What Are Seizure Dogs?

What Are Seizure Dogs?

Service dogs are becoming more prevalent as we learn more about the positive impact that assistive animals can have on people with disabilities. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a service animal is a working animal that is “individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability”, which includes epilepsy.

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What Are Seizure Dogs?

What Are Seizure Dogs?

Service dogs are becoming more prevalent as we learn more about the positive impact that assistive animals can have on people with disabilities. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a service animal is a working animal that is “individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability”, which includes epilepsy.

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How Exercise Helps Your Brain

How Exercise Helps Your Brain

We all know that exercise is good for you. It strengthens your muscles and bones, increases your energy, improves your sleep, and reduces your risk of chronic disease. Physical exercise also supports a healthy brain, and not just physically—several mental, emotional, and social benefits come from regular physical activity. 

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What Burnout Does to the Brain

What Burnout Does to the Brain

Recently, researchers have found that burnout can cause physical changes to your brain. But first, what is burnout? 
Occupational burnout is more than feeling overwhelmed. Burnout results from prolonged stress and doesn’t always have a singular cause.

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Stress, its Impact On Our Brains and Neurological Disorders, and How Stress is a Public Health Concern

Stress, its Impact On Our Brains and Neurological Disorders, and How Stress is a Public Health Concern

Life can be stressful in so many ways. We’ve all experienced stress to some degree, whether that stress comes from work, a health condition, personal frustrations, financially, or wherever else. Most people probably associate the term “stress” with something that applies to being overwhelmed with day-to-day life, but it also encapsulates physiological stress that comes from when we put our bodies through hard labor.

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Parkinson’s, How it Differs from Alzheimer’s, Biomarkers, and the Major Challenges the Community Face

Parkinson’s, How it Differs from Alzheimer’s, Biomarkers, and the Major Challenges the Community Face

Since the discovery of dopamine as a neurotransmitter in the 1950s, Parkinson’s disease (PD) research has generated a rich and complex body of knowledge, revealing PD to be an age-related multifactorial disease, influenced by both genetic and environmental factors. The tremendous complexity of the disease is increased by a nonlinear progression of the pathogenesis between molecular, cellular and organic systems.

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