Healthy Aging! When people over 60 feel chronic pain, have frequent falls, experience fatigue, or struggle with forgetfulness, it’s common to dismiss their issues as a “normal part of aging.” A lack of response to seniors’ complaints could lead to more health problems and even shorten their life expectancy. Unfortunately, older adults’ health issues routinely … Continue reading “Healthy Aging!”
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Is CBD A Cure-All?
Is CBD A Cure-All? When it comes to relieving aggravating knee pain, a migraine, and other maladies, many people bypass aspirin and other traditional over-the-counter medications and reach for a Cannabidiol (CBD) product instead. CBD, the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis and hemp products, has been marketed for treating various conditions, including anxiety, depression, chronic … Continue reading “Is CBD A Cure-All?”
What Is High Blood Pressure By The Numbers?
What Is High Blood Pressure By The Numbers? More than 122 million people in the United States have high blood pressure. That’s nearly half of the adults 20 years old and older, according to a 2023 report from the American Heart Association. Those numbers could be even higher since many adults may not realize that … Continue reading “What Is High Blood Pressure By The Numbers?”
Blood Types: What Do They Mean For Your Health?
Blood Types: What Do They Mean For Your Health? Blood tests are commonly taken to help doctors determine their patients’ overall health. Now, findings from studies show that blood types may also play a role in identifying certain health conditions. New research suggests that people with blood types A and B are more likely to … Continue reading “Blood Types: What Do They Mean For Your Health?”
Keep Your Mind Sharp And Keep Dementia At Bay!
Keep Your Mind Sharp And Keep Dementia At Bay! Gill Livingston, a professor of psychiatry at University College London, is an expert on brain health and knows about the concerns older adults have over developing dementia. And, like other seniors, Gill, 63, makes sure she protects her brain. Livingston said she lifts weights, tries to … Continue reading “Keep Your Mind Sharp And Keep Dementia At Bay!”
Sleep Info: Fall Asleep Fast, Best Wake-Up Time, And The Perfect Time For A Nap
Sleep Info: Fall Asleep Fast, Best Wake-Up Time, And The Perfect Time For A Nap If there’s one thing that some people find hard to do every night, it’s falling asleep. Sleep experts say that people cannot fall asleep fast enough because they can’t stop thinking about the fact that they are not falling asleep, … Continue reading “Sleep Info: Fall Asleep Fast, Best Wake-Up Time, And The Perfect Time For A Nap”
Sitting All Day is Terrible For You!
Sitting All Day is Terrible For You! Many adults spend the majority of their workday sitting down, and health experts are concerned about the harmful effects of sedentary jobs. However, a new study from Columbia University says taking a five-minute walk every 30 minutes will help ward off the harmful effects of sitting. There was … Continue reading “Sitting All Day is Terrible For You!”
Hydration: Good Hydration May Lower Disease Risk
Hydration: Good Hydration May Lower Disease Risk It’s often reported that drinking water is essential for overall good health. Still, a new study suggests that drinking enough may lower the risk of developing chronic disease, slow the aging process, and reduce the risk of premature death. In a study published in eBioMedicine in January, a … Continue reading “Hydration: Good Hydration May Lower Disease Risk”
The Best Exercise For Your Health Is?
The Best Exercise For Your Health Is? Exercising at least two or three times a week provides various health benefits to older adults. What’s really interesting is there’s one exercise that health experts say offers the most benefits for seniors: Squats. Doing squats each week—if not every day—strengthens the lower body and even helps to … Continue reading “The Best Exercise For Your Health Is?”
Brain Health: Good Brain Habits
Brain Health: Good Brain Habits Scientific studies have shown how poor diet and lack of exercise affect brain health. But here’s something really interesting, Jessica Caldwell, a neuropsychologist and director of the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Prevention Center at the Cleveland Clinic, says there are lesser-known habits that can harm the brain. The good news is changing … Continue reading “Brain Health: Good Brain Habits”