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One Exercise Prevents Falls Better Than All Others

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

Every 11 seconds an American over 65 is treated in an emergency room for a fall. Every 19 minutes, a senior dies from a fall.

Although cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s get more attention, falling is a major killer of older people. Falls are the number one cause of fatal injury in the U.S.[1]

Broken bones from falls are a primary reason that many seniors lose the ability to live independently.

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The Hormone That Stops Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

Athletes know that a vigorous workout can lead to “runner’s high.” This is a feeling of euphoria you get when exercise-activated brain chemicals boost your mood.

For years, researchers attributed runner’s high to hormones called endorphins.

But new research shows that exercise produces another hormone. It may have more profound effects than endorphins. It improves memory and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease.

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Bad Shoulder? Stay Away From This Mainstream Treatment

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Shoulder pain is one of the biggest health complaints among older Americans. Each year, more than 200,000 people have surgery to treat it.

The most common operation is called shoulder decompression. It involves cutting away ligaments and bone spurs to release pressure. It’s supposed to relieve the pain of shoulder impingement and allow the rotator cuff to function better.[1]

Doctors love this procedure because it’s very lucrative.

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One Little Seed Holds the Key to a Thinner Body

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Flaxseeds have been big in the natural health world in recent years. They are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which can prevent heart disease. And they are a great source of fiber and help fight inflammation.[1]

New research shows that flaxseeds may also be a powerful weapon against obesity and diabetes.[2]

The study was published in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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One Vitamin Stops Diabetes

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Diabetes changes your life.

You have to watch what you eat.

You have to take your medication.

And you have to carefully monitor your blood sugar.

More than 30 million Americans are dealing with this. An additional 84.1 million are prediabetic. That means they will likely face full-blown diabetes in the near future.[i]

But what if stopping diabetes were as simple as taking one vitamin?

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Alzheimer’s Creeps Into Your Brain in the Dead of Night

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Longevity, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the greatest failures of mainstream medicine. An estimated 5.7 million Americans suffer from it. And by 2050 that number is expected to more than double.[i]

But conventional doctors don’t have a clue about how to treat the disease…or even what causes it.

Now, a new study shows that Alzheimer’s creeps into your brain in the dead of night.

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