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Sarcopenic Obesity - What it is and How you can avoid it

May 17 2017 - 4:14pm
Avoid Sarcopenic Obesity

Being healthy isn’t only about a number on the scale nor is it about falling into a certain range on a “healthy weight” chart. What you are on the inside – fat or fit – is much more important than the outward view.

Perhaps you have heard the term “Skinny Fat” to describe someone that researchers refer to as TOFI – Thin Outside, Fat Inside.

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You Need To Be Concerned About Toxic Heavy Metal Exposure Especially If You Have This Virus

May 13 2017 - 3:07pm
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Toxic heavy metals are presenting a problem in your body that you may not be aware of by a process known as oxidation, which causes accumulated metals in your organs to bleed. The result is 'mystery symptoms' that might not show up on blood tests as a particular disease, or be immediately apparent to your practitioner, but that can cause problems in your every day life. The good news is, you aren't crazy and there is a way out by adding some heavy-metal-accumulating superfoods into your diet.

When you think of heavy metal poisoning causes, it’s not likely you think of toxic heavy metals as being embedded in the tissues of your body, oxidizing and wreaking havoc, but that’s exactly what

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When It Comes To Zinc Deficiency The Nose Knows Best

May 9 2017 - 9:14pm
Smell Taste Zinc Deficiency Diabetes

If you are finding you are losing your sense of taste and smell you may want to get more zinc in your life. Zinc deficiency is more common than you may think and causes many of the common symptoms you see today, from eczema and acne, to growth issues in children and stopping diarrhea. Zinc is effective is knocking back viruses such as colds and flu as well as bacteria such as streptococcus. Zinc deficiency treatment includes getting enough of the mineral naturally in your diet as well as targeted supplementation.

Your Sense of Smell Adjusts Quickly

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Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is Bad For You And The One Food That's Better

May 5 2017 - 4:57pm
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The so-called health benefits of apple cider vinegar are a lie, especially for diabetics, but there is one medicinal and natural food that is far better, not only for regulating blood sugar, but for boosting your immune system.

It is a widely held misbelief that apple cider vinegar is the cure-all for everything from acid reflux to weight loss. This is a misnomer of epic proportions.

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Natural Treatments To Consider Before Having A Root Canal

Apr 29 2017 - 12:20pm
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The Shingles virus is gaining recognition as a possible cause of jaw and tooth pain in many patients who are often misdiagnosed. As a result, these patients are receiving unnecessary dental treatments, but there are natural treatments you can try before opting for having a root canal.

Mouth pain is brutal, and fills you with anxiety, as well as dread and fear of having to endure dental procedures such as root canal or tooth extraction.

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12 Foods that Improve Brain Aging and Diseases Like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Apr 20 2017 - 9:04pm
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Drugs used for Alzheimer's treatment are not always safe, shows the research. This is why people are looking for alternative, including foods that can help with aging brain and benefits diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent degenerative disorder of the brain among elderly individuals. It is estimated that 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease.

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Cruise Ship vs Nursing Home, 9 Ways Cruise Ships Are Cheaper and Better Than Nursing Homes

Apr 20 2017 - 12:23pm
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This is the story of one person who prefers cruise ship vs nursing home. She says it's cheaper to live on a cruise ship than in a nursing home. Alex Steblowsky reports.

About 2 years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the western Mediterranean aboard a Princess ship.

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Exercise is vital for survival from a heart attack

Apr 12 2017 - 11:49pm
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Researchers say that there is improved survival with a heart attack if you exercise.

A heart attack is a frightening and painful event which can be lethal. There is less of a chance of death from a heart attack in people who exercise regularly.

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Your Coffee May Be Masking A Serious Medical Condition And Here Is How To Reverse It

Mar 13 2017 - 11:27am
For many of us drinking coffee is how we make it through our hectic lives. This comes at a major cost to your adrenals and overall health.

Adrenal fatigue is a stress response that ages your body and wears it down over time. Drinking coffee masks and worsens this condition. Reverse adrenal fatigue and drink this coffee alternative to gain major health benefits.

In our day-to-day lives there’s a lot being thrown at us – our work/home life, raising children, our commutes, deaths, marriages, divorces – we are always fighting to cope with something.

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There is hope for treatment of Alzheimer's with diet and probiotics

Feb 12 2017 - 7:50am
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Researchers have found that bacteria in the gut may play a significant role in Alzheimer’s disease. This finding opens up new considerations for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer's is a devastating type of dementia that leads to memory loss and loss of other intellectual abilities.

