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When your pain gets really bad…

pain, stressPain can ruin your days and make the nights long and unbearable. It’s said persistent pain is a “silent epidemic.” Some even call it an “invisible disability.”

It can affect every aspect of your life, from time with your family, your hobbies and social life, day in and day out.

Suffering in silence? You aren’t alone

The most … Read More

If you’re eating this, your prostate is at risk

prostate, healthIf you’re concerned about your prostate, your doctor may have already told you about the benefits of broccoli, tomatoes, whole grains and vitamin E.

If you’re not concerned, you should be! The Mayo Clinic says 50 percent of men over 60 will develop an enlarged prostate. After 85, this number rises to 95 percent. So odds are you … Read More

New for seniors… high-dose flu shot

flu, preventionThere is a big difference between getting influenza – the flu – when you’re in your 20s than when you’re over 65.

As a young adult, the flu can leave you down and out for a few days, closely acquainted with the bathroom.

But for seniors, the impact can be much more severe.

More than just the sniffles, … Read More

Alert: Important new advancement in vision care

stem cells, treatment Always a fast-forward subject, stem cell therapy has seen some time in the spotlight recently.

There has been a fair bit of promise in this genre of medicine where healthy stem cells are injected into your body to replace damaged or diseased cells.

When it comes to new treatments that help with something as fundamental to us as … Read More

If you lack energy, these foods could be the reason

ENERGY, ENERGY, ENERGY, SUGAR If you’ve managed to get in your eight hours of sleep last night and still can’t get through your day without reaching for numerous cups of coffee, sleep may not be to blame.

Of course, rest is important for your energy, but what you eat also plays a huge role in keeping you going and enjoying the activities … Read More

Feeling depressed? There’s a natural solution without drugs

brain, energy, brain, energyMy elderly aunt, I’m afraid, is not doing well. She lost her husband almost a year ago and has been declining ever since, determined, however, to remain in her home alone.

Her kids say she shouldn’t be living on her own. She’s forgetting things, she shouldn’t be driving and has no friends for support. But when I’ve called … Read More

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