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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.

The Connection Between Chronic Diseases and the Coronavirus Epidemic
3 months 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
3 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
5 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?
6 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!
6 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
7 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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4 No-Stress Ways to Relieve Back Pain Naturally if You’re 60 and Over
7 months ago

4 No-Stress Ways to Relieve Back Pain Naturally if You’re 60 and Over

While living a healthy life can help keep you active and spry in your later years, there’s still a lot of new aches and pains that start popping up, especially as you approach your 60s and beyond…
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4 Powerful Ways to Control Blood Pressure Naturally
8 months ago

4 Powerful Ways to Control Blood Pressure Naturally

If you have high blood pressure, you’re not alone. In fact, using the new definition of high blood pressure – 130/80 mmHg or greater, on average, as measured at rest on two separate occasions – one out of every two American adults is affected…
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10 Questions to Ask About Your Heart Health After 50
8 months ago

10 Questions to Ask About Your Heart Health After 50

Researchers estimate that almost one in three heart attacks are linked with eating an unhealthy diet while an unhealthy lifestyle – smoking, not exercising, drinking too much alcohol – accounts for many of the others. Following a heart-friendly diet and lifestyle can reduce your future risk of a heart attack whether or not you have already experienced one. Ask yourself these 10 questions to see if you need to take action…
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10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (#6 is SO Tasty!)
8 months ago

10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (#6 is SO Tasty!)

Are you among the one in three adults who have a high blood pressure? If so, taking your prescribed medication every day is vitally important for your long-term health. You probably don’t have any obvious symptoms, but this is one of the most important conditions your doctor will screen you for. Read More