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Medical Conditions

Nothing makes life after 60 harder than medical conditions. From post menopause symptoms and Alzheimer’s to hearing loss and mobility issues, we have answers to your questions.

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density
2 days ago

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density

Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the density and quality of bone is reduced. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 200 million women throughout the world. Read More

I’ve Kept My Hair Loss a Secret for Too Long… Why I’m Ready to Talk About it Now
3 days ago

I’ve Kept My Hair Loss a Secret for Too Long… Why I’m Ready to Talk About it Now

I’ve thought long and hard about writing this post. I figure some things are best kept private – in an era where it is the norm to over-share personal information, I have always believed that you have the right to maintain some privacy. Read More

Hold the Coffee and Red Wine! Diet Tips for a Happy Bladder (and Fewer Leaks!)
2 weeks ago

Hold the Coffee and Red Wine! Diet Tips for a Happy Bladder (and Fewer Leaks!)

Yes, I said “hold the coffee and red wine.” Yes, I said it during a pandemic, while we’re all grasping for normalcy and savoring moments of indulgence to stay sane and calm…
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In the Clutches of the Hot Flushes – What Are They and What Can You Do About Them?
1 month ago

In the Clutches of the Hot Flushes – What Are They and What Can You Do About Them?

Are you experiencing hot flushes? Have you been through menopause, but still have the same symptoms? This is a very common occurrence. 75% of women report experiencing hot flushes from approximately age of 40 through to 80…
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The Connection Between Chronic Diseases and the Coronavirus Epidemic
1 month ago

The Connection Between Chronic Diseases and the Coronavirus Epidemic

By now we know that chronic diseases make the COVID-19 infection (caused by the Coronavirus) worse. It is obvious why something like asthma could complicate COVID-19…
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4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
2 months ago

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis

On the list of “fun things to do,” medical tests of any kind don’t usually make the top 10. Some, however, are notoriously worse than others. For example, I’d rather have my body cryogenically frozen…
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5 Ways Women Over 60 Can Maintain Healthy Joints and Overcome Arthritis
4 months ago

5 Ways Women Over 60 Can Maintain Healthy Joints and Overcome Arthritis

Maintaining healthy joints is so important to getting the most from life after 60. Unfortunately, few people escape joint aches and pains, however gracefully they age. Over 100 different types of arthritis can cause symptoms of pain, swelling, stiffness and restricted movement.  Read More

Is It Possible for Women Over 50 to Limit the Decline?
4 months ago

Is It Possible for Women Over 50 to Limit the Decline?

The 50s is the decade when most women will be entering the menopause. Not only can the hot flushes and night sweats kick in but this is also the time for the ‘hidden’ bone loss complications. Bowel cancer risk increases as well as type 2 diabetes. Read More

6 Natural Flu and Cold Remedies, Just in Time for Winter!
4 months ago

6 Natural Flu and Cold Remedies, Just in Time for Winter!

‘Tis the season for get-togethers, gift exchanges and goodwill.

But it’s also the season for colds and flus.

The best defense is offense. Wash your hands for 20 seconds when touching or near contagious people or shared items. Use the hand wipes provided in grocery stores to wipe the handles of shopping carts. Read More

How “Prehab” Can Help to Shorten Surgery Recovery Time
5 months ago

How “Prehab” Can Help to Shorten Surgery Recovery Time

Are you facing surgery and wondering how long you’ll be laid up doing rehab? If so, now is a great time to get started on a ”prehab” program instead! Ask any athlete about the importance following a training program before every competition…
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