Health and Wellness

All topics concerning your health and wellness after 50.

THE TRUTH ABOUT BREAD, BROMINES, IODINE DEFICIENCY, AND YOUR THYROID

The Truth About Bread, Bromines, Iodine Deficiency, and Your Thyroid

Bread, Bromines, Iodine Deficiency, and your Thyroid all have a connection that affects human health in a significant way. Have you noticed a huge increase in folks who are having issues with their thyroid? Years ago, I learned about Bromines and other Halogens and the havoc it causes to our endocrine system and, more specifically, …

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Cortisol the Stress Hormone

Cortisol: The Stress Hormone and What You Need To Know For Adrenal Health

Cortisol is a hormone that may affect your Adrenal health. The medical community is more readily accepting Adrenal Fatigue, but many doctors still deny an issue. Adrenal Fatigue is when your body is not producing enough cortisol levels or when the pituitary gland doesn’t direct the adrenal glands to make cortisol. The opposite problem can …

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Muscle Loss over 50

Over 50? Losing Muscle May Impact Your Quality of Life

By Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS  You may be taking steps to support your brain, bones and joints even though only a percentage of adults will ever experience problems in those areas. Sarcopenia literally means “lack of flesh” and is the technical name for the condition of losing muscle. Age-related muscle degeneration, or losing muscle, is …

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Are Mineral Deficiencies Causing Your Health Issues? What You Need to Know!

Recently it seems that people are facing so many health issues. But, unfortunately, it is not just boomers and mid-lifers but younger people as well. After 40-50 years of processed food, microwave ovens, and plastic containers, our health issues spiral out of control. Mineral deficiencies may be causing your health issues. See how toxins, low …

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Adrenal Fatigue

What is Adrenal Fatigue: Adrenal Gland Fatigue Symptoms, Test, and Treatments

If you’ve been experiencing fatigue especially after periods of stress, adrenal fatigue may be the culprit. What is adrenal fatigue? Read more to find out the symptoms, causes, and what you can do about it to feel better. Adrenal Fatigue is the theory that our adrenal glands get overworked, and that diminishes their function. The …

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Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening: What You Need To Know Before You Book

As Jack, my husband, approaches 60 this year, he knew it was time to start taking his health more seriously. I know there are not always symptoms that are obvious right before a stroke or the development of cardiovascular disease, so we discussed ways for us to be tested. Life Line Screening was an easy …

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Not Happy? 11 Daily Habits of Joyous People

Working in the financial services industry, I worked with all kinds of people, whether customers or employees. I learned to have a really thick skin and keep my serenity in the heat of the moment. I noticed some things over the years that can make all the difference in your attitude, which in turn affects …

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Senior Couple

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Do Your Homework, Know Your Options

Running marathons in every US national park, taking up martial arts after retirement, golfing around the globe, and remodeling two houses at once … these four aging baby boomer men, Bate Blair, Jeff Nelson, Victory Murray, and Stephen Michaud, each enjoy an exciting lifestyle.  And they all have the drive to continue aging healthfully into …

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Couple in the forest

Top 8 Secret Benefits of Chiropractic for Adults Over 50

Are you over the age of 50? Do you find yourself having trouble moving around or finding the same energy levels as you once did? While this is common in aging, it doesn’t have to dominate your life. In fact, there are plenty of ways you can alleviate your troubles, including with the help of …

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Sulfur

What is DMSO and 11 Great Ways to Use It

Several years ago I was plagued with back pain when I read about DMSO. Many people have recently discovered what DMSO does for pain. This miracle substance was first discovered in the early 1800s by a Russian chemist and has been used over the years for many different applications. DMSO (Dimethyl Sulfoxide) is derived from …

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