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

What 7 Things Scientists Learned About Living Beyond 90 Years of Age

Seven years ago, Lesley Stahl hosted a CBS 60 Minutes broadcast about what factors determine which of us will live past ninety years of age. A questionnaire was completed by 14,000 people in 1981 that was highly detailed about their … Continue reading

A Dozen Things You Can Do Proactively to Improve Heart Health

We do not know what we do not know. How can we begin to improve heart health if we do not know what causes heart disease? Do not make any changes to your lifestyle without consulting your physician first, especially … Continue reading

Are There Any Effective Treatments for Fibromyalgia?

I commuted over 40 miles to work in an earlier life. There was a medical program on the radio that I listened to most of the time. I remember the doctor discussing fibromyalgia. At that time, one thing that stood … Continue reading

Is There Something Better Than Eating Well to Live a Long Healthy Life?

We hear from experts that we need to eat right and exercise to live a long healthy life. Most of us have habits of eating – good or bad. Is there something else that might make up for poor food … Continue reading

Fasting Diets versus Counting Calories to Lose Weight Which One is Best?

Fasting and diets need a bit of clarification before considering fasting as a method of weight loss. I do extended fasts monthly – 72 hours minimally up to and occasionally exceeding 150 hours. I do not fast to lose weight. … Continue reading

Around the World Flight in Twelve Days Minus a Few Clothes

Most of us have flown overseas. Most of my operational missions were at least a thousand miles from the nearest land in both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans in the military. Antisubmarine warfare requires us to be where the submarines … Continue reading

Study Proves Natural Option to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s Works Well

The natural option to reduce your chances of cognitive decline from Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia is exercise. Exercise https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/study-exercise-memory-loss-alzheimers/2021/05/13/id/1021255/. Arizona State University conducted a study at the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Nearly one hundred … Continue reading

Three Ways to a Healthier and Longer Life

Scientists know that stress, radiation, infection, inflammation, and diet affect our health and longevity. All diseases start at the cellular level with chronic low-level inflammation. Antioxidants do a decent job of controlling the exponential spread of free radical damage, but … Continue reading

Simple, Easy Test for Heart Health

I had a baseline heart assessment four years ago when I turned 70. My doctor thought it was a good idea to have a baseline of my heart’s health. I had an echocardiogram, an electrocardiogram, a nuclear stress test, and … Continue reading