Alzheimer – Reduce Stress to Fortify Neurons


“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with it.” —Jane Wagner, American playwright
Sylvia M., a 44-year-old teacher, became anxious about her memory changes when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 72. It was only three years since her maternal uncle had d…

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Restless Legs Syndrome Morbidity: Sleep and Quality of Life

Aside from the increased risk of death for patients with both restless legs syndrome (RLS) and end-stage renal disease, RLS has no known impact on mortality. But the symptoms associated with the disorder adversely affect several key aspects of daily life. We often assume that we already know…

Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence

Until recently, restless legs syndrome (RLS) was generally believed to be a disorder of adults. However, multiple reports now document the occurrence of RLS, as well as the related problem of periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), during childhood and adolescence.1-9 A recent population-based…