into theories of emotions or memories being somehow stored in the
tissues of the body and later manifesting in the physical form of
pain or disease. more
Do you believe that certain foods that resemble
the parts of the body they are supposed to help keep healthy really
people are aware that whether we consider ourselves athletes or
not, exercise is still essential to our general health and overall
well-being. This principle applies to people confined to wheelchairs
as well. more
A beginner's guide to
essential strength exercises for the 50's age group onwards who
want to be FIT FOR LIFE more
in Poland - Something to Smile About.
The thought of travelling to another country
to visit a dentist may seem excessive, however for many dental patients,
it is the only way that they can get treatment that would otherwise
be prohibitively expensive. In Poland, for example, the cost of
treatment in a top private clinic can cost up to 70% less than in
the United Kingdom. more
Spa breaks &
resorts in Poland
If you have always fancied a relaxing spa break, but
been put off by the price, or are simply looking for a different type of
short break, Poland might just be the ideal destination for
Dental and medical treatment certainly
costs a lot less abroad, but surely you get what you pay for? Alison Hope
of StatMedica looks at some of the reasons why patients are packing their
bags and reaching for their passports, and also offers practical tips and
advice for anyone considering treatment abroad. more
When people age; memorization becomes a tedious task
for some. Tasks which require remembering and retention have always been
and will be the issue for people growing older, especially the ones who
haven't spent most of their years in retaining much information.
Together with the increasing popularity of
complimentary and alternative medicines, there has been growing awareness
and publicity of the unique healing properties of active manuka honey from
New Zealand. more >>>
Start your weight loss program by
thinking about your eating habits. How many meals do you eat every day?
Many nutritionists recommend that you eat MORE meals. more >>>
you trying to lose weight. Here's one man's experience that may help you,
as he no longer has adult-onset diabetes. more >>>
If you need a nightlight to find your way to the
kitchen for a
midnight snack, or have difficulty
seeing while driving in the
evening, you may be
suffering from a condition known as "night
Getting old is inevitable, but losing your vision
to be. Presbyopia, or "aging vision," as it is commonly
is the hardening of the lens and
tightening of the eye muscles
aging. more >>>
Once upon a time, people had mostly manual labor
related jobs (like farming) that kept them in good physical condition.
Many years later, everyone jogged for good health.more >>>
During a BBQ a friend stumbled and took a little fall
- she assured
everyone that she was fine (they
offered to call paramedics) and just
a brick because of her new shoes.more >>>
Assisted living facilities are meant
for senior citizens and the disabled who require housing, and assistance
with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and
assistance with taking medicine.more
The world's largest telephone hearing
check has been launched to reach out to the 4 million people in the UK who
are losing their hearing but doing nothing about it. more >>>
Proper nutrition and health affects and defines the
health of all people. It helps us grow, develop, work, play, and resist
infections. Malnutrition makes people more vulnerable to disease and
premature death. more >>>
Health - 8 Ways to a Longer Life
‶The Secrets of Living Longer※ focused on several
regions where people live significantly longer and healthier lives. These
residents produce a high rate of centenarians. Their disease rate is a
fraction of what people in other parts of the world suffer and die from.
Most importantly they enjoy more healthy years of life.
What is Stigma? Stigma is the use of stereotypes and labels when
describing someone, and it is often attached to people who suffer from
mental health issues.
a person ages, a certain amount of memory loss and confusion is quite
normal. Personally, I’ve been known to invoke the cliché, ‶The older I
get, the better I was!※ Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease represents a
more serious loss of mental sharpness and calls for special care for
Unfortunately during menopause, the explosive symptom
of dizziness is all too common. You know the feeling - a spinning
sensation inside your head ripping down through the rest of your body
making it impossible to be at peace. more
HEALTH BENEFITS of BLUEBERRIES: One of
nature's most amazing and powerful anti-oxidants, blueberries offer a
variety of health benefits, from to lowering cholesterol to building up
urinary tract health, improving vision and much more. more
Yoga has become quite a popular
exercise for people of all ages, but especially for the seniors. Yoga
exercise for elderly people can help reverse the aging process and provide
a wide range of positive benefits even if practiced on a moderate basis.
