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Baby Boomers make up the majority of our population, making it important to find up to the date information about aging and how to stay healthy. Learn about common symptoms of memory loss with aging, Alzheimer's disease, sleep disorders, diabetes, menopause high blood pressure, cancer.weight management. Discover the latest news and information about healthy aging and disease prevention and treatment geared toward Baby Boomers.

Pros and Cons of Adult Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

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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.

How Fast Will I See Benefits of Human Growth Hormone Treatment?

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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.

The One Natural Treatment For Inflammatory Bowel Disease That Works

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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.

Why A Loss of Smell Stinks and May Be A Warning Sign of Dementia

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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?

Comforting Words for Those Who Had To Put Their Parents to Long Term Care

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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.

Doctors Admit They Don’t Know What Causes Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, So Just Go Vegan

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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.

3 anti-aging vegan ingredients and their health benefits

3 anti-aging vegan ingredients and their health benefits

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.

Recent Near Death Experience Stories From Cancer Patients

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"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.

Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Early Death

PPIs linked to early death

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.

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