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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.

7 months ago

The Most Common Misconceptions About Hearing Loss

Many don’t fully understand what hearing loss truly entails. While hearing loss is the #1 sensory disorder on the planet, it is also one of the least treated chronic medical conditions. Let’s discuss some common misconceptions about hearing loss…

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7 months ago

How UTIs Can Increase Your Risk of Sepsis as You Age

Many women have experienced a UTI at least once in their lifetime and are familiar with associated symptoms and the traditional methods of treating them. However, because the immune system starts to weaken around age 30, the typical symptoms…

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7 months ago

Best Blood Pressure Watches for Women Over 50

Most of us try to take excellent care of ourselves. We eat healthily, get enough sleep, move regularly, and stay socially active. These are all things that are recommended for a fit mind and body. However, some factors can creep up…

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7 months ago

The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies

You might be surprised to learn that even in developed countries like the United States malnutrition is a serious problem. It’s especially prevalent among senior citizens. In fact, one in three older adults who are admitted to the hospital are malnourished…

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7 months ago

How to Move Smart: A Positive Perspective on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis has no single known cause. It may be the result of aging or “taking certain medications and certain other conditions and syndromes which lead to bone loss as a side effect.” Yet Alison emphasizes “this is not an old people’s issue…

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7 months ago

The Best Medical Alert Bracelets for Women

Medical alert bracelets can be lifesavers. Time and time again they have helped transmit vital information when the wearer is unable to communicate efficiently. Health professionals are trained to look for a bracelet…

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7 months ago

Maximizing the Capability of a Loved One with Dementia Benefits Everyone

Worldwide, there are over 50 million people living with dementia and receiving support from family and friends. Caregivers of those living with dementia have a tremendous responsibility and opportunity. They work tirelessly to meet…

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8 months ago

You Need This Test If You Have High Cholesterol

It’s likely that you’ve had your cholesterol levels checked by your doctor and continue to do so on a regular basis. If you haven’t, I highly recommend that you do so, but with at least one addition to the standard lipid panel!

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8 months ago

Osteoporosis: 3 Natural Ways for Better Bone Health

When I received the results of my recent bone scan it wasn’t good news. I’ve always been physically active, but I am slightly built, a major risk factor for osteoporosis. While drugs are effective for some, side effects are severe for others…

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8 months ago

What You Can Learn About Dementia from People Who Have Been There, Done That

When your family first faces the reality of a loved one with dementia, you embark on a journey you’ve never taken before. That’s what happened to my two siblings and me when our mother died, and we discovered that my father’s issues…

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