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  • THealthy Living For The Baby Boomer They are well educated, familiar with the Worldwide Web and are keenly interested in health, fitness, and living a full life. Boomers want to age gracefully, stay active, and want to live their life to the fullest.
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  • Human Growth Hormone Therapy What Are The Risks side effects and they should be discussed thoroughly with your doctor or clinic before starting this therapy. There is a reported link to higher risk of cancer associated with the use of human growth hormones.
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  • Depression And Stress Tips Many Americans suffer from that condition aptly named Seasonal Affective Disorder. There are many ways of fighting SAD and they all can be effective in treating depression and stress
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  • Preventing Falls For Those Over 65 The most common injury cited in emergency rooms is fractures. Other injuries sustained due to falls are: brain, soft tissue, and wounds.
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  • DHEA, Is It The Fountain Of Youth, hormone known as dehydroepiandrosterone, or DHEA, is one of these. This hormone is secreted by the adrenal glands and is the most abundant one in the body. DHEA
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  • Simple Resolutions Could Add 10 Years to Your Life,There are some simple things that you can do that will help you to live longer. Start by having an annual physical exam, Many health problems can be averted or minimized with early detection.
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  • Signs To Be Aware Of To Avoid Health Problems However, since changes occur slowly over time, many seniors may not be aware that they need help or may not be willing to admit it. Recognizing the signs of problems
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  • Aging With Grace and Dignity Many of us not only want to live longer, we want to live healthier lives in which to enjoy the longevity of them. One reason for our increased longevity is that our industrialized society has broadened our ability to have good things
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  • Good Health In Our Golden Years Many people fear aging more than anything and adopt a negative attitude, which can be very detrimental to the quality of their life. Adopting a positive mental attitude towards aging
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  • Alzheimers Disease What To Look For TAlzheimers disease is a disease that attacks the brain. It is a debilitating type of illness that gets worse over time and can cause a person to completely lose their memory
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  • What About The Assisted Living Services may need help with medication dosages, cooking, and cleaning. Senior living facilities and assisted living cares are springing up in every state of the union.
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  • What Changes To My Body Should I Expect One common ailment as we age is hypertension or more frequently called: high blood pressure. This is caused by atherosclerosisWe all expect the wrinkles and the gray hairs,
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  • Symptoms Seniors Need To Watch For Arthritis is one condition that tends to strike those older in age. It is a leading cause of disability in the United States, and it can affect many of your joints
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  • Exercises That Can Keep You Healthy And Younger Feeling Exercise has many benefits not just to strengthen us but it keeps our mind active too as we think about what we are doing and relate to others as we exercise
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  • Depression Can Be A Serious Problem For Seniors will examine the topic of depression and old age and bring to light some possible types of treatment you may want to consider if depression strikes you.
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  • Heart Attack And Depression After 50 experiences a severe event like a heart attack it is a common occurrence to have depression set in. Feelings of anxiety over a reoccurrence, sleeplessness, irritability and extreme sadness
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  • The Aging Population And Diseases Statistics show that in this age group, 30% have 3 or more chronic diseases. These multiple diseases can complicate diagnosing as one could mask symptoms
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  • The Need To Eat Healthier As We Grow Older good healthy eating tips. Make sure you are choosing from all the food groups during the day. The food groups are: meat and meat substitutes, dairy, fruits and vegetables, grains, and then fats & sweets.
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  • Choices We Have For Healthy Aging Aging is a process that we will experience unless we have our life cut short by a tragic accident or disease. The outcomes of aging and mean poor health, loss of...
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  • Exercises Just For Seniors most physicians generally recommend that senior citizens undergo some aerobic type of exercise for no longer than thirty minutes as many days of the week as permissible
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  • The Right Foods Can Help Keep You Young To help stay young, you need to stay active, eat healthy foods, drink plenty of water, get enough sleep, and avoid the things that everyone knows is bad for you like smoking and excess drinking
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  • Try Gardening For A Healthy Hobby Not only can it provide some exercise and fresh air, both of which are important to good health, but it can nourish creativity and ease boredom. Container gardening is a great way to nourish your green thumb
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  • Dietary Decisions That Senior Citizens Must Consider limit your consumption of foods that contain high levels of salt and sodium. These types of minerals can be difficult to deal with when it comes to digestion.