Disposable hearing aids are designed
for people with mild to moderate hearing loss. These are often ideal for
people who have only just begun to lose their hearing. more
Today the average duration of human life in the
United States is just about 70 years for women and a little less for men.
Conservative experts believe that man is really built to last about 100
studies in memory research are providing exciting clues about memory loss
and how to prevent it. more
I have done in-home-care for the
elderly for ten years now. Before that I was a family counsellor. I talk
to people everyday about the losses of growing older. more
With 10 million or more people with
arthritis, the majority of them will have degenerative arthritis.
You already know that getting at least
30 minutes of exercise each and every day is good for you, but putting
that assertion into actual practice is an entirely different matter,
If you are concerned about asbestos
exposure you are not alone. Many individuals wonder if they have been
exposed, and if so, what they can do to help protect their health.
One of the Natural Remedies I used was
Eucalyptus Oil, which helped to reduce the chest congestion and the
symptoms of the flu. more
Comfrey Herbal Salve
Here is an herbal combination that
contains herbs that promote the healing of skin wounds and blood vessel,
is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, soothing, and antiitching.
A lot of people don't even know they
have hemorrhoids. more
of the bacteria that live in your mouth and cause gingivitis is the
helicobacter pylori or H. pylori. more
main symptoms include shortness of breath on exertion, a persistent cough,
chest pain or tightening of the chest, nail abnormalities (such as ridges
developing on the nails or white streaks on the nails) and thickening of
the fingers and toes. more
Angina describes the
pain, and sometimes breathlessness or choking feeling, caused by
restricted blood flow in the arteries that supply the heart. more
The largest concern is what causes Alzheimer's and
how can it be eradicated. For possible victims and their families it is
how do we prevent the dreaded affliction or stop it in its tracks once it
is diagnosed. more
Unfortunately, many people are led to believe that
back pain is normal and were all supposed to experience it... more
Mesothelioma is touted as deadly because most of the
diagnosed when in advanced stage and
doctors have little solace
to offer by then. Still
doctors try to do their best to relieve
patients from severe pain of mesothelioma using advanced
Menopause is the term that refers to the cessation of
the menstruation cycle of a woman. Once menopause occurs, the woman's
tendency to conceive expires. more
"DO NOT TRY
TO SLIM". JUST PUT TICKS IN THE
APPROPRIATE COLUMNS AND IF THE FIRST COLUMNS ARE FULL OF TICKS AND THE COLUMNS ON THE RIGHT ARE
PRETTY WELL DEVOID OF TICKS,THEN YOU WILL HAVE LOST WEIGHT WITHOUT EFFORT AND
WITH THE ADDED BONUS THAT YOU WILL BE EATING HEATHILY, AND YOUR ENERGY AND SKIN TONE
WILL ALSO PERK UP.
Orlin Sorensen, founder of Vision for Life and author
of the program, wore corrective lenses for years beginning in his teens.
Through the use of vision training, he improved his vision from 20/85 to
20/20 and was able to pass the visual acuity test given to U.S. Navy
fighter pilots. more
I've included one of the "7
Essential Vision Improvement Techniques" that is taught in the Vision
for Life program. These 7 techniques are simple yet incredibly powerful
ways that you can help save your eyesight from further deterioration!
Have you ever watched someone who looks healthy
slender indulge in a slice of chocolate cake
how they stay thin? Part of the
reason is that we all have
a set-point in our
brains that normally keeps our body fat
from varying by much. more
Have You Lost Your
you know research has shown that our body’s ability to
produce enzymes decreases as we age? more...
