What Causes Sleep Deprivation in Seniors and How to Fix It
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What Causes Sleep Deprivation in Seniors and How to Fix It

The older you get, the more difficult it is to fall and stay asleep, the National Sleep Foundation says. Often, this is associated with the increased prevalence of medication intake. It may be also caused by insomnia resulting from psychiatric or medical conditions, or from a decreased production and secretion

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4 Tips for Sex After Breast Cancer
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4 Tips for Sex After Breast Cancer

By Allegra Gallian– This post is sponsored by Lubrigyn, but all opinions are my own! When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, you have one thought and one goal in mind: survive. You summon your courage and face the trials and tribulations of this disease. You undergo whatever treatment that you

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How to Decrease Eye Stress as You Age
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How to Decrease Eye Stress as You Age

By Allegra Gallian – This post is sponsored by EyePromise. All opinions are my own! It’s no secret that we change as we get older, and our bodies function differently at different ages. Over time, you might have noticed that your metabolism has slowed down, you don’t move as quickly

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Stress Relief Tactics for the Elderly

Stress is one of the top causes of heart disease. It’s not easy to deal with, and it just gets more difficult as we get older. However, not all stress is bad or difficult. There is a difference between good stress and bad stress. Stress can be a good thing;

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Crazy is the Stigmatization of Mental Healthcare
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Crazy is the Stigmatization of Mental Healthcare

By Lisa Cypers Kamen – While we live in a high-tech world where NASA discovers new exo-planets for possible future colonization and people receive spectacular new surgeries, the truth is we still live with a stigma surrounding mental illness. The source of the stigma around mental illness is related to

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Soothing Achy Muscles and Joints
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Soothing Achy Muscles and Joints

By Susan Smith Jones, PhD – Our musculoskeletal system is truly a thing of wonder. Our bones and muscles working in concert allow us to perform everything from the most grand of movements — like a ballerina leaping across the stage — to the most intricate — like a surgeon

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10 Ways to Stay Forever Young
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10 Ways to Stay Forever Young

By Vanessa Sheets─ Ever wonder why some 75-year-olds are able to trek five mile hikes, hold second-act careers, and drive while others can’t get around the house without a walker? We usually chalk it up to luck or genetics. But it turns out that we have more control over how

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5 Indoor Hobbies to Try This Winter

Who doesn’t love snuggling under a warm blanket while you catch up on the latest movies or dive into a new book? And the idea of hibernating, especially during snowstorms and freezing rain, often sounds preferable to slipping and falling on ice or risking catching the flu. But if you’ve

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What to look for in hearing aid with severe hearing loss
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What to Look for in a Hearing Aid in Cases of Severe Hearing Loss

If you have severe to profound hearing loss, chances are you are already a seasoned hearing aid wearer. You know which listening situations gives you more trouble than others, and which hearing aid features you can’t live without. But if you’re thinking about purchasing your next pair of hearing aids,

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The Link Between Brain And Eye Health
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The Link Between Brain And Eye Health

Adrian Cordiner – Eye health and the aging process Vision is one element of our health that we expect will deteriorate with age, with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare finding that 95% of Australians aged over 55 will experience eye problems or eye diseases. However, that is no

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5 Ways to Bust Fear in the Face of Heart Disease

By Vanessa Sheets─ You have a gut feeling that something isn’t quite right. You’re winded after walking up a short flight of stairs. Exercise feels impossible and your ankles are swollen by the end of the day. So you schedule a doctor’s visit. “You have heart disease,” your doctor says

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How Vitamin B12 Helps Prevents Memory Loss As You Age
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How Vitamin B12 Helps Prevent Memory Loss As You Age

By Joy Stephenson-Laws and the pH professional health care team – Did you know vitamin B12 is critical for brain function? When you don’t have enough of this essential vitamin — found in foods such as beef, fish and dairy products — you may start to experience mental decline, such as

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Reversing Heart Disease Naturally
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Reversing Heart Disease Naturally

By  Michelle Honda, Ph.D., D.Sc. – Cardiovascular disease ranks the number one killer in North America above all other diseases. Regardless of your age, whether you are 25 or 95, heart disease is reversible and preventable. The heart has basically become ill and needs to be restored – just as

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5 ways to make healthy habits last
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5 Ways to Make Healthy Habits Last

We’ve only kicked off 2017 and most people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions. Healthier habits always look good on paper and sound good like good ideas, but they are typically easier said than done. Who doesn’t want to lose weight, improve spending habits or get more

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A Simple New Year’s Resolution: Fine Tune Your Attitude
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A Simple New Year’s Resolution: Fine Tune Your Attitude

When the New Year rolls around, most people set lofty goals—to lose weight, find a better paying job, finish a languishing project, but one way to fulfill many New Year’s resolutions is to start with a simple one: fine tune your attitude, says Dr. Noelle Nelson, author of The Power

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Five Tips for Boosting Your Immune System This Flu Season
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Five Tips for Boosting Your Immune System This Flu Season

By Dr. Kerri Miller – Stay hydrated: This is one of the most important steps to take in preventing and relieving cold and flu symptoms. Hydration is a key component to your body’s ability to create healthy cells and a strong immune system. Often times, when you’re experiencing cold and

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Bad Breath Prevention in Older Adults: Tips to a Healthier Mouth
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Bad Breath Prevention in Older Adults: Tips to a Healthier Mouth

Often referred to as halitosis, bad breath is an embarrassing condition. But for older adults, it can an even greater problem because they are commonly susceptible to dental problems and medical issues. In order to keep your mouth smelling fresh, you want to find the offending source of the problem.

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