The Alzheimer’s epidemic may be preventable with lifestyle changes.
A team of scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes during the 12-year follow-up.
If you suffer from sluggish bowel function (in a word, constipation) you have plenty of company – especially if you are of ‘mature years.’
As Alzheimer’s disease continues to grow in prevalence around the world, scientists are searching frantically for a cure.
Most everyone expects they will get gray hair in their later years. However, some individuals see their first gray hairs well before middle age – in their 20s and 30s.
The British might be onto something. Earlier this year, we wrote about how they created a Minister of Loneliness, with the objective of helping their elderly citizens feel more connected and less socially isolated.
Many individuals, when I mention the word osteoporosis, typically seem to think of an elderly woman, perhaps stooped over, suffering.
Keep your bones strong and healthy even after menopause by eating a Mediterranean diet.
You’ll have to make some trade-offs if you want those extra years
Too busy to go to the gym and exercise? Too riddled with deadlines to take those 10,000 steps a day for good health? Take heart.