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...
Skin faces the wrath of many external forces – sun, wind, pollution and our habits. The relentless battering of these elements can affect your skin. Your skin starts becoming drier, gets wrinkly and loses its overall elasticity with age. How...
The growth cycle of hair changes as we age. The hair follicles take a greater time to rest and the rate of growth slows down considerably. Hair changes color and hair loses volume. Many older women complain that their...
An allergy is body’s natural immune response that is triggered by inhaling pollen or animal dander, touching certain substances or ingesting certain foods. Allergies to pollen, spores, mold, and dust, also called hay fever or allergic rhinitis affect the...
Stress and chronic constipation are in a vicious cycle together. Not having a regular bowel movement can cause stress and it can further aggravate constipation. For older-adults, constipation and poor bowel movements are common due to their impaired metabolism. Chronic constipation...
Drink More Water Water is required for every function of the body from digestion to blood circulation, maintaining the temperature and more. Lack of water in the body causes dehydration and a number of complications related to stomach and digestive system. One...
GERD or Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a digestive disorder which is very common and has heartburn sensation as one of the symptoms of it. An irritable itch in the throat with a bitter taste, feeling that the food is...
What is Sarcopenia? Sarcopenia is the loss of skeletal muscle mass due to the natural aging process. It is determined by two factors: the initial amount of muscle mass and the rate at which aging decreases muscle mass. From the...

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