Author: Dr. Faith A. Coleman MD

Dr. Faith A. Coleman, MD

Dr. Coleman is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She completed her family practice residency at Wm. Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Royal Oak, MI, consistently ranked among the United States Top 100 Hospitals by US News and World Report. Her experience includes faculty appointments to a family practice residency and three medical schools, as well as Director of Women's and Children's Health Promotion Programs with the NE Texas Public Health District. Dr. Coleman is widely published on health, practice management, family and parenting. Her passions include the well-being and education of children and families.

Lewy Body Dementia – The Experience

Receiving the Diagnosis Surely it feels overwhelming to receive a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia (LBD). How do you keep putting one foot in front of the other? How do you take the next breath? Your world just shattered. All you see in your future is a black hole. You

Speaking More Than One Language Could Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

In terms of the American population, the nation as a whole is surprisingly monolingual. In fact, only around 15-20 percent of Americans consider themselves to be bilingual. Could this influence the nation’s neural health? According to new research, published in Neuropsychologia, bilingualism changes the structure of the brain. This means

Your Current Sleep Pattern May Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Later in Life

According to new research, if you suffer from restless nights and drowsy days, this could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s. The link between poor sleep and cognitive decline is well-defined. This has led to concerns regarding neurodegenerative conditions. Study Finds Poor Sleep Cycles May Be An Early Warning

Deep Brain Stimulation Improves the Lives of Alzheimer’s Patients

In a medical first, surgeons implanted a brain ‘pacemaker’ into the frontal lobes of three individuals. Functioning just as a pacemaker regulates the heart, an electrode was able to stimulate brain cells. This means that in the future, Alzheimer’s patients may be able to better care for themselves. Although based