Aging gracefully can be more work than we want to admit. As we grow older, we need to make sure that we are taking enough time to properly care for our bodies and our needs. Here are some of the things that you need to know as you age.
Health & Fitness
You may have heard people say ‘it’s all downhill after 40’. While there is an element of truth in this, it doesn’t have to mean it changes for the worse. You can embrace aging and look forward to those changes. However, there can be negative changes associated with getting older.
We all know that having a healthy and balanced lifestyle comprised of a good diet and plenty of exercise is imperative to lowering our risk of a wide array of potentially life-changing or even shortening diseases and conditions. Such ailments include heart disease, cancer, dementia and diabetes, all of which kill millions of people prematurely […]
Your body does not get younger as you get older. That is why it is essential to work hard to make sure your health is as good as it can be. Here are some pointers to help you protect your health as you get older.
Routine health checkups may feel useless if you feel that you are in good health. However, it is still important to go. You never know what underlying health issues could be hiding or how you can curb your anxiety for the doctors. If you often question whether or not you should attend your healthcare checkups, […]
Lifting heavy objects is one of the most common causes of back injuries. Lifting an object that is too heavy or not lifting a heavy object correctly can cause strains to muscles, tears to ligaments and even spinal injuries such as slipped discs. There are several ways in which you can protect your back while […]
In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, consuming a balanced diet is vital. A balanced diet ensures that the body receives all the important nutrients in the correct proportions. A proper diet helps accomplish an appropriate body weight and greatly reduces the risk of chronic diseases. A healthy lifestyle is important for the longevity of […]
Have you noticed that your mom or dad seems to find it hard to hear what people are saying these days? Do you often have to repeat what you say or talk in a louder than usual volume to them? If the answer to both questions is yes, they are likely experiencing hearing loss.
There is nothing like a health-based emergency to cause concern and worry. However, it is important that you are able to take a deep breath and act in the best manner. With that being said, we will take a look at the two main types of health emergencies below.
Summer is the perfect time of year to embrace the outdoors and gain a new perspective. There are many well-being benefits of spending time in nature and even if you don’t have time to go far, you’ll return feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. There are also plenty of activities you can try out with the whole […]