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Good sleep is needed for good sex

Feb 2 2017 - 8:32am
Sleep

Researchers say good sleep can lead to good sex. It has been confirmed by research that there is an association between decreased sexual function in postmenopausal women and shorter sleep durations with increased insomnia symptoms.

The frustrations of aging for women are manifold with concerns about appearance and agility of their bodies, the functioning of their minds and their sexual desires.

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Music and meditation may protect you from memory loss

Jan 23 2017 - 5:51am
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Researchers say that early memory loss may actually be reversed with music and meditation.

The memory loss seen with Alzheimer’s Disease is devastating. There have been intensive investigations into the possibility of preventing this from happening.

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Fight Aging With Fitness: Scientists Found You'll Be Physically Younger If You Exercise Everyday

Jan 23 2017 - 3:42am
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Do you want to look younger and stay looking younger? The answer is exercise. Scientists in California found that keeping your fitness up is a secret fountain of youth.

California scientists studied 1500 females who were between 64 to 95 years old.

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Your body ages with sitting and this is how it happens

Jan 18 2017 - 7:29pm
Sitting accelerates aging, study finds

Once again researchers warn us that sitting can accelerate aging by as much as eight years. A new study highlights what our body is really doing on a cellular level when we are sedentary.

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine looked at women who don't get much exercise and sit ten hours a day for their study. What they discovered is an eye-opener.

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Delaying vision loss in the elderly may delay overall decline

Dec 22 2016 - 5:28am
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Researchers say that strategies aimed at delaying vision loss might also help to delay physical and mental decline among elderly people.

Good vision makes all aspects of life more pleasant. It is important to try to help elderly people maintain good vision so they can enjoy a high quality of life.

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Education can help you beat dementia

Nov 23 2016 - 6:18am
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There has been a trend towards less dementia in elderly people, particularly among the well educated.

As people age a big concern is possibly being hit with dementia. One good way to avoid dementia is to get a good education according to researchers.

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It may be possible to delay aging

Oct 16 2016 - 8:02am
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In mice and roundworm adding a coenzyme can extend life and postpone the onset of aging processes and this is anticipated to also be true in people.

People have always dreamed of being able to stop the aging process and live indefinitely. New research shows that it may be possible to actually delay the aging process.

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High Blood Pressure Deemed Worst Possible Condition for Brain

Oct 12 2016 - 3:55pm
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Hypertension (high blood pressure) can have devastating health consequences if not treated, including increasing your chances of developing dementia.

The American Heart Association has made a bold statement about the hazards of uncontrolled high blood pressure, calling it “the worst possible thing for the brain,” as noted by Weill Cornell Medica

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What Is the Common Denominator Among the Five Healthiest Diets

Sep 29 2016 - 4:10pm
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If you want a long life, an important step to take is to clean up your diet. But which diet do you choose? Scan the shelves of any bookstore or library and you will see a wide variety in what “experts” think you should eat.

Scientists have long studied regions around the world where people live to be 100 and older.

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Natural remedy for brain health in old age: stay active earlier in life

Sep 10 2016 - 7:06am
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A new study has found moderately vigorous physical activity is associated with better cognition 25 years later.

Alzheimer's is a dreaded disease of old age with no cure. There is therefore a keen interest in trying to prevent this form of dementia.

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You may be able to beat Alzheimer's with a good diet and exercise

Aug 17 2016 - 2:08pm
Dementia

A new UCLA study shows it may be possible to beat Alzheimer's with such natural treatments and home remedies like a good diet and exercise.

Alzheimer's disease is a dreaded disease that causes dementia in the elderly.

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These Foods May Lower Your Risk of Physical Disability

Jun 28 2016 - 4:29pm
Foods That May Lower Your Risk of Physical Disability

How do you picture yourself in your senior years? Hopefully just as active and mobile as when you were young. Improving your diet may help your physical function later in life.

We may be living longer, but some research says that we aren’t as healthy and mobile in our older years due to an increase in chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes.

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Alzheimer’s Drug Aricept 23 (Donepezil) #4 on the List of Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs

Oct 19 2015 - 8:58pm
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Also see nutritional changes you can make now to possibly prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer’s is an insidious and heartbreaking disease often misrecognized or misdiagnosed as “normal aging” or mere “forgetfulness”.

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