Articles relating to 'GENERAL HEALTH'
This common indulgence poison for many seniors

liver, alcohol, healthNo one likes to think they can be swayed by advertizing. I’m just as smart and skeptical about product claims as the next girl, but sometimes those subliminal messages that are everywhere have us sold before we know it – hook, line and sinker.

An expensive pair of shoes or face cream is one thing, but when something … Read More

When your hearing gets really bad…

brain, hearing lossHas your hearing taken a hit from too many rock concerts in your past? Yes, those were the days…

It’s no surprise that loud noises can be bad for your ears and contribute to hearing loss. But you might not know exactly how severe the damage could be.

New research is now showing those loud noises could be … Read More

Why it’s so important to get a second opinion

disease, symptomsYou’re not feeling well for quite some time so you decide to see a doctor. You explain your symptoms, they run some tests and you end up, eventually, with a diagnosis. You start taking medications and treatments but find they don’t really seem to be working.

What could the problem be? Is your illness just too severe?

Not … Read More

Popular diet drinks setting you up for heart disease?

diet, healthFirst thing in the morning, my brother-in-law has to have his diet soda. Roll out of bed, head to fridge and guzzle. I’ve been advised, when visiting their house, not to try to engage him in conversation before he has finished at least half his 20-ounce bottle. It’s true. He’s a friendly, down-to-earth guy with a smart sense … Read More

Seniors, your habits may be ruining your health

health, habitsIt’s easy to fall into a habit. Every day, doing the same thing can be a comfort.

It could be anything from tying your left shoe before your right to having a boiled egg and toast for breakfast. These are the things that we feel safe doing and that make us who we are. Seniors, especially, when they’re … Read More

Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

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