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Fighting Cancer Fatigue. Picture of a young black home health female nurse assisting an older black female at her home.

Fighting Cancer Fatigue

One symptom that many cancer patients know is fatigue. Whether caused by the cancer itself, or a byproduct of treatment, fatigue is a burden on the lives of cancer patients. Fatigue is draining and prevents people from living out their lives. Other factors linked with fatigue are pain, anxiety, sleep problems, and depression. It’s important […]




Healthy Teeth Means a Healthy You: How and Why Good Oral Care is Important to Your Health. Picture of a young caucasian female nursing aide assisting an older caucasian female with brushing her teeth.

Healthy Teeth Means a Healthy You: How and Why Good Oral Care is Important to Your Health

A bright smile and healthy teeth are not just about aesthetics; they are vital indicators of overall health. Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential, as oral health and general health are closely interconnected. This article explores the significance of good oral care and how it contributes to your overall well-being. The Mouth-Body Connection Your mouth […]




Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease. Picture of a pair of hands, holding a transparent image of the heart.

Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease

The common heart disease warning signs are angina, chest pain, dyspnea, edema, and palpitations. Chest Pain There are many causes of chest pain that have nothing to do with the heart, but it is a discomfort or pain felt along the front of the body. Angina chest pain is the most common symptom of poor […]




February is American Heart Month. Picture of several sizes of heart shaped bubbles laying on a piece of light colored paneling.

February is American Heart Month

No, not because Valentines Day is this month! It is because we all need to be more aware and take care of that important muscle, our heart! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) leading risk factors for heart disease and stroke are high blood pressure, high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, diabetes, […]




Neuropathy in Diabetics. Picture of an older caucasian female holding a glucometer.

Neuropathy in Diabetics

Neuropathies are a series of conditions that cause damage to the nervous system. Two neuropathies are having an increased rate of prevalence, particularly in younger diabetics. These are autonomic neuropathy and small fiber neuropathy. It’s important to recognize the symptoms to discover them sooner. Autonomic neuropathy affects involuntary functions of the nervous system such as […]




The Therapeutic Power of Exercise: A Ray of Hope for Alzheimer's Patients. Picture of an older caucasian male trying to think of something.

The Therapeutic Power of Exercise: A Ray of Hope for Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, is a formidable challenge that affects millions worldwide. As researchers strive to unravel the mysteries of this condition, a growing body of evidence suggests that exercise may hold the key to slowing its progression and improving the quality of life for those affected.1 We explore the intricate relationship between […]




The Five Practices Shown to Extend Life More Than a Decade. Picture of a young black female taking vitamins and preparing healthy foods.

The Five Practices Shown to Extend Life More Than a Decade

In the United States, a majority of individuals fall short of their optimal health potential. A disconcerting six out of ten Americans grapple with at least one chronic disease, as reported by the CDC, with four out of ten facing the challenge of managing two or more conditions. The toll of chronic ailments such as […]




Revitalizing Bone Health: An Unexpectedly Simple Approach. Picture of an older caucasian male jogging while listening to something with ear buds.

Revitalizing Bone Health: An Unexpectedly Simple Approach

Over the age of 50, more than half of women and more than a third of men have low bone mass, a precursor to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease and is characterized by weakening of bone tissue, bone structure, strength, and may lead to increased risk of fractures.1 The One-Minute Solution: An […]




How Aging Affects Focus: Unraveling the Cognitive Challenges of Growing Older. Picture of an older black female trying to focus on her thoughts.

How Aging Affects Focus: Unraveling the Cognitive Challenges of Growing Older

Aging is an inevitable part of life, and with it comes a myriad of physical and cognitive changes. One of the cognitive areas that undergoes noticeable alterations as we age is our ability to focus. While many older adults remain sharp and mentally agile, it’s essential to understand the ways in which aging can affect […]




Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes. Picture of an older caucasian female exercising with a dumbbell in one hand and a cake in the other hand.

Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes

A recent study shows that resistance training can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Resistance training includes exercises in which a muscle contraction is opposed by force to increase strength or endurance. The study included adults between the ages of 50-69, each of whom were screened for prediabetes.1 The participants completed a […]






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