Is the Boogie Man Trying to Frighten Us Again?

Another day, another variant. Viruses mutate often. Many times, the variant fades away because it cannot sustain itself. Other times, many people become infected, and the virus lives to see another day. India was one of the first countries to … 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

Survived the Virus – Now What?

I was blessed recently to have contracted the pandemic virus and survived with very mild symptoms – cough and fatigue. My wife and I received monoclonal antibody treatment quickly, and the recovery was complete in about ten days or so. … Continue reading

How Can the Healthiest Man on the Plant Become Infected with the Pandemic Virus?

I have always considered myself to be the healthiest man in any room I walk into. By all measures, I should never have been infected. But that horse has left the barn. How did I get infected? I have no … Continue reading

What If You Woke Up Tomorrow Morning with Symptoms of Delta Variant?

Yesterday morning, I awoke with a slight tickle in my throat. Other than an occasional slight cough, it was nothing. I went to bed early last night – before sunset. Even though I was extra tired, I could not get … Continue reading

Feeling Good Can Be Enhanced Easily After Mid Life

Our emotions are not thwarted by age, but the intensity of them decreases. Those things that made us feel good in our 20s are harder to achieve in our 40s or 60s. Age may affect our cognitive ability, but the … Continue reading

A Simple B Vitamin Might Hold Great Promise for Parkinson’s Disease

Patients with Parkinson’s typically have a vitamin B3 deficiency. Many Parkinson’s symptoms are similar to vitamin B3 deficiency. An over-the-counter option, vitamin B3, cannot be patented, and clinical studies are expensive. Niacin Study https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2021.667032/full. A small study was undertaken to … 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

MIND Diet Challenges DASH Diet to Reduce Brain Lesions and Improve Quality of Life

A lesion may develop in the brain when blood does not flow freely. Some diseases, like multiple sclerosis (MS), cause brain lesions. Scientists designed a diet that benefits people with MS. Multiple Sclerosis https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350269. MS is an autoimmune disease that … Continue reading

Not All Sunscreen Lotions May Protect You from Cancer

I have had some exciting sunburns over the years. The first memorable one happened as a teenager at a lake party – swimming, canoeing, just having fun, and enjoying life. My lobster-like appearance burned that memory into my brain forever. … Continue reading