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  • January 14, 2022

    By Allison Larson, MD

    Whether you’re a winter sports enthusiast or spend the season curled up by the fireplace, the low humidity, bitter winds, and dry indoor heat that accompany cold weather can deplete your skin’s natural moisture. Dry skin is not only painful, uncomfortable, and irritating; it also can lead to skin conditions such as eczema, which results in itchy, red, bumpy skin patches. 


    Follow these six tips to prevent and treat skin damage caused by winter dryness.


    1. Do: Wear sunscreen all year long.

    UV rays can easily penetrate cloudy skies to dry out exposed skin. And when the sun is shining, snow and ice reflect its rays, increasing UV exposure. 


    Getting a sunburn can cause severe dryness, premature aging of the skin, and skin cancer. Snow or shine, apply sunscreen before participating in any outdoor activity during the winter—especially if you take a tropical vacation to escape the cold; your skin is less accustomed to sunlight and more likely to burn quickly.


    The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recommends sunscreen that offers protection against both UVA and UVB rays, and offers a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 30.


    That being said, if you are considering laser skin treatments to reduce wrinkles, hair, blemishes, or acne scars, winter is a better time to receive these procedures. Sun exposure shortly after a treatment increases the risk of hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin), and people are less likely to spend time outside during the winter.


    Related reading: 7 Simple Ways to Protect Your Skin in the Sun

    2. Do: Skip products with drying ingredients.

    Soaps or facial products you use in warm weather with no issues may irritate your skin during colder seasons. This is because they contain ingredients that can cause dryness, but the effects aren’t noticeable until they’re worsened by the dry winter climate.

    You may need to take a break from:

    • Anti-acne medications containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid
    • Antibacterial and detergent-based soap
    • Anything containing fragrance, from soap to hand sanitizer

    Hand washing and the use of hand sanitizer, which contains a high level of skin-drying alcohol, cannot be avoided; we need to maintain good hand hygiene to stop the spread of germs. If your job or lifestyle requires frequent hand washing or sanitizing, routinely apply hand cream throughout the day as well.


    During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have seen a lot of people develop hand dermatitis—a condition with itchy, burning skin that can swell and blister—due to constant hand washing. Sometimes the fix is as simple as changing the soap they're using. Sensitive-skin soap is the best product for dry skin; it typically foams up less but still cleans the skin efficiently.


    3. Do: Pay closer attention to thick skin.

    Areas of thin skin, such as the face and backs of your hands, are usually exposed to the wind and sun the most. It’s easy to tell when they start drying out. But the thick skin on your palms and bottoms of your feet is also prone to dryness—and tends to receive less attention.


    When thick skin gets dry, fissures form. You’ll see the surface turn white and scaly; then deep, linear cracks will appear. It isn’t as pliable as thin skin. When you’re constantly on your feet or using your hands to work, cook, and everything in between, dry thick skin cracks instead of flexing with your movements. 


    To soften cracked skin, gently massage a heavy-duty moisturizer—such as Vaseline—into the affected area once or twice a day. You can also talk with your doctor about using a skin-safe adhesive to close the fissures and help them heal faster.


    Related reading:  Follow these 5 Tips for Healthy Skin

    4. Don’t believe the myth that drinking more water will fix dry skin.

    Contrary to popular belief, the amount of water or fluids you drink does not play a major role in skin hydration—unless you’re severely dehydrated. In the winter, especially, dry skin is caused by external elements; it should be treated from the outside as well. 


    The best way to keep skin hydrated and healthy is to apply fragrance-free cream or ointment—not lotion—to damp skin after a shower or bath.
    Some people need additional moisturizers for their hands, legs, or other areas prone to dryness.

    While some lotions are made better than others, most are a combination of water and powder that evaporates quickly. Creams and ointments work better because they contain ingredients that can help rebuild your skin barrier. 

