Health

Women At Greater Risk for Depression, Dementia

There are definitely gender differences when it comes to psychiatric issues and substance abuse. Males are more at risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, Tourette syndrome, oppositional defiant disorder and possibly schizophrenia. Because these often show up early in life, it’s thought they are caused or influenced by androgens ...Read More

Let’s Stay Vigorous, Vital! 5 Yoga Poses That Help

Life is busy. We tend to take care of everyone and everything else before we take care of ourselves. As a result, healthy lifestyles and exercise programs often get left behind. What if there was a way to improve balance, coordination and strength while reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, and improving sleep quality? An estimated 11 million A...Read More

Hearing Loss and What We Can do About it

Our bodies change throughout our lifetimes. From our metabolism to joint sensitivity to eyesight decline, we require a more maintenance as we age. But is there anything more aggravating than hearing loss? It’s like everyone around you is mumbling, and you endlessly have to ask friends to repeat themselves. Your spouse is probably on your case about...Read More

9 tips to protect your skin from sun damage

It’s never too late to get smart about protecting your skin, especially as the summer is coming. After all, sunshine is considered the single biggest cause of visible aging. While it is true that the sun can do a lot of good for your skin, .especially when it comes to stimulating the body’s production of vitamin D, and enhancing feeling...Read More

Can alcohol help you live longer?

After decades of research and hearing conflicting reports, there’s often confusion about the pros and cons of moderate drinking. Sometimes we are simply believing myths about moderate drinking. There is new research available about the impact of moderate alcohol on our bodies. This study explored the practices of people who lived to be at least nin...Read More

Can Leafy Greens Affect Cognitive Decline?

Cognition is an integral part of our health and includes episodic memory, working memory, semantic memory, visuospatial ability and perceptual speed. An age-related cognitive decline is one of the most feared parts of aging. A recent report in the journal Neurology found that a diet containing approximately one serving of green leafy vegetables per...Read More

Falls? Falls! Ugh! Here’s What Matters in Prevention…

You may think winter – with its snow and slippery ice – is the only time when the majority of falls occur.  Think again.  And as we and our loved ones age, falls loom large on the list of preventable injuries. So it’s time – right now – to think about how to prevent falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): ...Read More

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