Health

Senior-friendly exercises and articles to improve well-being and understanding of common conditions seniors experience.

How Often Should You Shower?

Showers can be relaxing and cleansing, but you can overdo it. If you're overshowering, it's entirely possible that you're doing damage that you don’t intend!

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Which is Better: A Bath or Shower?

Are you a bath or shower person? We’re taking a look at which one is better for cleaning you, more environmentally friendly, and more cost effective!

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Are Weight Loss Medications Healthy?

A pill that promises weight loss may be tempting, especially if you’ve tried everything to slim down. However, are these drugs actually safe and effective?

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Is It Better to Work Out Harder or Longer?

There are so many claims out there about the best way to exercise to get the most benefits, so it has us wondering — is it better to work out longer or at a higher...

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The Causes and Treatments of Nasal Congestion

Everyone has experienced a stuffy nose at some point in their life, but relief isn't always as simple as blowing your nose. Knowing the causes of nasal congestion can help you find real relief.

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What is Inflammation?

There are a lot of products and diets out there that promise to combat inflammation, but what does that mean? What is inflammation? What causes it, and how does it influence our health?

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Do the 3 Most Common Natural Supplements Actually Work?

Many people take dietary supplements, especially the three most popular — multivitamins, Vitamin D, and fish oil. But do they actually help your health?

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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

We all know about the ways that exercise can improve your physical fitness, but what about your mind? Are there mental benefits of exercise?

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Dangers of a Cold Home for Seniors

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be dangerous. There are blizzards, ice slicks, and hazardous driving conditions. But cold temperatures alone can be a danger, even at...

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Measuring Your Health Apart from Weight Loss

Weight loss isn't a great way to tell how healthy you are. If you're looking to be healthier and for a way to measure your progress, here are three more accurate ways to go about...

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This Year, Focus on Health, Not Weight

When it comes to our health, many people turn to the scale right away, but as it turns out, your weight isn't the best way to measure your health. Here's why you should focus on...

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Health Benefits of Gift-Giving

Whether you're giving gifts for Christmas, a birthday, or just because, your health can benefit from this already rewarding gesture!

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