Posts Tagged“health”

People are living longer than ever before. In 1900 most people didn’t live over the age of 50, but today’s life expectancy in the US is just over 78 years old. While it’s great that we’re all living longer, it’s not just the quantity of life but the quality of life that’s important to be able to enjoy those years. Keep reading for 5 health tips for seniors to help you make your golden years the best possible. 1. Water is Powerful One of the best things you can do for your health is to realize the power of water.…

Being healthy and happy continue noble life goals but come with some pretty severe baggage. The baggage of social pressure leads many to veer from common sense goals of moderation to knee-jerk crash diets. Eating a varied diet with plenty of veggies and fruits along with some grains and dairy should be accessible. However, stricter programs are de rigor. Many remain dismissive of the simpler range of guidelines given by groups like the CDC. The need to be the best, or to outdo even our own bodies leads to dangerous behaviors. Remember that mental healing is a large component of…

Most people think that recovering after an accident or serious injury is only about physical healing, but that isn’t the case. Yes it is true that the primary part of your recovery will be physical. Perhaps you tore a muscle or broke a bone. Maybe you strained ligaments or damaged cartilage in your knee. Any of these physical injuries will certainly require a large amount of physical healing. This type of healing will be painful and will require you to go through some form of therapy in order to reclaim your mobility or independence. What most people forget is the…

If you know someone who loves to exercise or play sport, and does so regularly, you’ll likely have an idea of the heartache that is caused when you’re unable to exercise for an extended period of time. Injury is most likely the cause & can stop people getting the exercise & stimulation they are used to. However there are some exercises that are not only recommended if you have injuries, they can also help you heal your injuries. Here are some great exercises that can help you heal faster and regain your strength, all endorsed by the medical community. Pilates…