Elderly Health

Sexual activity and age

Sexual activity has been linked to health benefits and longer life. But we don’t really know much about the sex lives of older people and, importantly, the impact that health status has.

menopause and physical activity

Menopause is the point in time when a woman’s menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman’s last period “menopause,” but that time actually is perimenopause.

brain fitness

Use it or lose it! Like your muscles, your brain needs regular workouts to stay healthy and fit as you age. Why? Just as we lose some muscle as we get older, our brains can atrophy, too. Brain exercises for Alzheimer’s are not only a powerful preventative measure, they can tone and build the brain and memory of an Alzheimer’s sufferer the way physical exercise tones and builds the body.

end arthritis pain

Arthritis is basically inflammation of a joint, usually accompanied by swelling, stiffness, and pain. It can be caused by a variety of things including infection, degenerative changes, trauma, injury, or metabolic disturbances. While there are more than 100 different types of arthritis, osteoarthritis—wear and tear on the joints—is the most common.

natural cures for menopausal

The change, the big “M,” hot flashes, calores, whatever you want to call it, there is no mistaken it when menopause arrives. If you look in the dictionary, menopause if defiant as the stage in which a woman stops ovulating.

Oxalate and Disease

oxalate spinach
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Cranberry Juice For UTI: Fact or Theory?

Cranberry Juice
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Is Alzheimer's disease inherited?

Alzheimer's inherited
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SIDS: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), also referred to as cot death or crib death, is…