Tag: Alzheimers

How Mental Health Conditions are Portrayed in Films

How Mental Health Conditions are Portrayed in Films

Over two thousand films come out every year, worldwide, and at least about half of these touch on the topic of mental sanity or downright deal with mental health problems. The effects of inaccurate storytelling are vast; it results in misinformed audiences, and it can stigmatize people with mental health issues and their families.

What We Can do to Prevent and Slow Neurodegenerative Disorders

What We Can do to Prevent and Slow Neurodegenerative Disorders

The longer we live, the more prone we become to neurodegenerative disorders. Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s are among the most common, yet any illness involving the progressive death of brain cells can be categorized as neurodegenerative. Language problems, disorientation, and memory loss are some of the most frequently discussed symptoms. However, there are other signs, albeit more subtle, that can help us catch these disorders early on, so we can be better prepared and even help slow their progress.

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