Diabetic Emergencies: Warning Signs and Steps to Save Someone’s Life

A diabetic can develop hyperglycemia (raised blood sugar) or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Giving sugar will be lifesaving if blood sugar is low, and is unlikely to do harm if sugar levels are raised. Diabetics usually know how to control their condition, but even people who’ve had diabetes for years or decades may be susceptible…Continue Reading “Diabetic Emergencies: Warning Signs and Steps to Save Someone’s Life”

Exercise Boosts Brain Health, but Is There a Downside?

Is it possible that exercise could be almost too much of a good thing for our brains? A 2014 experiment with mice first raised that worrying idea, finding that the more the animals exercised, the worse their long-term memories became. Until that study, research generally had shown that exercise is nothing but desirable for brain health. Exercise boosts blood flow…Continue Reading “Exercise Boosts Brain Health, but Is There a Downside?”