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Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the world’s most common form of dementia. It occurs when changes in the basic structure of your brain interfere with your memory and other vital functions. Alzheimer’s is progressive and advances in a series of stages. Unfortunately, at this time, you can’t stop this progression entirely. However, an Alzheimer’s disease treatment center…

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Risks of Prescription Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are medications that the FDA has classified as tranquilizers, sedatives, and sleep aids. Benzos serve several legitimate medical purposes. However, they’re also misused by almost five million Americans. Along with this misuse come risks for a range of serious problems, including addiction. If you become addicted to one of these medications, you…

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Stimulants and Anxiety

Stimulants are a classification of substances that speed up your brain’s average activity level. As strange as it may sound, this increased level of activity can actually ease feelings of anxiety. This helps explain why stimulants are used in the treatment of ADHD. However, stimulants may also have the opposite effect on your anxious feelings.…

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Is It Possible to Treat Parkinson’s?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive illness that damages the function of your nervous system. Currently, the disease has no cure. However, it is possible to treat Parkinson’s disease and ease your symptoms. Parkinson’s treatment comes in a variety of forms. One modern method is a restorative treatment called NAD therapy. Are you looking for Parkinson’s…

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Best Ways to Deal with Chronic Stress

Stress is a predominant condition in our society today. Between jobs, family situations, medical crises, and more, people are understandably continually feeling more than a little stressed. However, when this stress lasts for an extended period of time, this becomes unhealthy. If you are struggling to deal with chronic stress, Springfield Wellness Center can help.…