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The Crucial Vital Sign Most Doctors Miss

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research

Americans visit the doctor an average of three times a year. And during each visit, the doctor or a nurse typically takes vital signs. 

There are four standard vital signs: 

  1. Pulse rate 
  2. Respiration rate 
  3. Blood pressure  
  4. Body temperature. 

But new research makes the case that there should be a fifth. 

The Vital Sign Your Doctor Should Check, But Doesn’t 

A review of more than 140 recent studies looked at the relationship between muscle mass and overall health.Read More

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The Surprising Reason You Lose Strength as You Age (and how to stop it)

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article by INH Research

The old saying “use it or lose it” pushes some of us to lift weights to retain muscle as we age.

Others eat more protein in an effort stave off muscle loss.

But a new study shows that lack of exercise and protein are not the only reasons we lose strength as we get older.

We typically start losing muscle mass around age 40.… Read More

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The Disease of Aging Your Doctor Won’t Talk About

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article by INH Research

You see warnings about osteoporosis everywhere. There are ads on TV and in magazines for bone medications.

If you’re a middle-aged or senior woman, your doctor has probably talked to you about osteoporosis prevention.

But there’s another disease of aging that is just as debilitating and even more common. And it’s as prevalent in men as it is in women.

The reason you don’t hear about it is because drug companies don’t have any products to treat it.… Read More