Author Archives : Carly Raffiek


Dementia risk linked to dizzy spells in middle-age: Study

Middle-aged adults who experience dizzy spells upon standing may have a higher risk of developing dementia later in life according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. These dizzy spells are caused by a sudden and temporary drop in blood pressure—referred to as orthostatic hypotension—and have the potential to cause here to read more

How to stop feeling lonely

Loneliness is defined as an unpleasant feeling caused by a difference between the level of social connectedness you have and the level of social connectedness you want for yourself. It does not necessarily have anything to do with the number of friends you have or whether you are in a relationship—people who have lots of here to read more


Types of Headaches, Location Chart, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headaches are one of the most common disorders of the nervous system, with an estimated 47 percent of the population suffering from at least one headache within the past year. There are a variety of different types of headaches, with the most commonly recognized types being migraines, tension-type here to read more

Tips to help you “spring forward” this Sunday

Clocks spring forward one hour this Sunday and many are not prepared to lose this extra hour of sleep. Daylight saving time occurs this weekend, meaning clocks will jump forward one hour early Sunday morning and leave many feeling sluggish. Combat this seasonal tiredness with some tips compiled from doctors across the country so that here to read more

Surprising factors that may cause skin irritation

Warmer weather is just around the corner, and though you may know to slather on the sunscreen before heading outdoors, there are other less well-known factors that can cause damage and irritation to your skin. Protect yourself this coming spring by becoming aware of the hidden hazards you may find in your own backyard—citrus fruits, here to read more

7 possible causes of sensitive teeth

Having sensitive teeth can make something as simple as enjoying a cool glass of water a painful ordeal. To help you avoid this uncomfortable feeling, we’ve listed seven of the most common causes of sensitive teeth—avoid these behaviors and you may once again be able to enjoy a bowl of ice cream without worrying about here to read more