Your risk for a urinary tract infection (UTI) increases during your senior years. And if you develop a UTI, you’re also more likely to develop complications. That’s why it’s important to seek immediate treatment, even if your symptoms seem minor.
The foods you eat dramatically impact your cardiovascular health, and dietary changes can go a long way in helping lower your blood pressure. Read on to learn about five foods that can significantly reduce blood pressure.
In the United States, 60% of adults have at least one chronic disease and the most common conditions are diagnosed after 50. Once they strike they can’t be cured, but chronic disease management can help you maintain optimal health and wellness.
You can’t stop aging, but you can certainly prepare to enter those glorious golden years with healthy habits that benefit your body and brain. Check out these sensible tips for decreasing the risks of age-related dementia.
Is your arthritis pain keeping you from doing the things you love? Are you looking for an alternative option to your arthritis medication? Click here for a list of 10 foods that help ease arthritis pain.
Hypertension is a “silent killer. It doesn’t show any symptoms until you’ve reached a crisis state. Regular blood pressure checks identify hypertension early when it’s most manageable. Here’s why you should schedule a visit today.
You’re out of breath, and your chest is tight and painful. Do you wait for it to go away on its own, or do you rush to the doctor? During American Heart Month, we take a closer look at chest pain and when it needs medical attention.
It’s a test that’s been around seemingly forever, one that many women would admittedly avoid if they could. Read on to find out more about the Pap smear and why your doctor continues to recommend it as a potentially life-saving test.
More than ever, staying safe and healthy while you travel is important not just for your traveling companions but for everyone you visit during your holidays. The following can keep your immune system and body strong to protect yourself and others.
Have you been diagnosed with diabetes and worry about maintaining control of your blood sugar over the holidays? We’ve got you covered with five diabetes-friendly strategies to help you stay healthy this holiday season!
Exercise can work wonders for arthritis. Staying active can ease your pain, keep your affected joints functioning, and even help slow the progressive joint damage. Read on to learn about the benefits of exercise as well as what you can do.
Living with chronic joint pain can affect your physical and emotional health. Constant discomfort and limited mobility can cause frustration and depression. Learn about three types of injections that can relieve joint pain and improve your life.
Vaccinations and booster shots aren’t just for kids. Adults hoping to avoid several serious, even life-threatening conditions, also benefit from routine vaccinations. And if it’s been a while, your childhood vaccines may need an update.
When you feel a pain in your chest, you might be afraid that you’re having a heart attack. Although heart attacks are associated with chest pain, many different conditions cause pain in your chest. How do you know when it’s an emergency?
The holidays are a festive time of the year filled with food, family, friends, and fun. But if you have diabetes, you may find the holiday traditions make it harder for you to control blood sugar. For tips on how to take back control, click here.