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Brain Lobes: Breaking Down the Complex Human Brain

Brain Lobes: Breaking Down the Complex Human Brain

Brain Lobes - Breaking Down the Complex Human Brain The human brain is indeed a complex arrangement of details, comprising enormous numbers of neurons and connections that are almost impossible to wrap one’s head around. However, despite the magnitude of fine details...

Facts About Depression

Interesting Facts About Depression to Consider If you are suffering from depression, you are far from alone, and there are some facts about depression that you might find helpful. According to the American Psychological Association, approximately one out of five...

The Brain Is the Smarter Smartphone

Your brain is the smarter smartphone. Take a look at the one you’re probably holding in your hand, or have in your pocket right now. Then, think about all the things your device can do. An iPhone 7 has 256 gigabytes of storage space. Your brain has an estimated 2.5...

How Our Brains Change During Our Lives

Although it is the organ responsible for our thoughts, it’s quite easy to not think much about how our brains change during our lives. The human brain does not grow to its full size or potential until around age 25. In addition, it has a remarkably complex and...

Can You Ever Get Off Antidepressants? If So, How?

Once you start can you stop safely? A report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows that from 2011 through 2014 ― the most recent data available ― more than 12 percent of people ages 12 and over said they took antidepressants in the last month. However,...

Symptoms of Opioid Dependence Linked to Gut Microbiota

Opioids are the gold standard in treating pain; however, their clinical use is impaired by the development of tolerance and hyperalgesia when used chronically. Moreover, prolonged opioid use can lead to negative affective states that exacerbate the emotional...

Take Charge of Your Health

BRAIN SHRIVELING, COGNITIVE DECLINE and ALZHEIMER’s DEMENTIA There are two types of brain tissue: grey and white matter. Structural and functional changes take place with aging in the grey and white matter of the brain. These include: Grey matter volume begins to...

Common Drug Side Effects in the Elderly

“One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.” – William Osler, MD Most Commonly Used Prescription(Rx) and Over-the-Counter(OTC) Medications Aspirin(OTC) Simvastatin(Rx) Lisinopril (Rx) Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)(Rx)...

Your Brain and Understanding Sleep

Your Brain and Understanding Sleep Sleep is an important part of your daily routine—you spend about one-third of your time doing it. Quality sleep – and getting enough of it at the right times -- is as essential to survival as food and water. Without sleep you can’t...

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