Older Adults Experience The Benefits Of A Healthy Lifestyle

Older adults across the country are increasing their physical activity in new ways. According to Physical Activity and Health, A Report of the Surgeon General, “Older adults can obtain significant health benefits with a moderate amount of physical activity.” Benefits include a reduced risk of heart disease, improved stamina and muscle strength, and a lowered…

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Living with Fibromyalgia

By August 29, 2014 0 Comments

Fibromyalgia is a chronic and painful condition that is extremely hard to diagnose. The main symptoms are constant pain and stiffness in the musculoskeletal parts of the body, soft tissue tenderness and sleep disturbances leading to extreme tiredness. The pain is mostly felt in the neck, back, pelvic girdle and hands, though any other parts…

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Five Healthy Benefits of Following a Mediterranean Diet Plan

The Mediterranean diet has been around for centuries, but if you don’t live in countries where this diet is prevalent such as Greece or Italy, you may not realize the many benefits of eating healthy foods “Mediterranean” style. According to studies, the Mediterranean diet encourages healthy weight loss and helps to reduce risks of many…

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A Brief Look at Arthritis

Arthritis is a leading cause of disability. Nearly 7 million people in the U.S., including 20% of people with arthritis, are unable to perform major life activities such as working or housekeeping because of this disease. Arthritis sufferers endure more days in severe pain, experience more days with limited ability to perform daily activities, and…

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What is the Best Cure for Depression?

By August 26, 2014 0 Comments

Thousands of people suffer from depression every year ranging from mild occasional bouts of depression to long term, more serious clinical depression.  What then can those who suffer from depression do to find relief and what is the best cure for depression? Actually, the answer is, there is no “best cure for depression” since depression…

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and How It Can Effect Sleep

By August 26, 2014 0 Comments

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that is induced in an individual after they have suffered from an experience that is psychologically traumatizing. Often associated with soldiers and returning vets, thought of as “shell shock” in the past, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is not isolated to just participants or victims of…

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Sleep Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

By August 26, 2014 · 0 Comments

Sleep is a vital part of our physical and mental well being but unfortunately, thousands of people suffer from a variety of sleep disorders. Some can be very mild and barely noticed by the effected person such as snoring or grinding of the teeth while asleep. Others, can be much more severe and even dangerous…

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Taking care of family members

While hiring a specialist to be the caregiver for your loved one may be a great option, more and more frequently, we are finding family members that have chosen to set aside their own careers and stay home in order to become the caregiver themselves. What a wonderful gift to your loved one! If you are…

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