Tag Archives: Health & Fitness
It is commonly believed that good quality vitamins and nutrients are beneficial for good health, anti-aging and longevity. Supplementation is available to provide most of what our bodies need but do you know which foods are the best natural sources for your body’s daily nutritional requirements? Read more . . .
Aside from sex being pleasurable it can also affect your health either positively or negatively. But how do you know if you’re having too much or not enough? Read more . . .
If you or someone you know is among the millions who suffer from fatigue, you know how difficult it can be to concentrate on anything else. Fatigue also affects your health and puts you at risk for other diseases. … Read more . . .
What is Medical Tourism? More and more people are seeking healthcare in foreign countries to obtain a higher quality of care, cutting edge technologies, an absence of overly burdensome governmental regulations and dramatically reduced costs, sometimes as low as … Read more . . .
Keeping our weight in check, especially as we age, is crucial to longevity and inflammation has been found to cause many common ailments that increase risks for more serious diseases. Research shows that homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine in the world. Its growth in popularity in the United States has been around 25 to 50 percent per year throughout the last decade. In many cases natural remedies work better than prescription drugs and with fewer or no negative side effects. The following article discusses on such remedy. Read more . . .
Conflicting health information is a real problem for everyone and with baby boomers making up 25% of the population, there’s reason to be concerned. We don’t know why, but poor health information surrounds us everywhere. It’s downright lies, some of it. And the general public has no way of knowing if what they hear, read or see is authentic or merely bogus. Read more . . .
If you asked your grandparents how long they think they would live they may have guessed around 60-70. If you asked your parents the same question they may have said 70-80. If I asked you, the answer would probably be around 80-90, but with a stronger feeling of uncertainty that it could be longer. More than ever we’re seeing the oldest among us live to incredible ages. Someone living beyond 90 is not terribly uncommon. Read more . . .
For those that want to look and feel younger, exercise is key to maintaining not only a healthy, youthful appearance but also a positive outlook on life. Taking the time to care for your body through a regular exercise schedule will reduce the consequences of aging. Below, we list four topics to consider when . . . Read more . . .
Swedish researchers have discovered that the lower your brain levels of tocotrienols and tocopherols (the entire family of vitamin E) the higher the chance that you will experience mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. The study led by Mangialasche, F. and colleagues from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden discovered that among study participants, high serum levels of vitamin E were associated with approximately a 50 percent reduction in the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more . . .
Alzheimer’s disease (AHLZ-high-merz) is a brain disorder characterized by progressive brain cell failure. It is the most common form of dementia, which is a family of diseases that leads to the inability to function normally in daily living activities. As the illness advances, it affects a patient’s memory, as well as learning, reasoning and communication skills. In the latter stages, personality and behavior may be altered, including bouts of paranoia, suspicion, delusion, and hallucinations. Read more . . .
Chronic pain is persistent, long-lasting discomfort that doesn’t resolve itself or respond to routine pain-relief methods. Clearly, despite their arsenal of elaborate and costly hi-tech medical procedures, doctors cannot diagnose how to stop this growing national health emergency. Read more . . .
Unlike aspirin or ibuprophen, turmeric’s curcumin reduces inflammation naturally, without damaging the liver or kidneys. It has been found especially helpful in treating conditions like arthritis, sports injuries, irritable bowel syndrome, Chrone’s disease, tendonitis and various autoimmune diseases. Some research even suggests that curcumin may also help those suffering asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and, yes, even cancer. Read more . . .
All of the treats – including alcohol – that snuck into your diet over the holiday will set you up to crave sugar after the holiday is over. It is true that the more you eat sugar, the more you will want it. Here are sure-fire tips to get you back on track to eliminate those cravings. Read more . . .
This is the time of the year when everyone talks about New Year’s Resolutions. It is such a good idea because it helps us to think about what we want to accomplish as the year goes on.
The downside is that this is often where the thinking stops. By the middle of January, most resolutions have been cast aside. Read more . . .
As an Idea Implementation Coach, New Years is one of my favorite holidays. It’s one time when many of us take stock, think about what’s really important or what’s really bothering us, and ask the question: “When would NOW be a good time to start doing something about this Idea?”
But many of us are afraid of New Years Resolutions, because we’ve been there and done that, and still have these unwanted habits and unfinished projects. So let’s start off on the right foot this year, and . . . Read more . . .