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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disease that progresses significantly over time. Individuals usually have symptoms ranging from mild to severe trembling. Typically occurring on one side of the body. These symptoms often display themselves in several different areas of the body including the arms, legs, feet, and hands. Furthermore, this disease can cause significant decrease in daily kinesthetic activity. An individual with Parkinson’s Disease can have concerns with muscle spasms,...

7 Habits of Habits of Highly Effective People

From Steven R. Covey’s release The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, brings essential factors that highlight success in both personal and professional life. He places into perspective the importance of seven steps to work effectively and perform responsibly in today’s era. Be proactive: Focus specifically on what it is you wish to change and begin. (i.e. weight loss, relationship status, new employment, new skills, new location, silence, etc.) Begin an end goal in mind: Define a goal and...

Lipedema and Obesity

Lipedema is caused by an excess of adipose tissue typically in regions of the feet, buttocks, thighs, hips, stomach, and arms (Herbst, 2014). The disorder typically occurs in 11% of the population, and is typically found in females rather than males (Herbst. 2014). Development of this condition can cause early onset of Diabetes. Lipedema occurs when the dermis and epidermis is made up of enlarged adipose cells that continue their growth beneath the skin. Lipedema develops in three stages:...

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