January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – Here’s What You Should Know

glaucoma awareness month

January is recognized each year as Glaucoma Awareness Month, this age-related eye disease impacts the lives of nearly 3 million Americans over the age of 40 (and particularly over the age of 60). This month is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the risk factors and signs of glaucoma, which can ultimately cause gradual blindness.

Epilepsy Awareness Month – What You Should Know

national epilepsy awareness month

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal causing a patient to experience unusual behavior and sensations – including seizures. Each patient reacts to this abnormal activity differently. There are treatment and medication options available to help patients better manage these seizures that they experience from their epilepsy.

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – What You Should Know

Alzheimer's awareness month

November continues to be a busy month for health awareness events and this week we recognize National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s is a disease that impacts more than 5.7 million Americans, potentially even someone close to you. Altzheimers is the most common form of Dementia.