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  • Have Good Habits To Help You Age Gracefully Experts contend that you should get most of your calories from carbohydrates as they are easily digestable and help to provide your body with the energy that it needs.
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  • Some Good News About Aging And The Brain Most of our memory ability as we age stays intact regarding short-term and long-term memory as well as retaining information and the ability to recall facts.
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  • Be Positive About Your Age Start by loving yourself and those around you. Do not hold onto grudges or past grievances. Find good qualities in yourself and others and focus on those rather than the bad. Have faith and follow it. Everyone believes in something, whether they are Christian
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  • Health Problems Facing Our Aging Population As bodies age there is a definite change at the cellular level. The rate at which cells multiply will slow down. The type of cells that our bodies use in our immune systems that medical personnel refer to as "T-cell lymphocytes" will decrease in number with age
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  • Good Health Tips For Women Over 50 One freedom women realize around this time in life is the freedom from menstrual pain and discomfort as they enter the time of menopause. Now they can enjoy all of the days of the month!
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  • Preventive Measures You Can Take To Promote Healthy Aging Much of the disabilities and pains of chronic diseases can be reduced by using preventive medicine. Early detection of any disease may increase the chance of fighting the disease and its complications.
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  • Tips For Seniors About Walkinghealth will be assessed if necessary to determine if there are any concerns about how fast or how long you should be walking based on your present health and physical conditionor...
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  • The EPA And Seniors U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (also known as the EPA) is now focusing on healthy aging. The Environmental Protection Agency has come up with a pilot program to be used nationwide that encourages communities to have environmental and healthy aging issues
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  • Better Your Chances For Healthy Aging Those who are not coping with stress tend to lower their quality of living regarding sanitation, medical attention and social contact. Most of us have the ability to understand the connection between healthy exercise
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  • Should I Use The Human Growth Hormone claim is that it increases sexual activity, promotes leaner muscles and gives you better health. Human growth hormone is a biosynthetic hormone and many swear by its effectiveness
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  • Tips To Keep Your Bones Strong Osteoporosis Sulfur is another key component to good bones. Including garlic, onions, and eggs into your diet can help you get sufficient amounts. You may also consider taking a calcium supplement
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  • Tips To Keep Your Mind Young Every year, more and more seniors lose their mental function to disorders like Alzheimers disease or dementia. However, there are things that you can do help keep your brain
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  • Tips For Keeping Your Prostate Healthy Many men will have some sort of prostate problem during their life. Unaddressed problems can even prove fatal. However, taking care of yourself and your prostate can...
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  • The Falls Free Coalition Falls are one of the leading causes of injury deaths as well as the cause of injuries needing hospital admissions for trauma. Often these injuries are severe enough to reduce the independence of seniors
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  • Time To Quit Smoking Smoking, There are ways to stop smoking entirely, even cold turkey, with the right support and encouragement. Start by thinking about all the good you are doing for yourself, and how this will impact your risks of heart disease and lung cancer
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  • How To Recognize Elderly Abuse Elder abuse is not limited to dementia patients or to the extremely old. It is also not limited to merely physical abuse denying someone their personal safety or rights is also a form of ab
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  • The Importance Of Regular Doctor Visits You should consult your doctor if you experience any signs of serious health problems. Visit your doctor regularly for checkups and any screening for diseases you may be at risk of getting
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  • How To Relieve Stress and Depression Stress can speed up the aging process and your body finds it harder to fight off illness and serious disease. Stress and depression affect your immune system and you may find you have more frequent colds, stomach problems
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  • Retaining Our Flexibility As We Get Older Normal flexibility means that you can balance and complete normal daily activities with comfort. Flexibility also helps you by reducing the tension muscles can undergo with activity and can improve your coordination. It also prevents injuries
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  • Blood Pressure Is Critical To Watch As We Age Are there any concerns over low blood pressure when we age? One of the best ways to control your high blood pressure is to check it frequently.
