Best States for People With Disabilities

The link below shows a new site meant to offer greater insight and information for people living with disabilities and where their state ranks in terms of support that they provide. Some of the core data relate to community accessibility, economic independence, access to specialized healthcare, independent home living, and availability of disability benefits.  Most importantly…

How to Control Diabetes Life

Diabetes is the main cause of kidney failure, limb amputation, and new onset blindness in American adults. It is said that 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes and nearly one-third of them are undiagnosed. How devastating can this be?   Learn how to control diabetes life by learning about the disorder that’s having…

Diabetic Symptoms in Adults

Signs and symptoms can include the following: You feet unusual thirst You feel the need to urinate often Your weight changes (you lose or gain) You vision is blurred You have frequent or recurring infections Your cuts and bruises are slow to heal You have tingling or numbness in your hands or feet You have…

Whats Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that interferes with the way in which your body metabolize glucose (sugar).  Glucose (sugar) is an important source of fuel for your body. When your pancreas is not producing enough insulin, or, your body is not efficiently using the insulin it produces glucose (sugar) builds up in your…

Cancer Killers Cause Cure

The information below introduces an epic event, Cancer Killers Cause Cure.  The event will take place on April 12, 2016 and will provide invaluable information on the healing power within us to bring hope in times of hopelessness.  ‘The Truth About Cancer’  will be presented through a documentary series and is available to everyone for…

How to Get Rid of Chronic Insomnia

Before you can effectively treat a symptom the cause of the symptom must be identified.  In the case of chronic insomnia you need to find the root cause so you will need to answer the following questions: What is preventing you from falling asleep? Are you stressed out and why? When did you first start…

Bipolar Affective Disorder

Do you experience severe mood changes? Are you afraid to reach out for help? Some days, do you feel very happy and energized and on other days you feel sad and depressed? Do you have difficulty sleeping, staying focused or going to work?  How long do these mood changes last; a week, longer than a…

Signs Symptoms Mouth Cancer

April is Oral Health Awareness Month and a reminder that a visit to your dentist is a great choice in taking care of your oral health.  Signs symptoms of mouth cancer identified in the early stages will allow professionals in the field an opportunity to treat you accordingly. Dental care is a lifelong commitment and…

Multiple Sclerosis Animal Study

In the March 24, 2016 edition of MS News Today, the web’s daily resource for Multiple Sclerosis News, there are many  interesting articles to keep you up to date on a number of research findings conducted through different institutions  read more So far, there is no known cure for MS.  What we do know is…

How Does Multiple Sclerosis Affect Your Mind

The Multiple Sclerosis Society UK has launched an online tool to improve mental health. Shift.ms launches online tool to improve mental health Published date: 23 Feb 2016 at 2:15PM Ongoing research in the United Kingdom made it possible to launch an online application to improve mental health in people living with Multiple Sclerosis Read More. ‘Thought…

How to Turn Your Challenge into an Opportunity:

Your mind is a very powerful tool.  You can use your mind to achieve a positive outcome from any situation or, or you can use your mind to think negatively and encase yourself in darkness. When faced with an adversity look to find the opportunity that your situation presents; there is always something positive that…

Multiple Sclerosis New Study:

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has become so prevalent in our society that more and more study and ongoing research is conducted to learn more about this dis-ease and hopefully find a cure.  Not only is MS debilitating, it weakens your confidence to the core. MS affects different people in different ways.  Many people who have been…

Multiple Sclerosis Vitamin D Deficiency & Pregnancy

The article below, article recently published in MS News (March 2016) sheds light on Vitamin D Status during pregnancy and risk of multiple sclerosis in offspring of women in the Finnish Maternity Cohort. As more and more research and studies are conducted in the area of multiple sclerosis, it is important to bring awareness of…

Why Cant I Sleep?

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?   What is Sleep Apnea?   Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder that can be potentially dangerous as your breathing repeatedly stops and starts while you’re asleep. If you snore loudly while sleeping and wake up feeling tired after you’ve slept for a full night, you probably have sleep apnea.…

Problems Sleeping at Night?

Sleep is an essential requirement of the body that allows your mind and body to rest in quiet.   A good night’s sleep enables you to wake up feeling rejuvenated and ready to face the new day ahead. Go to bed in a relaxed state of mind, forgetting the events of the day and simply…

Future Legislation for Medical Assistance in Dying

Last week a report was released by a special committee of MPs and senators on medical assistance in dying (MAID), also known as physician-assisted death (PAD). The report titled “Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centered Approach” is a 70-page report that will serve as the roadmap for future legislation on MAID. During a meeting with…

How Healthy Is Your Heart?

Your heart is the most vital organ in the human body.  Pay particular attention to the organ that fuels your body, your heart health.  If your heart is not working properly, means you are at risk to develop health issues associated with your heart. February is heart health month.  In case you did not have…

How to get a Good Night’s Sleep

Many factors can interfere with getting a good night’s sleep; for instance, family responsibilities, pressures at work, relationships, illnesses, unexpected challenges like getting laid off from work or getting fired.  Anyone of these circumstances can cause a diminished quality sleep. Research shows that even minor problems with inadequate sleep can present health issues.  Fifty to…

Ontario Disability Support Program & Mental Illness

Persons suffering from Mental Illness will be stress relieved as Ontario simplifies medical reviews for people on disability support  Read more. It is always refreshing when our elected officials understand the issue at hand and take a more simple action to lessen the stress level on persons suffering from mental illness. What is the Definition of…

Wheel Dance Revives Your Soul

What is Wheel Dance? Wheel dance brings freedom to persons with disabilities. Click on the video below (if you don’t see the video this link will bring you to it). I was first introduced to Wheel Dance by my dear friend and colleague, Peter Busciglio, Coordinator of the York South Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis…