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Cancer is one of the hardest diseases on the body. But it is just not the body it affects. The battle of treating cancer is a long one, and it can take a toll on one’s mental and emotional...
Older adults experience significant muscle loss as they age. In their 20s, an average adult's muscle mass forms around 50% of total body weight while for older adults above 60, the muscle mass is only around 25%. This reduction...
Don’t be surprised if you find a senior who is vacationing harder than you, doing gym, zumba, pilates like a boss, pursuing their long gone passion wholeheartedly and is making the most of their golden years. Yes, they are...
Inguinal hernia Inguinal hernia is caused due to an increase in weight, especially in the abdominal area. This makes the membranes weaker and the intestines start sliding downwards. The scrotum swells unnaturally causing discomfort and pain. Treating Inguinal Hernia using...
Acupuncture Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice that involves the careful placing of needles to redirect the flow of energy throughout the body. Various pressure points on the hands and legs are targeted to restart the flow of energy or...
You may have to undergo prostate surgery or prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) for a number of reasons like prostate cancer or BPH. Before undergoing surgery, however, many older men would be concerned about how it will affect their...
In India, 12% of the population is said to have kidney stones. It might seem like a small number, but considering India’s huge population, the number runs into millions. Out of these, a major portion of the population is...
Water: The Lifegiving Elixir Older adults suffer from ailments like arthritis and joint pain, dry skin, kidney and heart issues. In most cases, adequate water intake is recommended by most doctors. Water is the supreme hydrating liquid and is called the...
What is Yoga? Yoga is a meditational practice involving the mind and body. It originated in India nearly 5000 years ago and has a mention in ancient Indian works. There are numerous styles or asanas of yoga combining physical poses,...
As you age, taking care of your oral health becomes more important. A number of oral issues like toothache, loose teeth, cavities and issues due to dentures happen in old age. The number and intensity of these problems increase...

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