The 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Misplacing your car keys, calling your neighbor by the wrong name or forgetting to buy bread at the grocery store are common memory lapses. But with age, forgetfulness happens more often, and it’s easy to begin questioning what’s normal — like if it’s a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, which is a term to describe the loss of cognitive functioning. Over time, Alzheimer’s can lead to an inability to …

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Return to Sports With Heart Conditions

It might be difficult to resume a sport or fitness routine after an accident. It might feel like a life-or-death decision to do so after being diagnosed with a cardiac disease. To ease some of that worry, we’ll go through the most recent recommendations for returning to sports or activity for four distinct types of cardiac conditions: Heart murmurs Genetic heart diseases Congenital heart disease Coronary artery disease Consult your cardiologist for guidance on when …

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