As more Americans age, there is an increasing number of older adults who are still not able to access the care they need for an acceptable quality of life.
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Adult hormone replacement therapy is a controversial and hot bed topic for a variety of reasons, and it’s not possible to address all of them here in detail. However, one issue with adult hormone replacement therapy is a lack of understanding of what each type of therapy can and cannot offer men and women, including the pros and cons of each type of therapy. In fact, in some cases the term “therapy” may be misleading, as use of HRT in certain situations is not medically advisable and so is not therapeutic at all.
Over the past few years, there has been a growing interest in human growth hormone (HGH) and its role in the aging process. Given the rising number of older adults in the United States, the fact that people are living longer, and the desire to make those later years as vital and productive as possible, more and more people are interested in the benefits of human growth hormone and how fast they can expect to experience results.
You would never think that something as enjoyable as a cookie, a pastry or a stack of pancakes could devastate your brain over time, but it's possible. These products contain high amounts of aluminum -- the heavy metal responsible for the onset of Alzheimer's Disease.
Could Alzheimer's disease and age-related Dementia be caused by a fruit deficiency? Researchers weigh in on the importance of plant-based polyphenols and how not eating enough of this nutrient in your food can affect aging and memory.
The older you get the more protein you're going to need, so which will it be? Plant-based protein or animal protein?
Turns out it doesn't matter according to new research. Whether you're vegan or a meat eater, eating the correct amount of protein is what is what matters as you age.
One or two beers or glasses of wine a day shows some restraint. People who lack impulse control are not going to live long enough to participate in the study.
Stress can affect you at any time of the year, no matter your age or location. Stress is a major part of our lives, but it can either mobilize the body or have a seriously destructive effect on the entire body.
This Dutch community is home to 152 people, all of whom suffer from advanced Alzheimer's dementia.
Senior citizens who develop positive thoughts about old age are less likely to develop Dementia, even if they carry the high-risk gene, ApoE.
Scientists from Australia and Japan united in a team effort to find a way to detect the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The blood test they developed has proven to be successful as published in the journal, Nature.
Inflammatory bowel disease treatment tends to be elusive and undefined. This is because IBD symptoms and flare-ups are continually changing, leaving many patients in misery and pain. There is, however, one sure-fire natural inflammatory bowel disease treatment that works to calm symptoms and lessen flare-ups, and it's no further than the nearest supermarket.
Put down the Humira. You can end chronic arthritis pain naturally and effectively without side effects, and with a health benefit when employing some simple practices daily.
How do you know if your hearing loss is caused by aging or deficiency if both deficiency and aging happen over time? You try supplementing with zinc. Replenishing your zinc reserves has been shown to stop sensorineural hearing loss.
When you have a mother that is 101 years old, it is a good idea to keep the camera nearby for those special moments. If you are looking for good activities for your elderly parents, take them to places and show them the beauty of the mountains and nature.
Researchers have found in a new study that the inability to smell peppermint and other familiar smells may be a link to the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that the rate of dementia is set to triple by 2050 from 50 million to 152 million. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Can our nose give our brain away?
I just had to put my mother in long term care. I had been alone trying to take care of her since she was released from skilled nursing 6 weeks ago. My heart is broken as I tried so hard to make it work. She kept thinking I was my Grandma instead of her daughter. It was heartbreaking and I didn't understand. I have read your posts this morning and now know I am not alone. This is the worst time of/in my life without any doubt.
Hi guys, my mom has Alzheimer's Dementia and she is at the point where she absolutely refuses to bath or brush her teeth, every time I ask her to bath she gets extremely upset and aggressive. Any suggestions?
We have long considered our brains to be robotic machines in our skulls, but the truth is looking very different as science continues to peel back the layers of mystery surrounding this wrinkled organ. Success in every area of life depends upon one important key: the scientific phenomenon of neuroplasticity.
People who suffer with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis symptoms are no closer to knowing what causes the condition despite the fact that research shows the condition is somehow viral. If your doctor isn't sure what causes the disease, it's time to advocate for yourself and go vegan.
The Global Anti-Aging Market Size & Trends Will reach $216.52 Billion by 2021, according to Zion Market Research. But, what if you could use foods to remain youthful, instead using lots of money in manipulated products? Scientific research says you can with these 5 vegan foods.
For the first time ever, researchers at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital have identified an intervention that addresses the cognitive deficits of Bipolar Disease.
Each day, the choices we make can either promote our good health, or it can lead to a shortened lifespan.
Finding the formula for a lasting youthful look is the Holy Grail of the beauty industry, which only in the US, had revenue of about 62.46 billion in 2016. But, what if the secret for a youthful look is in foods we eat, and not in lab made synthetic formulas and make-up? Well, science is slowly finding out that the protective effects of certain foods could be the answer to maintaining a lasting youthful look. With that in mind, check out the 3 anti-aging vegan ingredients and their health benefits, according to science.
"Since most people here have cancer and probably had some pretty close calls to passing, did anyone ever die for a few minutes and come back?" was the question asked in one of the Cancer groups on Facebook. "If you had a near death experience (NDE) what was it like?" continues the person who asked the question. The person said she heard few near death stories and is petrified of death. She also asked how other cancer patience handle the news if they are told that they have few months to live.
Heartburn—also known as acid reflux—is a very common complaint, usually considered to be relatively minor. If you are like most people, you have probably experienced this uncomfortable condition at one time during your life. Heartburn is the result of stomach acid seeping up into the esophagus, and can be triggered by a number of different things, including consumption of certain foods, obesity, pregnancy, or lying down immediately after eating.
What if those wrinkles you’re starting to see in the mirror aren’t related to your age but related to diet? To look younger longer, you have to ramp up your nutrition, since nutritional deficiencies and oxidative stress are one of the major causes of aging skin.
Plantar fasciitis is commonly diagnosed foot pain that continues to baffle medical science, since there is no solid cause or natural treatment -- until now.