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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.

8 months ago

Protecting Your Heart on the Road: The Scenic Route Solution

When it comes to staying healthy on a road trip, many people focus on diet and exercise. However, the sudden cardiac death of my healthy best friend during a two-day road trip made me realize that there are other crucial factors to consider…

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9 months ago

My Experience of Getting Covid After All This Time

I got diagnosed with Covid two weeks ago. But it is SO last year! No, worse than that, it is so 2021!! Nobody gets it now. The world has moved on. Hardly anyone wears masks these days. Or worries about the odd cough. We all think it has gone away…

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9 months ago

Boomers and the Risks of “Polypharmacy”

Many people may not know that prescribed medications have potential side effects. But knowing about the side effects of medications, as well as how they may interact with each other, is very important information – especially for boomers…

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10 months ago

Melanoma and Me: Sharing My Journey

I have been on quite a journey; more like a roller coaster. If only one person reads this and takes action to investigate one’s own skin, then I have helped. I am usually immersed in how to age well, live well, and be well. I always considered…

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10 months ago

Is Pollen Allergy One of Your Woes?

I used to dread the hay fever season. If possible, I would sit in a darkened room with a large box of tissues, feeling exhausted from the continuous sneezing. My eyes would run and itch. The roof of my mouth would drive me mad with its itchiness…

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10 months ago

The Hearing Loss and Diabetes Connection: Learn More About Signs and Prevention

Do you or someone you know have diabetes? Did you know that there is a significant connection between diabetes and hearing loss? Hearing loss happens for many reasons. In past articles, we’ve discussed, ways to protect your hearing…

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10 months ago

Why these Osteoporosis Drugs Can Cause Hair Loss and What to Do About It

Did you know that on average, a person loses between 50 and 100 strands of hair each day? Because we have over 100,000 strands of hair on our heads, we usually don’t even notice our lost hairs. However, if you begin to find more hair than normal…

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11 months ago

Can 12 Minutes of Daily Yoga Really Increase Bone Density and Fight Osteoporosis?

With menopause, women’s bones lose the protection of estrogen. The decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) that occurs with aging is called osteopenia when it is mild and osteoporosis when it is more severe. Approximately 200 million women…

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11 months ago

Stomach Acid Is Crucial! Here’s How to Start Increasing Yours Today

Many people think of stomach acid as a nuisance that causes acid reflux, heartburn, ulcers, and GERD. In fact, an estimated 20% of Americans suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD); that’s nearly 67 million Americans!

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11 months ago

Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence

It’s no secret that many boomers suffer with urinary incontinence. In fact, almost 60 percent of us in our 60s, and 75 percent of us over 75, will experience it. Whether sporadic or ongoing, one specific type – stress, urge (also known as overactive bladder), overflow…

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