Three Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep is crucial to your health and well-being. Getting the correct amount and quality of sleep is important for your mental and physical health, as well as your general wellness. The average adult needs seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, the pressures of our fast-paced lives may push relaxation to the bottom

What Causes Heat Stroke and How Can It Be Prevented?

When your body temperature climbs above 104 degrees Fahrenheit, you're suffering from heatstroke. Overexertion in hot, humid weather is frequently the cause. Confusion, convulsions, and loss of consciousness are all possible symptoms. Heatstroke, if left untreated, can result in organ failure, a coma, or death. Heatstroke can strike anyone. Infants and the elderly, on the

Follow These Healthy Habits to Maintain Good Health

Our capacity to form healthy habits is hampered by our busy schedules, competing priorities, and a lack of consistency and accountability. If this sounds all too familiar, remember that you're not alone, and that there are simple actions you can take to reach your health goals. Here are some suggestions to help you improve your

Ways to Monitor Blood Sugar Over the Holidays

Monitoring blood sugar is important during the holidays if you have diabetes. It can be hard to keep your levels steady with an overload of sweet treats and rich dishes. However, having a strategy in place can help you enjoy a Christmas cookie or two while still making the best choices for your health.  

How to Shake the Holiday Stress and Get Better Sleep

The holidays are full of great memories, good food, and lots of exciting events. However, they can also be quite stressful and may even disrupt your sleep. When the stress hormone cortisol levels in the body increase, sleep quality decreases. Fewer Americans are getting the recommended amount of sleep every night, and as we are

Will the FDA Approve Vaccine Boosters for COVID-19?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is strongly considering passing approval for a COVID-19 vaccine booster for ages as young as 40 and older. This could greatly increase the number of people who may be eligible for the shot. If approved, changes would not take place until next month, following their address of other items

How to Get the Medicare Coverage That You Need

Medicare can be a great resource for helping those manage their chronic conditions and illnesses. However, with open enrollment right around the corner (October 15 to December 7), you should check in on your overall coverage to ensure you get the benefits you need.   David Lipschutz, the Associate Director for the Center for Medicare

Could Alzheimer’s and Hip Fractures Be Connected?

Alzheimer's is difficult to detect early, but changes can occur in the brain even years before symptoms show. Most seniors hospitalized for hip fractures showed signs of developing Alzheimer's. Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore conducted a study where the spinal fluid of 168 patients that were hospitalized for hip fractures was examined, and it was

Fall Prevention in Senior Adults

Falls are not a normal part of aging. They are detrimental to the health of older adults and, in some cases, can cause debilitating injuries, causing seniors to lose their sense of independence. However, falls are preventable, and there are a few steps seniors, and their loved ones can take to help prevent them. For

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High Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

Hypertension, or more commonly known as high blood pressure, happens when the blood pressure in your body increases to unhealthy levels. Blood pressure measurements factor in how much of your blood passes through blood vessels and the amount of resistance it is met with while the heart is pumping.   When arteries are narrow, resistance