I Want to Kill Myself: A Suicide Survivor Shares Her Suicidal Feelings and Suicide Attempt

Warning: Elizabeth speaks her mind, and sometimes uses profanity. Please understand that this profanity is rooted in very intense pain, and to allow the impact of her story to be properly conveyed, I have left the profanity in place. So, please be forewarned that there is profanity in this story. The story itself concerns aContinue reading “I Want to Kill Myself: A Suicide Survivor Shares Her Suicidal Feelings and Suicide Attempt”

How To Reduce Your Risk and Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer’s and Dementia

For many years, we’ve been told that there’s little we can do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia but hope for the best and wait for a pharmaceutical cure. But the truth is you can reduce your risk by eating right, exercising, staying mentally and socially active, and keeping stress in check.Continue reading “How To Reduce Your Risk and Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer’s and Dementia”

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: Reality and Mystery

As people live longer, the specter of Alzheimer’s looms grimly on the horizon.  A disease involving progressive brain deterioration, Alzheimer’s results in increasing deficits in mental functioning and behavior.  In the middle and later stages, the individual is entirely dependent on others for protection and physical care on a round-the-clock basis. Alzheimer’s disease primarily afflictsContinue reading “ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: Reality and Mystery”