    Look for products with ceramide, a fatty acid that helps rebuild the fat and protein barrier that holds your skin cells together. The AAD also recommends moisturizing ingredients such as:

    • Dimethicone
    • Glycerin
    • Jojoba oil
    • Lanolin
    • Mineral oil
    • Petrolatum
    • Shea butter

    For severely dry skin, you can try a “wet wrap” technique:

    1. Rinse a pair of tight-fitting pajamas in warm water and wring them out so they’re damp, not wet.
    2. Apply cream or ointment to your skin.
    3. Put on the damp pajamas, followed by a pair of dry pajamas, and wear the ensemble for several hours.

    Dampness makes your skin more permeable and better able to absorb hydrating products. If the wet wrap or over-the-counter products aren’t working for you, talk with a dermatologist about prescription skin hydration options. 

    Drinking more water isn’t the answer to dry winter skin. The best solution is to apply fragrance-free cream or ointment directly to damp skin. Get more cold weather #SkinCareTips from a dermatologist in this blog: https://bit.ly/3KbVUA1.
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    5. Don’t confuse skin conditions with dryness.

    Skin conditions are often mistaken for dry skin because peeling or flaking are common symptoms. Redness of the skin or itching in addition to dryness and flaking indicates a skin condition that may need more than an over-the-counter moisturizer.


    Skin cells are anchored together by a lipid and protein layer (like a brick and mortar wall). With very dry skin, the seal on this wall or barrier is not fully intact and water evaporates out of the skin’s surface. The skin will become itchy and red in addition to scaly or flaky. If you experience these symptoms, visit with a dermatologist.

    6. Don’t wait for symptoms to take care of dry skin.

    Be proactive—the best way to maintain moisture is to apply hydrating creams and ointments directly to your skin on a regular basis. Start by applying them as part of your morning routine. Once you get used to that, add a nighttime application. And carry a container of it when you’re on the go or keep it in an easily accessible location at work.

     

    You can’t avoid dry air, but you can take precautions to reduce its harsh effects on your skin. If over-the-counter products don’t seem to help, our dermatologists can provide an individualized treatment plan. Hydrated skin is healthy skin!


    Does your skin get drier as the air gets colder?

    Our dermatologists can help.

    Call 202-877-DOCS (3627) or Request an Appointment

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  • November 01, 2019

    By MedStar Health Research Institute

    Georgetown University and MedStar Health have decided to jointly invest in a new IRB software system. After reviewing several options, faculty and staff from GU and MedStar recommended adoption of a system widely used by many of our peer institutions, provided by Huron, a market leader in IRB systems software.

    This fall, a joint IRB system will go live for research at Georgetown University and MedStar Health, replacing existing IRB systems (eRIC and InfoEd) on Thursday, November 29, 2018.  This new system, provided by Huron, will better support our rapidly expanding research enterprises. We are working hard to make the transition process as seamless as possible.  We have developed an eIRB implementation page on StarPort which contains detailed information regarding training, system rollout, and transition of existing protocols to the new joint IRB system. Please use this page as a resource during the transition.  We will be updating it as new materials are available for distribution. 

    Here are important dates you need to know:

     

    Important Dates to Know Date
    Last day investigators may submit to the MHRI IRB using InfoEd November 16, 2018
    Dates that InfoEd will not be accessible to investigative sites or ORI staff to allow data migration November 26 to November 29, 2018
    Date investigative sites and the ORI will begin using the Huron eIRB system November 29, 2018

    Training

    The schedule of training dates, methods and locations for the month of November 2018 is below. All attendees will need to bring their laptop for training.

     

    Dates & Location Times
    Wednesday, November 7
    Columbia Corporate Office
    Conference Room 6A
    Presentation & training session:
    2:30 to 3:30 pm

     

    Drop-in questions and answers:
    2 to 2:30 pm
    3:30 to 4:30 pm

    Tuesday, November 13
    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    East Building Conference Room, 1st floor (EB1002)
    Presentations & training sessions:
    9 to 10 am
    11 am to 12:00 pm
    2 pm to 3pm

     

    Drop-in questions and answers:
    8 to 9 am
    10 to 11 am
    1 to 2 pm
    3 to 4:30 pm

    Wednesday, November 14
    MedStar Washington Hospital Center
    East Building Conference Room, 1st floor (EB1002)
    Presentations & training sessions:
    9 to 10 am
    1 to 12:00 pm
    2 to 3 pm

