Although the immune system can decline with age, there are steps people can take throughout their lives to keep their immune system going strong. In general, a healthy lifestyle will benefit the immune system, from eating right to sleeping well and getting your shots.
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Although falls are common among senior citizens, they can be prevented with modifications in the home and lifestyle changes. Here are five ways to help prevent falls among older individuals.
Nearly all American adults take at least one medication a day, and 29 percent take five or more each day. Whether at home or at the doctor’s office, here are five steps you can take to help prevent harmful problems with medications.
When it feels like you are looking through a foggy window, cataracts may be to blame. And while any eye trouble can be disconcerting, this common condition can be treated. Here are 5 things to know about cataracts and how they are treated.
With some preventative steps, you can give yourself the best shot at making it through flu season healthy. Here are six tips to try and avoid the flu and what to do if you catch this nasty virus.
Having SAD is more than just feeling a little sad. It is also known as seasonal depression and can cause people to feel hopeless and depressed every year when winter hits. From risk factors to treatment options, here are five things to know about SAD.
Most of us really try to make healthy decisions, but if you are struggling with a low energy level or unexplained anxiety or weight gain, your hormones may be off-balance.
If you think your blood pressure is normal and you don’t need to be concerned, you may need to check again. Heart experts have issued new guidelines for high blood pressure, which means nearly half of all adults may now have blood pressure that is considered high.
Do you think you are kind? Although most of us act on kindness and service during the holidays, most don’t make kindness a priority beyond November and December. Although people may not agree on the process of being kind, there’s no doubt the world could use more of it, especially after the holidays are over.
Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause permanent injuries or death and should be taken very seriously. It is vital that preventative measures are taken to keep carbon monoxide from building up, and to have detectors to help alert people to danger. With appropriate preventative measures and immediate treatment, lives can be saved.