Here Are the Major Health Benefits of Being Kinder to Yourself

By |2019-06-16T10:26:29-04:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Health Over 50|

  Here are the Major Health Benefits of Being Kinder to Yourself   A key part of meditation is practicing the act of compassion—not only to others, but also to yourself. The Dalai Lama himself once said, “If you want [...]

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Why Sleepless Nights Can Mean More Painful Days

By |2019-05-21T11:17:56-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Health Over 50|

  Why Sleepless Nights Can Mean More Painful Days   HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you were up all night and you ache all over the next morning, your lack of sound slumber might be [...]

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When I Do Forward Bends in Yoga, It Hurts — What Should I Do?

By |2019-05-14T11:50:44-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Health Over 50|

  When I Do Forward Bends in Yoga, It Hurts-What Should I Do?   Addressing any kind of pain or sensation in a yoga practice begins with the breath, says Tory Schaefer, national director of Yoga Operations at Life Time. [...]

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The Single Best Way to Ease Your Lower Back Pain

By |2019-03-18T17:06:11-04:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Health Over 50|

The Single Best Way to Ease Your Lower Back Pain   If you find yourself suffering from an aching back on a daily basis, you’re not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association , up to 80 percent of the [...]

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Can Whiplash Result in a Spinal Cord Injury? Symptoms + Treatment Options

By |2019-01-22T14:53:57-04:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Health Over 50|

Can Whiplash Result in a Spinal Cord Injury? Symptoms + Treatment Options When you think of getting whiplash, the first image that likely comes to your mind is someone’s neck being slammed back and forth quickly in a vehicle accident. [...]

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What Exactly Is Self-Care?

By |2018-12-09T10:15:06-04:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

What Exactly Is Self-Care? Self-care has become a popular buzzword over the last couple of years. If you look up the #selfcare hashtag on social media you’ll find almost 10 million posts, showing pictures ranging from pedicures, massages and vacations, [...]

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How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems

By |2018-10-16T14:20:32-04:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, for [...]

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Brain-Boosting Power of Mint Leaves

By |2018-09-18T13:12:09-04:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

Brain Boosting Power of Mint Leaves Unfortunately, mint leaves are often considered little more than an ingredient used to spice up drinks or settle an upset stomach. In reality, though, the potent little mint herb offers an impressive array of [...]

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LASIK: Know the Rewards and the Risks

By |2018-09-18T13:19:33-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

LASIK: Know the Rewards and the Risks According to Market Scope, around 10 million Americans have had LASIK surgery since it was first approved by the FDA in 1999. Around 700,000 LASIK surgeries are done each year, but that’s down [...]

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