Rules to live life
often have we heard ourselves complaining about how unlucky we are in life
or how things are just not working out right for us. However, what we so
easily forget is that at some time before in lives, luck has favoured us.
But it is human nature
whereby we remember only
what didn’t work for us but easily
things that happened in our favour. more...
People in the United States consume more dairy
other foods high in calcium than the
citizens of any other two
nations on earth put
together. Why is it then, that the U.S. has
world's highest rate of osteoporosis and bone fractures
among the elderly? The answer may be surprising. more...
America loves wars. Currently, we are so busy
fighting the ‶War
on Terrorism※ that we’ve
forgotten about the thirty-year long
‶War on Cancer※ was declared in 1971. It has cost taxpayers billions of
dollars, and the only outcome is that cancer statistics have climbed from
one out of eleven in the 1970’s to one out of two in 2002. more...
the daughter of an Alzheimer's patient, this inability to
keep up with everyday items, like my glasses and car
drives me absolutely nuts! more...
What Prevents Alzheimer’s?
answer is still ‶we don’t know,※ but we’re getting closer.
Alzheimer’s is not normal in the course of aging, and
than ‶a decline in memory.※ People
suffering from Alzheimer’s,
destruction of brain cells, lose the ability
think, reason, learn and communicate, and also undergo
personality changes. more...
Powerful Arthritis Pain Relief For
All Of Us
When you ask what arthritis is,
professionals will tell you it's
one or more joints. But you know it better as
pain, swelling, stiffness, deformity, and/or a
of motion of those joints! more...
Enhancing Your Brain As
more Baby Boomers ‶come of age,※ the studies about aging
continue to pump in lots of new information to
counteract former stereotypes. Science is discovering that ‶old※ rats
given new toys and new playmates start growing new brain cells, and better
brain cells. Imagine! more...
Your energy levels will depend on several factors,
genetics, nutrition, sleep habits, and
emotional stress. Some of
these you have no
control over But there is one VERY important
factor that you do have control over and that is your
take part in physical exercise. Need a
source of vast power and energy? more...
Good Healthy Food,
for Natural Healing, Good Health and Antiaging.
all know that Broccoli is a plant that is used at the Dinner Table as a
vegetable with the main dish, it is very high in Antioxidants and very
healthy for everyone. more...
Beauty... Do Antiaging Creams Really Turn Back the Clock?"
you believe the television advertisements for skin care
products, then, your answer would be a definite yes.
commercials suggest that if you use this
or that product that
you too can have a flawless
and beautiful complexion and, by
be happy. more...
Biggest Boost for Overall Health and Wellbeing ... Ever!"
This article is going to tell you how you can... *
quality of your life. * Increase your
energy levels. * Protect
yourself against viruses,
flu's and colds. * Reduce the
getting cancer. * Reduce the possibility of a
heart attack or stroke! * Slow down your aging. more...
promised, here is an over-view of the main essential vitamins and
minerals, BUT, rather than take them in isolation it is better to take a
good multi-vitamin and mineral tablet aimed specifically at the over 50s.
is said that the first thing a man does when he wakes in the morning is to
look out of the window to see how the weather has changed overnight, and
the first thing a women does on waking is to look in the mirror to see
what the night has done to her face.
When it comes to
food, we can't ignore the facts - or the science. You need a healthy diet
for a healthy life.
Research shows a healthy diet
could help or prevent a number of health problems, including cancer,
diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. And that number keeps growing as
researchers learn more about how nutrition affects your health. more...
Being over 50 does not have to
mean declining health, nor declining fitness! Being active gives you more
stamina, stronger muscles, a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, a
lower risk of osteoporosis (brittle bones), and improved posture - as well
as making you feel and look better. It also boosts your energy levels and
your confidence. more...
Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss but are
easily treated by a qualified ophthalmologist. According to the American
Academy of Ophthalmology, half of the people between age 52 and 64, and
almost everyone over the age of 75, will have a cataract. More >>>
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