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Preparing You and Your Partner For Those Mid-Life Body Changes

Preparing You and Your Partner For Those Mid-Life Body Changes

One day you’re feeling fit as a fiddle and could run a marathon if someone dared you, but all of a sudden your body changes. We don’t mean to scare you, but inevitably you’ll reach a point (typically in your 40s) where you don’t feel as young and nimble as you used to be.

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Is There Such A Thing As Being “Generally Healthy” Anymore?

Is There Such A Thing As Being “Generally Healthy” Anymore?

It’s a dangerous expression to use nowadays, being in “generally good health.” But what does this even mean? Is there such a thing as being generally healthy anymore? Farming practices over the last few decades have gradually depleted the soil of nutrients, meaning that the vegetables we eat now are less nutritious than the ones our grandparents ate.

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Did You Hear About the New Developments in Auditory Health Technology?

Did You Hear About the New Developments in Auditory Health Technology?

Hearing loss affects a profound percentage of the population at some point or other. Changes can be temporary or permanent. They can also take place suddenly or over a gradual period of time. Regardless, the loss of hearing or changes in your ability to listen can have huge effects on your life, and you never know when it might take you by surprise.

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Tiny Little Tweaks, Very Big Health Benefits

Tiny Little Tweaks, Very Big Health Benefits

The trouble with the small things in life is they can often get overlooked. Even though they can have some of the biggest, most positive impacts, we often ignore them, neglect them and even disregard them. This is as true as it gets when we talk about healthy habits.

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Stay Sensible, Protect Your Senses

Stay Sensible, Protect Your Senses

Our five senses are important and allow us to interact with the world around us. However, as we get older, many of us start to lose these senses. Some of this can be prevented by taking precautionary measures throughout our life. Here are a few ways that you can protect your senses.

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Dr. Google & You

Dr. Google & You

There’s no doubt that technology has its benefits when it comes to managing health. We have more access to doctors, the possibility of Skype consultations, and can chat with fellow sufferers to learn about management techniques for various conditions. The overwhelming conclusion, then, is that tech + health = good things.

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Doctor, Doctor…Where’s My Nurse?

Doctor, Doctor…Where’s My Nurse?

We often think of the doctor as the most skilled medical professional, particularly in relation to nurses. If you take a look at the hospital programs on TV, you’ll see that the focus is typically on the doctors. Grey’s Anatomy, ER, Scrubs, Chicago Med. You can probably name a heartthrob doctor from each whether it’s McDreamy, Dr. Cox or whoever George Clooney played. Try naming one of the nurses though, and you’ll probably struggle. In fact, at one point when Scrubs was airing nurses actually complained that it wasn’t an accurate portrayal of their role in the hospital. This should tell you a lot about how we view the medical roles and whether there is any truth behind the fiction.

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Taking Control of Your Choices to Lose Weight

Taking Control of Your Choices to Lose Weight

Most of us who are overweight have tried and tested excuses for why we’re overweight and why we can’t do anything about it – we’re too tired, we can’t afford a gym membership, we feel sick if we don’t eat enough – but all these excuses are doing is keeping us from achieving our goals. If we want to lose weight, we have to take responsibility for our health and that starts with making more beneficial choices.

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Could You Be Capable Of Managing Your Mental Health Yourself?

Could You Be Capable Of Managing Your Mental Health Yourself?

To some people, it will always be a taboo subject. When in reality, mental health is a huge part of our everyday lives. With the way the modern world is going, you’d be surprised by how stressed we all can get. So much so, that an unstable state of mind is often considered to be normal to some people. But, that shouldn’t have to be the case. We should all be able to understand our own mental states better, in order to benefit our health. So, it’s time to ask yourself… Could you be capable of managing your own mental health, and if so, how are you going to handle it?

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The Health Risks Of Buying An Old House

The Health Risks Of Buying An Old House

An older house has a certain charm about it. The traditional architecture and decor are so much more romantic than a modern house and it can feel a lot more homely. The modern minimalist style isn’t for everybody, and an older house might suit their tastes a lot better. If that sounds like you, and you’re going to go for a more dated property, you should be aware that there’s more to it than quaint designs and a few cobwebs.

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