Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

  • Hypertension Could Be Slowly Killing You

    It's estimated that almost a third of U.S. adults have hypertension, or high blood pressure, and many aren't aware of it. This disease can be damaging your body every day, with few symptoms to tell you that is something wrong. Here is why hypertension is such a danger to your health and how to spot the signs of it. How to Spot Hypertension The only definitive way to know that you have hypertension is to visit your doctor for a physical.

  • Tips For Staying Healthy In The Pediatrician's Waiting Room

    When you think about the waiting room at your pediatrician's office, you might be worried that your child is nervous, bored, or that you forgot to bring snacks. The thing is, efforts to keep your child healthy might also be getting them sick. Waiting rooms can be a hotbed for illnesses that can spread rapidly. Here are four tips to keep your child healthy when visiting the pediatrician. 1. Don't Wait if You Don't Have to

  • What To Expect When Recovering From Rotator Cuff Surgery

    It only took a second to tear your rotator cuff while throwing that baseball. It will take months of recovery to be able to pitch that ball again. Your shoulder surgeon recommended a repair of your rotator cuff, which just begins the process. Here is what you can expect from this surgery and the following recovery back to health. Why Recovery Takes So Long The rotator cuff uses a tendon to attach muscles to your shoulder bone.

  • Two Rare Dental Conditions That Could Plague Your Child In The Future

    Just because your child grows primary teeth, it doesn't mean that there won't be issues with their permanent teeth later on. Regular visits to the dentist are essential so a dentist can check to see that your child's teeth are healthy and that rare oral issues can be discovered sooner rather than later. The following guide walks you through a couple rare dental issues your child may face.   Lack of Permanent Teeth

  • Want To Lose Weight? Try These 3 Tips

    With summer right around the corner, many people are hoping to shed some extra pounds. If you would like to lose weight, then here are a few things that you should consider doing.  1. Drink More Water  Increasing your water intake is one of the very best things that you can do in order to help your weight loss efforts. There are a wide variety of different reasons for this. For one thing, drinking lots of water works great to help keep you full, which makes you less likely to indulge in overeating.

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Over 50? Keeping Up With Your Healthcare Needs

As an adult in my 50s, I find that my body isn't as strong as it used to be. But I don't let that stop me from enjoying life! In fact, I make every effort to get the treatments I need from my doctor to improve my health. I know that I'm not a senior yet, but I do all I can to prevent the health problems that affect that age group. Because of this, I put together a health blog for people over age 50. My blog isn't a review of what you can easily find on the Internet. It's a plethora of unique information designed to help you find the services you need fast. What my blog doesn't do is tell you what to do for your health. Instead, it offers guidance and options. Please, enjoy the blog and happy reading.