     

    Drop-in questions and answers:
    8 to 9 am
    10 to 11 am
    1 to 2 pm
    3 to 4:30 pm

    Thursday, November 15
    MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
    Cafeteria Conference Room
    Presentation & training session:
    9 to 10 am

     

    Drop-in questions and answers:
    8 to 9 am
    10 to 12 noon

    Thursday, November 15
    MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
    Cancer Center Conference Room
    Presentation & training session:
    2:30 to 3:30 pm

     

    Drop-in questions and answers:
    1:30 to 2:30 pm
    3:30 to 4:30 pm

     

    As a state-of-the-art program, the Georgetown-MedStar IRB system has an intuitive user interface, shorter applications and improved system stability, which will lead to an easier, more satisfying investigator experience. In addition, the system will bring us into compliance with changes to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR, Part 46), also known as the “Common Rule.” It will also reduce the regulatory burden on all human subject researchers at GU and MedStar, ensuring robust protection for research participants.

    We are working hard to make the transition process as seamless as possible. We thank you for your support in this ongoing growth as we modernize our joint research infrastructure.

    If you have any questions, please contact MHRI-ORIHelpdesk@medstar.net.

  • November 01, 2019

    By MedStar Health

    The MedStar Health policy and procedures related to conflict of interest for researchers have been updated. It is every researcher’s responsibility to ensure that they are familiar with the applicable policies and procedures for conflict of interest within MedStar. The four documents for research conflict of interest that researchers should review and be familiar with are:

    Any individual participating in the conduct of research within MedStar Health should complete the Fiscal Year 2020 conflict of interest questionnaire. After completing your disclosure, you may be contacted by Research Compliance to discuss a management plan. Not all disclosures require management plans for research. If you have any questions about what to disclose, who needs to disclose, or how to disclose, reference the Research COI FAQs.

    It is important that disclosures accurately reflect the relationships that researchers have with external entities. These disclosures should be consistent with what the researcher has disclosed to researcher sponsors, regulatory agencies and collaborating institutions. Updating the MedStar conflict of interest questionnaire is not a substitute for also updating conflict of interest questionnaires that may be required by other organizations.

    If you have any questions about the updated policy and procedures, or the MedStar conflict of interest questionnaire and process, please contact the Research Compliance Program at researchcompliance@medstar.net.

  • November 01, 2019

    By MedStar Health

    Annual Enrollment is underway and myHR is your one-stop for all the information you need to choose the right benefits plan for 2019. Before enrolling, take time to visit myHR to compare plans and explore all of the options available to you. Take time to review your enrollment packet and determine the right options for you and your family.

    The 2020 Annual Enrollment period (Oct. 29-Nov. 18) is your opportunity to review and make changes to your benefits plan for the upcoming year. You must enroll online through myHR from StarPort (see HR Information section) or myHRMedStar.net to make changes to your benefits coverage and enroll in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). If you wish to keep your current benefits for 2020 (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, additional coverage, legal resources, and other voluntary benefits), you do not need to enroll online. Your 2019 benefits elections and dependents will roll over to 2020, except for FSA.

    Discover More MedStar Total Rewards

    Your benefits options encompass much more than your healthcare coverage. With voluntary benefits, you can purchase more coverage to ensure you and your family are protected—no matter what life throws your way.

    Voluntary benefits provide additional value to your MedStar Total Rewards package, giving you more choices to tailor your benefits plan to best fit your needs.

    The voluntary benefits for 2020 Annual Enrollment include:

    • Universal Life Insurance: Provides permanent death benefits, including a long-term care rider
    • Critical Illness Insurance: Offers affordable, flexible coverage for a variety of serious illnesses
    • Accident Insurance: Assists you financially in the event of an injury
    • Legal Resources: Comprehensive coverage for a wide range of legal services for an affordable monthly rate, with no copays and yearly usage limitations
    • Pet Insurance: Medical coverage for dogs and cats of all ages and breeds, provided by PetFirst; MedStar associates receive a 10% discount on all plans

    Voluntary benefits coverage is available at discounted group rates, meaning you pay a lower monthly rate. Learn more and enroll online at myHR from StarPort (see HR Information section) or myHRMedStar.net from any computer or mobile device.

