Keeping Calm Under Stress Turns Off This Deadly Disease Maker

You’ve probably seen those T-shirts that say, Keep Calm, or Stay Calm, and whatever other issue they’re promoting. The other day, I saw an older man walking around the mall who had one on. It read, “Keep Calm and Stay Alive”. I wondered if he knew that health researchers have recently proven how true that […]

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This Ancient Therapy Can Prevent Muscle Loss

One of the troubling aspects of maintaining your health as you get older is the issue of muscle loss. It can lean to weakness, falls, decreased bone density and fractures. But, recently Japanese researchers have put an ancient therapy to use as a novel way to treat/prevent muscle loss. I think you’ll find this really […]

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Eat These Everyday To Lower Your Mortality Risk

If I told you that eating just a handful of walnuts, peanuts, almonds, etc, would lower your risk of several major diseases, and death, would you believe me? As incredible as that may sound, new research has proven it to be true. Here’s even more reason to enjoy your nuts snack everyday… Beat Major Diseases […]

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Why Your Skin May Be A Cause of Diabetes!

In the past few decades, more information has come to light about the role of viruses and bacteria in the development of certain diseases. Now researchers have been able to create type 2 diabetes (T2D) in lab animals just by exposing them to this skin superbug. If you, or a loved one, have type 2 […]

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How to Easily Avoid the 6 Top Common Eye Injuries!

Summer is a time for fun outdoor activities. It’s also a time for doing more home chores, inside and out. Both can put everyone, especially older adults, at greater risk for eye injuries. That’s why July has been designated Eye Injury Prevention Month. About 2.5 million eye injuries occur each year, says the American Academy […]

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Common OTC Pain Relievers Cause Stroke, Heart Attack

Researchers have known for a few years now that certain over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, like Tylenol and ibuprofen, can have unhealthy side effects, especially liver damage and heart attack. But, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Let me tell you what else has been found out about these drugs and your health. You may […]

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Who Knew? Dark Chocolate Fights UV Rays, Boosts Skin Health

Okay, I’m betting most of you reading that headline are thinking, Chocolate Fights UV Damage? Yeah, right. What’s the catch? Well, surprise. It turns out there isn’t one. New research shows that the powerful plant nutrients in dark cocoa do more than taste good. They actually protect your overall health and offer particular benefits to […]

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Sleep and Aging: The Alzheimer’s Link

As you get older, sleep seems to come at a premium even when you’re very tired.  Around age 50, a few factors start to work against you sleeping soundly through the night.  As a result, you may be going through your days in a constant state of being tired, grumpy and having low energy. But […]

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This Vitamin Will Improve Blood Flow, Prevent Vascular Events

Now that you’re older, are you having a hard time tolerating summer heat? Especially when the humidity is high? Well, a new study shows that supplementing with a certain vitamin may be what you need to feel better in summer heat. Folic Acid Helps Older People Tolerate Summer Heat When you were a kid you […]

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This Common Enzyme Could Be Causing Your Skin Rash

Do you experience frustrating “mystery” rashes with no clue as to what’s causing them? You might want to check the labels of your skin or hair care products.  This common enzyme causes strong allergic reactions in sensitive people. Papain Could Be Causing Your Chronic Skin Rash I often have patients who consult me for troublesome […]

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Beat Osteoporosis Doing This 3 Times A Week

I see many fractured bones every week, most often in people over 50. That’s why I want to tell you about a powerful exercise training system that actually targets fracture-prone areas of your bones.  With just a little effort each week, you can build new, stronger bones and lower your risk for fracture. Beat Osteoporosis […]

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This 1 Behavior Ups Heart Attack Risk Over 4 Times!

In our modern society it isn’t unusual for singles to have intimate relationships with more than 1 person at a time.  Especially if you’re older and are divorced or widowed.  A recent New York Times article revealed that single Boomer-age people frequently “play the field”, engaging in intimate activity 2-3 times a month.  That’s often […]

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