Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Keeping Children with Epilepsy Safe

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epilepsy-tips-kidsEpilepsy can be a very frightening problem for both children who have been diagnosed as well as for their parents. When a child with epilepsy has seizures, there is a feeling of worry and fear that seems to surface from their parents on a consistent basis. But, thankfully, there are many things that parents can do for their child to ensure that they stay safe, even when they are afflicted with epilepsy.

The first thing that a parent of a child with epilepsy can do to keep their child as safe as possible is to practice safety measures starting at home. Read More…

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Kids with Asthma Safety Tips

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living with asthmaAsthma is a health condition that affects a person’s airways called breathing tubes. These tubes lead from the trachea or windpipe into the lungs. Asthma is characterized by reversible, recurrent and airway obstruction. The airway inflammation may result to airway hyperactivity.

Compared to adults, kids need a complete attention to treat their asthma. If you have kids suffering from this health problem, this is your chance to solve this issue. Read More…

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Staying Independent With Dementia

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coping with dementiaIt can be a scary situation when you or someone you love is diagnosed with dementia. If you are currently living by yourself with dementia, your family and friends will be very concerned about your safety. New strategies for your protection will be put in place. These strategies may be hard to come to terms with at first, but must be put into action for your protection.

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Dementia Awareness Week

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Dementia : A Weighty Concern Generated by Memory Lapses
 

What fears does dementia bring?

Dementia-awarenessThis is an issue not only for grown-ups but middle-aged adults as well. The brain malady can be associated with weakening of memory and thinking capabilities that can downgrade your capacity to perform daily activities. Do not ignore symptoms because these produce latent problems. The aide memoire from medical specialists should not be misconstrued as a way of terrifying or confusing people.

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National Epilepsy Week Celebration

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Epilepsy Awareness-Hope-SupportThe 2014 National Epilepsy Week will run from May 18 to 24 with the theme “Transforming Lives.”

Last year, Epilepsy Action focuses on some of the usual myths regarding this medical condition. Every day, the reality regarding some of the facts highlighted by a person with this illness is being addressed.

Epilepsy is a propensity to have recurring fits or seizures. So, what are the causes of fits or seizures? This refers to the instant bursting of the excess electrical activity in your brain that leads temporary disturbance in the regular message transferring between the cells of the brain. Read More…

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