    Invest in Your Health with MedStar MyHealth

    MedStar Associate Survey results continue to demonstrate associates value their benefits, specifically identifying healthcare coverage and wellness programs as important. MedStar prioritizes offering associates quality benefit programs, including MedStar MyHealth.

    To support your health and wellness, you may take advantage of MyHealth programs, including:                           

    • MyHealth Questionnaire: Complete your 2020 MyHealth questionnaire by Nov. 30, 2019 and save approximately $360 next year on your MedStar Select or CareFirst medical premium. The questionnaire assesses your health information, such as blood pressure, weight and cholesterol, as well as lifestyle habits, to determine your overall health status and lifestyle risks. No one from MedStar will see your personalized results and they do not affect your health coverage.
    • MyHealth Care Advising: If you have a chronic health condition, a health advisor can help coordinate care and develop a plan to achieve your health goals.
    • MyHealth Maternity: Throughout your pregnancy, a personal health advisor is available to work with you.

    MedStar is committed to helping you achieve your health and wellness goals. Get started today at MedStarMyHealth.org. No one from MedStar will see your personalized results and they do not affect your health coverage.

    If have questions about your benefits or how to enroll, contact the HR Solution Center at 855.674.6947.

  • November 01, 2019

    By MedStar Health

    The MedStar Innovation Forum on Tuesday, November 19 will be live streamed to anyone who wants to “tune in” between 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET if you aren’t attending in person. It will be accessible both within and outside of MedStar Health. To watch the live stream on November 19, please visit: www.mi2live.org. Get involved in the Forum conversation on Twitter with #mi2forum. 

    The theme of this year’s Forum is The One, the Few, and the Many.  Speakers will present ideas and concepts revolving around scale, size, and growth.  The Forum is designed to help you to think differently, challenge accepted perspectives, and ignite innovation energy. 

    Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    www.mi2live.org

    Here’s a mini-preview of some of what is in store for November 19th:

    John Mather: Dr. Mather will share insights from his journey and work in innovation and exploration in his presentation: Instabilities Everywhere: From the Big Bang to Life. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2006 for his precise measurements of the cosmic microwave background radiation using the COBE satellite. He is a Senior Astrophysicist and the Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. His work with the Cosmic Background Explorer team helped cement the Big Bang Theory of the universe. 

    Allan Hamilton: Dr. Hamilton will return to the MI2 stage to present A Meditation on Hexagons and the Hippocampus: How the Brain Encodes Space, Time, and Experience at Scale.  He is a polymath: a neurosurgeon, an award-winning writer, a professor, a horse whisperer, a consultant for the hit show Grey’s Anatomy, an MI2 Senior Fellow and a long-time MedStar Innovation Forum speaker.

    Ami Gates: Dr. Gates will present The Mathematics of Growth. Dr. Gates is the Director of the Analytics Program where she leads all aspects and initiatives to catalyze and foster creative innovation, student achievement, faculty support, and superior curricula. She is an Associate Teaching Professor at Georgetown University, and has a PhD in Computer Engineering with a focus on Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, and Data Analytics.

    Ben Shneiderman: Dr. Shneiderman will present about The Next Ten Wikipedias. He is an Emeritus Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland. He has received 6 honorary doctorates for his contributions, which include the clickable highlighted web-links, high-precision touchscreen keyboards for mobile devices, and tagging for photos.

    Anne Bowser: Dr. Bowser will discuss On Citizens and Science.  She is the Director of Innovation with the Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.,  Her work focuses on understanding and mobilizing public participation in science, technology, and policy while helping the Wilson Center leverage technologically innovative programming to reach new audiences.

    Susan Eckert: Ms. Eckert will discuss her insights from nursing at different levels of scale in her talk: How Did I Arrive at this Destination? She is the Interim Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for MedStar Health. In this role, she serves as senior nursing administrator and is responsible for systemwide oversight and leadership of professional nursing practice, standards of nursing care, nursing outcomes, nursing education, and nursing research.

