Health & Well-Being

Health and wellness…..good health and healthy living all lead to wellness.
They go hand in hand don’t you think?
What does health and wellness mean to you?
The very thought of health and wellness can be very overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.
It should be fun inspiring and very rewarding.

“To retire is to die; writing is addictive,” historian says. San Franciscan Judith M. Taylor MD, a retired neurologist and now a horticultural historian, is a prolific writer enjoying her rewarding second career in “retirement”.             Judith believes that “to retire is...
Thyroid disease can strike at any age. It is more common as you grow older and the symptoms of thyroid disease can mimic those of other conditions. The two most common thyroid disorders are hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) and...
As you might be aware, disabled people do not have the same rights in every country. For example, systems differ in terms of how discriminatory behaviour is addressed and how the infrastructure accommodates for their needs. We take a...
Having insomnia is incredibly frustrating to deal with: you feel tired but simply cannot sleep no matter how hard you try. Insomniacs may also be easily awoken in the night and find themselves unable to fall back to sleep....
As we mature, the body becomes less efficient at absorbing some key nutrients. We are going to go through some of these key nutrients that you could be in short supply of, and give some ways to get enough! Vitamin...
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. This year the Alzheimer's Association is going purple to bring awareness to the millions of people worldwide who live with Alzheimer's and other dementias. The number of people with Alzheimer's or other...
Have you been searching for a wonderful way to relax? As a mom I find that life is extremely stressful.             I’m constantly being barraged by a wide variety of different distractions, and sometimes I just feel overwhelmed. If you’re like me, then...
Dietary supplements refer to substances ingested to add nutrients to your body. These supplements could be rich in minerals, amino acids, vitamins or any other nutrients. Nutritional supplements are constants in our medicine cabinets. Using safe and necessary dietary...
When people tell me  that they “eat well”, my answer is always that I don’t know what that means. They then go on to tell me they eat lots of fish, whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Upon further discussion,...
Study Indicates Modest Physical Activity May Improve Brain Health A recently published article in Neurology has underscored the importance of physical activity of any kind – yes, any kind – in contributing to positive outcomes in older adults. No longer...
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