Monthly Archives: September 2011

Medical Myth Mondays- Does Aluminum Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

There has been speculation that aluminum increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease for decades. Researchers found traces of aluminum in the brains of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In some autopsy studies, aluminum appears in higher amounts than normal … Continue reading

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Medical Myth Mondays- Does Warm Milk Help Insomnia?

What is insomnia? Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep at least 3 nights per week.┬áLoss of sleep┬áleads to daytime impairment. The average adult needs slightly more than 8 hours of sleep but only 35% of American … Continue reading

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