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  • Vitamin K To Stay Feeling Younger TVitamin K is stored in the pancreas, and studies have shown that not having enough vitamin K can affect how much glucose is released into the blood stream and how much insulin is produced
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  • Sunlight Friend Or Foe Exposure to sunlight causes your body to produce more serotonin, which is the chemical that stimulates the pleasure center in your brain. This naturally improves your mood
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  • You Need To Control Your Healthcare Decisions concerning your health should have your input and not just be a medical decision by your doctor. If you doctor does not take the time to explain things or answer your questions, seek another opinion
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  • Work As A Team With Your Healthcare Professional Preparing for your medical appointments by having your questions ready is one way to team up with your healthcare professional. Another is to keep a medical journal of any symptoms
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  • Should Seniors Get A Flu Shot Seniors tend to have weaker immune systems, however, so a flu infection runs a much more serious risk of damaging their health over a long period of time. One of the most common side-effects of a case of influenza
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  • TThe Musculoskeletal System And The Senior Citizen Musculoskeletal disease is usually the culprit when the elderly are unable to function due to a decrease in mobilityAging has an effect on the musculoskeletal system..
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  • A Complete Health Assessment For Seniors The psychological and social aspects of managing a normal quality of life in terms of engaging in and functioning in the activities one normally does during daily routines
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  • Be Happy It Is Important To Your Health The sheer magnitude of the boomer population dictates that society and business will cater to their needs, as was the case in decades past. As the boomers head into their 50's and 60's retirement needs and healthcare needs are two areas
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  • Having Friends Around Will Help You Live LongerNot only does having some close friends make your life more enjoyable, but friends beat out relatives in helping us live longer
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  • The Importance Of Watching Your Weight while it is also normal to have had a weight problem your entire life. However, being overweight puts you at a much higher health risk for a variety of diseases.
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  • Our Past Health Choices Effect Our Health In Later Years In the thirties we were hard at work reproducing or climbing the corporate ladder and our career, families or both took all of our time and energy. Most of us rarely gave a thought to what affect sleep deprivation or skipped meals would have on our health
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  • Seniors With Type 2 Diabetes Exercise also increases the body's ability to use insulin. This equates to your body needing less insulin in the process of taking sugar into your body cells, which can also reduce the blood sugar levels.
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  • Dealing With The Grief Of The Lost Of A Loved One There is no right way or wrong way to grieve, or an appropriate time period when it should be over. Grieving can last for years, depending on the individual and the type of relationship that they had with the person
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  • Dealing With Menopause Many women see it as an ending point in their life, but it is important to note that one third of your life happens after menopause.
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  • Tips For Aging Gracefully Tips to age gracefully: Empower yourself by learning about any ailments that pop up. Make full use of any medical information that your doctor provides you with. Investigate any support groups ..
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  • Vitamins To Keep Your Skin Young It can be found in many of the foods that we eat, including eggs, organ meats, dairy products, carrots, and broccoli. This substance helps the body to produce more collagen which is helpful for keeping skin firm and strong
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  • Walking Musts For SeniorsWater is an essential element to bring along with you to rehydrate during your walk. You should drink an 8 oz glass of water before beginning your exercise and if you are walking longer than 30 minutes you should carry a water bottle along to sip as you walk
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  • Walking For Fitness Walking is good exercise if you do it consistency. It can stimulate endorphins and help to get the blood flowing as it exercises your heart muscle. Walking plain "feels good"
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  • The Best Way To Be A Great Grandparent Bring out all of your old stories. Unlike their parents, your grandchildren have never heard them before and will be excited to hear about your childhood and past adventures
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  • Ease Your Aches And PainsYou may be experiencing symptoms of arthritis, or other chronic pain. Your health care provider is required to ask patients about pain levels and the intensity of their pain. Treatment is then determined with feedback from the patient.
