As you enter your 50s or 60s, staying fit is all uphill, especially for exercise-haters. We have a decision to make: keep doing the same thing and decline, or work harder to hold our position. Your brain agrees that you have to do something different, but your body may say, “no thanks.”
If you have a genetic risk for developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association Annual Conference in July gives some hope.
Tai chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that features slow movements and deep breathing. Widely practiced in China, there are hundreds of research articles published about the benefits of this practice. Tai chi is frequently suggested as an appropriate exercise to prevent falls in older adults. A 2018 study found tai chi to be equivalent to […]
Paying attention to your posture may be more critical than ever. We spend too much time looking down at screens, and the effect on our posture is cumulative. In addition to back and neck pain, poor posture is implicated in jaw pain, breathing, depression, incontinence, and digestive issues. The “text neck” position is the same one […]
I don’t have high blood pressure. Oh, wait, maybe I do.
Everyone should understand by now that heart health = brain health. You may not realize how early the damage begins.
In fifth grade, the principal invited me to his office to discuss my complaints