The brain is a muscle and like your biceps need regular workouts in the gym, your mind requires something similar. Here are 5 ways to keep your brain active as you get older.
Anyone can get cancer. Or asthma. As a PSA might put it, diseases don’t see race, place, or age. You know who does, though? Community planners and industrial developers, and that’s led to disproportionate rates of cancer in communities of color.
Although the stigma around mental health has slowly been decreasing over the last several years, we, as a community, need to pick up the pace. Things aren’t changing fast enough. Stigma is still far too widespread.
Sometimes, aging can feel really complicated. Some of the things that seemed easy in youth are now challenging, and it can be a drain on your energy and self-confidence. However, there are simple ways to get back on top of your circumstances. Read on for suggestions that can help revitalize your outlook and put the spring back in your step.
It seems like every day, we hear news of hopeful scientific discoveries that could one day cure a specific disease or diversify the treatment options available to certain types of suffering patients. But then we don’t hear any updates for years, if we hear any updates at all. The number of new drugs and new medical treatments introduced each year is staggeringly small—which is troubling, considering the rise of superbugs and the arms-race like need to develop new antibiotics to fight against them.
Could vaccinations trigger immunological paralysis? Vaccinations fool the immune system into thinking you are suffering from a serious bacterial or viral illness, although your body does not become acutely ill. Getting sick soon after receiving a flu vaccination suggests this is possible.
Remember gummy vitamins? Sure, they’re more fun to take than pills — but are they actually good for you? Zhaoping Li, professor of medicine at UCLA, is skeptical. Although they contain similar amounts of the vitamins and minerals that pill-based vitamins do, Li points out that gummy vitamins also typically include artificial ingredients and added sugars. The same is true, unfortunately, of many gummies that contain CBD.
Luckily, there are ways to prevent the development of sleep disorders and to calm down your racing thoughts. So, if you are looking for a way to sleep more soundly, prepare to make some changes to your lifestyle and follow our recommendations.
Holistic health is emerging as a priority for a number of reasons, including a focus on preventative therapies, lower costs, and an emphasis on wellness. Here are some of the major ways healthcare is changing and embracing these holistic principles.
I sure wasn’t ready for that, just as I am sure most people aren’t ready for this kind of thing to happen. Nobody prepares for these things, they just sort of happen. One day life is normal and one day it isn’t.