Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Best Ways for Post-Op Recovery for Seniors

Best Ways for Post-Op Recovery for Seniors If you have had surgery, there are a few things you should know that can optimize your recovery. Post-op recovery for seniors is similar and different to recovery from surgery for non-seniors. Optimizing Recovery Everybody who wants an optimal recovery from surgery has to know 3 things: Recovery…

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Essential Lifestyle Changes For Arthritis

If you have a loved one with arthritis, you know how painful and debilitating the disease can be. While a good doctor or health team can do a lot to help, everyday habits are a huge factor, too. It’s worth taking a look at what your loved one does (or doesn’t do) in their everyday…

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Restless Legs Syndrome: An Introduction

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For anyone who’s ever had restless legs syndrome (RLS), you know that it’s not just about your legs. It can even disturb sleep. Another name for restless legs syndrome is Willis-Ekbom disease. The syndrome is characterized by sensations in the feet along with an overpowering urge to move them. Although the disease is typically found…

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Benefits Of Playing A Musical Instrument

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Do you play a musical instrument? If you don’t, maybe it’s time you started. After you see just how beneficial playing an instrument can be for you, you’ll probably want to. Here are three benefits of playing a musical instrument. Stress Reduction There are no shortage of reasons to fret. And too much fretting will…

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Nature Health Benefits

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Nature is beautiful. It’s also powerful. If you can get out a bit a spend some time outdoors with fresh air near grass, trees, water, and birds chirping, you’ll be able to enjoy some of the many nature health benefits. If you’re not sure it’s worth your time and effort, here are two benefits to…

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Your Brain On Exercise

You’re probably somewhat familiar with some of the benefits exercise has on your physical health. But, did you know that “exercise,” according to Wendy Suzuki, “is the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain.” Exercise for the Senior Brain For a senior, optimal brain functioning is a primary concern. Two areas responsible…

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Want To Lose Weight But Can’t: Here’s Why.

You find it difficult to lose weight. You’re exercising and eating right, but can’t shed the pounds? Here are some of the reasons why you’re having trouble.   Irregular Schedule If you get more than 9 hours of sleep a night, you may be the envy of your friends. However, too much or too little…

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