Elderly

Tips for Treating Bedsores

…an orthopedic surgeon at the Delta Medical Center in Greenville, Mississippi. Dr. Knutson first learned about the healing power of sugar from an elderly nurse who worked in the hospital where he was making rounds to check on his patients. When he expressed concern about a patient’s bedsore that was…

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Curcumin: The Spice of Life and Health

…population 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. Curcumin…

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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 your…

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Could Your Personal Care Products Be Causing Diabetes?

…moderate 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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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…designed to 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 mucus secretion…

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