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Trouble sleeping? Why you’re at risk

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, SLEEPWhy is it that getting a good night’s sleep gets harder the older we get?

Sleep issues are so common with seniors. Some will fall asleep easily, but wake up after only a couple of hours, which is far from ideal.

This lack of sleep can become so overwhelming you might find that you can’t participate in normal … Read More

You are definitely at risk of heart disease if…

shutterstock_58495486Diabetes and heart disease are two issues you may not have considered go hand in hand. They do.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes deaths are set to rise by more than 50 percent in the next decade alone. Gaining awareness about this disease and your risk factors has a special importance with such staggering numbers, … Read More

Mayo Clinic discovers missing link to blood pressure problems

blood pressure, weight

Are your pants getting a little tight these days? Extra weight can be cause for concern, I’m sure you realize, but…

Even five pounds can make a difference to your health.

Those small fluctuations in weight could be doing you harm. So before you brush off that snug waistband, you should know that a small increase in weight … Read More

A cup of this every day keeps the cardiologist away

DIABETES, HEART DISEASE, PREVENTIONDo you ever want to pour yourself another tall glass of milk? Indulge in an extra-cheese pizza slice, or a double-scoop ice cream cone?

If you’re anything like me, it can be tough to turn down offers of these delicious dairy products. But that’s OK because milk isn’t just for your bones. The consumption of dairy may help … Read More

Harvard’s scientific trick: Healthy food becomes irresistible?

healthy eating, brainDon’t like the taste of wheatgrass or cod liver oil? How about broccoli, my least favorite childhood vegetable?!

If it sounds like something you wouldn’t ever try, or can’t bring yourself to eat, think again. Recent research has suggested that there is, in fact, a way you can be “trained” to like those less than palatable foods.

A … Read More

4 popular foods that can make seniors sick

HEALTHY EATING, TOXINSI can’t stress enough to my patients the importance of healthy eating. Whether it’s for their blood pressure, diabetes or to prevent illness, a well-balanced diet high in essential nutrients is the key to a long life.

But sometimes what you think is reasonably healthy, just isn’t. Worse still, it contains hidden toxins that can sabotage your best … Read More

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