How are we affected by hearing loss?

How are we affected by hearing loss?

Hearing loss is incredibly common, affecting up to one-third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 75 and up to 50 percent of Americans over 75. This can lead to a variety of...

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Petar Jangelovski | Nov 21, 2019

Can people with asthma benefit from Himalayan salt lamps?

Can people with asthma benefit from Himalayan salt lamps?

These bright amounts of pink-orange salt are thought to lift cleansing ions into the air and alleviate asthma symptoms, but researchers aren’t quite convinced yet. Himalayan salt lamps - pieces of pink-orange Himalayan rock salt that have been hollowed out to make room for a light...

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Petar Jangelovski | Nov 19, 2019

How to preserve senses that fade as we age

How to preserve senses that fade as we age

If something is used uninterruptedly for a lifetime, it dulls. Our senses are no exception. In particular, three senses that fade with age are our ability to taste, hear and see. It is important that we consciously strive to monitor these senses and take appropriate measures to maintain...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Nov 13, 2019

The benefits of drug reduction for seniors

The benefits of drug reduction for seniors

As we age it is common to increase the number of medications we take. Deterioration or new illnesses may require additional prescriptions, and soon seniors start taking a handful of pills in the mornings and evenings. According to the

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Petar Jangelovski | Nov 11, 2019

Anti-Vaxxers avoid 'Personal Exemption' bans in the States

Anti-Vaxxers avoid 'Personal Exemption' bans in the States

If parents no longer have the personal beliefs of vaccinations for children, they may be able to avoid this by asking for religious exemptions for their children, according to a new study. The researchers found that the number of kindergartens with religious exemptions from vaccination after...

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Petar Jangelovski | Nov 7, 2019

Low levels of progesterone, complications, causes and more

Low levels of progesterone, complications, causes and more

What is progesterone? Progesterone is a female sex hormone. It is mainly produced in the ovaries after ovulation every month. It is crucial for maintaining pregnancy and the menstrual cycle. Progesterone helps to regulate your cycle. However, its main task is to prepare your...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Nov 6, 2019

What is a low testosterone level in women?

What is a low testosterone level in women?

Testosterone is a hormone known as androgen. Even though it is often considered a "male" hormone, women also have testosterone in their bodies. Having too much or too little testosterone is an imbalance that can affect the overall health of a woman. Testosterone plays many different...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Nov 5, 2019

The most commonly prescribed blood pressure medication may not be the best option

The most commonly prescribed blood pressure medication may not be the best option

FRIDAY, October 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) - Millions of Americans are taking an ACE inhibitor to lower their high blood pressure. In fact, these drugs are the most commonly used antihypertensive drugs in America. However, a new international study of nearly 5...

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Petar Jangelovski | Nov 4, 2019

Study results show that hospital readmission for infections in older adults is too high

Study results show that hospital readmission for infections in older adults is too high

The place where patients recover may also affect whether they return to the hospital. A new study shows that too many Medicare participants have returned to the hospital to be treated for the same infection they had while they were inpatients.

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Darko Siracevski | Nov 3, 2019

All the things you have to know related to menopause

All the things you have to know related to menopause

Menopause happens when a woman hasn’t got her period for 12 consecutive months which means that she cannot be pregnant anymore. It usually starts between the ages of 45 and 55, but may develop before or after that age span. Menopause can cause unpleasant

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Sholem Berkowitz | Nov 2, 2019

What causes periodontitis and how to treat it?

What causes periodontitis and how to treat it?

What is a periodontal disease? Periodontitis is a serious gum infection. It is caused by accumulated bacteria on your gums and teeth. Your teeth and bones can be damaged as a result of a progressed periodontitis. However, the damage of periodontitis can be stopped if you...

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Darko Siracevski | Nov 1, 2019

Sciatic nerve and back pain treatment

Sciatic nerve and back pain treatment

Excerpt: More than 80 percent of adults experience back pain during their lives, but fortunately there are simple and effective ways to ease and prevent sciatic nerve and back pain. These include practicing yoga, limiting the time you spend in bed, staying active and other complementary therapies like...

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Petar Jangelovski | Oct 31, 2019

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