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Blood Pressure Tracker: Keeping a BP Log

Blood Pressure Tracker

Interestingly, Blood Pressure (BP) is also known as “Hypertension”. These two words will be used interchangeably. Why is it important to take blood pressure measurements or to use a blood pressure tracker? Regularly, hypertension is often known as the “silent killer” as nearly fifty percent of American adults have high blood pressure without even knowing it.…

Body Temperature App: Keeping a Fever Log

Body Temperature App

Technology has come a long way! Before all these fancy gadgets (yes, a thermometer is fancy), some may still recall the coiled wire telephone older generations had to use. Or the Motorola flip phone! That could never take our body temperature (no offense to those who had one!).…

ADHD Planner: Smart Daily Hyperactivity Tracker

ADHD Planner

ADHD is a neuropsychological complication where the patient shows a spectrum of cognitive symptoms. In most cases, individuals find it hard to be attentive to things that require sheer focus. The other major behavioural symptom observed in such children or adults is the inability to patiently sit and do nothing.…

Sauna Health Benefits: Including Infrared Sauna vs Steam Room

Sauna Health Benefits

Going to the sauna every once in a while helps ease stress. Saunas are associated with various health benefits and there are various forms of saunas. Using a sauna not only helps increase circulation and helps relaxation, it has the added benefit of recovery after exercise and aiding in both acute and chronic pain.

MS Bladder Issues: Manage Multiple Sclerosis Bladder Problems

MS Bladder Issues

It seems like a good idea to start off with a little review. Similarly to the way high school teachers always start off the year. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the Central Nervous System (CNS). It causes “relapsing-remitting attacks of inflammation, demyelination and axonal damage, leading to various degrees and spectra of neurological symptoms and disability” (3). …