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This Is What Your Brain Looks Like with PTSD

alexkich/Shutterstock Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is distressingly common: The nonprofit organization PTSD United notes that “70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced some type of traumatic event at least once in their lives.” And the condition seems to bring about permanent changes in how the brain functions, say researchers. PTSD is… Read More »

This Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Conditions There are 47 million people living with dementia worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. While dementia and Alzheimer’s may be used interchangeably, there are important differences between them. Here’s what you need to know. Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Photographee.eu/Shutterstock First thing to know: How to tell the difference between dementia vs. Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia… Read More »