Senior Citizens Biggest Fear Are Injuries From Accidental Falls

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Senior citizens biggest fears are incurring possible injuries from accidental falls. Seniors are much more susceptible to falls and it’s one of the leading causes of injury and death among older people. Indeed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), 3 million senior citizens aged 65+ are treated in emergency departments for…

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Macular Degeneration Reversed With Patient’s Own Retinal Cells

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Macular degeneration (MD) is a leading cause of vision loss among people over 50. This disease damages an area near the center of the retina. In fact, the retina is the the light-sensitive tissue in the eye, and its key component are the retinal pigment cells. These cells also waste away and die. These retinal…

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Workout 15 Minutes A Day To Have A Healthy, Happy Life

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Workout fifteen minutes a day and you increase your chances of having a happy and healthy life. A workout, even as short as 15 minutes every day will strengthen your heart, slow the aging process, and add years to your life. That’s a great deal and one you should sign up for in a heartbeat.…

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Blue Monday– Is It Really True Or Just A Simple Myth

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Blue Monday, falling out in the month of January each year is feared by many people.It is billed as the most depressing day of the year. Of course, we want to know: Is Blue Monday a reality or just a myth?   And, where did it originate and is it real or just “fake news”?  …

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New Drug Shows Potential To Block Alzheimer’s Disease

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A new drug is showing some promise in preventing Alzheimer’s disease. The drug is currently used to treat stroke survivors. Specifically, scientists are giving the drug to people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.    According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million people in the United States are living with the condition. Current medications can only relieve some symptoms…

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Geroscience: What It Is And How It Will Help Senior Citizens

Geroscience is a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the aging process. As we grow older, we are more likely to be diagnosed with one or more chronic ailments. These ailments can include heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Debilitating conditions such as  like arthritis, fatigue, and frailty are all part of aging. These ailments rob us of…

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Glaucoma’s Early Diagnosis,Treatment, Lowers Risk of Vision Loss

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Glaucoma’s early diagnosis and treatment can lower your risk for vision loss. It is a sneaky disease as it develops slowly, without warning, and if not caught in time, results in irreversible blindness.   Glaucoma is caused by fluid building up in the front part of your eye, increasing pressure and damaging the optic nerve.…

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Alzheimer Patients Need An Activity Schedule Too

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Alzheimer patients need to have an activity schedule. While Alzheimer’s is a progressively debilitating disease, a caregiver or a skilled nursing facility should plan out a daily activity schedule. Doing so, will keep them happy and give them pleasure. Keep in mind that people suffering from Alzheimer’s have trouble making decisions. They are often confused…

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New Cholesterol Guidelines Welcomed By Physicians, Clinicians

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The new cholesterol guidelines designed to decrease LDL (bad) cholesterol levels were recently issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). The cholesterol guidelines were last revised in 2013. In addition, these new guidelines have also been approved by the American Diabetes Association.       New Cholesterol Guidelines: What Are They? Of course, a healthy…

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Medical Breakthrough Advances In Health Research During 2018

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There were many medical breakthrough advances in 2018. Let’s review several and what they do to actually improve our health.   Medical Breakthrough: Fasting Diets It’s really interesting, folks. Obesity is a major epidemic here in the United States, but “diets” were among the top internet searches in 2018. Literally, not a day goes by…

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