Some Health Studies Are Guaranteed to Fail

I caught this headline today and shook my head in disbelief – Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Reduce Bone Fractures Large Study Finds. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/bone-fracture-vitamin-d/2022/07/28/id/1080741/. It makes me wonder what the agenda is when I see headlines that do not align … Continue reading

Eye Health Factors You Must Know to Enjoy Life After 40

Our health tends to deteriorate incrementally after the age of 40. Our eyes are not excluded. Some understanding and prevention now can significantly improve your quality of life down the road. Eye Health https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy. Initially, health improvement (and many other … Continue reading

Ultra-High Dose of Vitamin B-12 Offers Optimism For Early Onset Lou Gehrig’s Disease

An article last month in the JAMA Neurology gives hope to those who have Lou Gehrig’s disease – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This nervous system disease impacts muscle strength and function. https://www.als.org/understanding-als/what-is-als Patients with ALS have nerve cells that break … Continue reading

Reverse the Sleep Apnea Aging Processes with This Simple Fix

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) happens when the upper airway is blocked during sleep. As a result, it creates breathing problems and repeated awakenings during the sleep cycle. Sleep and Inflammation https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080902075211.htm. An article in the September 2008 issue of the … Continue reading

A Strawberry a Day Might Impact Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

As we age, our risk for neurological disorders increases. It is part of life. Why do some people live past 100 years of age and never lose an ounce of brainpower or memory, and others can develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD) … Continue reading

Why Are We Gambling with Our Health Daily?

Gambling means that we take risky actions for the desired result. What is the desired outcome for our health? It is not having someone change your diaper for the last five or ten years of your life. It is about … Continue reading

Seven Ways to Shape Up and Slow Down Brain Aging

Our brains age daily, incrementally, of course. However, inevitable brain aging can be addressed with simple lifestyle changes. Keeping your brain healthy longer is key to an enjoyable retirement. Brain Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/how-aging-brain-affects-thinking. What are some common symptoms of an aging … Continue reading

The New Alzheimers Blood Test is Not for Everyone!

No single diagnostic test tells a physician that a patient has Alzheimer’s. However, medical histories can be taken, cognitive tests given, and other physical and neurological exams might hone in on dementia in general. https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/diagnosis/medical_tests. Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease … Continue reading

We Expected a Downward Shift in Life Expectancy Due to the Pandemic, Right?

Yes, the pandemic lowered the life expectancy in the United States. The latest Human Mortality Database (https://www.mortality.org/) shows a decrease in life expectancy of nearly two years for those born in 2020. https://www.bmj.com/content/373/bmj.n1343 shows a good graphic of the decline … Continue reading

Are Statin Drugs Setting the Stage for Future Dementia?

One might ask, what do statin drugs have to do with the brain or dementia? The brain is the largest user of cholesterol in the body. Cholesterol is essential for normal brain development. Almost every cell in the body needs … Continue reading