have trouble opening pickle jars, holding relatively light items or even turning doorknobs? Something as simple as handgrip strength could be a great measure of your overall health? In fact, weak handgrip strength – regardless of your age – may be a clue that serious health issues need to be addressed.

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