Author Archives: Marta Ribeiro

How to Stay Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

It’s that time of year when everyone starts to get sick and pass around their cold and flu germs. Having a chronic illness means that your immune system is already compromised, which makes picking up other people’s winter illnesses harder to avoid. However, you don’t have to lock yourself away…

7 Benefits of Vitamin D You Might Want to Know

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin,” mostly because we can get it naturally when the sun’s UV rays interact with our skin, which triggers the vitamin’s synthesis. The VIP vitamin aids our body’s absorption of calcium to keep our bones strong and encourage healthy cells to grow.  Here are a few more health benefits of…

Alzheimer’s and Dementia: What’s The Difference?

When people hear about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, they may think there are no differences between the conditions. In fact, many people think they are the same. But that’s not completely true. Understand Alzheimer’s disease in just three minutes with this animated video. Even though this confusion may…

10 Tips to Get You Through Cold and Flu Season

It’s that time of year when everyone starts to get sick and pass around their cold and flu germs. Having a chronic illness means that your immune system is already compromised, which makes picking up other people’s winter illnesses harder to avoid. However, you don’t have to lock yourself away…