Posts by Barry

belly fat

Belly Fat Can Give You Serious Health Problems, Remove It!

Belly fat, unlike fat located anywhere else on your body, should greatly concern you. The reason for concern is its proximity to major organs in your midsection.   Located in the abdominal cavity, belly fat is linked to several major health problems.  It’s linked to an increased risk for metabolic diseases, including insulin resistance, high…

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The Aging Brain: High Blood Pressure Kills Brain Cells

The aging brain is the focus of intensive study by the National Institute on Aging (NIA).   One area of interest to NIA researchers is the affect of high blood pressure on the cognitive ability of senior citizens. Specifically, what affect does hypertension have on the possible development of brain illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease…

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Stroke Risk Factors You May Not Be Aware Of, Find Out Now

Stroke risk prevention methods such as cholesterol medications, normal blood pressure levels, no smoking and regular exercise, are well known by most citizens. But, did you know there are also several other stroke prevention things you can do, that are not as well known? Indeed there are, and we will list some of them in…

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driving safely

Driving Safely and Alzheimer’s Disease: Is it Possible?

Driving safely means obeying all traffic laws and obligations. You need to be alert at all times, think clearly, and make the correct decisions. For example, if you’re tired, then don’t drive — let someone else do it, or take public transportation.   What about a person with Alzheimer’s disease? Would you trust them behind…

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advanced health care

Advanced Health Care Planning: Please Don’t Delay It

Advanced health care planning is something most Americans don’t think about, but they should. You don’t want to get to old age and not be prepared to handle health issues in your senior years. You never know when a health crisis may suddenly occur.   Planning for health care in the future is an important…

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kratom tea

Kratom Tea For Anxiety and Chronic Pain, Is It Safe?

Kratom tea is being heavily promoted as a viable cure for anxiety, depression and chronic pain. It’s made by brewing the leaves of the kratom tree or mixing kratom leaf powder into boiling water.   The Kratom tree comes from Southeast Asia. In larger amounts, it has a sedative effect. Some people even use kratom…

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cytophone

Cytophone Detects Melanoma Blood Cancer With 96% Accuracy

Cytophone is a non invasive device that detects and then kills melanoma cells traveling in the blood with ninety six (96) percent accuracy. It was developed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).   The Cytophone uses laser beams and sound waves to scan circulating blood for melanoma cells. It does not require any needles or…

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migraine headaches

Migraine Headache Sufferers Look For Better Medications

A migraine headache is very painful. Sufferers are looking for better medications that have a minimum number of side affects. Migraines are the third most common illness in the world. And, they also affect women more than men. Statistically, 18 percent of women suffer from migraines compared to just 6 percent of men.   Current…

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calorie restriction

Calorie Restriction Benefits Even Slim People, Helps Heart

Calorie restriction is a term you’ll be hearing a lot of in the future. It can benefit even slim people by improving their heart health and reducing inflammation, a recent study reports. And, the great thing is, you don’t even have to go on a major long-term diet. All you have to do is cut…

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hot weather safety

Hot Weather Safety Tips For Senior Citizens Is Serious Business

Hot weather safety tips for senior citizens needs to be taken seriously. While too much heat is not safe for everyone, it’s especially risky for seniors. They usually have weaker immune systems as well as suffering from one or more chronic diseases. When combined with the medications they take, exposure to excessive heat can lead…

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