Elderly

Curcumin: The Spice of Life and Health

…of the United States. Yet, Alzheimer’s disease is virtually nonexistent there, whereas it affects half of Americans over age 85. In fact, elderly residents of rural India have the lowest rates of Alzheimer’s disease in the world. So what’s their secret? It just might be curcumin.…

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Could Your Personal Care Products Be Causing Diabetes?

…levels of these chemicals had a 70% greater risk of developing diabetes. Plus, a Finnish study found a link between phthalates and diabetes in elderly people, even when their blood levels were only moderately elevated. What the researchers have theorized is that exposure to phthalates alters glucose…

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How to Ward Off Cognitive Decline

…vitamin D is another risk factor, and a large Italian study concluded that deficiencies conferred a 60 percent higher risk of cognitive decline in elderly people. * A few extras. Robust cardiovascular health, normal weight and blood sugar, regular exercise, and a good diet and supplement program in…

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How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…in patients treated with lifestyle changes and medication than in those who undergo either of these procedures, especially in patients who are elderly or asymptomatic. And incredibly, 70–80 percent of all carotid endarterectomies and 70–90 percent of carotid stentings are done on…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…treat inflammation of the sinuses (sinusitis) and the bronchioles (bronchitis). It contains just five herbs—gentian root, primrose flowers, elder flowers, common sorrel herb, and shop vervain wort—but there’s something about this combo that really works. First, Sinupret normalizes…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…went from 120 to 105. Imagine results this dramatic without dangerous prescription drugs! Cabbage Juice Heals the Stomach Roman statesman Cato the Elder wrote thousands of years ago that, as a digestive aid, “Cabbage surpasses all vegetables.” One reason is its high content of glutamine,…

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