Category Archives: Aging Conditions

Parkinsons or Alzheimer’s?

An old man was asked, “At your ripe age, what would you prefer to get –Parkinsons or Alzheimer’s?” The wise one answered, “Definitely Parkinsons. Better to spill half an ounce of  wine  than to forget where you keep the bottle!” Bookmark … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil – Is It A Cure For Alzheimers?

Alzheimers has been dubbed the ‘Diabetes of the Brain’. This is because it appears that, with age, insulin prevents glucose being absorbed by brain cells. Glucose is an essential nutrient for the healthy biology and function of the brain. However, … Continue reading

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3 Keys To Maintaining Cognitive Function With Aging

A study published April 11 in the Journal of Neuroscience outlined research done into how and why aging results in changes in the brain that impact the ability to make decisions in new situations. Their findings indicate that the decline in … Continue reading

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Powering Up Brain Cells

Ever wondered why exercise is good for mental clarity?  Exercise helps to dilate the blood vessels, increasing nutrient carrying blood to the brain. It also helps to remove toxins and waste from the brain, strengthening the cells. Stronger cells – … Continue reading

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Senescent Cells – Key to Future Antiaging Treatments

There is celebration at the Mayo Clinic today as researchers announce they have unlocked a new medical breakthrough in quest for anti-aging treatments that can slow down the development of disease, and even aging. The antiaging treatment involves identifying a … Continue reading

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Walk Your Brain to Wellness

There is a lot of media attention to the supposed ‘common ailments of aging’  – heart disease, diabetes or cancer, but little is spoken about dementia or Alzheimer’s. Maybe it’s because it’s not so talked about – I mean cancer … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Into Aging Myths

As we get older it is all too easy to buy into the aging hype and myths. One of the biggest myths connecting with aging is loss of muscle and increased body fat. Both muscle growth and fat are a … Continue reading

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How to Ease Neck Pain

I have osteoarthritis of my cervical spine with C6-7 subluxed forward. This results in constant nagging pain across my skull and shoulders. In looking at other causes of neck pain, there seem to be three common causes: Strain to muscles … Continue reading

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Tinnitus – Fraud of the Rings

Do you hear ringing, when there is nothing ringing….it’s all in your head!!  This condition would drive me to drink. I am super sensitive to noise of any type, so can only imagine the frustration and irritation one must experience … Continue reading

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To Menopause or Not to Menopause, That is the Question

One of my favorite health and wellness newsletters is from Dr Mercola. In a link I followed from the latest newsletter I came across this delightful play on words – “men-o-pause”. Now I am sure that most men agree, that … Continue reading

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