Posted by Ceca on Feb 26, 2017 in Healthy Aging, Physical Health | Comments Off on Benefits of an Online Exercise Coach
Finding a personal exercise coach is no hard at all; you just need to walk into one of your local gyms, and chances are you’ll meet (too) many candidates. However, an increasing number of people are turning to the online exercise guidance. Why is that so? And, also, is it as effective to have an online exercise coach compared to an in-person trainer? Here, I would like to present 4 major advantages of an online exercise coach.
Posted by Ceca on Nov 5, 2016 in Healthy Aging | Comments Off on Chaga Mushroom – Powerful Antioxidant
Have you heard about chaga mushroom and how rich in antioxidant this fungus is? Inonotus obliquus in Latin, chaga mushrooms grow as parasites on birch trees and they are known for their numerous health benefits. If you would like to give these powerful mushrooms a try, but you don’t know how and when to use them, we’ll try to give you some tips.
Posted by Guest Author on Sep 11, 2016 in Healthy Aging | Comments Off on Human growth hormone and its effects
Human growth hormone, known as Somatotropin, is released by pituitary gland and is responsible forgrowth of bone and muscles in the human body. It is released in major quantities during teenage and adolescence.
Posted by Neeta on Aug 19, 2016 in Healthy Aging, Side Effects of Medicines | Comments Off on Medication-related Problems in the Elderly – Some Solutions
Medication-related problems (MRPs) are a big concern in elderly patients. What are these problems and why are they caused? Studies of the US population show that elderly make only 13% of the population, but 34% of prescription medications are consumed by them. Studies also show that this percentage is going to increase drastically over the coming 30 years, making it necessary to focus on geriatric medication problems more and ensure optimal care of the health of the elderly. Fortunately research has also shown that a great number of professional caregivers can help elderly patients in medication management. They can even take advantage of CeyHello, the best Alzheimer’s app of which we’ll talk later. First we’ll see what medication-related problems are faced by elderly patients.
Posted by Neeta on Aug 4, 2016 in Healthy Aging, Side Effects of Medicines | Comments Off on Estrogen Dominance – What is the Reality?
Most traditional medical practitioners still propose that menopause is caused by a decline in the production of estrogen and they believe in estrogen supplementation or HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy), often with synthetic hormones. On the other hand, several alternative practitioners are of opinion that women have too much of estrogen, which results in a condition called “Estrogen Dominance”. This was a groundbreaking invention by Dr. John Lee who proposed that it’s the estrogen dominance which actually causes symptoms of premenopause and menopause, particularly in younger women. According to Dr. Lee the problem can be corrected by rebalancing the estrogen to progesterone ratio through progesterone supplementation.
Posted by Neeta on Jul 11, 2016 in Healthy Aging | Comments Off on Great Tips to Maintain Quality of Life of Elderly Patients
Maintaining a good quality of life of their elderly patients is a challenge faced by professional caregivers. Quality of life refers to a well-formed lifestyle which includes physical activity and social interaction that help retain independence. This is important for keeping their interest alive in the process of living. As per the National Institute of Aging, depression and boredom can result into forgetfulness which can be dangerous if these patients forget to take medicines and medication management becomes a problem. So, the responsibility of a caregiver is doubled – to keep the elderly patient engaged and remind her/him of medications.