Men's Health Myths

5 MYTHS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH DEBUNKED

June is National Men’s Health Month, so today we’re going to talk about the 5 most common and popular beliefs about men’s health and learn why they’re just plain wrong. Myth #1: Dad bods and potbellies are the same thing Like moms, dads come in all shapes and sizes. In recent years, the term ‘dad bod’ became popular to describe male physiques that were not in the most chiseled of states,...

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEATSTROKE

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEATSTROKE

Heatstroke, sometimes written as heat stroke, is a life-threatening health condition brought on by hot weather, high temperatures, and overexposure to the summer sun. It is also known as hyperthermia. Heat, sweat, and dehydration The internal temperature of the human body averages 98 degrees Fahrenheit. It can go up and down by a couple of degrees — because you’ve eaten something spicy, have been...

Father's Day

TOP 4 WAYS TO CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY

A popular question that makes the rounds every Father’s Day is, ‘What do you get a man who has everything?’ Research shows that a lot of dads want nothing more than the love and appreciation of their family. They would like to spend quality time with their loved ones, create memories, and have a nice meal together. A material present isn’t that important, especially to older dads, but...

SUMMER SKINCARE TIPS FOR SENIORS

6 SUMMER SKINCARE TIPS FOR SENIORS

Protecting your skin from the harsh summer sun becomes increasingly important with age. Older skin is thinner, drier, less elastic, more fragile, and doesn’t bounce back quickly from stress and damage. Aging skin needs more care, too, but don’t worry, it doesn’t take a lot of effort. Good skincare is basically keeping skin hydrated, clean, and moisturized, and you can do that easily with our 6...

Signs of Stroke

AM I HAVING A STROKE? RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS

Humming happily as you get ready to go out, you notice something odd in the mirror: only one side of your Face is smiling. You stumble and grab the wall for support. Could it be a problem with your eyes? You can barely see. You wince at the pain in your Arm, unable to lift it. Half of your body feels numb. You want to call for help, but your mouth won’t form the words you want to Speak. What Time is it?...

METALLOTHERAPY FOR ARTHRITIS

METALLOTHERAPY FOR ARTHRITIS: COPPER, SILVER, AND GOLD

Arthritis is the third most common chronic health condition affecting older Americans. As of 2021, 47% of senior adults in the U.S. aged 65 years and above were diagnosed with the disease. Globally, approximately 1 out of every 7 people has arthritis. In their search to ease the pain of arthritis, people have tried many different kinds of treatments, including bloodletting and leeching, acupressure,...

PATIENT PARTICIPATION

YOUR RIGHTS AS A PATIENT: WHAT IS PATIENT PARTICIPATION

Has this ever happened to you, or someone you know? You’re at the healthcare center and the doctor is wrapping up your examination. “Hmm,” he says. “Looks like lung trouble.” He hands you an informational pamphlet and a prescription for medicines. You have questions, but the doctor cuts you off. “Just follow the instructions and you should be fine. Thanks for coming.” You take the...

Mother’s Day 2024

CELEBRATING MOM: 4 GIFTS OF EXPERIENCE TO GIVE ON MOTHER’S DAY

We love our moms. As kids, we showed them our love and appreciation with Mother’s Day presents of macaroni necklaces, badly painted handprint cards, and glue-drenched disasters proudly presented as popsicle-stick picture frames. A gift like that might still make Mom laugh, but we can certainly do better. Instead of yet another crystal vase that will just sit around collecting dust, give her a gift of...

Cancer Risk - Cancer Control Month

REDUCE CANCER RISK WITH PREVENTATIVE CARE

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. It is expected that approximately 1 out of every 6 deaths in 2024 will result from some form of the disease. Additionally, the risk of cancer rises with age. That’s the bad news. The good news is that preventative care, healthier lifestyle choices, and earlier screenings may help prevent 30-50% of all cancer cases from happening at all. How...

Cortisol. DEPRESSION AND STRESS

CORTISOL: THE LINK BETWEEN DEPRESSION AND STRESS

Nearly 1 in 7 Americans aged 65 and above is diagnosed with a depressive disorder annually, and one of the leading reasons for their depression is stress. You can be stressed for any number of reasons: money and finances, chronic illness, loneliness and social isolation, boredom, major life events such as the death of a partner or retiring from a job, and problems affecting your children and...

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