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Heart Health Paves The Way For Brain Health As We Age – New Study

You’ve probably figured out by now that our brains kind-of sort-of don’t work as well as we age. The good news for some, however, comes from a recently published study indicating that heart health paves the way for brain health as we age. You know that just like with the rest of your body, advancing years can take a toll…

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Healthy Blood Vessels Offer Protection Against Cognitive Decline

On the good news front, current studies strongly suggest that healthy blood vessels offer protection against cognitive decline. If you are heart-healthy in middle age you’ll also be brain-healthy as you age. This is a strong reinforcement of the basic principles of heart health. It’s all about lifestyle choices. In a recent U.S. study – as reported by Reuters Health…

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Yoga Benefits That Money Can’t Buy

It’s all about the yoga benefits that money can’t buy, and they’re hard to beat… And it’s not about the cute leotards, the pretty pattern on your mat, or whether you’re a man or a woman. So, forget about the idea of having to “be in shape to get in shape” and see how it can help you.   Physical…

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Do You Really Know How To Listen To Your Body?

Do you really know how to listen to your body? It speaks to you all the time. But, are you paying attention to what it’s saying? Most people aren’t.  Life’s a lot easier when we ignore those little aches and pains, that bad week of sleep, the occasional stomach ache, those recurring colds.  I know…You reason that most of the time the…

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep, Not Enough or Too Much?

Are you getting enough sleep?   No one ever asks me how much sleep is too much sleep! It’s usually “why can’t I sleep?” Followed by “I need some sleep medication…” The truth is that most people sleep too much…and that’s as bad, if not worse, than not getting enough sleep. Sleep Needs Change With Age Although sleep needs may…

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The Sunlight Prescription For Health And Fitness

The sunlight prescription for health and fitness seems to have gone by the wayside.  For years, we’ve been told to avoid the sun at all costs. To stay indoors or under shade. To draw the blinds and become zombie vampires between  10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To cover our bodies with the highest-grade sunblock money can buy if, perish the thought,…

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