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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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The Effects of CTE on Addiction

CTE is the common shorthand for a disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy. People with this disease experience a gradual, severe loss of their brain function. There is a link between CTE and addiction. Pre-existing addiction may contribute to the start of the illness. In addition, the presence of CTE can make you more likely to…

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Most Common Neurodegenerative Diseases

The onset of the neurodegenerative disease affects your ability to control aspects of your body like movement and balance. Eventually, you can also lose control over involuntary functions like breathing and heart rhythms. Many neurodegenerative disorders get passed through genetics, while others develop because of long-term drug or alcohol abuse. Springfield Wellness Center provides NAD treatment…

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Early Signs of Anxiety Disorder

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with an addiction to have underlying mental health disorders. Many people with anxiety disorder have no idea that the problem exists. They may turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of self-medicating the symptoms of anxiety. That’s why programs for substance use disorders should provide treatment for anxiety…

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Types of Neurodegenerative Diseases

There are numerous types of neurodegenerative diseases. These are conditions in which the nerve cells in the brain or the peripheral nervous system does not function the way it should. Over time, these cells die. There is no cure for any of these conditions. However, some treatments may help slow down their progression, ensuring the…

football players that are at risk for CTE

Treatment for Football-Induced CTE

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is one of the lesser common brain injuries that can occur during football and other traumatic brain injury accidents. This condition describes brain degeneration that often is attributed to repeated head traumas. If your loved one has been diagnosed with a football-induced CTE, our team at Springfield Wellness Center may be…

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Harvard Researchers Recommend NAD as COVID-19 Treatment and Preventative

Harvard Researchers Recommend NAD as COVID-19 Treatment and Preventive A Harvard research team that includes Dr. David Sinclair, best known for his pioneering work on the anti-aging benefits of resveratrol, has recently released a paper recommending NAD+ to boost the immune system of seniors as a preventive against COVID-19. The paper, which is currently undergoing…

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Common Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases can strike anyone at any time. These are issues such as Lewy body dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and related conditions. While these diseases may not seem that common, they occur more than many people realize. They can’t be cured, but they can be treated to improve the quality of life. If…

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What is Wellness?

In recent years, the addiction treatment community has been putting more emphasis on modern addiction treatment methods. That includes the use of evidence-based therapies and holistic treatment measures. A big part of this shift has come from the realization that addiction patients are more than their addiction. There’s a whole person underneath the addiction that…

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Warning Signs of Alzheimers Disease

The medical world has come a long way in understanding and treating Alzheimer’s disease. Because it is a slow progressing illness, it is easy to miss the early signs. Additionally, it is often a difficult subject to approach, as it will be life-changing. Initially, it was believed that Alzheimer’s didn’t start until later in life.…