  • October 25, 2019

    School cafeterias don’t always provide the healthiest of foods. And even if they do, it can be difficult for kids to spend their lunch money on the nutritious items when pizza, cookies, and chips are in sight. Preparing and packing your child’s lunch at home can help them avoid these unhealthy pitfalls. Plus, making meals at home is a great way to show your child what a healthy lifestyle is all about.  Read on for healthy food options to help you pack your child’s lunch this school year.

    Packing your child’s lunch is a great way to ensure they #eathealthy and avoid unhealthy food choices in the school cafeteria. Learn four healthy and easy-to-make foods they can take with them to school via @MedStarHealth. #LiveWellHealthy
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    1. Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

    A peanut butter and jelly (or PB&J) sandwich is one of the oldest lunch staples for good reason. It’s easy to make and is a healthy option as long as you use the right ingredients. The healthiest peanut butters are those with limited ingredients, so check out the ‘Ingredients’ list on the back of the jar and you should only see “peanuts” and “salt” listed, or some supermarkets have peanut butter that you can grind yourself. And you don’t need to just stick with peanuts, other nut butters such as almond and hazelnut are also healthy and delicious.

    When picking out jelly, choose one that is made with real fruit and no added sugar. Or, in place of jelly use sliced bananas, strawberries, or other healthy whole fruits to provide that sweet taste.

    2. Hummus Roll Ups

    Hummus-made from ground chickpeas and sesame seeds, along with some olive oil, garlic and lemon juice-is a great source of plant-based protein and fiber. You can make your own at home using the recipe below or buy it pre-made in the store. As a main meal for your child’s lunch, try easy roll ups. Spread about 2 tablespoons of hummus on a whole grain tortilla or wrap, layer 4 thin slices of turkey or ham, 1 slice of lettuce, and a cheddar cheese stick in the middle, and roll.

    Hummus can also make a great side to any lunch when you pair it with fresh vegetables, such as baby carrots, bell peppers, celery sticks, broccoli, and cauliflower.

    Homemade Hummus Recipe

    In a food processor combine:

    • 1 15-ounce can of chickpeas (rinsed and drained)
    • ¼ of lemon juice
    • ¾ teaspoon of salt
    • 1 to 2 cloves of garlic
    • ¼ cup of tahini
    • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

    3. Quesadillas

    Quesadillas are an easy and nutritious option for lunch, and most kids will happily gobble them up at room temperature. You’ll need two whole grain tortillas—they’re a great option for adding fiber, shredded cheese, oven baked or rotisserie chicken, and bell peppers or any other veggie that your child likes. Layer the tortilla the night before and in the morning, sauté in a pan over medium heat until the cheese melts, and cut into slices before placing into lunch box.

    If you have an avocado lover in the house, mash some up with a little salt and sprinkle some lime on it to prevent browning so your child can use it as a topping. Add a small container of your child’s favorite fruit, and you have a full meal to keep their energy up throughout the day.

    You Tell Us: Have a special recipe you use for quesadillas? Tell us about it on Twitter or Facebook by tagging @MedStarHealth and using the hashtag #LiveWellHealthy.

    4. Pasta Salad

    This is an easy dish that combines protein, carbohydrates, and veggies all in one. It can be eaten cold or hot, and you can even use leftovers to toss with the pasta. Choose a fun-shaped pasta that will excite your little ones, such as wagon wheels, shells, or bowties. Combine the cooked pasta with some steamed veggies and grilled chicken or cut up lean ham or turkey, and then toss it all together with some heart-healthy olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic and lemon or other dressing of your choice. Here’s a simple recipe to try.

    Do you have questions about how to eat a more nutritious diet? Discover how to make healthier food choices with the help of a registered dietitian.

    Learn More

  • October 17, 2019

    By MedStar Health

    Neurological disorders—or diseases of the brain, spine, and the nerves that connect them—affect millions of people each year. What’s more, many people don’t even know they have a neurological disorder.

    Understanding symptoms of neurological disorders is important, as it can lead you to seek medical attention, which can result in proper diagnosis and effective treatment. Let’s discuss the most common neurological disorders we see and key ways to identify each one.

