Between childhood and adulthood are the teenage years. They are a period of profound transformations. Hormonal changes are driving physical and neurological changes which lead to mental, emotional, and social changes. New pressures related to social acceptance, academic performance, and new responsibilities arise. Concerns that adults might find trivial, become paramount for the teen.
There are several forms of arthritis that cause joint pain, stiffness, and impaired mobility. One type is gouty arthritis, also known simply as gout. Gout affects up to 8% of American adults and is more common in men until the age of 60.
Go Purple this June. Purple represents Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and going purple refers to participating in the events, spreading awareness, and, of course, wearing purple attire.