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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Are Americans Being Plump up Like Farm Animals?

American obesity and hobbies
Have you noticed that American waistlines are getting bigger and bigger? Does it seem…

Artificial Sweeteners: A Hot Bed of Science Debate

Aspartame
Artificial sweeteners have been a hot bed of science debate for decades. There’s so much…

Prostatic Hypertrophy In Men

Prostatic Hypertrophy In Men
As a man gets older, one of the most common conditions that usually develop is a prostate…

Knock Out Your Migraine With Magnesium

magnesium migraine
The high frequency of magnesium deficiency witnessed in those who suffer from migraines…