Hearing Loss

Four Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

If you have hearing loss, you’re not alone. Hearing loss affects one in three Americans over the age of 65 and half of those over age 85. The primary cause of age-related hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the inner ear that transmit sounds to the brain. What damages these hair cells…

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4 Benefits of CoQ10: Beyond Heart Health

…as it’s the best absorbed and most bioavailable of the two. * Slow Down Hearing Loss. Italian researchers divided 56- to 74-year-olds with presbycusis (age-related changes in the ears that lead to diminished hearing) into three groups and gave them daily doses of coenzyme Q10 (160 mg), vitamin…

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Four Ways to Reduce Stroke Risk

There’s no question that even hearing the word stroke can be scary, but unfortunately it’s a very real risk. Every year more than 750,000 Americans suffer a stroke (technically called a cerebrovascular accident), and strokes are the third-leading cause of death in this country. For the…

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Health Tips for Seniors

…age. Vitamin B12 supplements, on the other hand, are not bound to protein and are readily absorbed. In order to prevent fatigue, listlessness, hearing loss, cognitive decline, and other signs of B12 deficiency, I recommend that everyone—especially people over age 50 and vegetarians of all ages…

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The Obesity Epidemic: Habits That Will Pack on the Pounds

…opposite of all this “advice.” Try to adopt one healthy weight loss habit a week, and before you know it the pounds will start to fall off. Now it’s your turn: Have you adopted any healthy weight loss habits so that you avoid becoming part of the obesity epidemic? You May Also…

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How to Treat Allergies Without Big Pharma

…result of missed work, doctor visits and medications. But the cost I’m most concerned about is the cost to your good health. Despite what you hear on TV ads for allergy medications, there are effective natural steps you can take to for treating your allergies this fall … How to Treat…

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The Multiple Health Benefits of Berries

…in aging rats, researchers enrolled 50 people, aged 50 to 84, in a two-year study to see if blueberries could retard or reverse age-related memory loss. Study subjects were instructed to eat 10 pounds of raw blueberries a month (about one cup a day), and they were periodically evaluated with memory…

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