Add some protein to your diet

As we age it is a known fact that we begin to need more specific food types in our diets. Whether this be for vitamins or to prevent weight loss/gain. However recent studies have shown us that there may be a need for more protein in our diets. Our bodies use things like vitamins, minerals and proteins differently. This makes it ever so much more important that we make sure we manage the intake of these...

Do you drink tea? Maybe you should!

A recent study by the NUS has found that drinking tea can reduce the chance of your cognitive function degrading. It can do so by up to 50 percent if you are not genetically at risk of Alzheimer’s and up to 86 percent if you are! Incredible isn’t it!  A simple cup of tea can help so much with something as serious as this. With most us us loving a good cup of tea this is a great way to...

Problems with habitual drinking

Alcohol is something that near enough everyone consumes at some point in their life. It is for this reason that drinking is something that is normal for people to do on a regular basis. Consuming alcohol on occasion is nothing to worry about, however when it becomes a frequent activity this causes more problems. Alcohol when consumed occasionally is relatively harmless as long as it is consumed in...

How to get a good nights sleep

Are you finding yourself falling asleep in the afternoon or are you just tired in general. Here are some pro tips to help you get a better nights sleep and stay awake longer during the day. One of the most important tips is too much sleep can be just as bad as not enough sleep. If you are awake and not able to fall back asleep, leave your bed behind and go do something. Wearing socks to bed. This may...

Benefits of bingo to your health

Now staying healthy for people over 50 is just a game away Over 50 and already feeling worn out? Then you definitely need to considered playing online bingo game to stay healthy and fit. Online bingo is a bingo game played on a virtual platform which requires internet. Online bingo offers various bingo games and lots of other games like slots and casinos games that one can choose to play from. Playing...

Does Aspirin prevent heart disease?

Researchers from the University of Southern California have recently simulated the outcome of all over 50s taking Aspirin daily in America. The results quite clearly showed that Aspirin had substantial benefits to the health of over 50s. Enough so that it added an extra 4 months to the life expectancy adding another 900,000 people to the population in the US by 2036. The additions to the population...

A Home Test Paves a New Path for Early Diagnosis of Dementia

A Home Test Paves a New Path for Early Diagnosis of Dementia Part of the aging process is the slow decline of brain function, also known as cognitive impairment. Just like other aspects of the body, the mind changes with each passing year which often results in forgetfulness or increased strain in completing thought processes. While mild forms of cognitive impairment are common, more serious cases,...

Normal Level of Testosterone in a Woman

Normal Level of Testosterone in a Woman Women, by nature, have much lower levels of testosterone in their bodies than men. Although it is viewed as the male “sex hormone,” it has just as great an influence over a woman’s sexual desires and health. Maintaining a normal level of testosterone throughout one’s life is just as difficult a process at times as it also is for men. Perhaps it is even...

The Benefits of Private Medical Insurance

Excellect are experienced health insurance specialists offering a free impartial review of your current health insurance or able to offer you a free quotation for a new health insurance policy. Whatever your needs, Excellect are the route to take for excellent advice. Click for QUOTE  Private patients benefit from the comfort of their own room – typically with en-suite facilities – in...
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