Category: Health Infographics
Traumatic brain injuries are becoming much more widely known now that the NFL has put brain injuries in the spotlight. This has increased the amount of awareness surrounding the injury, but even with all the research that has been performed, most people don’t know the real causes or signs that accompany a Traumatic Brain Injury.
Why are medical bills so high in the United States? According to research completed and displayed in this new infographic, there are a number of issues having to do with inflating medical costs. This includes but is not limited to the billing system, certain cost drivers, overcharges, fraud, and other items revealed in this infographic.
The average British home-owner spends more than 16 hours a week cleaning their home. That’s the equivalent of 2 hours and 23 minutes a day! Housework is a cheaper and more productive way to burn loads of calories, so find out what you can do around your home and how it compares to working out at the gym.
The human brain is an amazing thing! Learn about it`s marvelous capacity to adapt and reorganize itself as necessary, even after traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), in this interesting infographic brought by TopCounselingSchools.org.
As we age we start to need glasses to read the fine print. At first there’s denial, then we’re embarrassed, then we start to share our readers around the restaurant table with the rest of our friends. Presbyopia happens to most of us. ThinOptics looks at the why and provides answers to keeping your readers close without hanging them around your neck like grannie does.
Prescription drugs are the fastest growing sector of US healthcare costs and have become a major priority to many Americans. Where do you fit in with these statistics? TheNursingBible.com takes a look at whether Americans are over-medicated or not.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is gaining attention for causing addiction, mental problems and negative impact on health for veterans. Being in battle can cause lifelong problems more than we think. In this infographic, OnlineMilitaryEducation.org looks at whether PTSD has b become an epidemic.
The news has been abuzz with updates and debates surrounding Obamacare. However, many of these discussions seem oddly familiar to many of our older citizens. Surprisingly, Social Security and Medicare both faced strict opposition in their fledgling days. Now, however, they are some of the most popular programs around.
What is Oxytocin? It is a Neuropeptide [noor-oh-pep-tahyd] or a peptide (protein) produced by neural tissue, as a result of hormonal activity. This tiny little molecule affects: pain; rewards; food intake; metabolism; reproduction; social behaviour; learning; and memory functions. For something so tiny, Oxytocin has the capacity to alter our entire social world.
The concept of color, light, design, and layout having an actual effect on patient health and well-being is not a new one. It dates back to the ancient Chinese discipline of Feng Shui, which studies how best to direct energy flow through habitats. It’s no surprise, then, that a growing number of professionals are becoming interested in the field of healthcare interior design, and just how a space is decorated and arranged can have measurable results on a patient’s comfort and healing process.
Did you know that during a given year, 5.2 million adults suffer from PTSD? PTSD is a type of anxiety disorder that can be developed by exposure to extreme psychological situations, however, many sufferers stay untreated. In this infographic, learn, share and spread the knowledge.
One in two Americans are taking prescription drugs right now. Driven by profits the reality is the vast majority of prescribed medication won’t help and might even hurt you. Learn more about an over medicated America and its greedy drug companies in this infographic from Cannabis Seeds.
14 minutes each morning – that’s a quarter of an hour every day, and 85 hours every year lost to the snooze button and REM sleep. FUEL YOUR 10K HOURS revealed the sleeping habits of tired, tired Brits, discovering that they only get 6 and a half hours sleep per night – far below the recommended minimum – and as a result, are sleeping in longer and struggling more in the mornings.
In the United States, more than six million people are living with heart failure (HF), and more than 600,000 new HF patients are diagnosed each year. Learn about the important facts related to different types of heart failure and how to detect it in this infographic.