Social and Emotional Problems Related to Dyslexia

By: Michael Ryan (A dyslexic himself), M.D. and International Dyslexia Association Do emotional disorders cause dyslexia? Research indicates that dyslexia is caused by biological factors not emotional or family problems. Samuel T. Orton, M.D. was one of the first researchers to describe the emotional aspects of dyslexia. According to his research, the majority of dyslexic […]

Michael J. Fox Believes ‘We’ll Be Able to Stop the Progress’ of Parkinson’s Disease in 5 Years

Michael J. Fox’s impact on Parkinson’s disease is undeniable, from the hundreds of millions of dollars of funding directed towards research, to his work reducing the stigma of the disease. And the actor is confident that researchers will hit a new milestone in the next five years. “We’ll be able to predict it, and we’ll be able to stop […]


VEGETABLES & FRUIT : You can use both fresh and frozen. – Lettuce – Asparagus – Cabbage – Green Beans – Brussel Sprouts – Broccoli – Avocado – Zucchini – Tomatoes – Peppers – Cauflilower – Spinach & Leafy Greens – Garlic – Onions – Mushrooms – Celery – Strawberries, Raspberries & Blueberries PROTEIN: – […]

The world's oldest person with Parkinson's, a Japanese woman dies at 117-year-old

TOKYO — The world’s oldest person with Parkinson’s, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Chiyo Miyako died Sunday. Her death was confirmed Friday by Kanagawa prefecture, her home state south of Tokyo. Miyako, born on May 2, 1901, became the world’s oldest person in April after Nabi Tajima from Kikai island in southern Japan died […]

What Foods to Avoid as an Epileptic Patient

If you have epilepsy, you may find that you experience a higher frequency of seizures after eating certain foods, as some food can trigger epileptic episodes, according to the Epilepsy Society. Avoiding these foods and eating regular, balanced meals can help reduce your risk of seizures and improve your overall health. Refined Carbohydrates Research published […]

Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound derived from the cannabis plant that does not produce a “high” and has been an increasing focus of medical research, was shown in a new large-scale, randomized, controlled trial to significantly reduce the number of dangerous seizures in patients with a severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. In the new […]

12-year-old epilepsy patient sues Jeff Sessions to legalize medical marijuana

Alexis Bortell is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions so she can legally use medical cannabis in her hometown. The 12-year-old filed a lawsuit against Sessions over the federal classification of marijuana as an addictive drug with no medical value, reports KDVR. “As the seizures got worse, we had to move to Colorado to get cannabis because […]