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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.

Another Reason to Add Vitamin D to your Health Arsenal
1 day ago

Another Reason to Add Vitamin D to your Health Arsenal

Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” since our bodies naturally produce it when we are exposed to sunlight. It is pretty amazing for its wide variety of health benefits. These include supporting healthy teeth and bones, helping protect us…
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Yes, I Decided to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine
3 days ago

Yes, I Decided to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine

After almost 11 months of isolation and watching the devastation this virus has created in our world, I gratefully accepted to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it was offered to my age group. It happened last Sunday…
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An Emergency Hospital Visit During Lockdown? Yes, It Happens!
1 week ago

An Emergency Hospital Visit During Lockdown? Yes, It Happens!

We’re all a bit scared right now. Indeed, if we aren’t, we should be. The tentacles of Covid-19 are everywhere and getting worse. And we are warned that health systems are under serious strain. In England, where the new, more contagious…
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How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60
2 weeks ago

How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60

As boomers, we’re used to having our blood glucose levels measured during our annual physicals. After all, our risk for developing diabetes increases with age. Many of us now know our A1C levels as well as our cholesterol, iron and…
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5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60
3 weeks ago

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60

For millions of Americans, taking statins – medications like Lipitor and Crestor – to lower cholesterol has become the norm. However, these drugs, while they work, can come with significant side effects. Although most people tolerate…
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The 5 Top Medical Conditions Related to Older Age
4 weeks ago

The 5 Top Medical Conditions Related to Older Age

Aging. It happens to us all, if we are lucky enough I suppose. The effects of aging are unavoidable. So, it is in our best interest to confront our aging bodies and educate ourselves about the changes that occur. While there is nothing we can do…
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Osteopenia and Osteoporosis – Knowing the Difference and Protecting Your Bone Health
1 month ago

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis – Knowing the Difference and Protecting Your Bone Health

Both osteopenia and osteoporosis are conditions that indicate an issue with bone mineral density. Osteopenia is considered by many doctors to be the precursor to osteoporosis. However, not everyone who is diagnosed…
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CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?
2 months ago

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?

The use of marijuana for medical purposes has been legalized in 30 states, and CBD, cannabidiol, is now legal in 49 states. Ultimately, this brings up many questions among the elderly consumers who are seeking pain relief…
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How the Internet Can Help You with Your Health
2 months ago

How the Internet Can Help You with Your Health

Health and the Internet. Probably not two things that you’d normally associate with each other, especially if you’re someone who doesn’t already spend a lot of time online. However, in 2020 the Internet is capable of so much…
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My Bladder Sling Failed – Now What?
2 months ago

My Bladder Sling Failed – Now What?

Bladder leakage must rank as one of the most frustrating of problems. The gradual worsening and escalation from panty liners to pads to diapers feels like a most unwelcome sign of the body breaking down…
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