Brain and Neurological Health

How Much Capacity Do Our Brains Really Have?

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Human beings came to this earth fully equipped to do some pretty amazing things. We can think, dream, breathe, act, learn, grow, feel, speak, love, listen, remember, create, play and move… all thanks to the three-pound chunk of meat that sits upon our shoulders. Did you know the human brain has 100 billion neurons? That’s about 15 times the total ... Read More »

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month: But What is Aphasia?

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Aphasia is classified as a language disorder, where an individual’s ability to communicate is affected. This disorder can affect a person’s ability to speak, listen, write, and read, but it does not affect their intelligence. Aphasia affects about 1 in every 250 people. Aphasia is most often the result of a stroke that has occurred in the regions of the ... Read More »