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What Is the Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

What Is the Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Learn how the two terms are different and why they are often confused to be the same. You may think dementia and Alzheimer's disease are interchangeable medical terms, but this is a common misconception. Dementia is a general term used …

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Getting Ready for Weight Loss Surgery

Getting Ready for Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgery is not a magic pill for weight loss, so prepare yourself for the road before and after surgery. The decision to have bariatric surgery (commonly known as weight-loss surgery) is life-changing. When making such a substantial change, it …

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Stroke Myths vs. Facts

Stroke Myths vs. Facts

Learn more about strokes by debunking the myths and examining the facts. May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for nearly …

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Top Tips for Stroke Prevention

Top Tips for Stroke Prevention

Reduce your risk of having a stroke by making healthy lifestyle choices. During a stroke, the blood and oxygen supply to the brain slows or stops. Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in the United States …

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