    #DidYouKnow millions are affected by neurological disorders each year, but many don’t even know they have one? These include #headaches, #stroke and #dementia. Knowing the symptoms can lead to proper diagnoses and treatments. Learn how via @MedStarHealth
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    1. Headache

    Headaches are one of the most common neurological disorders—and there are a variety of different kinds of headaches, such as migraines, cluster headaches, and tension headaches. When headaches occur repeatedly, it’s a good sign that you should see a doctor, as it could be a symptom of an underlying condition.

    The most common conditions that can cause recurring headaches include:

    • High blood pressure
    • Infections
    • Temporal arteritis, or when blood vessels in and around your scalp become inflamed
    • Tumors

    We typically discuss your symptoms to help determine what’s causing your headache. If we find that you’re just experiencing a migraine, we can prescribe you medication to alleviate your symptoms. If your condition is something serious, such as temporal arteritis, we often prescribe a steroid to reduce inflammation. The medication will help you avoid complications such as vision loss.

    2. Stroke

    Strokes, which affect more than 795,000 Americans each year, occur when you experience damage to the brain as a result of arteries leading to and within the brain becoming impaired. It’s usually difficult to anticipate a stroke, but signs that you may be having a stroke include sudden:

    • Blurred vision
    • Confusion, trouble speaking, or understanding
    • Dizziness or loss of balance
    • Numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg—especially on one side of the body
    • Severe headache

    When we see people who have experienced a stroke, our priority is to help them prevent a second stroke. We often do this through medication, which can include blood thinners or drugs to treat any underlying heart problems, but it depends on your particular situation. You can lower your stroke risk by exercising 30 minutes a day, five days a week, and by following a healthy diet that prioritizes fruits and vegetables and limits processed food.

    These lifestyle modifications can help you control key stroke risk factors, such as:

    3. Seizures

    Seizures are changes in the brain’s electrical activity and affect about one in 100 Americans. Signs and symptoms of a seizure can vary depending on the severity of your seizure, but the most common include:

    • Cognitive or emotional symptoms, such as fear, anxiety, or deja vu
    • Loss of consciousness or awareness
    • Temporary confusion
    • Uncontrollable jerking movements of the arms and legs

    After having a seizure, it's important to see your doctor. Early treatment and medication can control your seizures, and you will avoid long-term complications such as memory loss and brain damage.  A seizure often is the result of epilepsy, but can also happen due to:

    • Alcohol abuse or withdrawal
    • Head trauma that causes an area of bleeding in the brain
    • High fever
    • Lack of sleep
    • Low blood sodium
    • Medications, such as antidepressants or pain relievers

    4. Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects your movement. Generally, it begins affecting people around age 60, and symptoms gradually get worse over time. Common symptoms include:

    • Constipation: This can occur at any time during Parkinson’s disease, sometimes even decades before you experience motor symptoms
    • Muscle stiffness: This can occur throughout your body; in some cases, it can be difficult to swing your arms while you walk
    • Reduced smell: Most people with Parkinson’s disease have some loss of their sense of smell
    • Stiff face: Especially in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, your face may begin showing little or no expression
    • Speech changes: Your speech can become soft or slurred
    • Tremor: Usually starts in your hands or fingers

    Your doctor will diagnose Parkinson’s disease during a visit in which you discuss your symptoms and undergo a physical examination. In many cases, you can alleviate symptoms and manage Parkinson’s disease effectively through medication.

    5. Dementia

    Dementia is an umbrella diagnosis that describes a group of diseases, including Alzheimer’s, that may cause your brain to fail. Dementia, which becomes increasingly more likely as you age, leads to continuous loss of brain tissue, which can affect:

    • Behavior
    • Emotions
    • Memory
    • Perceptions
    • Thinking

    If you feel as though you may be experiencing symptoms of dementia, see your doctor. Some medications and therapies can help you manage symptoms. Moreover, your doctor can connect you with support groups to help you manage life with dementia.

    Related Reading: 6 Tips to Reduce Dementia Risk

    Living with an undiagnosed neurological disorder can be difficult. Make sure you understand key signs of common conditions so that you can seek medical attention—and receive treatment—when it’s necessary.

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