March 31, 2017

The construction for the New Ruby Valley Hospital commenced on March 20th and the dirt movers are all over the work site.  If you're interested in seeing what's going on, you can stay at your desk and check out the home page of www.RubyValleyHospital.com.  Scroll down...

March 22, 2017

Will doing the crossword every day or other puzzles help you avoid Alzheimer’s disease?  Is diet a factor in whether or not you get Alzheimer’s?

There is no definitive evidence of what we can do to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease or age related cognitive decline.

T...

March 3, 2017

Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) describes a complex collection of symptoms that develop after a person has had a traumatic brain injury (concussion).  Symptoms can last for months or even years.  Headache, dizziness, memory loss, attention or sleep difficulties, anxiety...

March 3, 2017

Male menopause is actually called andropause and is the result of testosterone deficiency usually associated with aging. Testosterone is a hormone made in a man’s testicles and it is important for a man’s personal drive and physical appearance. Testosterone makes a man...

March 3, 2017

Second Impact Syndrome is the fatal result of receiving a second traumatic brain injury (concussion) before a prior traumatic brain injury has healed.  After a concussion, a cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) can occur.  Fortunately, the brain has auto-corrective m...

March 3, 2017

There is an abundance of "medical advice" regarding all sorts of maladies, some helpful (chicken soup and garlic for a cold) and some not-so-helpful.  One frequently provided piece of advice regarding concussions is that the patient shouldn't be allowed to sleep becaus...

March 3, 2017

Once the weather warms up in Montana, we like to get outside for more exercise.  Without proper warm up or stretching many are prone to overuse injuries.  One such injury is Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB).  

Pain on the lateral (outside) of the knee that...

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