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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Aging Gracefully?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Aging Gracefully?

I would anti-: Antioxidants which show some benefit (grape seed or green tea extract! Read the latest on metformin. It decreases cancer in diabetics and the life span of many features. On March 15, 2017 a huge trial is being conducted by the NIH to see if it extended life or prevents cancer. This does require an Rx. Omega-3 oils decrease triglycerides and give anti-coagulant properties! ...Read more

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What is ageing in place?

What is ageing in place?

Typically when: people talk about ageing in place they are talking about an elderly person who may not be able to care for themselves at home such that they would be a candidate for moving into a nursing home. For those who are interested and able to, ageing in place involves continuing to live at home with the help and support of caregivers who assist with activities of daily living, medical needs, etc. ...Read more

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Aging gracefully (Tip)

A key to aging gracefully is learning great stress management tools. ...See more

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Aging Gracefully (Checklist)

Stay socially connected
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Maintain a healthy diet and exercise
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Get a yearly physical
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Take good care of your physical appearance
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Heavy menstsruation at age 52?

Heavy menstsruation at age 52?

See below: Difficult to answer with very limited information? Has it been more than a year since your last period? If yes, you need to see your gyn for an evaluation to rule out the possibility of a precancerous or cancerous uterine lesion. If you're perimenopausal, i typically tell my patients that irregular becomes the regular thing and it can become quite heavy at times. ...Read more

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My age is 18 my pinis is small?

My age is 18  my pinis is small?

Still normal-sized?: Micropenis is something an occasional boy is born with. The doctor doing the newborn exam can tell the parents if a penis is tiny. If the penis is normal sized at birth, his growth hormone and testosterone keep his penis growing normally until adulthood. Be sure the doctor checks the penis & testicles at check-ups. A smaller-than-average penis is normal, and not a micropenis, which is really tiny. ...Read more

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Aging gracefully (Tip)

Unbalanced weight ages joints most. Age gracefully by improving grace (yoga, Tai Chi, dance). ...See more

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How can i became taller my age 19?

How can i became taller my age 19?

Not likely to grow: When your bones fuse about 4 years after puberty, usually sometime between 17 and 19 years of age, growth is no longer possible. Please try to make peace with your height and have a good life. ...Read more

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Aging gracefully (Tip)

Knowing how to age and not being afraid of aging is very healthy! ...See more

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How to increase heigh at age of 16 ?

How to increase heigh at age of 16 ?

Proper nutrition: There is truthfully no real way to increase your height, as it 's genetically predetermined. If your genes meant you to be tall you will be. However, you can optimize what they were meant to accomplish by eating well, with a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, and proper levels of proteins and building blocks. ...Read more

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How to increase hieght at age of 20?

How to increase hieght at age of 20?

Growing UP: I am unsure what you have read or heard, but at your age you have reached the maximum height that you are going to reach. I wish you well. ...Read more

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Aging gracefully (Tip)

Age gracefully! know one on their deathbed wished they had more money! priorities! ...See more

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What weight should I be 47 age. 6'2.?

What weight should I be 47 age. 6'2.?

Depends: At 6'2", 195 lb would give you a normal body mass index of 25.0. Bmi however doesn't take gender into account. Men carry more muscle mass then women therefore a weight of 200-210 lb in a lean male may also be appropriate. Consider most elite body builders are considered over weight based on standard bmi scales. Obviously, this is not the case as they have body fats as low as 3-5%. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What age must you be to take lekuemia?

What age must you be to take lekuemia?

Any age: Some forms of leukemia are more common around particular ages, but no one is immune. People may even be born with it, though this is uncommon. ...Read more

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Aging gracefully (Tip)

Look at another year of life as a positive thing. A sunny outlook helps when new wrinkles appear! ...See more

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Is there a syndrome that reverses aging?

Is there a syndrome that reverses aging?

Not aware.: Dorian gray syndrome: exists only in literature. All of the contrary, on progeria pts are children that accelerate the rate of aging and look and have the diseases of old people and die very young from diseases of the elderly. ...Read more

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Aging gracefully (Tip)

Have yearly Oral Cancer Screenings for early detection of abnormalities for prevention. ...See more

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What causes eyesight to worsen as we age?

What causes eyesight to worsen as we age?

It shouldn't: Ophthalmologists define worse vision as uncorrectable with eyeglasses. There are changes in this over time but the final result should be normal vision. If glasses cannot get you to 20/20 then there might be some illness of the eyes that needs attention. See your ophthalmologist for this diagnosis. ...Read more