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  • Things For Seniors To Avoid For A Healthy Life sure way to not live a long and healthy life is to ignore healthy habits like eating nutritious meals, healthy snacks, and taking dietary supplements
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  • Info From The Mayo Clinic About Aging Mayo Clinic offers some thoughts on the different changes that you experience, whether you realize it or not. Your heart becomes less efficient at pumping and your blood vessels lose their flexibility. Eventually this can turn into high blood pressure or heart disease.
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  • When Is Driving To Much Of A Risk For Seniors You cannot put an exact age on when you should stop driving, since everyone ages at different rates. However, persons over 65 years in age are more likely to be seriously hurt in a car accident
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  • Not Taking Your Medications Can Be Dangerouss if you are diabetic or have had a heart attack, failure to take your medications can be extremely dangerous. There are very few people who enjoy taking medications, but many people, especially as they age, need to.
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  • Women Vitamins And Good Health If what you are eating is not providing your body with what it needs, the cells start to produce higher amounts of free radicals. Free radicals are highly reactive oxygen molecules that attack your good cells, speeding up aging
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Better Your Health

Healthy Living For The Baby Boomer
Human Growth Hormone Therapy What Are The Risks
Depression And Stress Tips
Preventing Falls For Those Over 65
DHEA, Is It The Fountain Of Youth
Simple Resolutions Could Add 10 Years to Your Life
Signs To Be Aware Of To Avoid Health Problems
Aging With Grace And Dignity
Good Health In Our Golden Years
Alzheimers Disease What To Look For
What About The Assisted Living Services
What Changes To My Body Should I Expect
Symptoms Seniors Need To Watch For
Exercises That Can Keep You Healthy And Younger Feeling
Depression Can Be A Serious Problem For Seniors
Heart Attack And Depression After 50
The Aging Population And Diseases
The Need To Eat Healthier As We Grow Older
Choices We Have For Healthy Aging
Exercises Just For Seniors
The Right Foods Can Help Keep You Young
Try Gardening For A Healthy Hobby
Dietary Decisions That Senior Citizens Must Consider
Have Good Habits To Help You Age Gracefully
Some Good News About Aging And The Brain
Be Positive About Your Age
Health Problems Facing Our Aging Population
Good Health Tips For Women Over 50
Preventive Measures You Can Take To Promote Healthy Aging
Tips For Seniors About Walking
The EPA And Seniors
Better Your Chances For Healthy Aging
Should I Use The Human Growth Hormone
Tips To Keep Your Bones Strong
Tips To Keep Your Mind Young
Tips For Keeping Your Prostate Healthy
The Falls Free Coalition
Time To Quit Smoking
How To Recognize Elderly Abuse
The Importance Of Regular Doctor Visits
How To Relieve Stress and Depression
Retaining Our Flexibility As We Get Older
Blood Pressure Is Critical To Watch As We Age
Vitamin K To Stay Feeling Younger
Sunlight Friend Or Foe
You Need To Control Your Healthcare
Work As A Team With Your Healthcare Professional
Should Seniors Get A Flu Shot
The Musculoskeletal System And The Senior Citizen
A Complete Health Assessment For Seniors
Be Happy It Is Important To Your Health
Having Friends Around Will Help You Live Longer
The Importance Of Watching Your Weight
Our Past Health Choices Effect Our Health In Later Years
Seniors With Type 2 Diabetes
Dealing With The Grief Of The Lost Of A Loved One
Dealing With Menopause
Tips For Aging Gracefully
Vitamins To Keep Your Skin Young
Walking Musts For Seniors
Walking For Fitness
The Best Way To Be A Great Grandparent
Ease Your Aches And Pains
Things For Seniors To Avoid For A Healthy Life
Info From The Mayo Clinic About Aging
When Is Driving To Much Of A Risk For Seniors
Not Taking Your Medications Can Be Dangerous
Women Vitamins And Good Health
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