When to Worry About Neck Pain

  Neck pain can be a real … pain in the neck. But, how should you judge whether it’s something serious that you should see a doctor for or something that will just heal on its own in a couple of days? Here are a few useful tips to consider when deciding if you should… Read more »

7 Early Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disorder that causes the immune system to mistakenly attack your body’s nervous system. More specifically, the immune system attacks the protective cover of nerve fibers, which can cause communication issues between your brain and other parts of your body. If allowed to progress, the disease can result in permanent damage… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

  We may be a bit biased but we believe that your brain is the most important organ in your body. Here’s why: It controls and coordinates your actions and reactions, make it possible for you to feel and think, and gives you the ability to have feelings and memories. Essentially, your brain is what… Read more »

What is the Social Brain?

  For years, the power of the social brain has been completely underestimated. So, what exactly is the social brain? We like to think of it as the driving force in learning and gateway to cognition. Time after time, research demonstrates that the social brain operates to assist learning throughout our lives.  Here’s a study… Read more »

Recent Advances in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

  The 21st century has seen amazing progress on the front of understanding diseases that affect the central nervous system. Much of the research done has been targeted on gaining an insight into the disease process, distinguishing exactly which genetic mutations cause the disease to manifest and how these mutations progress to a pathological state.… Read more »

5 Types of Headaches Explained

  Headaches are a strikingly common medical complaint that nearly all of us have experienced at one point or another. They are quite often described with vulgar language while individuals experience extreme discomfort during an episode.  Before going into some of the more common types of headaches that individuals face, it is important to state… Read more »

How Meditation Can Actually Change Your Brain

Over the years, many of us have heard how meditation can set the mind free. While it can be tough to know what this means or even what one should expect, those who practice meditation regularly have a great sense for just how effective these methods are. For centuries, many societies have linked meditation to… Read more »

Can Dementia Be Prevented?

One of the questions we receive the most is ‘Can dementia be prevented?’ As with many neurological conditions affecting the brain, research is still relatively new and not completely understood in this field as long-term effects have not been seen yet. However, there has been a large push over the course of the last 20… Read more »

10 Foods That Can Help Relieve Your Chronic Pain

In the modern day, we often look at pain as something that can only be modulated through the use of medication. Western society is grown accustomed to instant gratification in all areas of our lives that the majority have drifted away from natural remedies in exchange for a magic bullet approach through traditional medicine. One… Read more »

Treatment Options for Migraines

Anyone who has ever dealt with migraines needs no introduction to how painful and debilitating they can be. For those suffering from chronic migraines, quality of life is often impacted. Migraines are considered chronic when a person has headaches on more days than not. There various traditional and alternative treatment options for migraines that may… Read more »