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30
Jun

Babies also need Sun Protection!

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We all know that too much sun can be harmful for our skin. But why do we think that babies are immune to the harmful effects of the sun rays? The latest report from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) emphasizes on the significance of protecting the baby skin from the sun. Long exposure to the sun...Read More

30
Jun

Recommended Dietary Supplements for the Elderly

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Dietary supplements are meant to provide the additional nutrients that the daily diet might miss. Dietary supplements usually contain different proportions of vitamins, herbals, enzymes, minerals, fatty and amino acids, animal extracts and botanicals. These dietary supplements are available in different...Read More

29
Jun

Healthy Habits for a Happy Old Age

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Old age does not mean that one cannot remain healthy. Given below are a few tips which will not alter the course of ageing but help seniors remain fit as a fiddle. Drink adequate amount of water: Water will not only help keeping the body clean of toxins, but also maintain your heart beat. It will...Read More

29
Jun

Ageing parents, Pay heed to these 5 Warning Signs of Health Problems

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Concerned about your parents’ well being in old age? Just watch out for these warning signals and all will be well! Constantly loosing weight Losing weight without any apparent reason could be a warning that something is not quite right somewhere. In case of ageing parents, there could be many...Read More

28
Jun

Old Age Walking Problems

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Walking is said to be the best form of exercise in any age, and especially in advanced years. But unfortunately twenty percent of the seniors complain of walking problems. This percentage goes up to fifty percent or more, as we take the instance of those above 85. The reason behind this has been usually...Read More

27
Jun

Old Age and Related Personality Problems

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Personality problems are as common in old age as in younger years. The difference is these problems become more pronounced in old age. By the time one passes the benchmark of 50, he/she has seen a lot in life, disease and death of friends, life mates, unhappy moments, stress, etc. It is really a wonder...Read More

27
Jun

Handy Travel Tips for Older Adults

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It is usually in the later stages of life that one finds enough leisure time to travel around. Unfortunately this is also the time when one has to be more careful about health. With age, the immune system is no longer as healthy as it used to be, and one is more vulnerable to diseases and infections....Read More

26
Jun

Smoking and Diabetes: Find the Connection

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Smoking is hazardous for health and especially so for people suffering from Diabetes, according to the latest research. The nicotine present in the cigarettes may prove disastrous for patients of Diabetes. In a lab experiment researcher proved that nicotine was instrumental in increasing the blood sugar...Read More

26
Jun

Osteoporosis: An Insight

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Our body is continuously engaged in the process to break down and rebuild our bones. The bone cells that are specialized, commonly known as osteoblasts extract phosphorus, magnesium and calcium from our blood to carry out the process of building bone mass. Even after ensuring adequate physical activity...Read More

24
Jun

Old age and Bone Changes

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A wizened mind is not the only change that accompanies old age. There are perceptible differences in skin, hair, posture and gait. Changes in the walking pattern are usually as evident as silver hair and wrinkled skin. The skeleton is meant to act as a support for the body’s structure. Joints...Read More

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