Anti-Aging

  1. Women: Taking Care of Others Begins with You

    Ask a woman to list her life’s priorities and chances are her personal needs, including her own health maintenance, will fall far down on the list. With husbands, children, parents and work responsibilities, most women tend to worry about them first! But it’s a house of cards that would collapse in the face of your own illness or incapacity …...
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  2. Age-Related Hearing Loss: a Self Assessment

    Age-Related Hearing Loss: a Self Assessment
    Hearing loss is much more than the sum of its parts. It’s not just an annoyance, or even a safety hazard; the diminishment of sound can wear away at a person’s self-confidence, their sense of being a part of the community and the larger world … ultimately, it can lead to social isolation and depression.   Factors that may lead...
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  3. “An Apple a Day” Quote Proves True in Laboratory Setting

    “An Apple a Day” Quote Proves True in Laboratory Setting
    “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” We’ve all heard it, and if you’re like most people you took it about as seriously as you take nursery rhymes. While we know that apples are a good source of fiber and considered a good, healthy snack, the idea that they could “keep the doctor away” (i.e., ward off serious diseases...
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  4. New research supports Vitamin D for Prostate Health

    Researchers from the Medical University at South Carolina this month published a study in which Vitamin D was administered over a year to men with slow-growing prostate cancer. The results astounded the clinicians, indicating a strong correlation between Vitamin D levels and prostate health. Prostate cancer tends to develop in men over the age of 50 and, although it is...
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  5. There’s no place like Om: Meditation is good for your brain

    There’s no place like Om: Meditation is good for your brain
    It seems that every day there’s research news adding to the growing body of evidence that meditation benefits the aging human brain, and may be the single most most powerful lifestyle factor when it comes to brain health support. Several studies at UCLA have suggested that meditating for years strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by...
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  6. Omega-3 Fats: Best Defense Against Premature Aging

    Omega-3 Fats: Best Defense Against Premature Aging
    Inflammation is a normal part of the body’s defense against pathogens. However, as we age, our ability to regulate inflammation begins to wane. Then, rather than protecting us, inflammation becomes silent and systemic, morphing into a process of stealthy internal destruction. Health experts sometimes refer to “silent inflammation,” an entirely different process than acute inflammation which we know by its...
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  7. Men's Health: Boost Testosterone Naturally

    Men's Health: Boost Testosterone Naturally
    A generation ago, many doctors suspected that testosterone was the cause of men’s prostate troubles.  More recently, that theory has been discarded in light of persuasive evidence that healthy testosterone levels are actually essential to prostate health. Testosterone is the hormone that gives men their male features and characteristics. This hormone not only controls and governs sexual and reproductive function...
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  8. Liquid Health Vitamins: A Better Alternative to Pills?

    Liquid Health Vitamins: A Better Alternative to Pills?
    There are not nearly as many liquid nutritional supplement products on the market as there are those in the pill form, but their popularity is growing. What are some of the reasons for this? They’re easier for people to swallow. While liquid vitamins might not taste as good, they are easier to swallow than pills or chewables. In fact, young...
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  9. How to Avoid Macular Degeneration

    How to Avoid Macular Degeneration
    Macular degeneration is a condition of the eye in which the cells in the macula slowly deteriorate and affect healthy vision. The macula is a small area located near the center of the retina. As vision is the sharpest in the macula, deterioration affects central vision, which impacts the ability to read and write, drive, and distinguish faces. Macular degeneration...
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  10. Eyesight Improvement: Reduce Risk of Macular Degeneration

    Eyesight Improvement: Reduce Risk of Macular Degeneration
    It is believed that macular degeneration stems from oxidation caused by free radicals, which are a product of metabolism and are formed when ultraviolet and blue sunlight rays pass through the crystalline lens of the eye. Macular degeneration has also been linked to heredity, poor digestion and nutritional deficiency. Those afflicted with macular degeneration are often lacking in nutrients that...
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