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Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Walking is one of the simplest exercises. Research shows that it also provides a bounty of health benefits. One of the more prominent benefits is how it helps with cardiovascular health. A recent study published in the European Heart Journal shows that raising walking speed can greatly reduce risks of cardiovascular death. The study focused
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Stages of Alzheimer’s

Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disorder that effects the brain. Over time the symptoms get worse. On average, a person will live four to eight years after diagnosis. Alzheimer’s will affect each person differently, but there are some common patterns to the progression. Below are commonly defined states of Alzheimer’s. • Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s: The changes in the
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A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

For years now, scientific research has uncovered a variety of problems caused by lack of sleep. A recent study published in Neurology has shed some light on a new potential problem. In this new study, lack of rapid eye movement or REM sleep comes with an increased risk of dementia. REM sleep is just one
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Study Shows Standing Exercises Are Better for Preserving Mobility

Study Shows Standing Exercises Are Better for Preserving Mobility

One of the biggest issues with age is becoming less mobile. To that end, there are many senior exercise programs designed to help improve or preserve mobility. These programs mostly involve exercises while sitting down. However, that might not be the best way to improve mobility. A new study published in the Journal of the
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Does your loved one need a Geriatrician?

Does your loved one need a Geriatrician?

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