Having a stroke or a traumatic brain injury can make you feel like a foreigner in a strange land. Your cognition may still be fully intact, but sometimes you just can’t speak the language. After a stroke, most individuals need speech therapy, which is offered free at Missouri State University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. With this therapy, clients often recoup much … [Read more...] about Finding your voice again
The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic or keto diet puts your body in ketosis, burning fat as a primary fuel source instead of the glucose found in carbohydrates. What’s the carbs limit to achieve ketosis, and how long does it take to get to ketosis? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, answers these … [Read more...] about Going into ketosis with the keto diet
Calcium is a mineral our body needs to maintain strong bones and teeth. It also helps our muscles, nerves and heart to function properly. So what are some signs that a person lacks calcium? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, shares with INSIDER a couple of signs to look out for. … [Read more...] about What are the signs of calcium deficiency?
Behavioral intervention, or “applied behavioral analysis,” teaches people with autism new and adaptive skills. This helps them to better work within the world around them. Dr. Jordan Belisle, assistant professor of psychology at Missouri State University, and Applied Behavior Analysis faculty and students, research how behavioral intervention can improve lives. Teaching to … [Read more...] about How behavioral intervention helps people ‘learn how to learn’
In general, we all need to drink about eight glasses of fluid a day. Besides water, milk is a great drink choice for people of all ages. Nowadays, there are many different types of milk available and choosing which one to buy can be a tad overwhelming. Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, discusses the … [Read more...] about Choosing the right type of milk