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Glaucoma In Senior Citizens Can Cause Blindness If Untreated

Glaucoma in senior citizens can lead to blindness, if left untreated, according to several research studies.    Glaucoma is a devastating disease that develops slowly. Without warning, it materializes and can lead to irreversible blindness if not treated immediately upon diagnosis. This disease happens when fluid builds up in the front part of the eye,…

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Taking Blood Pressure Meds At Night Lowers Heart Attack Risk

Taking blood pressure medication at night, instead of in the morning, can lower your risk for a heart attack, according to a recent report. High blood pressure (HBP) is one of the leading causes of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).…

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Eat Healthy Foods During The Holidays And Age Healthy

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Eat healthy during this Holiday season and increase your odds of aging healthy. Don’t get nervous, it’s actually easier to do, than you realize.   Of course, you may need to make some changes in your food and beverage choices to achieve a good pattern. But, the effort is worth it — you can live…

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Fish Oil, Omega-3 Reduces Inflammation, Improves Circulation

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Fish oil and Omega-3 reduces inflammation and improves your blood circulation. Fish oil contains anti-inflammatory molecules —  called specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs). These molecules exert a powerful effect on white blood cells, and well as controlling blood vessel inflammation.   Previous studies showed that our bodies make SPMs by breaking down essential fatty acids, including…

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It’s December, But Really Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

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A Flu shot is important, and even though we are in the middle of December, it’s still not too late to get your shot. This advice comes straight from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).   The flu is very contagious — so much so, that it can easily spread from person to person, often…

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Fear Of Falling Down Is Biggest Concern For Senior Citizens

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The fear of falling down is the biggest concern among senior citizens. And, they have good reason to be afraid as the statistics are alarming. More than one in three people age 65 years or older falls each year. The risk of falling—and fall-related problems—rises with age. For older people, breaking a bone after a…

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Sickle Cell Anemia May Finally Be Closer To A Cure

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects over 100,000 people, including senior citizens in the United States. It’s passed on from parents to children through genes. These genes start your body to make abnormal hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein in your red blood cells.   Healthy red blood cells are round and…

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Skin Care and Aged Adults, What They Need To Know

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Skin care for aged adults is an important issue and November is a great time to discuss this topic. That’s because November is always designated as National Healthy Skin Month.   National Healthy Skin Month is sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology. You may not realize it, but our skin reveals a lot about…

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Your Flu Risk Level Depends On Where You Actually Live

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Your flu risk really depends on where you live or work, according to the results of a recent study.   This is important information for you to know as the flu season has started in the United States. There already are reported cases from around the country. Technically everyone is at risk of developing the…

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Gift Cards Most Effective Way Scam Artists Fleece Senior Citizens

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Gift cards have become the easiest and most effective way that scammers use to fleece seniors out of their money.   They pose as IRS agents, tech-support personnel, or as lawyers for a grandchild who is in jail and needs to be bailed out.  The best cards for scamming are iTunes, Google Play, Best Buy,…

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